BioDr. Qusai Hammouri is the Director of Pediatric Orthopaedics in the Northwell Health System on Staten Island. They developed the pediatric spinal surgery program and performed the first pediatric spinal deformity surgeries on the Island. They are a founding member of the ETALO initiative with the mission to develop low-cost surgical simulators to teach basic orthopaedic procedures which will be first deployed in Uganda. A native of Jordan, they immigrated to the USA in 2004 to pursue their education and training at Yale, NYU and Columbia. They sit on the diversity task forces of SRS and POSNA and they are a diversity and health equity mentor.
Professional Interests & Expertise
Advocacy,Anti-Racism / Diversity Equity & Inclusion Training,Community Health,Community Organizing,Community Partnerships,Education,Emerging Medicine,Environmental Pollution,Gender Equity,Government,Health Workforce,Non-profit Leadership/Management,Outreach and Education,Program Development,Public Health,Research, Measurement, and Evaluation,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce Pipeline Programs