Meet Our Visitors

Global REACH hosts international visitors each year from many different locations around the world. Below, you can find a brief bio of some of our current and recent visitors.

2012 Visitors


UDS

University for Developmental Studies School of Medicine and Health Sciences Students (April 2 - 29, 2012)

Five students from University for Developmental Studies School of Medicine and Health Science in Tamale, Ghana are visiting UMMS for one month. They are spending their time observing and learning in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact any of them and discuss their experience, they can be reached at the following contacts:

(Left to right)
Daniel Atubiga - waxybone2die4@gmail.com
Matilda Tiernye Belieb - slytilly@gmail.com
Philip Taah-Amoako - philiptaah@yahoo.co.uk
Barikisu Seidu Abukari - tungkis@yahoo.com
Eric Owusu Taah - owusutaaheric2005@yahoo.com


Sasho Stanisavljevik (April 1 - May 8, 2012) (Photo pending)

Sasho is a visiting final year medical student from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia. He is observing and learning in the Department of Radiology and in the Division of Rheumatology. Sasho can be contacted at dr.mr.sasho@live.com.


Dr. Atta Owusu Bempah and Dr. Yaw Opare Larbi (March 5 - May 25, 2012) (Photos pending)

Drs. Bempah and Larbi are visiting scholars from Kwame Nkrumah Unversity of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana. They are participating in a continuing collaboration and exchange of students, residents, fellows and faculty between KNUST and UMHS. They are training in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. If you would like to contact Dr. Bempah he can be reached at owusubem@yahoo.com. If you would like to contact Dr. Larbi he can be reached at marthaway@yahoo.com.


Irina Kotlar and Vangel Nechevski (February 29 - April 29, 2012) (Photos pending)

Irina and Vangel are final year medical students visiting from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia. Irina is participating in electives in Gastroenterology and Pediatrics. Vangel is participating in electives in Rheumatology and Pulmonary. If you would like to contact Irina she can be reached at irinakotlar87@yahoo.com. If you would like to contact Vangel he can be reached at beshumen@hotmail.com.


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Dr. Radim Soucek (February 23 - June 26, 2012)

Dr. Soucek is visiting from the University of Heidelberg Medical School. He is observing in the Division of Cardiology under the mentorship of Dr. Frank Bogun. If you would like to contact Dr. Soucek he can be reached at radim.soucek@gmail.com.


Dr. Lijie Sun and Dr. Lei Li (February 11, 2012 - February 2013) (Photos pending)

Drs. Sun and Li are visiting scholars as part of the Joint Institute for Clinical and Translational Research between UMHS and Peking University Health Science Center. Dr. Li will be spending her time in the laboratory of Dr. Subramaniam Pennathur. Dr. Sun will be spending her time in the laboratory of Dr. Eugene Chen.


Hongzhi

Hongzhi Hou (February 3 - March 4, 2012)

Hongzhi (aka: Hiro) is a final year medical student at the University of Tokyo. He spent a one month elective in Radiology. If you would like to discuss his experience he can be reached at hkou-tky@umin.ac.jp


Dohain

Dr. Ahmed Dohain (January 30 - May 2, 2012)

Dr. Dohain is a visiting scholar from the University of Cairo, Children's Hospital of Cairo, in Egypt. He is observing and doing research in Pediatric Cardiology under the mentorship of Dr. Stephen Park and other faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics. If you would like to contact Dr. Dohain he can be reached at adohain@yahoo.com.


Dr. Fei She (January 30, 2012 - January 29, 2013) (Photo pending)

Dr. She is a visiting research scholar from Peking University Third Hospital. His training and research are in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine under the mentorship of Dr. Hakan Oral. His research interest is atrial fibrillation and cardiac technique. If you would like to conact Dr. She he can be reached at shefei2011@gmail.com.


Dr. Keming Wang and Dr. Yirong Wang (January 27, 2012 - 2013) (Photos pending)

Visiting scholars from Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) in Beijing, China, spending a year in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Kevin Chung. If you would like to contact them Keming they can be reached at kemingw@umich.edu and Yirong at yirongw@umich.edu.


Prashant

Prashant Singh (January 6 - March 4, 2012)

Prashant is a final year medical student at All India Institute of Medicine. He spent a one month elective in Endocrinology and one month in Hematology. If you would like to discuss his experience, he can be reached at prashantsingh_aiims@yahoo.co.in


Dr. Fengmin Lu (January 26 - 27, 2012)

Dr. Lu visited from Peking University Health Science Center's Department of Microbiology in Bejing, China. He met with faculty in the Division of Gastroenterology and gave a talk to GI faculty and residents on his research.


Thales and Yoshi

Yoshiichi Horie (January 4 - March 5, 2012)

Yoshiichi (left) is a final year medical student at the University of Tokyo in Japan. He spent a one month elective in Nephrology and one month in Anesthesiology. If you would like to discuss his experience, he can be reached at m091082@mail.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp .

