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David M. Walker

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2010 - Autumn

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David M. Walker, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics (emergency department), has been awarded a 2010-2011 Fulbright grant by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Walker will be based at the pediatric emergency service of the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, the main teaching hospital of the University of Malawi College of Medicine. He will serve as a visiting lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics and will collaborate on research to evaluate protocols that guide the initial identification and management of children with traumatic injuries and burns. Walker graduated from Yale University in 1996 and attended the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, graduating in 2002. He completed residency training in pediatrics at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Walker has been on the faculty at Yale and an attending physician in the pediatric emergency department of the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital since 2008.