Archive for the ‘INMED Grads In Action’ Category

Serving the People Who Serve the World

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 |

  Dr. Khalid Eddahiri, upper left in this photo and Humanitarian Health Conference participant, describes his job as “Serving the people who serve the world”.  Since  2008, Dr. Eddahiri leads the United Nations as the Medical Desk Officer for UN Agencies, Funds and ...

Treating Mental Health During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Honduras

Friday, March 19th, 2021 |

  Eduardo Navarro is no stranger to international healthcare nor serving marginalized communities. Born in Cuba and moving to Venezuela and Uruguay before immigrating to the USA, Eduardo observed the inequality that impoverished people so often face. After a stint working ...

INMED Grad Fighting Beriberi in India

Friday, February 5th, 2021 |

  Shajin Thankaraj, INMED Graduate physician, studies thiamine deficiency (beriberi) disorders at Makunda Christian Leprosy and General Hospital in Assam, northeast India. Dr. Thankaraj serves with Emmanuel Hospital Association at this remote, rural health facility.  His research publication, Infantile Cardiac Beriberi in Rural North ...

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 ...