Read about an organization to fight cardiac disease in India founded by a Mass General radiology resident.
Mass General Imaging's Global Health Programs are dedicated to addressing unmet medical imaging needs and healthcare disparities for vulnerable and crisis-affected populations.
Members of Mass General Imaging’s Global Health Programs include (from left to right): Dr. Theresa McLoud, Dr. Sishir Rao, Dr. Victorine Muse, Dr. Garry Choy, Dr. James Brink, Dr. Mckinley Glover, Dr. Michael Gee, Dr. Mark Mangano, Jae Lee, Dr. Efren Flores.
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Our volunteer radiologists, technologists and imaging experts come from multiple Harvard-affiliated academic institutions including Mass General, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Mount Auburn Hospital. Volunteers also include informatics professionals from industry and academic settings, whose collaboration is helpful in providing resources and expertise.
Imaging nurse Joy Williams is among those heading to Haiti to provide care.
According to a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO), two-thirds of the global population lacks access to diagnostic imaging care. At the MGH, a team of Imaging staff is working to address this need through a new initiative: MGH Imaging Global Health Programs.
The recovering country needs to replace destroyed imaging equipment, and the Mass General Imaging Global Health Programs is working to help.
From Lab to Market are a series of annual Fulbright enrichment seminars hosted by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) for students in science and technology fields from developing countries as part of its flagship Fulbright program.
Read a Q&A with Mass General interventional radiologist David Rosman, MD about his work to help build the medical infrastructure in Rwanda.
In February 2015, Mass General Imaging hosted Thony Jean, radiology technologist in training from Mirebalais Hospital, a Partners In Health hospital in Haiti.
Radiologists from Kenya participate in an observership at Massachusetts General Hospital to gain exposure to state-of-the-art imaging in an academic setting.
Inspired by friends and family, a resident in the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital founded a non-profit organization to raise awareness and promote prevention of cardiac disease in India.
Contact: Garry Choy, MD