Thales Ishizaki (January 5 - February 1, 2012)

Thales (right) is a final year medical student at University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. He did a one month elective in Pulmonary. If you would like to contact Thales to discuss his experience, he can be reached at thales.ishizaki@gmail.com.


PUCE

Dr. Victor Hugo Mena and students Fernanda Moreira and Fernando Gordillo (January 3 - 17, 2012) (With Dr. Michele Heisler)

Dr. Mena and two students visited from La Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador (PUCE) as part of an ongoing research collaboration and pilot project for internal medicine residents. They met with faculty in the School of Public Health, shadowed faculty in Internal Medicine and at the VA.


Andrew Linn

Dr. Andrew M. J. Linn (Janaury 2, - July 9, 2012)

Dr. Linn is a visiting research scholar from the University of Adelaide in Australia. He is working on his PhD thesis in Medical Education and collaborating with faculty in the Department of Medical Education under the mentorship of Dr. Larry Gruppen. If you would like to contact Dr. Linn and discuss his experience he can be reached at amlinn@umich.edu.


 

2011 Visitors


Helena Penna (December 17, 2011 - January 8, 2012)

Helena is a medical student from Brazil. She observed in the department of Pediatric Surgery. If you would like to contact Helena, she can be reached at lena.cabral@hotmail.com.


Dr. Kota Shikano (December 3 - 17, 2011)

Dr. Shikano is a resident at Shizuoka Hospital in Japan. He visited Japanese Family Health in the department of Family Medicine. If you would like to contact Dr. Shikano, he can be reached at tetteree@gmail.com.


University of Ghana Medical School students
(November 27 - December 22, 2011)

Six students from UGMS in Accra, Ghana visited UMMS. They spent their time in various departments around the hospital. If you would like to contact any of them and discuss their experience, they can be reached at the following contacts:

Tinuade Olukemi Okoro, Internal Medicine tinuadeokoro@yahoo.com
Akua Serwah Boateng, Internal Medicine mamaenzo@yahoo.com
Ruth Naa Adoley Ayetty, Developmental Pediatrics rayettey@gmail.com
Lim Abla Kwawukume, Internal Medicine lkwawukue@gmail.com
Alfred Kakraba Seedah, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation aseedah@gmail.com
Jude Ammah, Family Medicine ammahjude@yahoo.com


Elizabeth George (November 18, 2011 - February 6, 2012)

Elizabeth is a final year medical student from All India Institute of Medicine. She participated in two electives in Radiology. If you would like to contact Elizabeth she can be reached at elizabeth_aiims@yohoo.in.


Jennifer Fathy (November 18, 2011 - December 18, 2011)

Jennifer is a final year medical student from Technion University in Israel. She participated in an elective in the department of Pediatric Cardiology. If you would like to contact Elizabeth she can be reached at JenniferFathy@gmail.com


Rafael Jesin (November 18 - December 18, 2011)

Rafael is a final year medical student from Technion University in Israel. He participated in an elective in the department of Nephrology. If you would like to contact Rafael he can be reached at rjesin@gmail.com


Dr. Yukina Hirano (October 17 - 28, 2011)

Dr. Hirano visited from Aichi Medical University Hospital in Kikugawa, Shizuoka, Japan. She spent her time at the Japanese Family Health Program in the department of Family Medicine. To discuss her experience, she can be contacted at y.bellagio@gmail.com.


Dr. Mariko Yokota (October 3 - 14, 2011)

Dr. Yokota visited from Shirahama Hamayuu General Hospital in Kakegawa, Shizuoka, Japan. She participates in the Shizuoka Family Medicine Residency Program. To discuss her experience, she can be contacted at myokota-kdy@umin.ac.jp.


Adam Scheel (October 1 - 23, 2011)

Adam visited from La Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He completed an elective in Otolaryngology. To discuss his experience, he can be contacted at adamscheelh@gmail.com.


Dr. Attilio Iacovoni (September 22 - October 19, 2011)

Dr. Iacovoni visited from the Cardiovascular department at Ospedali Riuniti Largo in Bergamo, Italy. He spent his time observing patient care in Cardiology and adult cardiac surgery. To discuss his experience, he can be contacted at aiacovoni@ospedalitiuniti.bergamo.it.


Dr. Bina Cohen-Sacher (September 19 - November 18, 2011)

Dr. Cohen-Sachler is a visiting professor from Israel. She spent her time observing in the department of OB/GYN. To discuss her experience, she can be contacted at bina.cohensacher@gmail.com.


