Leadership

Dr. Debra Krotish

Executive Director

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Dr. Debra Krotish is the Executive Director, Friends of CerviCusco. She is a graduate of Furman University and received her doctorate at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Krotish has worked with health care providers including medical students, residents and physicians as well as other disciplines to facilitate global health in Peru. She has an interest in cross cultural medical education in international settings. Dr. Krotish is adjunct faculty at USC School of Medicine and Palmetto Health Family Medicine, Global Health.

Daron G. Ferris, MD

President, Board of Directors

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Dr. Ferris is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Augusta University. He serves as Director of Cancer Prevention at the Georgia Cancer Center. Dr. Ferris is the Founder of CerviCusco located in Cusco, Peru. A graduate of Davidson College, he received his medical degree from Wake Forest University and completed a residency in Family Medicine at East Carolina University. Dr. Ferris is also a past president of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.

Lawren Honken, MD

Secretary, Board of Directors

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Dr. Lawren Honken is in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Parkridge OB/GYN in Irmo, South Carolina.  She completed her residency in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University located in Augusta, Georgia. She is a graduate of the School of Medicine, University of South Carolina. Dr. Honken completed a global health clinical rotation at CerviCusco in 2016 and returned for an elective rotation in 2017. She is fluent in Spanish and is an avid supporter of CerviCusco.