Pfaff, Teresa

Nursing

MSN

India

Nicaragua-The virtual multidisciplinary cleft palate team

Cleft palate patients require extensive multidisciplinary care. International volunteer groups that provide cleft lip and palate surgery have to date been largely unsuccessful in accomplishing this due to a variety of obstacle. The Hopkins based volunteer / research group has partnered with a Nicaraguan foundation to provide multidisciplinary cleft palate care. The project has started to use a variety of innovative strategies, including the use of telemedicine, to address the lacking resources. The goal is to create a model of care that approaches that provided in the US. Introduction to one component can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jzx3x2OHsjg&feature=relmfu

People

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program
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