Dr. Kanako Takasugi and Dr. Atsuko Inoue (September 18 - 24, 2011)

Dr. Takasugi and Dr. Inoue visited from Okayama Central Hospital. They spent their time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Medicine clinic with Dr. Masahito Jimbo. Dr. Takasugi can be contacted at fragrant@olive.megaegg.ne.jp.


Dr. Hajime Fujii (September 17 - 30, 2011)

Dr. Fujii visited from Shirahama Hamayuu General Hospital in Kakegawa, Shizuoka, Japan. He participates in the Shizuoka Family Medicine Residency Program. To discuss he experience he can be reached at dhajimey@gmail.com.


Atto Kwamena Sagoe and William Nii Ayitye Menson (September 12 - 30, 2011)

Atto and William are medical students at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. They spent their time studying and observing in the department of Anesthesilogy with Dr. Brian Woodcock. If you would like to discuss their visit they can be contacted at niiamenson@yahoo.co.uk or mackosagoe@yahoo.com.


Dr. Daniela Miladinova (September 12 - 15, 2011)

Dr. Miladinova is the Associate Dean for Medical Student Education at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia. She spent her time at UMMS meeting with faculty and staff throughout Medical School Administration, as well as Radiology. She toured the educational spaces, as well as the Clinical Simulation Center. UMMS has a student exchange agreement with Ss. Cyril and Methodius.


Peking Union Medical College scholars
(September 11 - November 11, 2011)

Six scholars from PUMC in Beijing, China visited UMMS. They spent their time participating in the Medical Education Scholars Program. If you would like to contact any of them and discuss their experience, they can be reached at the following contacts:

Qiu Wen-Ying, Ph.D. qiuwy73@126.com
Lingyi Bu, Ph.D. lybu@pumc.edu.cn
Jing Shen, M.D. erkeshenking@sina.com
Bin Peng, M.D. pengbin3@hotmail.com
Lei Guo, M.D. guoleistu@126.com
Xiaoming Huang, M.D. xmhuangpumch@gmail.com


Dr. Feng Wan (September 8 - 9, 2011)

Dr. Wan is professor and chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Peking University Third Hospital, President of the College of Cardiovascular Surgery at Peking University and Chair of the Chinese Association of Cardiovalscular Surgeons. His visit consisted of meetings with faculty and leadership at the Cardiovascular Center and touring the facilities.


Dr. Haiping Wang (September 5 - November 30, 2011)

Dr. Wang visited from China to observe in the department of surgery. If you would like to contact Dr. Wang about his experience, he can be reached at haipingw@u.washington.edu.


Dr. Rudolph K. Adageba (September 4 - November 5, 2011)

Dr. Adageba visited from Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana. He spent his time in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. If you would like to contact Dr. Adageba about his experience, he can be reached at rudkantum@yahoo.com.


Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) students
(September 4 - 30, 2011)

Eight students from KNUST in Kumasi Ghana visited UMMS. They spent their time in the departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Internal Medicine. If you would like to contact any of them and discuss their experience, they can be reached at the following contacts:

Karen Adwoba Bomo Sagoe tequieroamour@hotmail.com
Opoku Akwasi Baafour baphour@yahoo.com
Frederick Dodzi Kofi Afachao frederick_afachao@yahoo.com
Philip Oppong-Twene philip.twene@gmail.com
Nana Serwaa Agyeman Quao nightlight25@yahoo.com
Amida Awudu Rahman rhamida.love@yahoo.com
Ernest Yeboah ziglar88@yahoo.com
Nelson Ampah bumen25gh@yahoo.co.uk


Juliet Yirerong and Emmanuel Sarpong (August 22 - September 9, 2011)

Juliet and Emmanuel visited from KNUST in Kumasi, Ghana and spent their time studying and observing in the department of Anesthesiology with Dr. Brian Woodcock. If you would like to contact them, Juliet can be reached at blissjay@yahoo.com and Emmanuel at emasie@yahoo.com.


Ryan Gindi (August 17 - September 26, 2011)

Ryan is medical student at Sachler School of Medicine in Israel. He completed an elective in Interventional Radiology. Ryan can be contacted to discuss his experience at rgindi@gmail.com


Eamon Shamil (August 1 - 28, 2011)

Eamon is a medical student at King's College in London, England. He spent a month observing in the Department of Ototlargyngolgy with Dr. Jeffrey Moyer. If you would like to contact Eamon he can be reached at eamon.shamil@kcl.ac.uk.


Dr. Ahuka Longombe (July 27 to August 2, 2011)

Dr. Longombe is a professor at Panzi Hospital, Democratic Republic of Congo. He met with faculty in the Medical School, School of Nursing, and Institute for Research on Women and Gender.


