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Elizabeth Fitzgerald, MD
Elizabeth is a pediatric emergency department physician. She began her career in global health in 2005 as the medical director of a clinic serving the Mayan mountain region of Southern Belize. Since 2019 she has been the Director of Pediatric Global Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has spent a decade working with her Malawian colleagues to improve the care of hospitalized pediatric patients.
With a background in Clinical Psychology and Child Studies, Amy is dedicated to supporting children and their families. Through local charities and schools, she has worked to combat child malnutrition, promote literacy, and teach STEM enrichment programs for girls. Amy lives in Chapel Hill with her two teenagers and is honored to be a part of The Malawi Children’s Initiative.