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2017 Zarins-Knight Traveling Fellows

Presentation of Zarins-Knight LMF scholarships in Riga in September 2017. Left to right, LMF representatives Christopher Kristaps Zarins, Former President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers, and Bertram Zarins with recipients Urzula Safronova, Edgars Zellans, Kristians Meidrops and Gunta Laizane.

2017 Zarins-Knight Traveling Fellows

  1. Edgars Zellans, MD, Anesthesia and critical care. He will spend three months in Austin, Texas to study fractional flow reserve and to apply it in Latvia ($6,000).
  2. Gunta Laizāne, MD, Infection control, Riga Children’s Clinical University Hospital.  She will spend three months studying infectious control processes in Helsinki hospitals and Ospedale Filippo Del Ponte in Varese, Italy ($6,000).
  3. Kristiāns Meidrops, MD, Cardiac surgery. He will spend three months at Toronto General Hospital, Canada, Antwerp, Belgium, and Dresden, Germany ($6,000).
  4. Urzula Safronova, MD, Nuclear medicine. She will spend two months at Groningen University Medical Center, Holland, and Stanford University ($6,000).
  5. Marija Mohova, MD, Maternal-fetal medicine. She will spend two years at the Fetal Medicine Research Institute in London, United Kingdom so that she may apply for the Fetal Medicine Foundation Diploma in fetal medicine ($6,000).

 

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