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EMORY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM CONFERENCE

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HOMELESS PROGRAMS Youth and adult volunteers: Helping the homeless in


Atlanta with free medical services.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH207
HOMELESS PROGRAMS Establishing programs to treat mental illness in the
homeless population of Atlanta.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH207
HOMELESS PROGRAMS Teaching meditation and mindfulness to homeless youth
in Atlanta with peer co-leaders: the results of a pilot
research project.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH207
HOMELESS PROGRAMS Volunteering with House Calls to the Homeless

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH207


HOMELESS PROGRAMS House calls to the Homeless: The development of a street
medicine program.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH207
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON The ABC's of Volunteer Management: You Have the
GETTING LAUNCHED TO People…Do You Have a Plan?
VOLUNTEER
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM WH 208
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON An update on the availability of free malpractice
GETTING LAUNCHED TO insurance for health care volunteers (FTCA program).
VOLUNTEER
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WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Promoting & facilitating volunteer experiences for retired
GETTING LAUNCHED TO healthcare professionals: An overview of TAP-IN
VOLUNTEER
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WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Preparing for an international medical mission: A
GETTING LAUNCHED TO comprehensive perspective of lessons learned from
VOLUNTEER personal experience.
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WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON How to move from interest to involvement: removing the
GETTING LAUNCHED TO barriers that keep you from the opportunities.
VOLUNTEER
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WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Getting started planning a health care volunteer team.
GETTING LAUNCHED TO
VOLUNTEER
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COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Volunteer opportunities for both medical and lay people
EMPOWERING to help Mayan Indians in Guatemala and Nicaragua:
offering the span of healing from surgery to spiritual
health with Health Talents International.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Strengthening the health & development capacity of 220
EMPOWERING Guatemalan Mam Indian women from 12 villages through
skill building and microfinance.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110
COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Carolina for Kibera: bringing health and hope to the slums
EMPOWERING of Nairobi, Kenya.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Providing medical care and health education to exiled
EMPOWERING Tibetan monks, nuns, and laypersons in South India.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Taking volunteerism to the front lines of social action: A
EMPOWERING program focused on addressing common treatable
ailments among nomadic communities in rural Kenya,
where there is a wide spectrum of health issues, from
malaria to complications from childbirth.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Giving hope to orphans and street children in Eastern
EMPOWERING Africa by: a) Providing medical care, education, food, and
clean water; b) Building a self-sustaining orphan village.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110
COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Volunteering to provide healthcare assistance and other
EMPOWERING services to the river-banks people of the Amazon Basin
(Brazil) through World Hope Mission Ministry.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110
COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Child Care Foundation: Bringing physicians, nurses, and
EMPOWERING other health care providers on board to provide medical
outreach and health education in rural Nigeria.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110
COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Science for peace in the Middle East: Promoting
EMPOWERING biomedical research collaboration between Israelis and
Palestinians
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110

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SURGERY PROGRAMS The blessings and challenges of career volunteerism in


mission surgery.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130
SURGERY PROGRAMS A general surgeon’s insight into the challenges of
performing wartime and developing world surgery in
difficult areas such as Sudan, Congo, and Pakistan.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130


SURGERY PROGRAMS Building bridges between Emory and Egypt: Seeing
patients, sharing knowledge, and performing difficult
surgical procedures…improving the picture of the USA in
the Middle East.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130


SURGERY PROGRAMS Surgery in the developing world: Surgery, global health,
and the Emory Global Surgery Initiative.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130
SURGERY PROGRAMS The empty niche of surgery within global health;
disparities that exist between low and high income
countries.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130
SURGERY PROGRAMS A unique rural-based surgical training initiative using
mission hospitals as a response to african surgical
manpower needs: Lessons learned in setting up surgical
education in mission hospitals.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130
SURGERY PROGRAMS Treating the fistula women of Africa: How medical
volunteers can not only cure these women’s urinary
problems, but also give them a new psychological lease
on life…from social outcast to cultural inclusion.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130

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TEACHING & DEVELOPING An innovative medical school partnership: Emory School


INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS of Medicine partners with Ethiopian medical schools to
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES teach cardiology to Ethiopian medical house staff

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120


TEACHING & DEVELOPING Providing the education and resources necessary to
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS establish sustainable medical programs in developing
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES countries: an overview of programs focused on blood
banking, transfusion medicine, pediatrics, neonatology,
intensive care, and cardiac surgery.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120
TEACHING & DEVELOPING Teach the teachers: A sustainable educational program to
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS establish pediatric emergency medicine by certifying
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES providers and instructors in the following: Pediatric
Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pediatric Emergency
Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) in the
Republic of Georgia and Honduras.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120
TEACHING & DEVELOPING Delivery of health care in rural tribal areas of India by a
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS physician couple from the USA: An example of public
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES private partnership with win-win results.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120


TEACHING & DEVELOPING Teaching to fish: Building medical infrastructure through
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS medical volunteerism.
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120


TEACHING & DEVELOPING The challenges and rewards of starting hospitals ‘from
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS scratch’ in Sub-Saharan Africa.
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120


TEACHING & DEVELOPING Volunteering to teach Radiology and Interventional
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS Radiology to physicians, students, nurses, ancillary
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES personnel, etc. in the Andes of Peru.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120


TEACHING & DEVELOPING The establishment and support of neurosurgical residency
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS programs in developing regions: the challenges and
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES opportunities.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120

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HEALTH EDUCATION & Raising awareness regarding the importance of


WELLNESS upliftment and medical literacy: The *ANGEL Network for
upliftment & medical literacy

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205


HEALTH EDUCATION & A cardiologist’s mission and passion to teach the two
WELLNESS things that we should all be doing to keep from having
either a heart attack or stroke.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205


HEALTH EDUCATION & “What’s in a Doctor’s Bag?” Clubs.... Pre-med students
WELLNESS giving dynamic live presentations to educate elementary
school kids about what to expect during a visit to the
doctor.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205


HEALTH EDUCATION & Tackling public health concerns such as obesity, diabetes,
WELLNESS heart disease, etc through helping people in urban areas
develop personal and community vegetable gardens.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205


HEALTH EDUCATION & LFAGA: Raising awareness and educating the Latino
WELLNESS Community on lupus in Georgia.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205


HEALTH EDUCATION & Laughter For Wellness: An overview of the international
WELLNESS movement of laughter programs to combat stress-related
illnesses and foster mental health, and a demonstration
of laughter yoga.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205
HEALTH EDUCATION & From the cocoon of academic gastroenterology emerges
WELLNESS the healing voice of a ‘Physician-Musician on a Mission’
teaching kids to “Get on a Mission of Nutrition.”

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205


HEALTH EDUCATION & Childhood obesity…A fighting chance: The development
WELLNESS of Impact Athletics, a nonprofit track & field association.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205


HEALTH EDUCATION & HealthRock) – -- Music, educational songs and videos: A
WELLNESS fun and effective way to teach health literacy to all ages

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205

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HEALTH EDUCATION & Renovacion Conyugal is the only organization in GA that


WELLNESS provides coordinated prevention service for Latino
families in the area of healthy family relationships for
couples, teens, and parents all in Spanish.) Renovacion
Conyugal: Addressing the need for coordinated health
prevention and educational services for Latino families in Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205
ADVOCACY FOR THE HEALTH OF Georgia.
UNINSURED & UNDERINSURED
PATIENTS: Grady: Advocacy for
Grady Hospital & Grady
Patients…A Case Study
Saturday, April 17 10:00AM - 11:30AM WH 206
ADVOCACY FOR THE HEALTH OF
UNINSURED & UNDERINSURED
PATIENTS: Grady: Advocacy for
Grady Hospital & Grady
Patients…A Case Study
Saturday, April 17 10:00AM - 11:30AM WH 206
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: (Associate Dean of Community Health) -- Community
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN Volunteerism at Morehouse School of Medicine.
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL &
HEALTH EDUCATION

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: How administrators can encourage an atmosphere of
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN volunteerism within the school community.
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL &
HEALTH EDUCATION

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: Providing both a clinical abroad experience for
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN chiropractic students and an infrastructure for
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL & chiropractic care in developing countries.
HEALTH EDUCATION

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: (coordinator, South Georgia Farmworker Health Project) –
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN The success of Emory PA program’s volunteer team with
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL & developing a program for free medical care for migrant
HEALTH EDUCATION and seasonal farm workers over the past 15 years.

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207

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SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: International Service Learning, learning the ropes of


MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN international volunteerism and providing free medical
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL & care in Central America and Tanzania... A student shares
HEALTH EDUCATION her experiences traveling with ISL and information on
how others can get involved.

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: The shadow program; for students who want to volunteer
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN to be at the heart of emergency medicine at Emory
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL & Hospital.
HEALTH EDUCATION

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: Volunteer Emory’s health-related community partnerships
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL &
HEALTH EDUCATION

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: The importance of teaching medical residents about
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN community service and humanism.
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL &
HEALTH EDUCATION

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207


COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Fostering cultural sensitivity to Hispanic migrants in the
EFFORTS U.S.: Teaching English speaking doctors communication
skills and how to do a history and physical in Spanish.
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206
COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Distributing Health education & services information for
EFFORTS Migrant Farm Workers in the United States: the
Farmworker newspaper.
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206
COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Contributing multimedia skills to mobilize for meeting
EFFORTS health needs.

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COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA How medical volunteers can make an impact via
EFFORTS international telemedicine.

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COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA A Nurse Executive and Communications Arts major son,
EFFORTS who is physically challenged, collaboratively write a
series of books. The results: A career and empowerment
for her son, and a passion to help others discover this
avenue of self-actualization..."Challenge Accepted and
Met." Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206
COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Breaking language barriers: The challenges of giving
EFFORTS presentations to educate families in developing countries
about health and hygiene when you have limited
language skills.
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206
COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Networking and connecting the experts to address
EFFORTS medical and health needs via website development and
collaborative books.
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206
COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Combining the teaching of Medical Spanish, cultural
EFFORTS sensitivity, and international medicine with the provision
of health care to the needy of Latin America: Mayan
Medical Aid’s Medical Spanish program in Guatemala.

Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206


COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Photography with the Flying Doctors: Contributing
EFFORTS multimedia skills to mobilize for meeting health needs.
(also his photos will be on exhibit at the conference)

Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206


COMMUNITY CLINICS (ob/gyn & holistic healer) - Promoting health in the
uninsured / low-income population in Atlanta by
incorporating holistic / preventive practices at local free
clinic House of Grace.
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208
COMMUNITY CLINICS The unique community atmosphere of the Physicians
Care Clinic, providing care for patients in Dekalb County,
Georgia who do not have medical insurance and do not
qualify for any government programs.  *possibly Dr. Gary
Botstein Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208
COMMUNITY CLINICS The components needed for an effective neighborhood
health clinic for the medically indigent.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208


COMMUNITY CLINICS The HEALing community center at City of Refuge: The
process of combining faith-based, academic, and
community organizations to address the health needs of
underserved populations.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208

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COMMUNITY CLINICS The story of HEAL, a new free Community Center in


Atlanta, at the City of Refuge. HEAL focuses on Health,
Education, Assessment & Leadership.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208


COMMUNITY CLINICS Organizational structures from band-aid clinics to FQHCs
and in between: Optimizing your volunteer effort with
community needs.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208


COMMUNITY CLINICS Volunteering at an inner-city non-profit health clinic: The
Good Samaritan Health Center.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208


COMMUNITY CLINICS How a doctor and an education minister developed a full
service community clinic: The impact the Fayette Care
Clinic has had in serving the underserved and teaching
medical students the nuts and bolts of serving the
underserved.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Engaging students and professionals to serve as
EFFORTS mediums of social change in the areas of health,
education, and economic development: The Global HEED
social entrepreneurship model.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Making the transition from a mission participant to a
EFFORTS mission leader: Lessons learned from mission work in
Ecuador.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Using the resources and talents of the African Diaspora as
EFFORTS a strategy to give back: Medical missions to Africa,
particularly in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Mobilizing faith based teams of medical and surgical
EFFORTS physicians, dentists and medical students to meet health
care needs in third world countries: Insights from the
Honduras experience.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130

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EXPANDING VOLUNTEER The challenges of expanding medical mission


EFFORTS opportunities given the current standards of mission
work.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Empowering and mobilizing the faith community to make
EFFORTS an impact in the health of the underserved.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130


EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Pre-med student, spent summer 2008 working at an
PROGRAMS ob/gyn and pediatrics hospital in Nigeria – “The need for
Emergency Medical Services in Nigeria and other parts of
Africa.”
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120
EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Developing EMS, trauma and emergency care programs
PROGRAMS and training local providers in life saving techniques in
India.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120


EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Facilitating teaching, training, and improving access to
PROGRAMS care for orthopedic and trauma related injuries in
developing countries.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120


EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Teaching basic and advanced resuscitation techniques to
PROGRAMS doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as introducing
EMS to the streets of India.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120


EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER The challenges of setting up intensive care units in third
PROGRAMS world countries.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120


NURSING & PHARMACY A pharmacist getting involved locally and internationally
PROGRAMS in making healthcare available to the underserved…from
Atlanta (Dekalb County) to Kenya.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110


NURSING & PHARMACY The ‘Travel’ Nurse: Expanding nursing practice beyond
PROGRAMS the bedside and combating burn out among RNs.
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110

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NURSING & PHARMACY Transforming the indigenous: Working from a bottom-up


PROGRAMS approach through the creation of mission programs that
empower the poor and create lasting change: Nurses for
the Nations, treating malaria in Liberia.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110


NURSING & PHARMACY Important considerations when establishing
PROGRAMS pharmaceutical formularies in developing nations
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110
NURSING & PHARMACY Challenges with the pharmaceutical supply chain for
PROGRAMS small NGOs.
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER How "203 Days", an end-of-life documentary, has
PROGRAMS combined volunteering, family, and filmmaking locally, to
impact hospice staff and volunteers nationally.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM WH 206


HOSPICE VOLUNTEER Volunteer opportunities in the hospice setting:
PROGRAMS volunteering at United Hospice Atlanta.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM WH 206


HOSPICE VOLUNTEER
PROGRAMS

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HOSPICE VOLUNTEER Volunteering in a local hospice
PROGRAMS

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM WH 206


MENTAL HEALTH IN AMERICA’S Chicago police officers’ youth ministries: identifying and
YOUTH addressing the mindset of the youth population, and
strategies for impacting their mental health.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 11:30AM WH 207


MENTAL HEALTH IN AMERICA’S Camp Stand: Encouraging youth to make and commit to
YOUTH healthy choices through a nature and science “rite of
passage” camp experience.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 11:30AM WH 207

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AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Specializes in nursing clinical support) – Insights into a


VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN spectrum of local volunteer activities from free clinics to
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR free health screening programs.
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Lessons in finding joy in medical retirement: taking the
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN fork in the road that you never really explored before.
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO The Office of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corp:
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN opportunities for all to volunteer in one’s own local
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR community to support public health, preparedness,
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE response, and recovery through an organized Medical
Reserve Corp Unit.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering within one’s own private practice – heart
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN surgery for all: How a heart surgeon never turned down a
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR patient who needed care.
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering in one’s own practice: Providing lung
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN transplantation to those Georgia residents without
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR insurance or financial resources to afford it.
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering close to home: how to incorporate
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN volunteering into a busy work schedule.
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO From bedside reading with sick kids to delivering
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN overstocked goods for use in clinics and missions… ideas
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR for independent volunteer work for the lay person.
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208


SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The Peruvian American Medical Society: Improving
EFFORTS healthcare delivery and medical education in Peru.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110

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SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER SAVE: Creating Sustainable Partnerships for Change…


EFFORTS bringing North American and Latin American health
professions volunteers together to meet the medical,
dental, and social needs of high risk youth in Peru.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The intersection of "Western" or North American driven
EFFORTS medical campaigns/missions and sustainable local
projects…from experience in Peru.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER How to make short-term trips sustainable, ethical, and
EFFORTS effective: an example from Haiti.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The delivery of responsible humanitarian aid during short
EFFORTS and long term surgical missions and delivery of disaster
relief; considerations including outcomes assessment and
provision for follow up.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER Perspectives from a student volunteer intern in a Lagos
EFFORTS hospital: The Changing face of healthcare in Nigeria.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110


THE HAITI CHALLENGE & Project Haiti: A medical student group partnership with
RESPONSE: An inside perspective Project Medishare to serve rural Haiti.
from volunteers who were on the
front lines during the recent crisis,
and others with expertise on Haiti

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM HARLAND CINEMA


THE HAITI CHALLENGE & The challenges of providing medical help to the needy in
RESPONSE: An inside perspective rural Haiti.
from volunteers who were on the
front lines during the recent crisis,
and others with expertise on Haiti

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM HARLAND CINEMA


THE HAITI CHALLENGE & Unique experiences as an undergraduate student
RESPONSE: An inside perspective volunteer at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti.
from volunteers who were on the
front lines during the recent crisis,
and others with expertise on Haiti

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM HARLAND CINEMA

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DENTAL HEALTH Training non-dentists to do certain dental treatments


(simple extractions and fillings) during short mission trips.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205


DENTAL HEALTH Dental-Medical Mission trips with Rivers of the World
(ROW) to remote villages on the Amazon River.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205


DENTAL HEALTH The Ben Massell Dental Clinic: Building a replicable dental
clinic model for one stop comprehensive health and
human services.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205


DENTAL HEALTH The satisfaction and challenges of providing dental care
to low-income homeless and refugee patients of the Good
Samaritan Clinic in Atlanta.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205


DENTAL HEALTH Wisdom Trooth: Confessions of a sometime molar
crusader -- A dental journey from Washington D.C. to
remote Alaska and rural Vietnam.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Palestine Children's Relief Fund: Nineteen years of
providing specialized surgical care to children in the
Middle East…an overview and personal experiences.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The triumphs and challenges of treating neural tube
defects in children in Guatemala.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Seeing is believing: The joy and satisfaction primary
health care volunteers gain from providing consistent
care and witnessing the growth and development of
school children enrolled in the Kenya Project. *10-15
minute presentation or speak on a panel

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120

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PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The challenges and rewards of practicing pediatric


urology surgery in El Salvador.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Performing large scale screenings, setting up teams to
improve pediatric cardiac surgical care in developing
countries, and what to do with the children as we wait for
conditions to improve.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Mending the broken hearts: The richness of experience in
screening and treating congenital heart defects in
children in Mongolia.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS A comprehensive program providing treatment and follow
up of a common birth defect among indigenous children
in Central and South America: Cleft lip and palate.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS – 15 minute video presentation - FACE TO FACE:
International in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam --facial plastic
and reconstructive surgeons helping children who have
been abandoned due to facial deformities

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Pediatric urology in El Salvador: The discovery of needs
and the evolution of a medical mission.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The rich experiences of practicing pediatrics in Sierra
Leone with Joshua International Ministries.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120


CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL (Samaritan’s Purse / World Medical Missions) – A general
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER surgeon’s experiences volunteering with World Medical
EFFORTS Missions, and his insights into the intersection of faith and
practice as it relates to medical volunteerism.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130

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CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL Examination of the ethical pitfalls of global health
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER volunteerism, ethical mandates of immersion programs,
EFFORTS and how to evaluate a potential experience from An
ethical standpoint to avoid doing more harm than good
and to operate on sound ethical footing.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130


CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL Programs mostly serving Haiti) & Vicki Flier Hudson --
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER How to be culturally sensitive to the local / indigenous
EFFORTS populations you are serving during missions abroad.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130


CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL The unexpected benefits of serving outside your box: how
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER serving in different countries and cultures changes you
EFFORTS for the better.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130


CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL The ethical challenges of global health volunteerism.
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER
EFFORTS

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130


CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL Someone once said, “Every medical encounter is a cross-
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER cultural encounter.” Whether in the U.S. or in other
EFFORTS countries, medical volunteer efforts involve cross-cultural
issues including social, economic, ethnic, religious,
education, or language.  Cultural humility and sensitivity
as well as respect are vital.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130


FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: GETTING Bringing it all home: A doctor's international medical
YOUR FAMILY ON BOARD mission work and his growing family as he adopts kids
during these missions.
Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM WH 206
FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: GETTING Medical mission trips abroad (Dominican Republic)
YOUR FAMILY ON BOARD beginning at age 8: it’s never too early to begin making
an impact.
Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM WH 206

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FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: GETTING An alternative vacation: The nuts and bolts of choosing
YOUR FAMILY ON BOARD volunteer service trips to underserved areas as family
vacations.
Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM WH 206
MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Narcotics Anonymous through volunteerism: Volunteers
educate substance abusers so that they understand the
destructive effects of drug abuse and they feel
empowered to focus on improving their lifestyle.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207


MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS The Environmental Company… A unique volunteer
program: Using brains to save bucks (or How a shrink
learned that nobody gives a damn about the environment
if it doesn’t help their pocketbook).

