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Chester Pierce Research Society lecture
June 21, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
The Chester Pierce Research Society
Digital Innovation and Quality Improvement in Resource-Limited Settings: Wireless Monitoring After Cesarean Delivery in Uganda
Guest Speaker: Adeline Boatin, MD, MPH
Attending at Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH; Assistant Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, HMS; and Co-Director of Global Health, Department OB/GYN, MGH
Dr. Boatin is an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and an Attending at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, USA. She received her undergraduate education at Harvard University, medical degree at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and an MPH with a focus on international health at the Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health. She was trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Harvard Integrated Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program. She is a researcher, clinician, and educator. Through her research, she aims to reduce global reproductive health inequities and has a focus on the use of digital technology to the improve surgical care, ranging from decision-making for surgery to post-operative recovery. Her current research portfolio explores wireless monitoring technology to overcome human resource limitations in post-operative care. She also leads a multi-site and multi-country study examining caesarean delivery use in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr. Boatin is a Ghanaian native, born in Zambia, and has lived, studied, and worked in Zambia, Ghana, Uganda, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The Chester Pierce Research Society (CPRS) is sponsored by the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI). CPRS is a speaker series named in honor of MGH’s late Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry, Chester Pierce. Dr. Pierce was the first and most senior African-American physician-scientist at MGH. CPRS is designed to promote diversity and health equity by featuring the novel research of investigators to the MGH community.