Archive for July, 2021

What’s Your Best Preparation For A Global Health Career?

Friday, July 30th, 2021 |

  How can you best prepare yourself for an effective and satisfying career in global health? I believe that the single strongest credential is field experience under the guidance of watchful, qualified supervisors. In this way, you can refine both your professional skills serving low income or cross-cultural people, and your personal skills necessary to thrive […]

Who Is The 2021 International Healthcare Preceptor Award Recipient?

Friday, July 23rd, 2021 |

  This award recognizes individuals who are making an important impact in training of the next generation of international healthcare volunteers. Through their instruction and their role modeling, award recipients express the value of each individual.   The 2021 International Healthcare Preceptor Award recipient is David Culpepper, MD. Dr. Culpepper is an internist and Point of Care Ultrasound Fellow […]

Smallpox Versus Covid-19 – What Should We Learn?

Friday, July 16th, 2021 |

  I have a small scar on my left arm – a reminder of the smallpox pandemic that killed as many as three out of every 10 people infected and claimed the lives of some 300 million people since 1900. The smallpox vaccination left this small scar. But today, younger persons have no such scar. […]

Who Received The 2021 Cross-Cultural Healthcare Service Award?

Friday, July 9th, 2021 |

The 2021 INMED Cross-Cultural Healthcare Service Award recipient is Martha B. Baird PhD, APRN/CNS-BC, CTN-A. Dr. Baird recently retired from the University of Kansas Medical Center as an associate clinical professor after 43 years in practice and teaching. She holds advanced certification as a psychiatric mental health nurse specialist and as a transcultural nurse. Dr. […]

Who Won The 2021 National Healthcare Service Award?

Friday, July 2nd, 2021 |

Many health care professionals within their own nations are sacrificing personal comfort in order to care for their neglected neighbors. The award recipients are role models in providing health care for their own people. The 2021 INMED National Healthcare Service Award recipient is Jordan Crawford, PA-C. Jordan is a graduate of the Kanakuk Institute and the […]