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South America

Argentina

Buenos Aires

Trip Description: Basic hospital and clinical work
Participants: Renee King, '02
July 1999, 1 month of M1 summer

Program/Organization: Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
Dr. Mario C. Petersen, M.D., Director
711 Jefferson Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: (901) 448.6511 or (901) 572-6511

Bolivia

Suere

Trip Description: Spanish classes, lectures on public health and indigenous medicine, community clinic volunteering
Benjamin Hardy Crenshaw, '04
June-July 2001, 1 month of M1 summer

Program/Organization: AmeriSpan Unlimited
Miriam Padilla, Director
P.O. Box 40007
Philadelphia, PA 19106-0007

Brazil

Recife

Trip Description: Pediatric surgical oncology observation
Gary Michael Martin, '03
June-August, 2 months of M1 summer

Program/Organization: St. Jude's Children's Hospital, International Outreach
Dr. Lynne Bowers, PhD., Director
332 North Lauderdale St
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: (901) 495-2891
Fax: (901) 495-3122


Rio de Janeiro

Trip Description: Medical and dental care to poor areas of Rio de Janeiro
Jennifer Zurawick, '03
June 2000, 9 days of M1 summer

Program/Organization: First Baptist Church, Nashville TN
Dr. Michael Vaughan, DDS., Director
5537 Peninsula Park Landing
Hermitage, TN 37076

Ecuador

Mountain Village, Rain Forest, and Urban Areas of Ecuador

Trip Description: Medical Spanish language and primary health care work in a mountain village, rain forest, and urban settings
Kevin Arnold, '08, Benjamin Kellogg, '08, Gabriel Starace, '08, Michael Yatsula, '08
June-July 2005, 4 weeks of M1 summer

Program/Organization: Interhealth South America


Mountain Village, Rain Forest, and Urban Areas of Ecuador

Trip Description: Medical Spanish language and primary health care work in a mountain village, rain forest, and urban settings
Annie Glover, '07, Ben Greene, '07, Catherine Habashy, '07
June-July 2004, 4 weeks of M1 Summer

Program/Organization: Interhealth South America


Naranjal

Trip Description: Clinical work and ministry
Adam Esbenshade, '04, Rachael Smith, '04, Clairalyn Baucom, '05, Jake Bostrom, '05, Cara Bostrom, '05, K.T. Park, '05, Brandon Riggan, '05, Catherine Scarbrough. '05, Josh Spencer, '05, Melissa Smith, '05, John Ho, '06
March 2003, 9 days of M1 spring break

Program/Organization: Christian Medical and Dental Associations
Global Health Outreach
John and Marilyn Guido; Bob and Lauren Capaldi
PO Box 7500
Bristol, TN 37621


Quito and Otavalo

Trip Description: Medical Spanish language and primary health care work in a mountain village or urban setting
Wes Diddle, '04, Shiraz Moinuddin, '04, Scott Polk, '04
July 2001, 3 weeks of M1 summer

Program/Organization: Interhealth South America
Dr. Don Wedemeyer, M.D., Director


Mondana

Trip Description: Clinical experience with a mobile medical team in rural Ecuador
Brett Anthony Cuthberton, '00, Margaret Allison Brooks, '00
April 2000, 19 days as an M4 elective

Program/Organization: FUNEDESIN
Dr. Clemente Pome, MD, Director
FUNEDESIN Clinical Rotation Program
Casilla 17-17-92, Quito, Ecuador, SA
Email: clinic@funedesin.org
Phone: 5932-543-851

Paraguay

A-che Village

Trip Description: Basic health care to A-che Indians in the rainforest of Paraguay
Amy L. Hirsh, '03
September 2001, 2 weeks as M3 elective

Contact: Dr. John R. Wickman, Director
1064 Breedlove St.
Memphis, TN, 38107
Phone: (901) 526-1208


Encarnacion

Trip Description: Research, teaching adolescents sex education
Rob Comer, '03
August-September 2002, 2 months as M4 elective

Program/Organization: St. Jude's International Outreach
Dr. Miguala Caniza, Director
Phone: (901) 495-4001

 Peru

Lima and Cusco

Trip Description: Spanish language training, public health projects with a gastroenterologist, parasitology
Matt Koury, '02
April-May 2002, 1 month as M4 elective


Lima

Trip Description: Assisting medical and surgical subspecialists with pediatric congenital hearts defects
Patricia Scott, '03, Dawn Borromeo, '03
May-June 2000, 16 days of M1 summer

Program/Organization: International Children's Heart Foundation
Dr. Bill Novick, MD
1750 Madison Avenue, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: (901) 869-4243 (ICHF)

 

Last Published: Dec 6, 2016