Changbin Zhu (July 5 - August 28, 2011)

Changbin is a medical student at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. He participated in the Program in Biomedical Sciences summer research training program. If you would like to contact him and discuss his experience he can be reached at zhu_changbin@hotmail.com


Dr. Zhe Zhang (July 1 - December 31, 2011)

Dr. Zhang visited from Peking University Third Hospital in China. He spent his time observing adult cardiac surgery cases, studying circulatory support and cardiac transplantation surgery. If you would like to discuss his experience he can be contacted at zhangzhe@bjmu.edu.cn.


Marija Arsovska-Nalbanti (July 1 - August 29, 2011)

Dr. Arsovska-Nalbanti honored us with a second visit from Clinical Hospital "D-r Trifun Panovski" "Partizanska B.B." in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. She spent her time doing research and observing in the Division of Rheumatology with Dr. Vladimir Ognenovski. If you would like to discuss her experience she can be contacted at marijaarsovskanalbanti@gmail.com


University of Developmental Studies Medical School Students (June 16 - July 16, 2011)

Six students from Tamale Teaching Hospital in Ghana visited UMMS for one month. They spent their time in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact any of them and discuss their experience, they can be reached at the following contacts:

Mary-Anne Nontaa Zuolo - sunshyn07@yahoo.co.uk
Angela Afi Tugbewofia Hottor – missyahat21Ayahoo.co.uk
Akua Gyasiwaa Agyenim-Boateng – aaboatgh@yahoo.com
Nafisa Rita Mahama – ritmund@gmail.com
Hassan Kaleem– kaleemh2002@yahoo.com
Yashima Martonie Kwame Gonu - kytyash@gmail.com


Fumi Suzuki (May 29 - June 5, 2011)

Fumi visited from Gifu University in Japan. She spent her time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Practice. If you would like to contact her and discuss his experience she can be reached at fumisuzu0805@yahoo.co.jp.


Satoshi Nomura (May 8 - 27, 2011)

Satoshi visited from Kanazawa University Hospital in Japan. He spent his time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Practice. If you would like to contact him and discuss his experience he can be reached at field_village3104@yahoo.co.jp.


Toshiyuki Abe (May 6– May 21, 2011)

Toshiyuki (left) visited from Juntendo University in Japan. He spent his time observing in the Department of Surgery.  If you would like to contact him and discuss his experience he can be reached at abebe310@gmail.com.


Helena Werin Sjogren (April 1 – May 1, 2011)

Helena visited from Göteborg University in Sweden. She completed an elective in Emergency Psychiatry. If you would like to contact her and discuss her experience she can be reached at helena.ws@gmail.com.


Kyohei Azuma (April 1 – 24, 2011)

Kyohei visited from Juntendo University in Japan. He spent his time observing in the Department of Surgery.  If you would like to contact him and discuss his experience he can be reached at kay_azuma@hotmail.com.


Nonso Lustre Oduchukwu (March 1 – April 8, 2011)

Nonso visited from College of Medicine, University of Nigeria. He spent his time observing in OB/GYN.  If you would like to contact Nonso and discuss his experience he can be reached at udochukwulustre@yahoo.com.


Dr. Stephen Ansa Asamoah (March 29 – May 27, 2011)

Dr. Asamoah visited from Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana. He spent his time observing in OB/GYN.  If you would like to contact Dr. Asamoah and discuss his experience he can be reached at sansasamoa@yahoo.com.


Dr. Hironobu Nakane (March 12 – March 26, 2011)

Dr. Nakane visited from the Department of Family Medicine as part of the Shizuoka Family Medicine Residency Program. If you would like to contact Dr. Nakane and discuss his experience he can be reached at h.nakane705@gmail.com.


Dr. Elizabeth Esi Crentsil (March 8 – May 27, 2011)

Dr. Crentsil visited from Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana. She spent her time observing in OB/GYN.  If you would like to contact Dr. Crentsil and discuss her experience she can be reached at menaesi@yahoo.co.uk.


Mihajlo Gjeorgievski (March 5 – May 3, 2011)

Mihajlo Gjeorgievski visited from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Macedonia. He completed electives in Gasteroenterology and Infectious Disease. If you would like to contact Mihajlo and discuss his experience he can be reached at mise_student@yahoo.com.


Nonso Lustre Oduchukwu (March 1 – April 8, 2011)

Lustre visited from College of Medicine, University of Nigeria. He spent his time observing in OB/GYN.  If you would like to contact him and discuss his experience he can be reached at udochukwulustre@yahoo.com.


Suwen Kumar (February 3 – April 3, 2011)

Suwen Kumar visited from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in India. He completed electives in Gastroenterology and Hematology. If you would like to contact Suwen and discuss his experience she can be reached at suwen.km@gmail.com.


Rie Ito  (February 3 – April 3, 2011)

Rie visited from the University of Tokyo in Japan. She completed electives in Infectious Disease and Nephrology. If you would like to contact Rie and discuss her experience she can be reached at riitou-tky@umin.ac.jp.


