February 12, 2019
On February 11, 2019, the NJMS ISHI Club hosted an Imaging & Ultrasound in Global Health Workshop which was attended by about 30 students.
Dr. Ankur Parikh, from the Department of Radiology, gave a lecture on "Global Health & Imaging: A Case Report on Haiti," and talked about various challenges within imaging and radiology in the context of global health, focus specifically on Haiti. Dr. Navin Ariyaprakai, an emergency medicine physician and the director of the EMS fellowship at Newark Beth Israel, spoke about disaster medicine and EMS. Following the guest lectures and presentations, Joslyn Joseph, an EMS fellow at NBI, and Dr. Ariyaprakai gave a live demonstration using the portable ultrasound and allowed students to see different views of various organ systems using the ultrasound.