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Mary Puttmann-Kostecka, M.D.

Mary Puttmann, MD, MSC Georgetown University; The oldest of seven, Mary was raised in Cincinnati on local delicacies such as Skyline chili and Graeter’s ice cream. College brought her deeper into the Midwest to St. Louis University where she studied international politics and languages and met her husband Matt. Through traveling and working on development projects she found her calling in providing health care. In the year before medical school she completed a masters in Health, Community and Development at the London School of Economics where she was first introduced to participatory research and empowerment theories. Her professional interests include international health, migrant health, immigration, HIV, peer education, community health center organization and social justice. She also enjoys cooking, skiing, anything outdoors, spending time with her family, cards, board games and playing the Afro-Brazilian martial art of capoeira.

School: Georgetown University

Alumni Year: 2013

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Work: 707-583-8800