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Margaret Tarpley

Margaret Tarpley is an adjunct lecturer in medical education at the University of Botswana and an adjunct instructor in surgery at Vanderbilt University. Mrs. Tarpley grew up on a farm in Burns, Tennessee, and has lived in Nashville and Maryland. She spent 15 years as a theological librarian in Nigeria, 15 years in surgery education at Vanderbilt, and since 2016 has worked in Kenya, Rwanda, and Botswana.  

Her research interest is global surgery and competence/sensitivity as related to medicine and health care, and she enjoys offering tips about effective presentations on topics such as PowerPoint and public speaking. 


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