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Isabelle Citron

Plastic Surgery

Isabelle Citron is a plastic surgery registrar in the London deanery. Through the Knox scholarship, she earned a Master of Public Health from Harvard University (2016-2018) and worked as a research fellow with the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) at Harvard Medical School, whose aim is to improve access to and quality of surgical, obstetric and anaesthesia care through research and policy. She has worked across diverse areas of global surgery including policy, care-provision and research mainly in sub-saharan Africa and Latin America. Whilst a fellow at PGSSC (2016-2018) she was the technical lead for the development of the National Surgery Obstetric and Anaesthesia Plan (NSOAP) with the Ministry of Health of Tanzania (MOHCDGEC) and also worked closely with the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia on the development of the monitoring and evaluation strategy for their NSOAP. She worked with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to promote the uptake of strategic planning around surgical care and is the editor of the joint WHO-UN Institute for Training and Research Manual on the development of NSOAPs. Her areas of particular interest are policy and monitoring and evaluation of quality of surgical care. She completed her medical education at Oxford University (2005-2011).

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