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Shannon Skinner Live

Shannon Skinner Live

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August 04th 2015:Advancing Global Healthcare and Women's Health

Host Shannon Skinner speaks with women's health expert, Dr. Karin Ulstrup, about her international work and especially in Mali around female genital mutilation, and her unique program educating medical students to prepare them for creating fulfilling lives; and Cynthia Horvath Garbutt, executive director for the Global Health Initiative (GHI) at Chicago Lake Shore Medical Associates, and serves as the fund’s director for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, about their cutting-edge initiative to advance global healthcare. Both are based in Chicago.

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Cynthia Horvath Garbutt

Cynthia Horvath Garbutt is an attorney and the founding executive director for the Global Health Initiative (GHI) at Chicago Lake Shore Medical Associates, and serves as the fund’s director for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Since 2008, she has worked with GHI founding president Dr. Robert J. Havey and the physicians at Chicago Lake Shore Medical Associates, a regional medical practice of Northwestern Medical Group, to fund over 650 medical students and residents for month long rotations to low resource areas around the world. She is based in Chicago.
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Dr. Karin Ulstrup

Dr. Karin Ulstrup is an internist at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago where her focus is on women’s health and preventive care. Before becoming a doctor, she was a partner at a litigation consulting firm where her focus was in weapon system programs. She returned to school and attended Georgetown University School of Medicine then residency in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She serves internationally to help create sustainable healthcare solutions in underserved areas of around the world. She has worked in Kenya, Nepal, Guatemala, Nigeria and Mali, as well as in Southern Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina, and has served on the Global Health Initiative Fund
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