Veronica Ades is an obstetrician-gynecologist, recently returned from her third MSF mission in Aweil, South Sudan. She completed her first mission in Aweil in 2012, and her second mission in Irbid, Jordan in 2013. She still has not mastered the art of the pit latrine.
Veronica is originally from New York City. She graduated from Wellesley College, and received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. She did her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York.
She is currently a fellow in Reproductive Infectious Disease at the University of California, San Francisco. Veronica previously worked for one year at a rural district hospital in Uganda while doing research on malaria in pregnancy. She kept a blog while there called Wanderlust. The blog is available here.
She has not yet mastered the art of the pit latrine.
Listen to Veronica on Everyday Emergency, the MSF podcast
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