Mary Bernard

Medical Director / Ethiopia

Mary was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Minnesota, then lived in Washington State with her husband Chris and their four children. She received her bachelor’s degree and medical degree from the University of Minnesota and did her residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She then served as a staff anesthesiologist at Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington State with the rank of Army Major and afterward as a civilian. She joined CURE in 2011 to serve as the anesthesiologist for CURE Ethiopia. She became Medical Director of CURE Ethiopia in 2013.

Articles by Mary Bernard


He is always near


Our rescuer


A consuming preoccupation

In the Field

Poisoning ourselves


By my own hand

In the Field