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    Research

    Global Pediatrics researchers are working to solve problems of infection, nutrition and neurodevelopment that affect children worldwide.

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    Training Opportunities

    Externally funded training opportunities provide the global health research trainees on two continents to benefit from structured, mentored research experiences that address problems in low- and middle-income countries, while training the researchers of tomorrow.

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    Pediatric Global Health Track

    Our nationally recognized, competency based curriculum draws exceptional residents with interest in making global health service part of their careers.

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    Clinical Services

    The International Adoption Clinic (IAC) has seen more than 4000 adopted children since its inception in 1986. Offering both medical and mental health services, we take a multidisciplinary, holistic approach.

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World Class Pediatrics For All the World's Children

Our Mission

To improve the health of underserved children in or from low-income countries through translational research, medical education, clinical care and advocacy.  About Us

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A portion of our research focuses on the neurodevelopment of children who experienced early life adversity, such as institutional care, abuse, war or other types of trauma. Child psychologist, Maria Kroupina, Ph.D., studies questions of how we can best identify and treat these children when they are young, so they can live full lives.

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All the research, advocacy and clinical efforts in Global Pediatrics are trained on the improvement of health for children living in or coming from low-resource areas of the world. We learn from our partners abroad. Here, Division director Chandy John makes rounds with Dr. Robert Opoka, Senior Lecturer at Mulago Hospital; Kampala, Uganda.

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