University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Global Health Trainees

Internal medicine residents and subspecialty fellows can participate in the Global Health Pathway. Meet some of our current trainees and recent graduates.

Current Trainees

Internal Medicine Resident, 2019-2022

Dr. Bailey's Global Health Activities

Scholarly Activity: Creating Antibiograms and Improving Antibiotic Stewardship in Ethiopia

Chief Resident 2021-2022; Internal Medicine Resident, 2018-2021

Dr. Deiss-Yehiely's Global Health Activities

Scholarly activity: Occupational Hepatitis B in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: examining access and barriers to vaccination and post-exposure prophylaxis

  • Abstract accepted to Global Health Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020
  • Faculty and Staff Travel Award, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020
  • Participated in 2020 Global Health Elective in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Internal Medicine Resident, 2019-2022

Dr. Jergenson's Global Health Activities

Scholarly Activity: Assessing barriers to pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of hypertension in Ethiopia

Cardiology Fellow, 2019-2022

Dr. Joseph's Global Health Activities

Scholarly activity: Assessing barriers to pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of hypertension in Ethiopia

Infectious Disease Fellow, 2020-2022; Global Health Pathway graduate 2017-2020

Dr. Kavalier's Global Health Activities

Scholarly Activity: Improving Hand Hygiene in Jimma and Mekelle, Ethiopia

  • Abstract accepted to Global Health Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020
  • Faculty and Staff Travel Award, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020
  • Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude, and Hand Hygiene Compliance amongst Health Care Professionals in Jimma University Medical Center, Medical Student Research Forum, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 25, 2019
  • Participated in 2020 Global Health Elective in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • “Most Impactful Project” Award at the 2021 DOM QI Symposium for “Assessment of Hand Hygiene amongst Health Care Professionals at Jimma University Medical Center” 

Chief Resident, 2021-2022; Internal Medicine Resident, 2018-2021

Dr. Matthews' Global Health Activities

Scholarly Activity: Hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg) positivity and demographics of Hepatitis B at a referral laboratory in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Abstract accepted to Global Health Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020
  • Faculty and Staff Travel Award, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020
  • Participated in 2020 Global Health Elective in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Pulmonary and Critical Care fellow, 2020-2023

Dr. Nasim's Global Health Activities

Scholarly Activity: Point-of-care ultrasound for pulmonary and critical care

Internal Medicine Resident, 2020-2023

Dr. Reif's Global Health Activities

Scholarly Activity: Point-of-care ultrasound for pulmonary and critical care

Internal Medicine Resident, 2020-2023

Dr. Schell's Global Health Activities

  • TBD

Recent Graduates

Matt Hartman, MD

Global Health Pathway Graduate 2016-2019

Position after graduation: Internal Medicine Hospitalist Faculty, Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana

Dr. Hartman's Global Health Activities

Scholarly activity: Participant in the inaugural global health pathway global health elective

  • Participated in 2018 Global Health Elective in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Andy Lang, MD

Global Health Pathway Graduate 2016-2019

Position after graduation: Internal Medicine Specialist, Clinton Family Health Center, Rochester, New York

Dr. Lang's Global Health Activities

Scholarly activity: Improving Surgical Site Infection in Jimma, Ethiopia

  • Poster accepted to European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). April 18-21, 2020; Paris, France. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)
  • Participated in 2020 Global Health Elective in Jimma, Ethiopia

Kristina Little, MD

Global Health Pathway Graduate 2016-2019

Position after graduation: Geriatrics Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Dr. Little's Global Health Activities

Scholarly activity: Barriers to Palliative Care in Ethiopia

  • Travel grant, American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA); summary report
  • Participated in the 2019 Global Health Elective in Jimma, Ethiopia

Anatoliy Nechyporenko, MD

Global Health Pathway Graduate, 2018-2021

Position after graduation: Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Dr. Nechyporenko's Global Health Activities

Scholarly Activity: Assessing barriers to pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of hypertension in Ethiopia

Kieran Sahasrabudhe, MD

Global Health Pathway Graduate 2016-2019

Position after graduation: Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellow, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Dr. Sahasrabudhe's Global Health Activities

Scholarly activity: Feasibility of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Ethiopia

  • Participated in 2019 Global Health Elective in Jimma, Ethiopia