Archive for December, 2015

Global Health – The Formula Is Not This Complicated

Thursday, December 31st, 2015 |

  You and I and most of our international neighbors share a common passion: increase people’s healthy years of life. But so very many factors are involved: cultural differences, low resources, economic interests, political disagreement, armed conflicts, profiteering… All this weighed heavily upon me as I labored to identify a simple but effective model for […]

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 rigorous didactic study and on-site service experience in a very-low income community. But more […]

Be The Doctor Your Parents Always Wanted You To Marry

Friday, December 18th, 2015 |

  American is home to some 800,000 practicing physicians. While generally more educated than the national average, these physicians increasing reflect America as a whole in terms of ethnicity and values. So why is “Be the doctor your parents always wanted you to marry” an important reminder? Simply because physicians can make poor personal decisions […]

Where There Is No Doctor Or Nurse

Friday, December 11th, 2015 |

  Newborns and young children are by far the most susceptible to illness and death – especially those living in low-income nations. In North America we are appalled over the death of a child, were such horrific events are rare and almost always preventable. But in much of Africa and southern Asia one child in […]

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 nurses from as far away as British Columbia, Canada. They studied online for nine […]