Dr Meghan Halub with Dr William Novick

John Hopkins fellow Meghan Halub joins Dr. William Novick in Libya & Ukraine

Society of Thoracic Surgeons Global Outreach Fellowship Award Recipient Chooses NCA Meghan Halub, a second-year cardiothoracic surgery Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital joined NCA teams last fall in Benghazi, Libya and Kiev, Ukraine. Dr. Halub’s experience was recently published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery:

Kathleen Fenton MD

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgeon A native of Silver Spring, Maryland, Dr. Kathleen Fenton completed her undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and earned her medical degree cum laude at University of Maryland. She did her residency in general surgery at the University of Louisville, during which took two years’ sabbatical to do full time …

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NCA Supports Perfusion Without Borders Scholarship Application

The PWOB scholarship covers expenses applied towards travel for one winning applicant to attend the cardiac mission trip of their choice. The program continues to receive strong support as it focuses on what is a strong belief for each of the members of our committee: that cardiac missions work is an enriching and exceptional, professional …

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In Memory Of Brigid Scanlan Eiynck

Last year, Novick Cardiac Alliance lost Brigid (Ann) Scanlan Eiynck, one of our greatest friends and supporters. Because of Brigid’s remarkable contribution to our work across three decades, NCA would like to express our gratitude and memorialize Brigid throughout 2019. “Brigid was without a doubt one of my earliest supporters. She was a committed friend …

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Lessons Learned In Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery

Novick Cardiac Alliance had the opportunity to attend the 32nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) in Milan Italy in October 2018. Watch the video below of Dr. William Novick and Dr. Marcelo Cardarelli as they discuss “Lessons Learned in Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery.”

Humanitarian Footprint

Novick Cardiac Alliance has published a research article in JAMA, a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Medical Association. The article is titled “Cost-effectiveness of Humanitarian Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries”. It describes the cost-effectiveness of providing heart surgery to children in developing countries, but it also accounts for the …

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