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Missionary , physician

Richard Samuel Bransford, American physician, missionary. Diplomate American Board Surgery. Recipient Smith, Kline & French fellowship Kijade, 1966. Medical consultant Safe Harbor, Southern Sudan, 1996-1998. Major United States Air Force, 1972-1974. Fellow American College Surgeons, Association Surgeons of E. Africa.

Background

Bransford, Richard Samuel was born on September 3, 1940 in Long Beach, California, United States. Son of Richard Jackson and Rubye Irene (Davis) Bransford.

Education

Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962. Doctor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1967. Diploma in Tropical Medicine, Prince Leopold School of, Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, 1976.

Career

Intern, surgical resident West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown, 1967-1969. Surgical resident University Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, 1969-1972. Chief of surgery and obstetrics El Maarouf Hospital, Moroni, Corona Islands, 1976-1977.

Surgeon Kijabe Hospital, Kenya, since 1977. Medical director, assistant chairman board Bethany Crippled Children's Center, Kijabe, since 1997. Consultant in rehabilitation surgery International Rescue Committee, Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, 1999.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Membership

Medical consultant Safe Harbor, Southern Sudan, 1996-1998. Major United States Air Force, 1972-1974. Fellow American College Surgeons, Association Surgeons of E. Africa.

Connections

Married Mildred Babb. Children: Christopher Shelton, Richard Jackson, Bethany Else Densham, Jonathan Mark, Susan Kathleen, Joshua Moses, Philip James.

father:
Richard Jackson Bransford

mother:
Rubye Irene (Davis) Bransford

spouse:
Mildred Babb

child:
Christopher Shelton Bransford

child:
Richard Jackson Bransford

child:
Bethany Else Densham Bransford

child:
Jonathan Mark Bransford

child:
Susan Kathleen Bransford

child:
Joshua Moses Bransford

child:
Philip James Bransford