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207


MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS (1of 2 presentations) Combating mental illness through
street outreach and radio: National Alliance on Mental
Health (NAMI.org) in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207


MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Impacting the lives of children with Tourette Syndrome
with a normal camp experience where they don’t have to
explain their symptoms: Camp Twitch & Shout (Camp
Twin Lakes)… more than a camp.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207


MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Educating family caregivers about the evaluation and
assistance of patients with dementia: Registry for
Remembrance – a community / academic partnership.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207


MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Building partnerships between faith communities and
mental health advocates to address the needs of those
with mental illness.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207

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MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS The development and maintenance of a Therapeutic


Garden Project at AiJalon Inc. Alzheimer’s Day Facility:
helping reduce stress for the Alzheimer’s participants and
caregivers alike.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207


PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS An overview of the global water crisis and the dramatic
impact clean water can have in eradicating preventable
diseases worldwide: Providing clean water and sanitation
to villages around the world through an innovative eco-
friendly method of sustainable funding -Examples from
Kenya, Uganda, Sri Lanka, and Nicaragua.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110


PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS Not One More Life: A program focused on pulmonary
screening and education in minority populations.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110


PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS The development of a program for training and
certification for those who measure blood pressure and
for how to do a rapid survey to assess the health needs of
any area in the world.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110

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PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS Grass roots public health efforts with the Peace Corps…
volunteers working with communities and their leaders to
provide education relating to communicable diseases
such as Guinea Worm and HIV/AIDS.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110


PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS Implementing an HIV prevention and treatment program
in Cambodia and South Africa.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110


HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering in hospitals in Michigan
PROGRAMS
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at Crawford Long Hospital
PROGRAMS
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER How teens can give back to the community by using their
PROGRAMS special talents and volunteering in the local hospital.
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at St. Joseph’s Hospital
PROGRAMS
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER The benefits of volunteering in a hospital for: a) Anyone
PROGRAMS interested in the medical field. b)  Anyone looking for a
way to utilize their own experiences and expertise to
make a difference. c)  Retirees / seniors looking for
something to do to give back Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER The joys of inspiring and coordinating hospital volunteers
PROGRAMS at the Atlanta Medical Center.
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at Kennestone Hospital
PROGRAMS
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at St. Joseph’s Hospital
PROGRAMS
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteer services at Columbus Regional Health Center
PROGRAMS
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208

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ADVOCACY FOR PATIENTS (Advocates for Responsible Care) – The need for medical
DURING A CRISIS OF CARE professional participation and support of patient
advocates during any crisis of medical care.
Sunday, April 18 12:30PM - 2:00PM WH 206

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PRESENTERS

Dorsett, Jolita

Frye, Liz MD

Grabbe, Linda RN

Morreale, Steve MD
MODERATOR

Withers, Jim MD

Beason, Jacinda CO-


MODERATOR

Hiller, Martin

Lundberg, George MD

Norton, Scott MD

Reichart, Bill MODERATOR

Stone, Barbara

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Agee, Marie

Foster, Stanley MD
MODERATOR

Frye, Liz MD

Fuerstman, Lou MD &


Chatterjee, Rinku,MD

Kimpur, Michael

Kowalske, Richard MD

Moreira, Jonathas Rev. Dr.

Omohwo, Edwin MD, MPH

Zughaier, Susu

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Adolph, Harold MD, FACS

Cooper, Warren MD

Mansour, Kamal MD

Pollack, Jon MD MODERATOR

Sakran, Joe MD

Steffes, Bruce MD

Wheeless, Clifford MD

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Dollar, Allen MD

Eaton, Cynthia Basso

Goo, David MD MODERATOR

Joshi, Haren and Tolat,


Pratima

Kutner, Steve

Oubre, Bert

Tisnado, Jamie MD

Viswanathan, Ashwin MD

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Antin, Deb & Pucci, Spencer

Chung, Andrew B. MD/PhD

Chung, Andy

Compere, Suzy

Drenkard, Cristrina MD

Ellison, Debbie

Fine, Kenneth MD

Hampton, Lynn

Seibel, Mache MD
MODERATOR

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Urbina, Belisa

Fort, Vincent MODERATOR

McDonald, Tim MODERATOR

Blumenthal, Dan MD

Clifton, Maurice MD
MODERATOR

Hillsberg, Bonnie, DC, MHA,


M.Ed

Himelick, Tom MD

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Jacobson, Hilary

Miles, David RN

Shieh, Jocelyn & Yu, Nina

Wimberly, Yolanda MD

Green, James, MD (DocRoc)


MODERATOR

Hays, Paul

Kelli, Heval

Norton, Scott MD

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Obrien, Barbara L, RN &


Obrien, Marc

Parham, Mahtab Melissa

Pejic, Maki

Sinkinson, Craig MD

Wolkis, Ed

Goodman, CJ MD

Kreisle, Mary RN MODERATOR

Lesser, Laurence MD (Lanie)

Moore, Charles MD and Johns,


Tony Pastor

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Rostad, Mitch

Thurston, Joanne

Warren, Bill

Watford, Sheryl

Ahmed, Zain, MD &


Bandyopadhyay, Sonny, MD

Lincenberg, Sheldon MD

Ojomo, Akinwale

Rutledge, Kenneth MD

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Thiltgen, Steven MODERATOR

Wallace, Debbie DrPH

Ajibade, Omotola CO-


MODERATOR

Abraham, George, MD

Caldwell, Amber

Chopra, Quincy

Staton, Gerald MD
MODERATOR

Bloomfield, Michael RPh

Flores, Dennis RN
MODERATOR

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McMahon, Mary RN

Norton, Scott MD

Notrica, Michelle PHARMD

Barash, Bailey

Nelms, Doris

Renault, Gillian, MODERATOR

Taylor, David MD

Chapman, Eddie MODERATOR


& Williams, Rickey B

Moody, Revonda CO-


MODERATOR

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Adams, Jewel, RN

Appelrouth, Dan, MD

Cobb, Clara, MSN, RN, CFNP,


& Handra, Kathy

Hatcher, Charles, MD

Lawrence, Clint, MD

Murphree, Rose, RN
MODERATOR

Umstead, Tom

Alvarado, Carlos S, MD

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Centrone, Wayne MD
MODERATOR

Gehringer, Bob, MD

Leeds, Ira MD

McQueen, Kelly MD

Ajibade, Olaseni

Beally, Melissa

Cadet, Jean

Curci, Sylvie

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Cunningham, Bruce, DMD

Davis, Walter Ray Jr, DDS,


MSD

Miller, Gary

Patten, Karyl, DDS

Shulman, Stan, DDS

Abughazaleh, Khaled DDS,


DMD & Sosebee, Steve MD

Boulis, Nick MD

Kennedy, Ann NP

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Middlebrooks, Brenda, CPNP

Milhoan, Kirk MD, PhD, FACC,


FAAP MODERATOR

Rich, Anita RN

Roser, Steve, DMD, MD /


Buffin, Dana, MD / Bailey,
Carl, MD 

Silver, William, MD 

Smith, Edwin, MD 

Sutherland, Nadia, MD

Cooper, Warren, MD

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Evert, Jessica, MD

Spurlock, Rick, MD & Flier,


Vikki

Stewart, Richard, MD

Suchdev, Parminder, MD

Tarpley, Margaret
MODERATOR

Dollar, Allen MD

Roberts, Matthew

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Tarpley, John MODERATOR

Albert, Charles L

Cohen, Sheldon, MD
MODERATOR

Hays, Paul

Kardon, Patricia RN

Parker, Monica MD

Radulovacki, Branko MD

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Williams, Pamela

Church, Nina

Clark, Margaret A, MS, RN,


RRT - NPS

Grim, Clarence, MD CO-


MODERATOR

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Jessop, Kyle MODERATOR

Wilson-Baker, Jennett, RN

Dhawan, Neeta

Gonzalez, Tracy Russel

Ke, Rhona

Margol, Esther CO-


MODERATOR

Muhammad, Cecilia RN

Muhammad, Cecilia, RN CO-


MODERATOR

Rogers, Barbara

Symons, Jane

Williams, Nancy

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Leone-Glasser, Dorothy, RN
MODERATOR

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TOPIC OVERVIEW DATE TIME

EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Developing EMS, trauma and emergency care programs


PROGRAMS and training local providers in life saving techniques in
India.
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Palestine Children's Relief Fund: Nineteen years of
providing specialized surgical care to children in the
Middle East…an overview and personal experiences.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM
AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Specializes in nursing clinical support) – Insights into a
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN spectrum of local volunteer activities from free clinics to
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR free health screening programs.
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON
SURGERY PROGRAMS The blessings and challenges of career volunteerism in
mission surgery.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON
COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Volunteer opportunities for both medical and lay people
EMPOWERING to help Mayan Indians in Guatemala and Nicaragua:
offering the span of healing from surgery to spiritual
health with Health Talents International. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON
EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Engaging students and professionals to serve as
EFFORTS mediums of social change in the areas of health,
education, and economic development: The Global HEED
social entrepreneurship model.
Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM
SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER Perspectives from a student volunteer intern in a Lagos
EFFORTS hospital: The Changing face of healthcare in Nigeria.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON


EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Pre-med student, spent summer 2008 working at an
PROGRAMS ob/gyn and pediatrics hospital in Nigeria – “The need for
Emergency Medical Services in Nigeria and other parts of
Africa.”
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM
MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Narcotics Anonymous through volunteerism: Volunteers
educate substance abusers so that they understand the
destructive effects of drug abuse and they feel
empowered to focus on improving their lifestyle.
Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM
SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The Peruvian American Medical Society: Improving
EFFORTS healthcare delivery and medical education in Peru.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON

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HEALTH EDUCATION & Raising awareness regarding the importance of


WELLNESS upliftment and medical literacy: The *ANGEL Network for
upliftment & medical literacy

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Lessons in finding joy in medical retirement: taking the
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN fork in the road that you never really explored before.
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON


HOSPICE VOLUNTEER How "203 Days", an end-of-life documentary, has
PROGRAMS combined volunteering, family, and filmmaking locally, to
impact hospice staff and volunteers nationally.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM
THE HAITI CHALLENGE & Project Haiti: A medical student group partnership with
RESPONSE: An inside perspective Project Medishare to serve rural Haiti.
from volunteers who were on the
front lines during the recent crisis,
and others with expertise on Haiti Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON The ABC's of Volunteer Management: You Have the
GETTING LAUNCHED TO People…Do You Have a Plan?
VOLUNTEER
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM
NURSING & PHARMACY A pharmacist getting involved locally and internationally
PROGRAMS in making healthcare available to the underserved…from
Atlanta (Dekalb County) to Kenya.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: (Associate Dean of Community Health) -- Community
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN Volunteerism at Morehouse School of Medicine.
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL &
HEALTH EDUCATION
Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The triumphs and challenges of treating neural tube
defects in children in Guatemala.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM

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THE HAITI CHALLENGE & The challenges of providing medical help to the needy in
RESPONSE: An inside perspective rural Haiti.
from volunteers who were on the
front lines during the recent crisis,
and others with expertise on Haiti Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM
EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Facilitating teaching, training, and improving access to
PROGRAMS care for orthopedic and trauma related injuries in
developing countries.
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM
SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER SAVE: Creating Sustainable Partnerships for Change…
EFFORTS bringing North American and Latin American health
professions volunteers together to meet the medical,
dental, and social needs of high risk youth in Peru. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON
MENTAL HEALTH IN AMERICA’S Chicago police officers’ youth ministries: identifying and
YOUTH addressing the mindset of the youth population, and
strategies for impacting their mental health.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 11:30AM


EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Teaching basic and advanced resuscitation techniques to
PROGRAMS doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as introducing
EMS to the streets of India.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM


HEALTH EDUCATION & A cardiologist’s mission and passion to teach the two
WELLNESS things that we should all be doing to keep from having
either a heart attack or stroke.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM
HEALTH EDUCATION & “What’s in a Doctor’s Bag?” Clubs.... Pre-med students
WELLNESS giving dynamic live presentations to educate elementary
school kids about what to expect during a visit to the
doctor. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM
PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS An overview of the global water crisis and the dramatic
impact clean water can have in eradicating preventable
diseases worldwide: Providing clean water and sanitation
to villages around the world through an innovative eco-
friendly method of sustainable funding -Examples from
Kenya, Uganda, Sri Lanka, and Nicaragua. Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM
PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS Not One More Life: A program focused on pulmonary
screening and education in minority populations.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM

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SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: How administrators can encourage an atmosphere of


MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN volunteerism within the school community.
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL &
HEALTH EDUCATION

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO The Office of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corp:
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN opportunities for all to volunteer in one’s own local
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR community to support public health, preparedness,
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE response, and recovery through an organized Medical
Reserve Corp Unit.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON


MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS The Environmental Company… A unique volunteer
program: Using brains to save bucks (or How a shrink
learned that nobody gives a damn about the environment
if it doesn’t help their pocketbook).

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM


HEALTH EDUCATION & Tackling public health concerns such as obesity, diabetes,
WELLNESS heart disease, etc through helping people in urban areas
develop personal and community vegetable gardens.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM


SURGERY PROGRAMS A general surgeon’s insight into the challenges of
performing wartime and developing world surgery in
difficult areas such as Sudan, Congo, and Pakistan.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON

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CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL (Samaritan’s Purse / World Medical Missions) – A general
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER surgeon’s experiences volunteering with World Medical
EFFORTS Missions, and his insights into the intersection of faith and
practice as it relates to medical volunteerism.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM


DENTAL HEALTH Training non-dentists to do certain dental treatments
(simple extractions and fillings) during short mission trips.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM


THE HAITI CHALLENGE & Unique experiences as an undergraduate student
RESPONSE: An inside perspective volunteer at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti.
from volunteers who were on the
front lines during the recent crisis,
and others with expertise on Haiti

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM


DENTAL HEALTH Dental-Medical Mission trips with Rivers of the World
(ROW) to remote villages on the Amazon River.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM


HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering in hospitals in Michigan
PROGRAMS

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM


TEACHING & DEVELOPING An innovative medical school partnership: Emory School
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS of Medicine partners with Ethiopian medical schools to
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES teach cardiology to Ethiopian medical house staff

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM


FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: GETTING Bringing it all home: A doctor's international medical
YOUR FAMILY ON BOARD mission work and his growing family as he adopts kids
during these missions.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM

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HOMELESS PROGRAMS Youth and adult volunteers: Helping the homeless in


Atlanta with free medical services.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM


HEALTH EDUCATION & LFAGA: Raising awareness and educating the Latino
WELLNESS Community on lupus in Georgia.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM


TEACHING & DEVELOPING Providing the education and resources necessary to
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS establish sustainable medical programs in developing
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES countries: an overview of programs focused on blood
banking, transfusion medicine, pediatrics, neonatology,
intensive care, and cardiac surgery.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM
HEALTH EDUCATION & Laughter For Wellness: An overview of the international
WELLNESS movement of laughter programs to combat stress-related
illnesses and foster mental health, and a demonstration
of laughter yoga.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM
CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL Examination of the ethical pitfalls of global health
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER volunteerism, ethical mandates of immersion programs,
EFFORTS and how to evaluate a potential experience from An
ethical standpoint to avoid doing more harm than good
and to operate on sound ethical footing. Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM
HEALTH EDUCATION & From the cocoon of academic gastroenterology emerges
WELLNESS the healing voice of a ‘Physician-Musician on a Mission’
teaching kids to “Get on a Mission of Nutrition.”

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM


NURSING & PHARMACY The ‘Travel’ Nurse: Expanding nursing practice beyond
PROGRAMS the bedside and combating burn out among RNs.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM

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COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Strengthening the health & development capacity of 220
EMPOWERING Guatemalan Mam Indian women from 12 villages through
skill building and microfinance.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


HOMELESS PROGRAMS Establishing programs to treat mental illness in the
homeless population of Atlanta.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM


COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Carolina for Kibera: bringing health and hope to the slums
EMPOWERING of Nairobi, Kenya.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Providing medical care and health education to exiled
EMPOWERING Tibetan monks, nuns, and laypersons in South India.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The intersection of "Western" or North American driven
EFFORTS medical campaigns/missions and sustainable local
projects…from experience in Peru.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON

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PROGRAMS

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM


TEACHING & DEVELOPING Teach the teachers: A sustainable educational program to
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS establish pediatric emergency medicine by certifying
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES providers and instructors in the following: Pediatric
Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pediatric Emergency
Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) in the
Republic of Georgia and Honduras.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM


COMMUNITY CLINICS (ob/gyn & holistic healer) - Promoting health in the
uninsured / low-income population in Atlanta by
incorporating holistic / preventive practices at local free
clinic House of Grace.
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM
HOMELESS PROGRAMS Teaching meditation and mindfulness to homeless youth
in Atlanta with peer co-leaders: the results of a pilot
research project.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM
COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Fostering cultural sensitivity to Hispanic migrants in the
EFFORTS U.S.: Teaching English speaking doctors communication
skills and how to do a history and physical in Spanish.
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM
PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS The development of a program for training and
certification for those who measure blood pressure and
for how to do a rapid survey to assess the health needs of
any area in the world.
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM
HEALTH EDUCATION & Childhood obesity…A fighting chance: The development
WELLNESS of Impact Athletics, a nonprofit track & field association.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering within one’s own private practice – heart
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN surgery for all: How a heart surgeon never turned down a
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR patient who needed care.
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON

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COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Distributing Health education & services information for
EFFORTS Migrant Farm Workers in the United States: the
Farmworker newspaper.
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM
MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS (1of 2 presentations) Combating mental illness through
street outreach and radio: National Alliance on Mental
Health (NAMI.org) in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM


WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON An update on the availability of free malpractice
GETTING LAUNCHED TO insurance for health care volunteers (FTCA program).
VOLUNTEER

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: Providing both a clinical abroad experience for
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN chiropractic students and an infrastructure for
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL & chiropractic care in developing countries.
HEALTH EDUCATION
Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: (coordinator, South Georgia Farmworker Health Project) –
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN The success of Emory PA program’s volunteer team with
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL & developing a program for free medical care for migrant
HEALTH EDUCATION and seasonal farm workers over the past 15 years.
Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: International Service Learning, learning the ropes of
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN international volunteerism and providing free medical
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL & care in Central America and Tanzania... A student shares
HEALTH EDUCATION her experiences traveling with ISL and information on
how others can get involved. Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM
PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS Grass roots public health efforts with the Peace Corps…
volunteers working with communities and their leaders to
provide education relating to communicable diseases
such as Guinea Worm and HIV/AIDS.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM


TEACHING & DEVELOPING Delivery of health care in rural tribal areas of India by a
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS physician couple from the USA: An example of public
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES private partnership with win-win results.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM

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MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Impacting the lives of children with Tourette Syndrome
with a normal camp experience where they don’t have to
explain their symptoms: Camp Twitch & Shout (Camp
Twin Lakes)… more than a camp.
Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER How teens can give back to the community by using their
PROGRAMS special talents and volunteering in the local hospital.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM


COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Contributing multimedia skills to mobilize for meeting
EFFORTS health needs.

Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Seeing is believing: The joy and satisfaction primary
health care volunteers gain from providing consistent
care and witnessing the growth and development of
school children enrolled in the Kenya Project. *10-15
minute presentation or speak on a panel
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM
COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Taking volunteerism to the front lines of social action: A
EMPOWERING program focused on addressing common treatable
ailments among nomadic communities in rural Kenya,
where there is a wide spectrum of health issues, from
malaria to complications from childbirth.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON
COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Giving hope to orphans and street children in Eastern
EMPOWERING Africa by: a) Providing medical care, education, food, and
clean water; b) Building a self-sustaining orphan village.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


COMMUNITY CLINICS The unique community atmosphere of the Physicians
Care Clinic, providing care for patients in Dekalb County,
Georgia who do not have medical insurance and do not
qualify for any government programs.  *possibly Dr. Gary
Botstein
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM

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TEACHING & DEVELOPING Teaching to fish: Building medical infrastructure through


INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS medical volunteerism.
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering in one’s own practice: Providing lung
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN transplantation to those Georgia residents without
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR insurance or financial resources to afford it.
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON


SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER How to make short-term trips sustainable, ethical, and
EFFORTS effective: an example from Haiti.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON


ADVOCACY FOR PATIENTS (Advocates for Responsible Care) – The need for medical
DURING A CRISIS OF CARE professional participation and support of patient
advocates during any crisis of medical care.

Sunday, April 18 12:30PM - 2:00PM


COMMUNITY CLINICS The components needed for an effective neighborhood
health clinic for the medically indigent.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Making the transition from a mission participant to a
EFFORTS mission leader: Lessons learned from mission work in
Ecuador.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM


WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Promoting & facilitating volunteer experiences for retired
GETTING LAUNCHED TO healthcare professionals: An overview of TAP-IN
VOLUNTEER

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM


SURGERY PROGRAMS Building bridges between Emory and Egypt: Seeing
patients, sharing knowledge, and performing difficult
surgical procedures…improving the picture of the USA in
the Middle East.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON

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HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at St. Joseph’s Hospital


PROGRAMS
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM
NURSING & PHARMACY Transforming the indigenous: Working from a bottom-up
PROGRAMS approach through the creation of mission programs that
empower the poor and create lasting change: Nurses for
the Nations, treating malaria in Liberia.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM


SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The delivery of responsible humanitarian aid during short
EFFORTS and long term surgical missions and delivery of disaster
relief; considerations including outcomes assessment and
provision for follow up. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The challenges and rewards of practicing pediatric
urology surgery in El Salvador.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: The shadow program; for students who want to volunteer
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN to be at the heart of emergency medicine at Emory
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL & Hospital.
HEALTH EDUCATION
Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Performing large scale screenings, setting up teams to
improve pediatric cardiac surgical care in developing
countries, and what to do with the children as we wait for
conditions to improve.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM
DENTAL HEALTH The Ben Massell Dental Clinic: Building a replicable dental
clinic model for one stop comprehensive health and
human services.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM


MENTAL HEALTH IN AMERICA’S Camp Stand: Encouraging youth to make and commit to
YOUTH healthy choices through a nature and science “rite of
passage” camp experience.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 11:30AM


COMMUNITY CLINICS The HEALing community center at City of Refuge: The
process of combining faith-based, academic, and
community organizations to address the health needs of
underserved populations.
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM

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COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Volunteering to provide healthcare assistance and other


EMPOWERING services to the river-banks people of the Amazon Basin
(Brazil) through World Hope Mission Ministry.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


HOMELESS PROGRAMS Volunteering with House Calls to the Homeless

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM


HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER The benefits of volunteering in a hospital for: a) Anyone
PROGRAMS interested in the medical field. b)  Anyone looking for a
way to utilize their own experiences and expertise to
make a difference. c)  Retirees / seniors looking for
something to do to give back
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER The joys of inspiring and coordinating hospital volunteers
PROGRAMS at the Atlanta Medical Center.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering close to home: how to incorporate
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN volunteering into a busy work schedule.
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON


HOSPICE VOLUNTEER Volunteer opportunities in the hospice setting:
PROGRAMS volunteering at United Hospice Atlanta.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM


WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Preparing for an international medical mission: A
GETTING LAUNCHED TO comprehensive perspective of lessons learned from
VOLUNTEER personal experience.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM

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COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA How medical volunteers can make an impact via
EFFORTS international telemedicine.

Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM


NURSING & PHARMACY Important considerations when establishing
PROGRAMS pharmaceutical formularies in developing nations

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM


NURSING & PHARMACY Challenges with the pharmaceutical supply chain for
PROGRAMS small NGOs.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM


COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA A Nurse Executive and Communications Arts major son,
EFFORTS who is physically challenged, collaboratively write a
series of books. The results: A career and empowerment
for her son, and a passion to help others discover this
avenue of self-actualization..."Challenge Accepted and
Met." Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM
EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Using the resources and talents of the African Diaspora as
EFFORTS a strategy to give back: Medical missions to Africa,
particularly in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM


COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Child Care Foundation: Bringing physicians, nurses, and
EMPOWERING other health care providers on board to provide medical
outreach and health education in rural Nigeria.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


TEACHING & DEVELOPING The challenges and rewards of starting hospitals ‘from
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS scratch’ in Sub-Saharan Africa.
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM

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COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Breaking language barriers: The challenges of giving


EFFORTS presentations to educate families in developing countries
about health and hygiene when you have limited
language skills.

Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM


MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Educating family caregivers about the evaluation and
assistance of patients with dementia: Registry for
Remembrance – a community / academic partnership.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM


DENTAL HEALTH The satisfaction and challenges of providing dental care
to low-income homeless and refugee patients of the Good
Samaritan Clinic in Atlanta.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM


COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Networking and connecting the experts to address
EFFORTS medical and health needs via website development and
collaborative books.

Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM


SURGERY PROGRAMS Surgery in the developing world: Surgery, global health,
and the Emory Global Surgery Initiative.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Building partnerships between faith communities and
mental health advocates to address the needs of those
with mental illness.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM


WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON How to move from interest to involvement: removing the
GETTING LAUNCHED TO barriers that keep you from the opportunities.
VOLUNTEER

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM

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PROGRAMS

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Mending the broken hearts: The richness of experience in
screening and treating congenital heart defects in
children in Mongolia.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM


FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: GETTING Medical mission trips abroad (Dominican Republic)
YOUR FAMILY ON BOARD beginning at age 8: it’s never too early to begin making
an impact.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM


HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at Kennestone Hospital
PROGRAMS

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS A comprehensive program providing treatment and follow
up of a common birth defect among indigenous children
in Central and South America: Cleft lip and palate.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM


COMMUNITY CLINICS The story of HEAL, a new free Community Center in
Atlanta, at the City of Refuge. HEAL focuses on Health,
Education, Assessment & Leadership.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Mobilizing faith based teams of medical and surgical
EFFORTS physicians, dentists and medical students to meet health
care needs in third world countries: Insights from the
Honduras experience.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM

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SURGERY PROGRAMS The empty niche of surgery within global health;


disparities that exist between low and high income
countries.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


HEALTH EDUCATION & HealthRock) – -- Music, educational songs and videos: A
WELLNESS fun and effective way to teach health literacy to all ages

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM


SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: Volunteer Emory’s health-related community partnerships
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL &
HEALTH EDUCATION

Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM


DENTAL HEALTH Wisdom Trooth: Confessions of a sometime molar
crusader -- A dental journey from Washington D.C. to
remote Alaska and rural Vietnam.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS – 15 minute video presentation - FACE TO FACE:
International in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam --facial plastic
and reconstructive surgeons helping children who have
been abandoned due to facial deformities

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM


COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Combining the teaching of Medical Spanish, cultural
EFFORTS sensitivity, and international medicine with the provision
of health care to the needy of Latin America: Mayan
Medical Aid’s Medical Spanish program in Guatemala.

Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Pediatric urology in El Salvador: The discovery of needs
and the evolution of a medical mission.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM

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CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL Programs mostly serving Haiti) & Vicki Flier Hudson --
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER How to be culturally sensitive to the local / indigenous
EFFORTS populations you are serving during missions abroad.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM


EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER The challenges of setting up intensive care units in third
PROGRAMS world countries.

Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM


SURGERY PROGRAMS A unique rural-based surgical training initiative using
mission hospitals as a response to african surgical
manpower needs: Lessons learned in setting up surgical
education in mission hospitals.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON


CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL The unexpected benefits of serving outside your box: how
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER serving in different countries and cultures changes you
EFFORTS for the better.
Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Getting started planning a health care volunteer team.
GETTING LAUNCHED TO
VOLUNTEER
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM
CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL The ethical challenges of global health volunteerism.
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER
EFFORTS

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The rich experiences of practicing pediatrics in Sierra
Leone with Joshua International Ministries.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM

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PROGRAMS

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM


FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: GETTING An alternative vacation: The nuts and bolts of choosing
YOUR FAMILY ON BOARD volunteer service trips to underserved areas as family
vacations.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM


CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & ETHICAL Someone once said, “Every medical encounter is a cross-
RESPONSIBILITY IN VOLUNTEER cultural encounter.” Whether in the U.S. or in other
EFFORTS countries, medical volunteer efforts involve cross-cultural
issues including social, economic, ethnic, religious,
education, or language.  Cultural humility and sensitivity
as well as respect are vital. Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER Volunteering in a local hospice
PROGRAMS

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER The challenges of expanding medical mission
EFFORTS opportunities given the current standards of mission
work.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM


COMMUNITY CLINICS Organizational structures from band-aid clinics to FQHCs
and in between: Optimizing your volunteer effort with
community needs.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM

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TEACHING & DEVELOPING Volunteering to teach Radiology and Interventional


INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS Radiology to physicians, students, nurses, ancillary
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES personnel, etc. in the Andes of Peru.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM


AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO From bedside reading with sick kids to delivering
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN overstocked goods for use in clinics and missions… ideas
COMMUNITY – OPPORTUNITIES FOR for independent volunteer work for the lay person.
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON


HEALTH EDUCATION & Renovacion Conyugal is the only organization in GA that
WELLNESS provides coordinated prevention service for Latino
families in the area of healthy family relationships for
couples, teens, and parents all in Spanish.) Renovacion
Conyugal: Addressing the need for coordinated health
prevention and educational services for Latino families in Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM
TEACHING & DEVELOPING Georgia.
The establishment and support of neurosurgical residency
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PROGRAMS programs in developing regions: the challenges and
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES opportunities.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM


EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Empowering and mobilizing the faith community to make
EFFORTS an impact in the health of the underserved.

Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM


COMMUNITY CLINICS Volunteering at an inner-city non-profit health clinic: The
Good Samaritan Health Center.
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM
COMMUNITY CLINICS How a doctor and an education minister developed a full
service community clinic: The impact the Fayette Care
Clinic has had in serving the underserved and teaching
medical students the nuts and bolts of serving the Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM
SURGERY PROGRAMS Treating the fistula women of Africa: How medical
underserved.
volunteers can not only cure these women’s urinary
problems, but also give them a new psychological lease
on life…from social outcast to cultural inclusion. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON

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HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteer services at Columbus Regional Health Center


PROGRAMS
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM
MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS The development and maintenance of a Therapeutic
Garden Project at AiJalon Inc. Alzheimer’s Day Facility:
helping reduce stress for the Alzheimer’s participants and
caregivers alike.

Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM


PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS Implementing an HIV prevention and treatment program
in Cambodia and South Africa.
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: The importance of teaching medical residents about
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS AN community service and humanism.
INTEGRAL PART OF MEDICAL &
HEALTH EDUCATION Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM
HOMELESS PROGRAMS House calls to the Homeless: The development of a street
medicine program.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM
COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA Photography with the Flying Doctors: Contributing
EFFORTS multimedia skills to mobilize for meeting health needs.
(also his photos will be on exhibit at the conference)
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM
COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING & Science for peace in the Middle East: Promoting
EMPOWERING biomedical research collaboration between Israelis and
Palestinians

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON

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SOM 120 Abraham, George, MD

Abughazaleh, Khaled DDS,


SOM 120 DMD & Sosebee, Steve MD

WH 208 Adams, Jewel, RN

SOM 130 Adolph, Harold MD, FACS

SOM 110 Agee, Marie

Ahmed, Zain, MD &


SOM 130 Bandyopadhyay, Sonny, MD

SOM 110 Ajibade, Olaseni

Ajibade, Omotola CO-


SOM 120 MODERATOR

WH 207 Albert, Charles L

SOM 110 Alvarado, Carlos S, MD

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WH 205 Antin, Deb & Pucci, Spencer

WH 208 Appelrouth, Dan, MD

WH 206 Barash, Bailey

HARLAND CINEMA Beally, Melissa

Beason, Jacinda CO-


WH 208 MODERATOR

SOM 110 Bloomfield, Michael RPh

WH 207 Blumenthal, Dan MD

SOM 120 Boulis, Nick MD

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SOM 120 Caldwell, Amber

Centrone, Wayne MD
SOM 110 MODERATOR

Chapman, Eddie MODERATOR


WH 207 & Williams, Rickey B

SOM 120 Chopra, Quincy

WH 205 Chung, Andrew B. MD/PhD

WH 205 Chung, Andy

SOM 110 Church, Nina

Clark, Margaret A, MS, RN,


SOM 110 RRT - NPS

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Clifton, Maurice MD
WH 207 MODERATOR

Cobb, Clara, MSN, RN, CFNP, &


WH 208 Handra, Kathy

Cohen, Sheldon, MD
WH 207 MODERATOR

WH 205 Compere, Suzy

SOM 130 Cooper, Warren MD

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SOM 130 Cooper, Warren, MD

WH 205 Cunningham, Bruce, DMD

HARLAND CINEMA Curci, Sylvie

WH 205 Davis, Walter Ray Jr, DDS, MSD

WH 208 Dhawan, Neeta

SOM 120 Dollar, Allen MD

WH 206 Dollar, Allen MD

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WH206 Dorsett, Jolita

WH 205 Drenkard, Cristrina MD

SOM 120 Eaton, Cynthia Basso

WH 205 Ellison, Debbie

SOM 130 Evert, Jessica, MD

WH 205 Fine, Kenneth MD

SOM 110 Flores, Dennis RN MODERATOR

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Foster, Stanley MD
SOM 110 MODERATOR

WH206 Frye, Liz MD

SOM 110 Frye, Liz MD

Fuerstman, Lou MD &


SOM 110 Chatterjee, Rinku,MD

SOM 110 Gehringer, Bob, MD

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WH 208 Gonzalez, Tracy Russel

SOM 120 Goo, David MD MODERATOR

WH 208 Goodman, CJ MD

WH206 Grabbe, Linda RN

Green, James, MD (DocRoc)


WH 206 MODERATOR

Grim, Clarence, MD CO-


SOM 110 MODERATOR

WH 205 Hampton, Lynn

WH 208 Hatcher, Charles, MD

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WH 206 Hays, Paul

WH 207 Hays, Paul

WH 208 Hiller, Martin

Hillsberg, Bonnie, DC, MHA,


WH 207 M.Ed

WH 207 Himelick, Tom MD

WH 207 Jacobson, Hilary

SOM 110 Jessop, Kyle MODERATOR

SOM 120 Joshi, Haren and Tolat, Pratima

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WH 207 Kardon, Patricia RN

WH 208 Ke, Rhona

WH 206 Kelli, Heval

SOM 120 Kennedy, Ann NP

SOM 110 Kimpur, Michael

SOM 110 Kowalske, Richard MD

WH 208 Kreisle, Mary RN MODERATOR

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SOM 120 Kutner, Steve

WH 208 Lawrence, Clint, MD

SOM 110 Leeds, Ira MD

Leone-Glasser, Dorothy, RN
WH 206 MODERATOR

WH 208 Lesser, Laurence MD (Lanie)

SOM 130 Lincenberg, Sheldon MD

WH 208 Lundberg, George MD

SOM 130 Mansour, Kamal MD

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Margol, Esther CO-


WH 208 MODERATOR

SOM 110 McMahon, Mary RN

SOM 110 McQueen, Kelly MD

SOM 120 Middlebrooks, Brenda, CPNP

WH 207 Miles, David RN

Milhoan, Kirk MD, PhD, FACC,


SOM 120 FAAP MODERATOR

WH 205 Miller, Gary

Moody, Revonda CO-


WH 207 MODERATOR

Moore, Charles MD and Johns,


WH 208 Tony Pastor

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Morreale, Steve MD
WH206 MODERATOR

WH 208 Muhammad, Cecilia RN

Muhammad, Cecilia, RN CO-


WH 208 MODERATOR

Murphree, Rose, RN
WH 208 MODERATOR

WH 206 Nelms, Doris

WH 208 Norton, Scott MD

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SOM 110 Norton, Scott MD

SOM 110 Notrica, Michelle PHARMD

Obrien, Barbara L, RN &


WH 206 Obrien, Marc

SOM 130 Ojomo, Akinwale

SOM 110 Omohwo, Edwin MD, MPH

SOM 120 Oubre, Bert

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WH 207 Parker, Monica MD

WH 205 Patten, Karyl, DDS

WH 206 Pejic, Maki

SOM 130 Pollack, Jon MD MODERATOR

WH 207 Radulovacki, Branko MD

WH 208 Reichart, Bill MODERATOR

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SOM 120 Rich, Anita RN

WH 206 Roberts, Matthew

WH 208 Rogers, Barbara

Roser, Steve, DMD, MD /


Buffin, Dana, MD / Bailey, Carl,
SOM 120 MD 

WH 208 Rostad, Mitch

SOM 130 Rutledge, Kenneth MD

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SOM 130 Sakran, Joe MD

WH 205 Seibel, Mache MD MODERATOR

WH 207 Shieh, Jocelyn & Yu, Nina

WH 205 Shulman, Stan, DDS

SOM 120 Silver, William, MD 

WH 206 Sinkinson, Craig MD

SOM 120 Smith, Edwin, MD 

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SOM 130 Vikki

Staton, Gerald MD
SOM 120 MODERATOR

SOM 130 Steffes, Bruce MD

SOM 130 Stewart, Richard, MD

WH 208 Stone, Barbara

SOM 130 Suchdev, Parminder, MD

SOM 120 Sutherland, Nadia, MD

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WH 206 Tarpley, John MODERATOR

Tarpley, Margaret
SOM 130 MODERATOR

WH 206 Taylor, David MD

SOM 130 Thiltgen, Steven MODERATOR

WH 208 Thurston, Joanne

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WH 208 Umstead, Tom

WH 205 Urbina, Belisa

SOM 120 Viswanathan, Ashwin MD

SOM 130 Wallace, Debbie DrPH

WH 208 Warren, Bill

WH 208 Watford, Sheryl

SOM 130 Wheeless, Clifford MD

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WH 208 Williams, Nancy

WH 207 Williams, Pamela

SOM 110 Wilson-Baker, Jennett, RN

WH 207 Wimberly, Yolanda MD

WH206 Withers, Jim MD

WH 206 Wolkis, Ed

SOM 110 Zughaier, Susu

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TEACHING & DEVELOPING An innovative medical school partnership: Emory School
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR of Medicine partners with Ethiopian medical schools to
PROGRAMS IN teach cardiology to Ethiopian medical house staff
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120 Dollar, Allen MD
TEACHING & DEVELOPING Providing the education and resources necessary to
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR establish sustainable medical programs in developing
PROGRAMS IN countries: an overview of programs focused on blood
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES banking, transfusion medicine, pediatrics, neonatology,
intensive care, and cardiac surgery.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120 Eaton, Cynthia Basso


