Nelya Melnitchouk MD, MSc, FACS

Colorectal Surgeon, BWH; Assistant Professor of Surgery, HMS; President and Founder, Global Medical Knowledge Alliance
Dr. Melnitchouk is the Program Director for Colorectal Surgery Fellowship at BWH. She is Ukrainian American and moved to United States when she was 18 years old. She co-founded nonprofit called Global Medical Knowledge Alliance (GMKA) with the aim to provide physicians and patients in Ukraine with open access to evidence based information on cancer care. When Russia invaded Ukraine GMKA was adapted to provide education on trauma care. Dr. Melnitchouk is supporting Ukraine through providing medical education for physicians and lay people on trauma and cancer care, the collection of medical supplies and raising awareness.