Kybele UKRAINE

KYBELE UKRAINE RESPONSE NOTES The following information is based on notes from Dr. Oleg Turkot to inform members of the Kybele team and donors to the Ukraine Crisis Response.  These notes are not intended for formal publication and are presented in a “blog-style” format for information purposes only. A photo and video chronology of Kybele’s […]

Podcast featuring Kybele Founder Dr. Medge Owen

Kybele Founder and Director, Dr. Medge Owen, was interviewed by Justin Harvey on the Anesthesia Success podcast. Dr. Owen shares poignant stories of Kybele’s formation and early history as well as how the organization has grown and expanded in its work to work with local champions to make the world safer for mothers and babies. 

Kybele’s Executive Director and Founder, Dr. Medge Owen, receives prestigious 2019 Goddard Distinguished Alumni and Staff Award

Kybele’s Executive Director and Founder, Dr. Medge Owen, receives prestigious 2019 Goddard Distinguished Alumni and Staff Award The Goddard Education Foundation established the Goddard Distinguished Alumni and Friends of Public Education Award to celebrate, honor, and recognize the service, success, and achievements of Goddard Public Schools alumni, staff, and friends who are making a difference. […]

Kybele’s Armenia Work Highlighted in New York Times

Kybele’s Armenia team leader, Dr. Gordon Yuill, led a collaboration with Lifebox to make surgery and anesthesia safer through clinical capacity building, mentorship, adoption of safety checklists. This initiative was highlighted as a part of the New York Times global health piece, “Where Surgeons Don’t Bother with Checklists,” published January 15, 2020. Read the full […]

With great enthusiasm, a Kybele team visited Macedonia

 With great enthusiasm, a Kybele team visited Macedonia the final week of October to explore potential new partnerships. Thanks to guidance from our host Dr. Atanas Sivevsi, chief Obstetric Anesthesiologist in the country, four hospitals were prioritized for site visits. The team successfully visited facilities in Kumanovo, Bitola, Štip and Skopje and assessed labor analgesia, […]

Kybele Assists Ghana’s First Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Kybele Assists Ghana’s First Pediatric Intensive Care Unit By Dr. Nathan Tighe, Kybele team member In January 2018, Dr. Alan Woodruff, Dr. Nate Tighe and nurse Melina Burns were invited to provide an educational program for the staff of a brand new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. […]

Major Strides in Kybele’s Saving Lives at Birth Initiative in Ghana

Major Strides in Kybele’s Saving Lives at Birth Initiative in Ghana By Erin Pfeiffer, Kybele Grants Manager We are honored to be a Round Eight awardee of the internationally recognized Grand Challenges Saving Lives at Birth program — one of Kybele’s most prestigious recognitions to date. In 2019 and 2020, Kybele is scaling our proven, […]

World-Renowned Musicians Benefit Kybele with Concert

World-Renowned Musicians Benefit Kybele with Concert By Sebnem Ucer, Kybele Accounts Manager On May 17, world-renowned musicians came together to put on a Benefit Concert in Winston-Salem, N.C., to raise awareness and funds for Kybele. The event was initiated by Dr. Nate Tighe—an educator, trumpeter, vocalist, arranger, composer and pediatric cardiac anesthesiology fellow at Boston […]