TEACHING & DEVELOPING Teach the teachers: A sustainable educational program to
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR establish pediatric emergency medicine by certifying
PROGRAMS IN providers and instructors in the following: Pediatric
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pediatric Emergency
Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) in the
Republic of Georgia and Honduras.
Goo, David MD
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120 MODERATOR
TEACHING & DEVELOPING Delivery of health care in rural tribal areas of India by a
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR physician couple from the USA: An example of public
PROGRAMS IN private partnership with win-win results.
Joshi, Haren and Tolat,
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120 Pratima
TEACHING & DEVELOPING Teaching to fish: Building medical infrastructure through
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR medical volunteerism.
PROGRAMS IN
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120 Kutner, Steve
TEACHING & DEVELOPING The challenges and rewards of starting hospitals ‘from
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR scratch’ in Sub-Saharan Africa.
PROGRAMS IN
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120 Oubre, Bert
TEACHING & DEVELOPING Volunteering to teach Radiology and Interventional
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR Radiology to physicians, students, nurses, ancillary
PROGRAMS IN personnel, etc. in the Andes of Peru.
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120 Tisnado, Jamie MD
TEACHING & DEVELOPING The establishment and support of neurosurgical residency
INFRASTRUCTURE FOR programs in developing regions: the challenges and
PROGRAMS IN opportunities.
Viswanathan, Ashwin
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12:30PM SOM 120 MD
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COMMUNITY Volunteer opportunities for both medical and lay people
STRENGTHENING & to help Mayan Indians in Guatemala and Nicaragua:
EMPOWERING offering the span of healing from surgery to spiritual
health with Health Talents International.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Agee, Marie
COMMUNITY Strengthening the health & development capacity of 220
STRENGTHENING & Guatemalan Mam Indian women from 12 villages through Foster, Stanley MD
EMPOWERING skill building and microfinance. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 MODERATOR
COMMUNITY Carolina for Kibera: bringing health and hope to the slums
STRENGTHENING & of Nairobi, Kenya.
EMPOWERING Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Frye, Liz MD
COMMUNITY Providing medical care and health education to exiled
STRENGTHENING & Tibetan monks, nuns, and laypersons in South India. Fuerstman, Lou MD &
EMPOWERING Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Chatterjee, Rinku,MD
COMMUNITY Taking volunteerism to the front lines of social action: A
STRENGTHENING & program focused on addressing common treatable
EMPOWERING ailments among nomadic communities in rural Kenya,
where there is a wide spectrum of health issues, from
malaria to complications from childbirth.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Kimpur, Michael


COMMUNITY Giving hope to orphans and street children in Eastern
STRENGTHENING & Africa by: a) Providing medical care, education, food, and
EMPOWERING clean water; b) Building a self-sustaining orphan village.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Kowalske, Richard MD
COMMUNITY Volunteering to provide healthcare assistance and other
STRENGTHENING & services to the river-banks people of the Amazon Basin
EMPOWERING (Brazil) through World Hope Mission Ministry.
Moreira, Jonathas Rev.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Dr.
COMMUNITY Child Care Foundation: Bringing physicians, nurses, and
STRENGTHENING & other health care providers on board to provide medical
EMPOWERING outreach and health education in rural Nigeria.
Omohwo, Edwin MD,
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 MPH
COMMUNITY Science for peace in the Middle East: Promoting
STRENGTHENING & biomedical research collaboration between Israelis and
EMPOWERING Palestinians Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Zughaier, Susu
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SURGERY PROGRAMS The blessings and challenges of career volunteerism in Adolph, Harold MD,
mission surgery. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130 FACS
SURGERY PROGRAMS A general surgeon’s insight into the challenges of
performing wartime and developing world surgery in
difficult areas such as Sudan, Congo, and Pakistan.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130 Cooper, Warren MD
SURGERY PROGRAMS Building bridges between Emory and Egypt: Seeing
patients, sharing knowledge, and performing difficult
surgical procedures…improving the picture of the USA in
the Middle East.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130 Mansour, Kamal MD
SURGERY PROGRAMS Surgery in the developing world: Surgery, global health, Pollack, Jon MD
and the Emory Global Surgery Initiative. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130 MODERATOR
SURGERY PROGRAMS The empty niche of surgery within global health;
disparities that exist between low and high income
countries. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130 Sakran, Joe MD
SURGERY PROGRAMS A unique rural-based surgical training initiative using
mission hospitals as a response to african surgical
manpower needs: Lessons learned in setting up surgical
education in mission hospitals.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130 Steffes, Bruce MD
SURGERY PROGRAMS Treating the fistula women of Africa: How medical
volunteers can not only cure these women’s urinary
problems, but also give them a new psychological lease
on life…from social outcast to cultural inclusion.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 12 NOON SOM 130 Wheeless, Clifford MD
HOMELESS PROGRAMS (medical research coordinator, & president of the non-
profit organization S.R.T Inc.) – Youth and adult
volunteers: Helping the homeless in Atlanta with free
medical services.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH206 Dorsett, Jolita
HOMELESS PROGRAMS Establishing programs to treat mental illness in the
homeless population of Atlanta. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH206 Frye, Liz MD
HOMELESS PROGRAMS (Community Advanced Practice Nurses) – Teaching
meditation and mindfulness to homeless youth in Atlanta
with peer co-leaders: the results of a pilot research
project.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH206 Grabbe, Linda RN
HOMELESS PROGRAMS Volunteering with House Calls to the Homeless Morreale, Steve MD
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH206 MODERATOR
HOMELESS PROGRAMS House calls to the Homeless: The development of a street
medicine program. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 10:30AM WH206 Withers, Jim MD
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HEALTH EDUCATION & Raising awareness regarding the importance of
WELLNESS upliftment and medical literacy: The *ANGEL Network for
upliftment & medical literacy
Antin, Deb & Pucci,
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 Spencer
HEALTH EDUCATION & A cardiologist’s mission and passion to teach the two
WELLNESS things that we should all be doing to keep from having Chung, Andrew B.
either a heart attack or stroke. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 MD/PhD
HEALTH EDUCATION & “What’s in a Doctor’s Bag?” Clubs.... Pre-med students
WELLNESS giving dynamic live presentations to educate elementary
school kids about what to expect during a visit to the
doctor.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 Chung, Andy
HEALTH EDUCATION & Tackling public health concerns such as obesity, diabetes,
WELLNESS heart disease, etc through helping people in urban areas
develop personal and community vegetable gardens.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 Compere, Suzy
HEALTH EDUCATION & LFAGA: Raising awareness and educating the Latino
WELLNESS Community on lupus in Georgia. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 Drenkard, Cristrina MD
HEALTH EDUCATION & Laughter For Wellness: An overview of the international
WELLNESS movement of laughter programs to combat stress-related
illnesses and foster mental health, and a demonstration
of laughter yoga.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 Ellison, Debbie
HEALTH EDUCATION & From the cocoon of academic gastroenterology emerges
WELLNESS the healing voice of a ‘Physician-Musician on a Mission’
teaching kids to “Get on a Mission of Nutrition.”
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 Fine, Kenneth MD
HEALTH EDUCATION & Childhood obesity…A fighting chance: The development
WELLNESS of Impact Athletics, a nonprofit track & field association.
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 Hampton, Lynn
HEALTH EDUCATION & HealthRock) – -- Music, educational songs and videos: A
WELLNESS fun and effective way to teach health literacy to all ages Seibel, Mache MD
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 MODERATOR
HEALTH EDUCATION & Renovacion Conyugal is the only organization in GA that
WELLNESS provides coordinated prevention service for Latino
families in the area of healthy family relationships for
couples, teens, and parents all in Spanish.) Renovacion
Conyugal: Addressing the need for coordinated health
prevention and educational services for Latino families in
Georgia.

Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 1:00PM WH 205 Urbina, Belisa


