South Africa

Kara-Lee Pool, MD

Program Manager, RAD-AID South Africa

Kara-Lee Pool, MD is a radiologist and global health researcher at UCLA, Department of Radiology. She is currently collaborating on a research project with Partners in Hope in Malawi evaluating ultrasound as a tool in the diagnosis of extrapulmonary TB in HIV positive patients using the FASH technique. Dr. Pool has volunteered in several countries including South Africa, Lesotho, Ecuador and Greece. She has produced documentaries and lectured nationally and internationally on the topic of global health. Within the RAD-AID South Africa Program, Dr. Pool works with in-country partners to establish clinical and educational goals in conjunction with the RAD-AID Medical Airship Program.