Rob Rhodes, MD A 2002 medical mission trip to Reynosa, Mexico, forever changed family practice physician Rob Rhodes, MD, and his perspective on medical needs at home.
Deanna Curry, RN, Director, Care Continuum In August 2012, Deanna and her husband Jim spent three weeks working in Zimbabwe as volunteers with Strong Cross Ranch, a faith-based nonprofit organization that provides spiritual reconciliation and humanitarian relief to impoverished areas throughout the world.
Marcus Bouma, RN, St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood, WA Marcus contacted Medical Teams International (MTI) and applied to become a volunteer. His first international medical mission was in the jungles of Nicaragua, in the company of two other nurses and two physicians.
Richard Deming, MD, Mercy Cancer Center, Des Moines, Iowa In spring 2011, when Richard Deming trekked to base camp of Mt. Everest for the second time, he took along a group of 14 cancer survivors.
Cindy Parks, RPh - St. Anthony Hospital, Pendleton, Oregon In February 2010, pharmacist Cindy Parks and other volunteers from the all-volunteer Oregon Disaster Medical Team were deployed to provide medical assistance to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
Mary Beard, RN - St. Vincent Health System, Little Rock, Arkansas When the Pine Street Free Clinic in Conway, AR, opens its doors at 4:00 p.m. each Tuesday, it welcomes people with no income or low income and no health insurance.
Todd Schmidt, RN - St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City, Kansas Todd Schmidt, RN, arrived in Haiti on January 16, just four days after the earthquake that devastated the capital city of Port au Prince.