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King Faisal Hospital Delegation Visits MCW

King Faisal Hospital delegation visits MCWThe Office of Global Health partnered with Dr. Kulwinder Dua, professor of medicine, to host an eight- member delegation from King Faisal Hospital in Kigali, Rwanda. An active partner with the Ministry of Health, Dr. Dua is advancing gastroenterology training and assisting in their strengthening health system capacity.

The primary objective for the delegation’s visit was to explore additional interest in subspecialty training, medical education, faculty development, and partnership expansion. The delegation comprised of Dr. Damas Dukundane, head of internal medicine, Dr. Richard Nduwayezu, director of research, Dr. Gaston Nyirigira, head of the intensive care unit, Kara Neil, chief education training & research officer, Dr. Thierry Muvunyi, head of pathology, Gladys Kayonde, infection and prevention and control focal person, Dr. Henna Aberra, gastroenterologist, and Michel Rafiki Gatera, statistician.

The delegation met with several MCW faculty and staff members (listed below) to share ideas, strengthen relationships and explore future opportunities for education, research and patient care collaboration. This partnership includes bi-directional faculty and student exchange as part of our joint capacity building efforts.

If you want to know more or want to be involved, contact Tifany Frazer in the Office of Global Health, tfrazer@mcw.edu.

  • Colorectal Surgery | Dr. Jed Calata
  • Endocrinology | Dr. Srividya Kidambi
  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology | Dr. Kulwinder Dua
  • Trauma & Acute Care Surgery | Dr. Christopher Dodgion, Dr. Libby Schroeder
  • Medical Education | Dr. Ryan Hillmer, Dr. Bipin Thapa, Kurt Stefan
  • Cancer Center | Dr. Mark Lodes
  • Bone Marrow Transplant | Dr. Marcelo Pasquini
  • Nephrology | Dr. Anna Gaddy, Dr. Ashraf El-Meanawy
  • Pathology | Dr. Alexander Gallan
  • Radiation Oncology | Dr. Mac Longo
  • Research Informatics | Bradley Taylor
  • Vascular and Informational Radiology | Dr. Mustafa Haddad, Dr. William Rilling

King Faisal delegation visit with Dr. John Longo
Dr. John Longo, Radiation Oncology, met with an eight-member delegation from King Kaisal Hospital in Kigali, Rwanda.