Tina M. Slusher, MD
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Pediatrics, Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital, , OK, USA
Pediatrics, Children's Medical Center UTSW, Dallas, TX, USA
Dr. Slusher graduated from the University of Kentucky medical school. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Oklahoma and was in private practice in Pikeville, Kentucky. During her time in private practice, she became involved in medical missions and international health. She left private practice to devote more time toward medical missions and international health, as well as to pursue a fellowship in pediatric critical care at UTSW in Dallas. After her fellowship, she continued practicing pediatric medicine in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
For the past 19 years Dr. Slusher has supervised international students, residents, and other health care professionals in Africa teaching tropical pediatric medicine. She continues to research neonatal jaundice and the use of breast milk in premature infants in Africa.