Training Years: 2014-2015
Training Site: UNC Project-Malawi
Mentors: Satish Gopal, MD, MPH; Clara Lee, MD
Title: From Community Laywomen to Breast Health Workers: A Pilot Training Model to Implement Clinical Breast Exam Screening in Malawi
Aim 1: To assess feasibility and acceptability of clinical breast exam (CBE) screening in Malawi as a possible future strategy for early breast cancer detection in this setting.
Aim 2: To assess clinical outcomes for CBE, including proportion of women with detectable abnormalities and subsequent pathologic diagnoses.
NIH Support: Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowship Funding