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Adam L. Kushner, Md, Mph, Facs

FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
surgery
Surgeons OverSeas (SOS)
Nepal

Biography

  FOUNDER & DIRECTOR Adam L. Kushner, MD, MPH, FACS is a general surgeon who practices exclusively in developing countries. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Surgery at Columbia University and an Associate in the Department of International Health and faculty member of the Center for Refugees and Disaster Response at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has worked as a general surgeon and educator in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Liberia, Malawi, Sierra Leone and Sudan; led landmine assessment missions to Azerbaijan and Kosovo; conducted human rights assessments in Iraq; taught trauma care and landmine injury management in Colombia, Ecuador and Nicaragua; and worked as a health specialist following the 2005 tsunami in Indonesia. Since 2003 he has participated in US military training exercises as a subject matter expert for human rights and humanitarian assistance issues. Dr. Kushner completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio, has an M.D. from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins, and a B.A. from Cornell University.

Research Interest

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