Yousef Turshani MD: MSF- Choose (or Create) your own 'Global Health Fellowship'

Yousef Turshani MD is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and an Affiliate Faculty member at IGHS. Born to Libyan immigrants in Louisville, he developed his passion for teaching and global health as a medical student at the University of Chicago. His pediatric residency began with UCLA's "Community Health and Advocacy Training" and completed at UCSF in 2009 when he joined the faculty as a neonatal hospitalist at California Pacific Medical Center, directing the newborn nursery rotation for medical students.

International experiences include 
  -HIV consultant in Zimbabwe for "Doctors without Borders" collaborating with ICRC, UNICEF and local partners to hand over a regional center Pediatric HIV project to the Ministry of Health. 
  -Evaluating community health workers in Nicaragua
  -Disaster relief work in Iceland and Peru 
  -Pediatric resident rotation in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
  -Former Chair of Pediatrics at the only hospital on Saipan 

Join the 6th Annual Pediatrics in Global Health Lecture Series in welcoming speakers in August and September. Please register for links

Monday, August 31 at 9:00am to 10:30am

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School of Medicine, Global Health Sciences


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