Manasori Kurihara (February 2 – April 3, 2011)

Manasori Kurihara (right) visited from the University of Tokyo in Japan. He completed electives in Infectious Disease and Endocrinology. If you would like to contact Manasori and discuss his experience his can be reached at mkurihara1030@gmail.com.


Dr. Edward Biga (January 2 – March 5, 2011)

Dr. Biga visited from Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana. He spent his time observing in OB/GYN.  If you would like to contact Dr. Biga and discuss his experience he can be reached at bigaedward@yahoo.com.

Dr. Roseline Doe(January 2 – February 25, 2011)

Dr. Doe visited from the University of Ghana Medical School in Ghana. She spent her time observing in OB/GYN. If yoiu would like to contact Dr. Doe and discuss her visit she can be reached at roselinedoe16@yahoo.com.


Duke Agbodeka (January 3 – January 28, 2011)

Duke Agbodeka visited from the University of Ghana Medical School. He spent his time in the department of Internal Medicine.

Edward Kolbilla (January 2 - January 28, 2011)

Edward visited from the University of Ghana Medical School. He spent his time in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact Edward and discuss his experience, he can be reached at eddy2g6@yahoo.com

Shaibu Alhaji  (December 27, 2010 – January 27, 2011)

Shaibu Alhaji visited from the University of Ghana Medical School. He spent his time in the department of PM&R. If you would like to contact Shaibu and discuss his experience he can be reached at maerstro3585@yahoo.com.


2010 Visitors

Dr. Stergios Doumouchtsis (November 30 – February 12, 2011)
Dr. Doumouchtsis visited from St. George's University in the United Kingdom. He spent his time in the department of OB/GYN, doing research on pelvic floor disorders. If you would like to contact him and discuss his experience he can be reached at sdoum@yahoo.com.


Emmanuella Naa Deedei Tagoe (November 28 – December 24, 2010)
Emmanuella visited from the University of Ghana Medical School. She spent her time in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact Emmanuella and discuss her experience she can be reached at nuellatee@yahoo.com.


Huberta Naa Oyoe Quatrey (November 28 – December 23, 2010)
Huberta visited from the University of Ghana Medical School. She spent her time in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact Huberta and discuss her experience she can be reached at hubyquartey@yahoo.com.


Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Students
(November 28 – December 23, 2010)

Seven students from Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology in Ghana visited UMMS in November and December. They spent their time in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact any of them and discuss their experience, they can be reached at the following contacts:

Kelvin Owusu – kopowusu@gmail.com
Kwabena Oppong Asafo-Afyei – asafkwab@yahoo.com
Elsie Kodjoe – lsy_2@yahoo.com
Mark Mbambe Tanzubil – tanzubilmark@yahoo.com
Felix Odae Assiedu, Aaron Nii Tettey Oku, and Sandra Tsatsu have no contact information


Ella Shaviv  (November 22 – December 20, 2010)
Ella visited from Sachler School of Medicine in Israel. She spent her time in the department of Radiation/Oncology. If you would like to contact Ella and discuss her experience she can be reached at elleshav@tau.ac.il.


Michael Star (November 22 – December 20, 2010)
Michael Star visited from Technion University in Israel. He spent his time in the Neurology Department. If you would like to contact Michael and discuss his experience he can be reached at michael.j.star@gmail.com.


Alison Potok  (November 16, 2010 – April 20, 2011)
Alison visited from the Universite Louis Pasteur in France. She spent her time studying and observing in Geriatrics. If you would like to contact Alison and discuss her experience she can be reached at Alison_potok@yahoo.fr.


Dr. Gabriele Cordara (November 12 – December 7, 2010)
Dr. Cordara visited from the University of Oslo Hospital in Norway. He spent his time in the department of Biological Chemistry with Dr. Irwin Goldstein. If you would like to contact Dr. Cordara and discuss his experience he can be reached at Gabriele.cordara@kjemi.uio.no.


Dr. Umberto Rossi (November 4 – December 3, 2010)
Dr. Rossi visited with his wife from Azienda Ospedale Universita San Martino in Italy. He spent his time in the department of Radiology. If you would like to contact Dr. Rossi and discuss his experience he can be reached at urossi76@yahoo.com.


Dr. Sara Seitun  (November 4 – November 28, 2010)
Dr. Seitun visited from Azienda Ospedale San Martino in Italy. She spent her time in the department of Radiology. If you would like to contact Dr. Seitun and discuss her experience she can be reached at saraseitun@yahoo.com.


