Colleen Keough was a rotating fellow who will serve at Gallup Indian Medical Centerin Gallup, New Mexico and at Zanmi Lasante in Haiti (2016-2018). She is from the Houston, Texas area. As an undergraduate, she studied at the University of Texas at Austin where she was often involved in community service. She became interested in being a physician in limited resource settings after volunteering at a local clinic in Austin for the medically under-served. Following graduation, she spent time volunteering with the Native Health Initiative in North Carolina and as a mentor with an organization for disadvantaged children in Argentina. She then went on to medical school at the Baylor College of Medicine, where she also stayed for residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. During her time at Baylor, she was very involved in developing the global health curriculum for medical students. She also worked as a volunteer for Engineers Without Borders. She is excited to be a part of the UCSF Global Health team and looks forward to exploring her interests in point-of-care diagnostic ultrasound training and healthcare workforce development in under-served areas.
Field of work: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Areas of interest: Substance use disorder