Archive for the ‘INMED Action Steps For You’ Category

2017 INMED Humanitarian Health Conference

Friday, May 27th, 2016 |

  At this moment 400+ individuals and 28 exhibiting organizations are taking part in the 11th annual INMED Exploring Medical Missions Conference. When first conceived in 2006, this event was primarily intended to bring together well-meaning volunteers with sending organizations, most ...

Hunger Games: Starvation And Hope In Syria

Friday, April 29th, 2016 |

  Just yesterday our United Nations humanitarian leader disclosed how hunger is being used as a subjugation tactic in the Syrian conflicts. "Current levels of access leave civilians starving and without medical care,” declares Stephen O’Brien, who points out the deliberate ...

China – INMED’s New Course Venue

Friday, January 29th, 2016 |

  Since 2004 INMED has been providing supervised, formative experiences for healthcare personnel to serve in the world's poorest communities via locations in twenty-five developing nations, as well as the United States. Accompanying this service-learning are robust courses covering the principles ...

A Gift To The World: It Could Be You

Friday, December 25th, 2015 |

  Today, Christmas Eve Day, I'm writing to INMED's graduates: the 434 individuals who have earned the INMED Diploma in International Public Health (DIPH) and Diploma in International Medicine & Public Health (DIM&PH). They have achieved these academic credentials through both ...

INMED’s Largest Class of IMPH Students

Friday, December 4th, 2015 |

  November 22, 2015, thirty-three healthcare professionals were awarded the hard-earned INMED Academic Qualification in International Medicine & Public Health. The majority of participants were medical students at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri, accompanied by physicians and ...

INMED Faculty Tim Myrick Caring For Syrians In Iraq

Friday, November 27th, 2015 |

  "Sad, grieving, anxious - these are the emotions of these Yazidi, Syrian, and Kurdish people. They fled from the Iraqi boarder in the wake of ISIS advances and are now sheltered here in the city of Duhok." Tim Myrick, was just ...

International Public Health – In Your Future?

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 |

  This week I am in Glendale CA, near Los Angeles, for the in-classroom section of the INMED International Public Health Hybrid Course. International public health is one of the most inspiring of fields, for its objective is prevention disease and ...

Where The Doctor Comes To You?

Saturday, October 17th, 2015 |

  Healthcare ideally accommodates to the needs of the people being served. In actual practice the opposite is often true. This ideal nevertheless remains a guiding precept of the Liaoning International General Health Trainers (LIGHT) of NE China. I'm enjoying the ...

Nobel Prize For Combating Parasitic Diseases

Friday, October 9th, 2015 |

  In recent years the annual Nobel Prize in Medicine has focused on awards for high-tech applications; like development of CT imaging and mapping of the human genome. This year's Nobel Prize shines light in a distinctly different arena: advances against ...

INMED Welcomes New Faculty: Paul Larson

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 |

  Students in the 2015 Pittsburgh PA INMED International Medicine & Public Health Course - which begins on Monday - will enjoy the privilege of being mentored by INMED's newest faculty: Paul Larson. Qualifications for this position are rigorous, and Dr. Larson's ...