University of Ghana Medical Students (October 31 – November 24, 2010)
A group of ten Ghanaians visited from the University of Ghana Medical School. They spent their time in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact them, their contacts are:
Grace Agyeiwaa Baffoe – flausy_lady@yahoo.com
Michael Nii Okaikoi Okaikoi – mnokaikai@yahoo.com.
Nana Adoa Dwomoh Prempeh – nanadwomoh86@hotmail.com.
Sandra Danso Bamfo – sandidy@yahoo.com
Mary Adwoa Sarpong – masapy@yahoo.com
Susan Seffah – bemma2011@yahoo.com
Kofi Sarpong Nyarko-Pong – nyarkopong@gmail.com
Abraham Kwame Tandoh – abrahamtando@live.com


Dr. Yoshiari Uchibori  (October 23 – November 6, 2010)
Dr. Uchibori visited from Shizouka University in Japan. He spent his time in the Japanese Family Health Practice. If you would like to contact Dr. Uchibori and discuss his experience he can be reached at uttibo@yahoo.co.jp.


Dr. Alba Salvador Errasti  (October 18 – December 18, 2010)
Dr. Errasti visited from Spain. She spent her time in the department of Radiology. If you would like to contact Dr. Errasti and discuss her experience she can be reached at alba_salvadore@hotmail.com.


Dr. Carlos Jimenez Zapater  (October 18 – December 18, 2010)
Dr. Zapater visited from Spain. He spent his time in the department of Radiology. If you would like to contact Dr. Zapater and discuss his experience he can be reached at cjimzap@hotmail.com


Dr. Ya-Hong Chen  (October 15, 2010 – October 30, 2011)
Dr. Chen is visiting from Peking University Third Hospital in China. Shee spent her time in the Pulmonary division working with


Dr. Shinji Tsunawaki (September 18 - October 2, 2010)
Dr. Yamashita visited from Kidagawa City, Shizuoka prefecture in Japan. He spent his time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program. If you would like to contact Dr. Kato and discuss his experience he can be reached at tinasin7@hotmail.com


Dr. Hiroshi Endo  (September 2010 – September 2011)
Dr. Endo visited from Japan. He spent his time observing at the Japanese Family Health Practice.  


Akiko Fujimoto (September 2 - 25, 2010)
Akiko is a final year medical student at Shiga University of Medical Science in Japan. She spent her time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program. If you would like to contact Akiko to discuss her experience she can be reached at belle@shiga-med.ac.jp.


Yaa Adoma Boampong, Naomi Adeley Adjetey, Kwame Asiedu Danso, and Millicent Amankwah (August 30 - September 24, 2010)

Yaa, Naomi, Kwame and Millicent are final year medical students at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. They spent their time observing in Obstetrics and Gynecology under the supervision of Dr. Timothy R. B. Johnson. If you would like to contact these students to discuss their experience you can reach Yaa at stacie441@yahoo.com, Naomi at Naadjeley@gmail.com, Kwame at kwame_danso@live.com or Millicent at millamank@yahoo.com.


Orly Coblens (August 26 - September 25, 2010)
Orly is a final year medical student at Sachler School of Medicine in Israel. As a U-M undergraduate we were happy to welcome her back for an elective in Neurosurgery. To discuss her experience, Orly can be reached at ocoblens@gmail.com.


Daniel Marcovici (August 26 - September 25, 2010)
Daniel is a final year medical student at Sachler School of Medicine in Israel. As a U-M undergraduate student, we were happy to welcome him back for an elective in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. If you would like to reach Daniel to discuss his experience he can be reached at marcovici.daniel@gmail.com.

 


Yi Huang, Bo Wang (Bob), and Xiaolei Shi (August 23 - October 1, 2010)
The Program In Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) hosted these three students from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. They each spent their time studying in research laboratories. Bo Wang has since been accepted as a student in PIBS for the 2011 entering class.


Nana Affare (August 23 - September 24, 2010)
Nana is a final year medical student at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He spent his time observing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation under the supervision of Dr. Andrew Haig. You can contact Nana at nana.affare@gmail.com.


Simstewa Amo-Aidoo and Julia Osei Donkor (August 23 - October 23, 2010)
Simi and Julia are final year medical students at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. They spent their time observing in the Department of Anesthesiology under the supervision of Dr. Brian Woodcock. If you wish to discuss their experience, Julia can be reached at juliaosei@yahoo.co.uk and Simi can be reached at simstewa@yahoo.com.


Victoria Afishetu Kutana and Deliverance Agyabeng
(August 23 - September 17, 2010)

Victoria and Deliverance are final year medical students at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. They spent their time observing in Infectious Diseases under the supervision of Dr. Cary Engleberg. If you would like to discuss their experience you can contact Victoria at vkutana@yahoo.co.uk or Deliverance at d6ps2@yahoo.com.


Affare Nana Kofi Edu  (August 23 – October 1, 2010)
Affare visited from Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology in Ghana. He spent his time in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact Affare and discuss his experience he can be reached at nana.affare@gmail.com.


