Archive for May, 2015

South Sudan Dream Fulfilled

Friday, May 29th, 2015 |

  The most recent INMED Blog post from May 22 describes the remarkable journey of Sara Granville, 2009 INMED Diploma graduate, who recently began serving in South Sudan. But there is more to this heartwarming story that will intrigue you…   The 2013 INMED International Medicine Award recipient was Cathy Hoelzer, a physician assistant who […]

“Greetings from South Sudan!”

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 |

“Greetings from South Sudan! I just wanted to send you a thank you for your thoughts and prayers…” Sara Granville is physician assistant from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. In 2009 Sara earned the INMED International Medicine & Public Health Diploma. This formative experience included a month of service learning at Clinica Evangelica Morava, […]

Can You Solve This Case Of Malnutrition?

Friday, May 15th, 2015 |

  The two-year old child in this photo presents to your health center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Family members explain that eight months ago their farm was attacked by bandits. No one in the family, including this child named Aamir, has eaten regularly since then. What’s more, Aamir in recent days has […]

Who Are Our Neighbors?

Friday, May 8th, 2015 |

  This week’s post-earthquake turmoil in Nepal is provoking some soul searching among the Nepali living in the United States, asking What is our responsibility to assist? Many of us who are well-resourced but not ethnically Nepali are nonetheless asking similar questions.   This image of the Good Samaritan is one I photo in the […]

Changing Course From Kansas To Brazil

Friday, May 1st, 2015 |

Dale Whittom and his wife Lisa participated in the 2014 Exploring Medical Missions Conference (EMMC) and ended up moving to Brazil. They didn’t see it coming, either. “My wife’s a nurse practitioner and I’m an EMT. We have served on a number of short-term medical trips to Central America,” says Dale, “but never considered any […]