Meet a department alumni who is helping to build the medical infrastructure of Rwanda.
Mass General Imaging's Global Health Programs are dedicated to addressing unmet medical imaging needs and healthcare disparities for vulnerable and crisis-affected populations.
Front row: Sanjay Saini, Theresa McLoud, James H. Thrall, Garry Choy. Back row: Alan Schweitzer, Georges El Fakhri, Arun Krishnaraj, Efren Flores, Gloria Salazaar, Supriya Gupta, Carmen Alvarez.
Faculty and Staff
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.
Contact: Garry Choy, MD