On Monday, May 16, 2011, the Unit was honored to welcome several guests from Duke University for a daylong meeting and special seminar which focused on trauma care in the developing world. Led by Dr. John Bartlett, director of the Program in International Research at Duke and a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at Duke University Medical Center, the Duke team included Dr. Anthony Roche, Dr. Robert Zura, Dr. William Richardson and Kelly Deal.
The special seminar, entitled “Surgical Capacity Building in East Africa through Twinning Training and Technology,” was led by Dr. Michael Haglund, professor of neurosurgery and neurobiology at Duke University and program director of the Duke Neurosurgery Training Program. Dr. Haglund is also the co-director of the Uganda East African Neurosurgery Training Program. Dr. Adnan Hyder, director of the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, moderated the seminar.
The Unit was pleased to have the opportunity to meet with fellow experts in the fields of trauma care and international health, and looks forward to future collaborations. For more information about partnering with the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, please contact us.
Dr. Michael Haglund presenting his seminar, “Surgical Capacity Building in East Africa through Twinning Training and Technology,” on May 16, 2011.