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Global Neurology: Cases from Zambia
May 21, 2020 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dr. Deanna Saylor is a neuro-infectious diseases specialist and assistant professor of Neurology and Director of the Hopkins Global Neurology Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Saylor completed her undergraduate studies in chemistry and molecular genetics at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and obtained her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Masters in Health Sciences in Clinical Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland. She then completed an internship in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center followed by neurology residency and neuro-infectious diseases fellowship training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her clinical and research interests include neurological complications of HIV, global health and neurology, neuroepidemiology, and improving the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions in resource-limited settings with few neurologists. Much of her research is based in Sub-Saharan Africa, including projects in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia. Most recently, Dr. Saylor has been living and working full-time in Zambia as director of the first and only neurology post-graduate training program in Zambia. She also leads the only inpatient neurology service in the country at the University Teaching Hospital and has helped to launch Zambia’s first teleneurology service.
Meeting link: https://unchealth.webex.com/unchealth/j.php?MTID=mc5f2999a6b078fd587717f306b070437
Meeting number: 478 583 845