Boston doc named president of Doctors Without Borders
Dr. Deane Marchbein was recently elected president of the board of directors for Doctors Without Borders USA. The international organization provides health care and medical training in war torn and impoverished countries. Also known by its French name, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), it won the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize. Marchbein, an anesthesiologist at Cambridge Health Alliance, affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, joined Doctors Without Borders in 2006.