Lineo Thahane, MD

Division of Hospitalist Medicine, Attending Physician
Children's National Health System
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Dr. Thahane is an attending physician in the Pediatric Hospitalist Division at CNHS.  After completing her pediatrics residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, she worked in Lusaka, Zambia, training providers on newborn care and resuscitation.  She subsequently moved to Maseru, Lesotho where she served as a Baylor Pediatric AIDS Corps physician for four years and Medical Director of the Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Lesotho, for three years before joining the faculty at CNHS in 2012.  She has worked extensively to support the Government of Lesotho with the scale-up of services for pediatric HIV care and treatment, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and diagnosis and treatment of childhood tuberculosis, and she has lectured frequently on pediatric HIV, malnutrition and tuberculosis throughout Lesotho, Botswana, and South Africa.  She currently serves as a Global Health Faculty Mentor for CNHS residents and co-director of the Introduction to Global Child Health course at Children’s National.