Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine residents completing the requirements for the interdisciplinary Global Health Residency Track received certificates of completion from the IU Center for Global Health this spring.
“Congratulations to the graduating residents of the Global Health Track. It has been a joy to work with these impressive, compassionate critical thinkers and we continue to see how the Track helps prepare residents to care for patients and reduce health disparities both here and abroad,” said Jenny Baenziger, MD, associate director of education for the IU Center for Global Health.
The Global Health Residency Track welcomes residents from a variety of specialties. Mentor physicians lead the residents to better understanding of the social, economic, cultural and environmental factors that contribute to health and disease throughout the world.
The following residents earned extra distinction by completing all requirements of the Track, including mentoring meetings, a scholarly project, attending global health didactic conferences, and for many, completing an international or local-global elective.
- Angela Amaniampong, DO (pediatrics)
- Sarah Boudova, MD (OBGYN)
- Kyle Carpenter, MD (general surgery)
- Katie Carson, MD (family medicine)
- Tarek Dabboussi, DO (family medicine)
- Lauren Ford, MD (family medicine)
- Amy Hanson, MD (pediatrics)
- Katie Hutchins, MD (neurology)
- Elizabeth Nagel, MD (medicine-pediatrics)
- Michelle Nguyen, MD (family medicine)
- Mirian “Mimi” Okoye, MD (family medicine)
Additional graduating residents who participated in the track include:
- Maria Abou Nader, MD (pediatrics)
- Stephen Benzinger, MD (medicine-pediatrics)
- Craig Bullington, MD (medicine)
- Tanya Costa, MD (family medicine)
- An Huynh, MD (medicine-pediatrics)
- Nicole Lopez-Perez, MD (pediatrics)
- David Manring, MD (medicine-pediatrics)
- Alison Mueller, MD (pediatrics)
- Nematullah “Mati” Sharaf, MD (medicine-pediatrics)
Application for the track are accepted each year in January. For more information contact Dr. Baenziger.