Drs. Samuel A. Obed and Henry S. Opare-Addo
(August 23 - September 3, 2010)

As Bates Professors of OB/GYN, Drs. Obed and Opare-Addo visited from Korle-bu Teaching Hospital and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, in Ghana, respectively. They spent their time meeting with faculty and students in OB/GYN and the School of Public Health. Dr. Obed can be contacted at obedamenyi@yahoo.com and Dr. Opare-Addo can be contacted at sopareaddo@yahoo.com.


Lenina Naadu Pessy and Lily Naa Djamah Odoi
(August 22 - September 17, 2010)

Lenina and Lily are final year medical students at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. They spent their time observing in OB/GYN. If you would like to discuss their experience you can contact Lenina at npessey@yahoo.com and Lily at maxinnie@gmail.com.


Dr. Mutsumi Yamashita (August 8 - 14, 2010)
Dr. Yamashita visited from Okayama Central Hospital in Japan. He spent his time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program. If you would like to contact Dr. Kato and discuss his experience he can be reached at mutsumiy@mtj-biglobe.ne jp.


Afua Quantson Kunadu (August 1 - 21, 2010)
Afua is a final year medical student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She spent her time observing in Infectious Diseases under the supervision of Dr. Cary Engleberg. If you would like to contact Afua to discuss her experience she can be reached at totezee@yahoo.com.


Dr. Josefina Sanchez (August 7 - September 3, 2010) 
Dr. Sanchez visited from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She spent her time observing in Cardiology under the supervision of Dr. Stevo Julius. If you would like to contact Dr. Sanchez and discuss her experience she can be reached at josefinasanchezmd@gmail.com.


Dr. Tadashi Kato (July 31 - August 8, 2010) 
Dr. Kato (left) visited from Okayama Central Hospital in Japan. He spent his time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program. If you would like to contact Dr. Kato and discuss his experience he can be reached at k_y5938_a_18@ybb.ne.jp.


Dr. Kouichirou Yabe (July 31 - August 8, 2010) 
Dr. Kato (right) visited from Okayama Central Hospital in Japan. He spent his time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program. If you would like to contact Dr. Kato and discuss his experience he can be reached at tadasikatou@livedoor.com.


Dr. Joe Bonney and Kwabena Sayki  (July 17– August 14, 2010)
Dr. Bonney and Kwabena Sayki visited from Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology in Ghana. They spent their time in the SIM Center.


Dr. Yoshitaka Hamada (July 4 - 17, 2010) 
Dr. Hamada visited from Teikyo University School of Medicine, Mizonokuchi Hospital in Japan. He spent his time observing in Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program. If you would like to contact Dr. Hamada and discuss his experience he can be reached at effort0722@gmail.com .


Dr. Yuanjing Hu  (July 1 – October 30, 2010)
Dr. Hu visited from Tianjin University in China. He spent his time in the department of OB/GYN. If you would like to contact Dr. Hu and discuss his experience he can be reached at tdjhyj@hotmail.com


Dingfeng Li, Xi Wang, and Cui Zhang (June 30 - August 16, 2010)
The PIBS program hosted these three students from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. They each spent their time studying in research laboratories.


Paloma Perez Lopez (June 30 - August 1, 2010) 
Paloma is a final year medical student from the Universidad de Alcala in Spain. Her visit was facilitated by the International Federation of Medical Students' Association (IFMSA). She spent her time observing in Obstetrics and Gynecology. If you would like to contact Paloma and discuss her experience she can be reached at palo_perezlopez@hotmail.com.


Dr. Marija Arsovska-Nalbanti (June 28– August 1, 2010) 
Dr. Arsovska-Nalbanti visited, with her family, from the Clinical Hospital "D-r Trifun Panovski" in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. Her time was spent observing in the Division of Rheumatology. If you would like to contact her to discuss her experience you may email her at marijaarsovskanalbanti@gmail.com.


Dr. Alan Gaffney (June 26– September 4, 2010) 
Dr. Gaffney visited, with his family, from Ireland. His time was spent observing in the Department of Pediatrics. If you would like to contact him to discuss his experience you may email him at alanmgaffney@gmail.com.


Inga Hlif Melvinsdottir (June 7– July 27, 2010) 
Inga is a medical student from the University of Iceland. She spent her time observing in the lab and clinic of Dr. Sophia Merajver.


Dr. Payoyuan Lin (May 23, 2010 - August 31, 2011)

Dr. Lin visited from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. He spent his time doing research and observing in the Division of Plastic Surgery with Dr. Kevin Chung. If you would like to discuss his experience he can be contacted at paoyuan@adm.cgmh.org.tw


Dr. Tomohiro Arai (May 22 - August 15, 2010)
Dr. Arai visited from Shizuoka Family Medicine in Japan. He spent his time observing in the Department of Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program. If you wish to contact Dr. Arai and discuss his experience he can be emailed at t-arai@ta2.so-net.ne.jp.


