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Background Information

Employment History

Faculty

Columbia University

Associate Professor of Surgery, Associate Director of Surgery

Harlem Hospital Center

Director of Surgery

Central Hospital

Affiliations

Technical Advisor
AMDD

Education

medical degree

Columbia University

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Key Staff | www.amddprogram.org

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Colin McCord

Dr. Colin McCord is a technical advisor to AMDD. He served on the faculty at Columbia University and was director of cardiac surgery at St. Luke's Hospital in New York until 1971. From 1971 to 1987 he worked full time as a surgeon and director of health programs in Bangladesh, India, and Mozambique, much of this time in rural districts. He was the director of surgery at the Central Hospital in Maputo, Mozambique from 1983 to 1987. He returned to New York in 1987 and rejoined the faculty at Columbia, as associate professor of surgery, associate director of surgery at Harlem Hospital and director of the Harlem Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
In 1998, he retired from Columbia and returned to India as a surgeon and general physician at the hospital of the Comprehensive Rural Health Project in Jamkhed, Maharashtra. In 2002 and 2003 he was an assistant commissioner in the New York City Department of Health. Since 2004 he has been semi-retired, but returns frequently to Africa to work with surgical programs. He received his medical degree from Columbia University and trained in both general and thoracic surgery at the Columbia Division of Bellevue Hospital in New York City.


Key Staff | www.amddprogram.org

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Colin McCord

Dr. Colin McCord is a technical advisor to AMDD. He served on the faculty at Columbia University and was director of cardiac surgery at St. Luke's Hospital in New York until 1971. From 1971 to 1987 he worked full time as a surgeon and director of health programs in Bangladesh, India, and Mozambique, much of this time in rural districts. He was the director of surgery at the Central Hospital in Maputo, Mozambique from 1983 to 1987. He returned to New York in 1987 and rejoined the faculty at Columbia, as associate professor of surgery, associate director of surgery at Harlem Hospital and director of the Harlem Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
In 1998, he retired from Columbia and returned to India as a surgeon and general physician at the hospital of the Comprehensive Rural Health Project in Jamkhed, Maharashtra. In 2002 and 2003 he was an assistant commissioner in the New York City Department of Health. Since 2004 he has been semi-retired, but returns frequently to Africa to work with surgical programs. He received his medical degree from Columbia University and trained in both general and thoracic surgery at the Columbia Division of Bellevue Hospital in New York City.


Essential Surgery | DCP3

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Colin McCord Columbia University


Essential Surgery | DCP3

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Colin McCord Columbia University


The Petris Center - Press Release: Sub-Saharan Africa To Face Shortage Of Nearly 800,000 Health Care Professionals In 2015

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In a third study published today by Health Affairs, Colin McCord, an associate professor of surgery at Columbia University and consultant to the World Lung Foundation, New York, and coauthors compared obstetrical surgery performed by Tanzanian AMOs with surgery performed by Tanzanian medical officers (MOs) - medical school graduates with at least one year of internship and a license to practice medicine and surgery.

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