Guyana

Jamie Surratt, MD

Director, RAD-AID Guyana

Jamie retired from a radiology private practice in Jacksonville, FL where she was a breast imager for over 20 years. Prior to RAD-AID, Jamie has been involved in global health projects in Cuba and Honduras. In 2017, Jamie completed the RAD-AID Certificate of Proficiency in Global Health Radiology and Radiation Oncology and served as co-facilitator for the course through 2020. She received her MD from Louisville School of Medicine and completed her radiology residency at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. Jamie and her husband Steve have enjoyed teaching the radiology residents in the Radiology Residency Program in Guyana, and have collaborated with RAD-AID Guyana since June 2019 for both on-site and virtual education.

R. Stephen Surratt, MD

Director, Rad-Aid Guyana

Steve is a recently retired private practice radiologist from Jacksonville, Florida who worked as a body and musculoskeletal imager for 24 years prior to retirement.  Steve received his MD degree from Washington University in St. Louis and completed Radiology Residency training and a Body Imaging Fellowship at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.  Steve enjoys teaching radiology residents and has been assisting in the Residency Training program in Guyana as well as providing on-site and remote imaging interpretation at Georgetown Public Hospital since June 2019.

Jonathan Vaccaro, MD

Associate Director, RAD-AID Guyana

Jon Vaccaro completed his radiology residency at Oregon Health & Science University and practices in New Hampshire. As program manager of RAD-AID Guyana, Dr. Vaccaro focuses primarily on mentorship and education for the radiology residency program at Georgetown Public Hospital. For more information about RAD-AID Guyana, please email info@rad-aid.org.

Gillian Battino, MD

Director, RAD-AID Latin America

Gillian Battino is a practicing Breast Imager at the Marshfield Clinic. She received her MD from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and practiced general radiology for nine years before returning to the University of Wisconsin Madison to complete fellowship training in Breast Imaging.

Since starting at RAD-AID, she has led the development of Guyana’s first Diagnostic Imaging residency while building Guyana’s CT and breast cancer screening programs. Dr. Battino co-founded the University of Wisconsin Madison chapter of RAD-AID, has developed and implemented an ultrasound outreach program for service and education in Nicaragua, has facilitated educational programs in Nicaragua and Grand Cayman while working with the Pan American Health Organization.