UNC's Dr. Carolyn Quinsey works to improve neurosurgical care in Malawi: 5 insights

Shayna Korol -   Print  |

In March, neurosurgeon Carolyn Quinsey, MD, will travel to Malawi in Africa to improve neurosurgical care, according to The Daily Tar Heel.

Five things to know:

1. Dr. Quinsey is an assistant pediatric neurosurgery professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill and the project director of the UNC Neurosurgery Initiative in Malawi.

2. Along with fellow UNC neurosurgeon Eldad Hadar, MD, Dr. Quinsey will travel to Lilongwe, Malawi, to support Kamuzu Central Hospital's newest neurosurgeon, Dr. Ken-Keller Kumwenda.

3. Drs. Quinsey and Hadar travel to Malawi twice a year for two weeks at a time.

4. Dr. Quinsey hopes that Malawian neurosurgeons will eventually help train UNC residents.

5. UNC aims to help Malawi create a self-sufficient medical community.

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