Archive for April, 2020

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 urban rehabilitation center.”   “Covid-19  has hit the facility pretty hard. Most residents are older […]

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 Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Beijing Friendship Hospital – associated with Capital […]

Yemen + War + COVID-19

Friday, April 10th, 2020 |

  News surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic to date has focused on wealthy countries of China, Italy, Great Britain, in the United States. But what about the rest of the world – southern Asia, Africa, the Middle East? Certainly news organizations have a natural inclination to report about their own countries. Beyond this, the main reasons […]

Pandemic View: What is Public Health?

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 |

Irrelevant and uninteresting are words that describe how most healthcare professionals view the subject of public health. Long ago, PH was a sleepy, required class just when we were anxious to begin our clinical experience. How perspective has suddenly changed. Beginning one month ago, public health became front page news and will continue commanding that […]