GEM Role: Medical Director
Main interests: Emergency care management in resource poor settings, pre-hospital care, remote medicine
Current GEM Projects: Uganda co-lead, Zambia co-lead, Operational response advisor
Sarah has had an interest in medicine in low resource settings since the beginning of medical school in 2006. Over the following decade she has spent time travelling to a variety of areas of Africa, working in Tanzania, Uganda, Morocco and Oman. As well as visiting Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia and South Africa. She has completed a post graduate certificate in remote and offshore medicine alongside a number research projects abroad.
In the UK she is a specialist trainee with Edinburgh Emergency Department, having gained her membership of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in 2014, she is now studying towards a masters in public health.
Sarah has been involved in a number of research projects over the last 8 years, including research studies into cardiac arrest, acute heart failure, shock and malaria. She has a particular interest in global health research applied to emergency settings.
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