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Dr. Maija Cheung

Dr. Maija Cheung


Dr. Maija Cheung is currently an Instructor in Gastrointestinal Surgery and a Fellow in Bariatrics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital.

She was the first Yale Global Surgery Research Fellow in 2016 and focused her research on capacity building and educational projects in paediatric surgery and trauma and emergency general surgery in Uganda.

She graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in 2014 after spending a year doing global health work in Peru as part of the Dartmouth Center for Healthcare Delivery Science directing research and clinical program development.

Her current research interests are in studying global trauma and children’s surgical outcomes, developing education, simulation, and training programs, and building reciprocal clinical and research collaborations between international institutions.

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