Archive for the ‘INMED Grads In Action’ Category

Helping Babies Breathe – in Pakistan

Friday, December 4th, 2020 |

  "I am passionate about the health of women and their babies!" declares Hibba Haider, Pakistani pediatrician and INMED HBB graduate. "I am well aware of the gravity of Pakistan having the world's worst infant mortality rate. But I am also ...

Worthy Ambition: Reopen a Closed Hospital in India

Friday, November 6th, 2020 |

  Looking for a worthy career goal? Need an inspiring role model? Consider Ann Miriam, INMED learner and physician with Emmanuel Hospital Association in NE India. Writes Dr. Miriam, "My husband (Vijay Anand Ismavel, a paediatric surgeon) and I (an anesthesiologist) ...

Love, INMED, and International Medicine

Friday, May 8th, 2020 |

  The convergence of great loves: new husband and wife, medicine and saving lives, culture and travel. Kyle Crooker has experienced all three, and at the same time! A final year medical student at Kansas University Medical Center, Kyle traveled to ...

Cheryl Dalton – INMED Grad And Covid-19 Responder

Friday, April 24th, 2020 |

“The course I took with INMED, Disaster Management in Limited Resource Settings, truly helped me with my confidence in disaster care,” writes Cheryl Dalton, DNP. “Right now, I’m deployed with a Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), serving at a large ...

Chinese INMED Grad Makes COVID-19 Response

Saturday, April 18th, 2020 |

  "Today I am working in a Beijing hospital where the people are screened and treated if they are diagnosed with COVID-19. I've been serving in this capacity since the outbreak began in January." Chunyan Jiang, MD PhD, works in the ...

Transfusion In The Bush

Friday, January 24th, 2020 |

  "We gave our first-ever blood transfusion at Cavango Hospital (Angola, Africa). Malaria had invaded and destroyed the blood of this one-year-old. His fingernails and conjunctiva were snow-white, revealing loss of more than 2/3 of his red blood cells. A ...

Tyler Coolman, 2019 Alumni Scholarship Fund Award Recipient

Friday, January 10th, 2020 |

Tyler Coolman, AT Still University Medical Student   “The trip to Nicaragua and Costa Rica was brief, but long enough for me to come to the agitating realization that resources and access seem to be the most important determinants of health,” observes ...

Speech Pathology, INMED, and Food Insecurity

Friday, December 20th, 2019 |

  Communication disorders and global health? Speech therapy and international languages? Nutrition and food insecurity? Who possess expertise surrounding such intriguing connections? Jackie Zeigler, pictured second row and second from the left, is a speech-language pathologist whom I met this month ...

INMED Sudanese Grad Serving Her Native Sudan

Friday, December 6th, 2019 |

  We in North America normally consider Sudan a nation from which people flee and seek refuge. But not Mona Mohgaub. A physician graduate of the INMED Professional Certificate in International Medicine & Public Health, I enjoyed learning about Mona's career ...

2019 Boston INMED Professional Certificate Course Grads

Friday, November 15th, 2019 |

  Our 2019 Boston INMED Courses - hosted by Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health - last week brought together nurses, pharmacists, physicians, and public health specialists from five countries: China, Sudan, Haiti, Antigua, and the US, including Puerto Rico.   This ...