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Guest Blog — From St. Louis to Ethiopia: Empowering Female Physical Therapists

February 27, 2017

Last summer, while teaching at our Urogynecological Fellowship training program in Mekelle, I was approached by the Clinic Director for Physical Therapy at Ayder Referral Hospital. He is one of the five students enrolled in the inaugural Masters of Physical Therapy program at Mekelle University. He needed to recruit expert Physical Therapists (PTs) to teach specific topics. I was honored to be asked and, with a grant from WFF, I have been recruiting for this project.

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A Scourge for Mothers: Pelvic Organ Prolapse

May 6, 2016

In recent years, there has been growing awareness of the devastating effect of obstetric fistulas. But many women are at risk for a severe condition that affects even more people than fistulas: pelvic organ prolapse.