Archive for January, 2018

Is ‘Global Health’ The Best Term?

Friday, January 26th, 2018 |

  Imagine this situation: You are a healthcare educator approached by enthusiastic learners who deeply desire opportunities serve the world’s poor and marginalized. So, you create a curriculum complete with both core cognitive skills and service participation in your community. The announcement is imminent. You’ve only one final decision to make: What will you name […]

Haitians Aided in Puerto Rico – It’s True!

Friday, January 19th, 2018 |

  In an inspiring paradigm shift, healthcare professionals from the island nation of Haiti journeyed to the island territory of Puerto Rico, providing emergency disaster assistance. Parallel to the Haitian earthquake of 2010, Hurricane Maria unleashed devastation on Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017. In the aftermath, almost every family was without electricity, safe drinking […]

What Is The Measure Of Greatness?

Friday, January 12th, 2018 |

  An energetic debate is underway over the character and definition of greatness.  We witness this debate being played out in foreign and economic policy, in judicial ruling, social media postings, and statements from Atheists to Zionists. In the midst of this debate, some are angry, jubilant, and almost everyone concerned.   For perspective, debate […]

Healthcare Skill Is Just One Generation Deep

Friday, January 5th, 2018 |

  The most remarkable element of my career continues to be my outstanding colleagues, including Jackey Tong in China, Lawand Talal in Iraq, Fred Loper in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and in this photo, Steve Foster in Angola, southern Africa. Each is skilled, devoted and compassionate. And, each enjoys a maximum service span of just forty or […]