Noriko Izumi (May 16– May 27, 2010) 
Noriko visited from Gifu University in Japan. She spent her time in the Department of Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program under the supervision of Dr. Michael Fetters. If you have questions or would like to discuss her experience, email Noriko at nori_516_nori@hotmail.co.jp.


Yu Sato (April 28– May 15, 2010) 
Yu visited from Kanzawa University in Japan. She spent her time in the Department of Family Medicine at the Japanese Family Health Program under the supervision of Dr. Michael Fetters. If you would like to contact Yu about her experience, email her at y414137sunflower@yahoo.co.jp.


Vandhana Varadharajan (April 5– May 7, 2010) 
Vandhana is a fourth year medical student at the University of Burmingham College of Medical & Dental Sciences in the United Kingdom. She completed an elective in Interventional Radiology. You can contact her at vxv675@bham.ac.uk.


Dr. Jerry Coleman (March 1– May 7, 2010) 
Dr. Coleman visited from the University of Ghana Medical School. He spent his time studying and observing in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is available for contact at jerryc714@yahoo.com.


Dr. Samuel Antwi Oppong (March 1– May 7, 2010) 
Dr. Oppong visited from the University of Ghana Medical School. He spent his time studying and observing in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Dr. Isaac Botchey (March 15 – April 16, 2010) 

Dr. Botchey is a recent graduate of the University of Ghana Medical School.  He spent a month in the Department of Urology under the supervision of Dr. David Bloom.  If you would like to contact Dr. Botchey to discuss his experience he can be reached at isaacbot@umich.edu.


Dr. Nana Sefa (March 15 – April 15, 2010) 

Dr. Sefa is a recent graduate of the University of Ghana Medical School.  He spent a month in the department of Neurosurgery under the supervision of Dr. Lynda Yang.  If you would like to contact Dr. Sefa to discuss his experience he can be reached at nanas@umich.edu.


Ramzi Mardam Bey (March 3 – April 4, 2010)

Ramzi is a fourth year medical student from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.  He spent his time rotating in the Psychiatric Emergency Services under the supervision of Dr. Rachel Glick.  Ramzi can be contacted at rombsix@gmail.com.


Christian Fisahn (February 1 – May 28, 2010)

Christian is a final year medical student from Witten/Herdecke University in Germany.  He spent his time studying and observing in Plastic Surgery under the supervision of Dr. William Kuzon.  He also conducted economic analysis research.  If you wish to contact Christian about his visit you may reach him at cfisahn@umich.edu


Sweta Kochhar
(January 11 – March 7, 2010)

Sweta is a final year medical student from All India Institute of Medical Sciences.  She completed a rotation in Gastroenterology and a rotation in Hematology.  If you would like to discuss Sweta’s experience please contact her at swetasingh86@gmail.com.


Lyndsi Crowder (January 11 – February 7, 2010)
Lyndsi visited from the University of New South Wales in Australia.  She spent her time studying in Geriatrics under the supervision of Dr. Karen Hall.  If you would like to discuss Lyndsi’s experience, she can be contacted at lyndsi.crowder@gmail.com.


Teruhiko Yoshida (January 11 – March 8, 2010) is a fourth year medical student from the University of Tokyo (http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index_e.html).  He completed electives in Emergency Medicine in January and Nephrology in February.  If you wish to contact Teru he can be reached at teyoshida-tky@umin.ac.jp.


Ajay Kumar (January 11 – March 8, 2010) is a fourth year medical student from All India Institute of Medicine (www.aiims.edu/).  He completed electives in Gastroenterology in January and Rheumatology in February.  If you would like to contact Ajay he can be reached at ajay.aiims@gmail.com.


Yosuke Tanaka (January 11 – March 8, 2010) is a fourth year medical student from the University of Tokyo (http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index_e.html).  He completed electives in Infectious Disease in January and Endocrinology in February.  If you would like to contact Yosuke he can be reached at ysk_el_nino@yahoo.co.jp.


Dr. Fauster Kwawununu and Dr. Anthony Yeboah
(Jan 9 – Feb 26, 2010) 

Drs. Kwawununu and Yeboa visited UMMS from Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana.  They spent seven weeks studying Gynecology, Obstetrics, Family Planning, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecology Oncology and other areas within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  If you would like to discuss their experience Dr. Kwawununu can be reached at fknunu@yahoo.co.uk and Dr. Yeboah can be reached at owura_3@yahoo.com.

 


Afua Kwakyewa Dwamena, Freda Dodd, Nana Yaa Akyaa Boakye  
(January 4 – 29, 2010)

They arrived in cold Michigan on January 4 from warm Accra, Ghana.  They are final year medical students at the University of Ghana Medical School.  They spent their time observing and studying in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.