Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre
Research Topic: Maternal and Child Health, Implementation Science
Dr. Goodman will spend his fellowship year at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University in Moshi under the mentorship of Gileard Masenga, MD, Nathan Thielman, MD, MPH, John Schmitt, MD and Frank Miller, MD. His research will focus on examining the role of fetal scalp stimulation as an adjunct to fetal monitoring in low-resource settings: Experience with implementation in Moshi, Tanzania.
Dr. Goodman is currently a Global Health fellow at Duke University Medical Center. He completed an MD/MPH at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and trained as an OB/GYN resident at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. David aspires to be involved in implementation science research improving the care of women in obstetric referral centers in low-resource settings and aims to be part of addressing the global surgical burden of disease. His goal is to be a teacher and mentor to future American and African doctors. He also wants to be a great husband and father and sees his global health activities as a mutual calling to be a family that blesses the world.