Article Abstract

Prof. Fiemu Nwariaku: capacity building in low-resource settings is critical to address the disparity in burden of disease

Authors: Tan-Lun Yu, Skylar Gao

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Prof. Fiemu Nwariaku (Figure 1) is a professor of surgery in the Department of General Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He holds the Malcolm O. Perry, MD, Professorship in Surgery and specialized in endocrinology. Prof. Nwariaku treats diseases and disorders of the pancreas and thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands with minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. His research focuses on building capacity in low-income countries and specially addressing the burden of injury in low and middle income countries (LMICs).