Assistant Professor of the Practice
915 Flanner Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Maria has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare and academia, working as an obstetrician-gynecologist in diverse community settings and receiving her Master of Science in Community Health and PhD in Health Education. She has practiced medicine in the under-resourced healthcare system of Russia, primarily focused on women's and children's health, international health, health disparities, use of health technologies, and community-tailored health programs. She has served as a founder and first president of the Global Health Club at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and has worked as an intern at the United Nations headquarters in New York City performing research on women's health and ecological projects in Russia, Sweden, Germany, and the United States. Maria's interests focus on the prevention of maternal and infant mortality, the use of modern technology platforms for community outreach, and the prevention of cancers associated with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Her current role within the Master of Science in Global Health program encompasses the maternal and child health (MCH) sector of teaching and research.