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Lisa Nathan, M.D.

Dr. Lisa Nathan
 

Professional Interests

Lisa Nathan, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, and is the Deputy Director of the Division of Global Women’s Health and Family Planning. Dr. Nathan first began working in Africa in 2000, and has since worked and consulted on initiatives in Kenya, Benin, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Rwanda. Based in Rwanda since 2009, her work mainly focuses on maternal morbidity and mortality prevention. Initiated with the support of the U.S. Fulbright African Regional Research Program and a pilot grant through Einstein’s Global Health Center, Dr. Nathan’s work includes both research and service to the local community. She has established a maternity center and mobile reproductive health program serving over thirty local villages. In addition, Dr. Nathan has created a comprehensive clinical and simulation-based training program at Kibogora District Hospital and a youth-friendly sexual education program for secondary school students in the community. Einstein medical students and residents participate in clinical and research activities under Dr. Nathan’s supervision and mentorship. In addition to her work in Africa, Dr. Nathan directs Einstein’s Medical Student Education in Global Women’s Health, which is a faculty-mentored program initiated with support from the Association for Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO). She also directs the Global Women’s Health Track for Einstein’s OB/GYN residents. She has previously served as guest examiner of obstetrics and gynecology at the National University of Rwanda’s Medical School. Dr. Nathan serves on the U.S. Fulbright West and Southern Africa Regional Review Committee and is a member of the Executive Steering Committee for Einstein’s Global Health Center.
 

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Contact

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Belfer Building, Room 512
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2653
lnathan@montefiore.org

 
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Media Coverage

AllAfrica.com reports on Dr. Lisa Marie Nathan’s Fulbright Scholar grant for research aimed at reducing Rwanda's high rate of maternal mortality.

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