Dr. Alain A. Mukwege, M.D. Speaking

  • November 08, 2013
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Shir Tikvah
Dr. Alain A. Mukwege, M.D.is a Congolese from Democratic Republic of Congo. He graduated in 2010 from the medical school of the Evangelical University in Africa. That same year he began working at Panzi Hospital as a physician and a teaching assistant. Located in the eastern portion of the DRC, Panzi Hospital works toward the restoration of victims of sexual violence related to the armed conflict occurring in that region since 1998. He came to the US in 2011 and is pursuing a Masters program in Clinical Research at Mayo Clinic.

His father, Dr. Denis Mukwege, was recently nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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