Vinoo Dissanayake, MD MPH FACEP

Vinoo Dissanayake, MD MPH FACEP, is currently an emergency medicine educator and physician at Rush University Medical Center. She is a Public Voices Fellow of The OpEd Project and Rush University. She attended University of Southern California for medical school and then trained at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL for her emergency medicine residency. She completed a double fellowship in Global Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology, during which she obtained her MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health.

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