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WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON The ABC's of Volunteer Management: You Have the
GETTING LAUNCHED TO People…Do You Have a Plan? Beason, Jacinda CO-
VOLUNTEER Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM WH 208 MODERATOR
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON An update on the availability of free malpractice
GETTING LAUNCHED TO insurance for health care volunteers (FTCA program).
VOLUNTEER Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM WH 208 Hiller, Martin
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Promoting & facilitating volunteer experiences for retired
GETTING LAUNCHED TO healthcare professionals: An overview of TAP-IN
VOLUNTEER
Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM WH 208 Lundberg, George MD
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Preparing for an international medical mission: A
GETTING LAUNCHED TO comprehensive perspective of lessons learned from
VOLUNTEER personal experience. Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM WH 208 Norton, Scott MD
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON How to move from interest to involvement: removing the
GETTING LAUNCHED TO barriers that keep you from the opportunities. Reichart, Bill
VOLUNTEER Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM WH 208 MODERATOR
WHERE TO BEGIN: TIPS ON Getting started planning a health care volunteer team.
GETTING LAUNCHED TO
VOLUNTEER Saturday, April 17 8:30AM - 11:30AM WH 208 Stone, Barbara
EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Pre-med student, spent summer 2008 working at an
PROGRAMS ob/gyn and pediatrics hospital in Nigeria – “The need for
Emergency Medical Services in Nigeria and other parts of
Ajibade, Omotola CO-
Africa.”
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120 MODERATOR
EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Developing EMS, trauma and emergency care programs
PROGRAMS and training local providers in life saving techniques in
India. Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120 Abraham, George, MD
EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Facilitating teaching, training, and improving access to
PROGRAMS care for orthopedic and trauma related injuries in
developing countries. Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120 Caldwell, Amber
EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER Teaching basic and advanced resuscitation techniques to
PROGRAMS doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as introducing
EMS to the streets of India. Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120 Chopra, Quincy
EMERGENCY / TRAUMA / ER The challenges of setting up intensive care units in third Staton, Gerald MD
PROGRAMS world countries. Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 120 MODERATOR
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NURSING & PHARMACY A pharmacist getting involved locally and internationally
PROGRAMS in making healthcare available to the underserved…from
Atlanta (Dekalb County) to Kenya.
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110 Bloomfield, Michael RPh
NURSING & PHARMACY The ‘Travel’ Nurse: Expanding nursing practice beyond
PROGRAMS the bedside and combating burn out among RNs. Flores, Dennis RN
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110 MODERATOR
NURSING & PHARMACY Transforming the indigenous: Working from a bottom-up
PROGRAMS approach through the creation of mission programs that
empower the poor and create lasting change: Nurses for
the Nations, treating malaria in Liberia.
Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110 McMahon, Mary RN
NURSING & PHARMACY Important considerations when establishing
PROGRAMS pharmaceutical formularies in developing nations Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110 Norton, Scott MD
NURSING & PHARMACY Challenges with the pharmaceutical supply chain for Notrica, Michelle
PROGRAMS small NGOs. Saturday, April 17 12:30PM - 3:00PM SOM 110 PHARMD
EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Engaging students and professionals to serve as
EFFORTS mediums of social change in the areas of health,
Ahmed, Zain, MD &
education, and economic development: The Global HEED
Bandyopadhyay, Sonny,
social entrepreneurship model.
Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130 MD
EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Making the transition from a mission participant to a
EFFORTS mission leader: Lessons learned from mission work in
Ecuador. Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130 Lincenberg, Sheldon MD
EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Using the resources and talents of the African Diaspora as
EFFORTS a strategy to give back: Medical missions to Africa,
particularly in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.
Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130 Ojomo, Akinwale
EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Mobilizing faith based teams of medical and surgical
EFFORTS physicians, dentists and medical students to meet health
care needs in third world countries: Insights from the
Honduras experience.
Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130 Rutledge, Kenneth MD
EXPANDING VOLUNTEER The challenges of expanding medical mission
EFFORTS opportunities given the current standards of mission Thiltgen, Steven
work. Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130 MODERATOR
EXPANDING VOLUNTEER Empowering and mobilizing the faith community to make
EFFORTS an impact in the health of the underserved.
Saturday, April 17 12 Noon -3:00PM SOM 130 Wallace, Debbie DrPH
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COMMUNITY CLINICS (ob/gyn & holistic healer) - Promoting health in the
uninsured / low-income population in Atlanta by
incorporating holistic / preventive practices at local free
clinic House of Grace.
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208 Goodman, CJ MD
COMMUNITY CLINICS The unique community atmosphere of the Physicians
Care Clinic, providing care for patients in Dekalb County,
Georgia who do not have medical insurance and do not
qualify for any government programs.  *possibly Dr. Gary
Botstein
Kreisle, Mary RN
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208 MODERATOR
COMMUNITY CLINICS The components needed for an effective neighborhood
health clinic for the medically indigent. Lesser, Laurence MD
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208 (Lanie)
COMMUNITY CLINICS The HEALing community center at City of Refuge: The
process of combining faith-based, academic, and
community organizations to address the health needs of
Moore, Charles MD and
underserved populations.
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208 Johns, Tony Pastor
COMMUNITY CLINICS The story of HEAL, a new free Community Center in
Atlanta, at the City of Refuge. HEAL focuses on Health,
Education, Assessment & Leadership. Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208 Rostad, Mitch
COMMUNITY CLINICS Organizational structures from band-aid clinics to FQHCs
and in between: Optimizing your volunteer effort with
community needs. Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208 Thurston, Joanne
COMMUNITY CLINICS Volunteering at an inner-city non-profit health clinic: The
Good Samaritan Health Center.

Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208 Warren, Bill


COMMUNITY CLINICS How a doctor and an education minister developed a full
service community clinic: The impact the Fayette Care
Clinic has had in serving the underserved and teaching
medical students the nuts and bolts of serving the
underserved.
Saturday, April 17 11:30PM - 3:00PM WH 208 Watford, Sheryl
COMMUNICATIONS & Fostering cultural sensitivity to Hispanic migrants in the
MEDIA EFFORTS U.S.: Teaching English speaking doctors communication
skills and how to do a history and physical in Spanish.
Green, James, MD
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 (DocRoc) MODERATOR
COMMUNICATIONS & Distributing Health education & services information for
MEDIA EFFORTS Migrant Farm Workers in the United States: the
Farmworker newspaper. Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 Hays, Paul
COMMUNICATIONS & Contributing multimedia skills to mobilize for meeting
MEDIA EFFORTS health needs. Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 Kelli, Heval
COMMUNICATIONS & How medical volunteers can make an impact via
MEDIA EFFORTS international telemedicine. Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 Norton, Scott MD
COMMUNICATIONS & A Nurse Executive and Communications Arts major son,
MEDIA EFFORTS who is physically challenged, collaboratively write a
series of books. The results: A career and empowerment
for her son, and a passion to help others discover this
avenue of self-actualization..."Challenge Accepted and
Met."
Obrien, Barbara L, RN &
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 Obrien, Marc
COMMUNICATIONS & Breaking language barriers: The challenges of giving
MEDIA EFFORTS presentations to educate families in developing countries
about health and hygiene when you have limited
language skills.
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 Parham, Mahtab Melissa
COMMUNICATIONS & Networking and connecting the experts to address
MEDIA EFFORTS medical and health needs via website development and
collaborative books. Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 Pejic, Maki
COMMUNICATIONS & Combining the teaching of Medical Spanish, cultural
MEDIA EFFORTS sensitivity, and international medicine with the provision
of health care to the needy of Latin America: Mayan
Medical Aid’s Medical Spanish program in Guatemala.
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 Sinkinson, Craig MD
COMMUNICATIONS & Photography with the Flying Doctors: Contributing
MEDIA EFFORTS multimedia skills to mobilize for meeting health needs.
(also his photos will be on exhibit at the conference)
Saturday, April 17 11:30AM - 2:30PM WH 206 Wolkis, Ed
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SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: (Associate Dean of Community Health) -- Community
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS Volunteerism at Morehouse School of Medicine.
AN INTEGRAL PART OF
MEDICAL & HEALTH
EDUCATION Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207 Blumenthal, Dan MD
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: How administrators can encourage an atmosphere of
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS volunteerism within the school community.
AN INTEGRAL PART OF
MEDICAL & HEALTH Clifton, Maurice MD
EDUCATION Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207 MODERATOR
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: Providing both a clinical abroad experience for
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS chiropractic students and an infrastructure for
AN INTEGRAL PART OF chiropractic care in developing countries.
MEDICAL & HEALTH Hillsberg, Bonnie, DC,
EDUCATION Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207 MHA, M.Ed
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SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: (coordinator, South Georgia Farmworker Health Project) –
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS The success of Emory PA program’s volunteer team with
AN INTEGRAL PART OF developing a program for free medical care for migrant
MEDICAL & HEALTH and seasonal farm workers over the past 15 years.
EDUCATION
Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207 Himelick, Tom MD
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: International Service Learning, learning the ropes of
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS international volunteerism and providing free medical
AN INTEGRAL PART OF care in Central America and Tanzania... A student shares
MEDICAL & HEALTH her experiences traveling with ISL and information on
EDUCATION
how others can get involved.
Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207 Jacobson, Hilary
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: The shadow program; for students who want to volunteer
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS to be at the heart of emergency medicine at Emory
AN INTEGRAL PART OF Hospital.
MEDICAL & HEALTH
EDUCATION Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207 Miles, David RN
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: Volunteer Emory’s health-related community partnerships
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS
AN INTEGRAL PART OF
MEDICAL & HEALTH Shieh, Jocelyn & Yu,
EDUCATION Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207 Nina
SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAMS: The importance of teaching medical residents about
MEDICAL VOLUNTEERISM AS community service and humanism.
AN INTEGRAL PART OF
MEDICAL & HEALTH
EDUCATION Saturday, April 17 11:00AM - 2:30PM WH 207 Wimberly, Yolanda MD
DENTAL HEALTH Training non-dentists to do certain dental treatments
(simple extractions and fillings) during short mission trips. Cunningham, Bruce,
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205 DMD
DENTAL HEALTH Dental-Medical Mission trips with Rivers of the World
(ROW) to remote villages on the Amazon River. Davis, Walter Ray Jr,
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205 DDS, MSD
DENTAL HEALTH The Ben Massell Dental Clinic: Building a replicable dental
clinic model for one stop comprehensive health and
human services. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205 Miller, Gary
DENTAL HEALTH The satisfaction and challenges of providing dental care
to low-income homeless and refugee patients of the Good
Samaritan Clinic in Atlanta. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205 Patten, Karyl, DDS
DENTAL HEALTH Wisdom Trooth: Confessions of a sometime molar
crusader -- A dental journey from Washington D.C. to
remote Alaska and rural Vietnam. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM WH 205 Shulman, Stan, DDS
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Palestine Children's Relief Fund: Nineteen years of
providing specialized surgical care to children in the
Abughazaleh, Khaled
Middle East…an overview and personal experiences.
DDS, DMD & Sosebee,
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Steve MD
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The triumphs and challenges of treating neural tube
defects in children in Guatemala. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Boulis, Nick MD
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Seeing is believing: The joy and satisfaction primary
health care volunteers gain from providing consistent
care and witnessing the growth and development of
school children enrolled in the Kenya Project. *10-15
minute presentation or speak on a panel

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Kennedy, Ann NP


PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The challenges and rewards of practicing pediatric Middlebrooks,
urology surgery in El Salvador. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Brenda, CPNP
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Performing large scale screenings, setting up teams to
improve pediatric cardiac surgical care in developing
Milhoan, Kirk MD, PhD,
countries, and what to do with the children as we wait for
FACC, FAAP
conditions to improve.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 MODERATOR
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Mending the broken hearts: The richness of experience in
screening and treating congenital heart defects in
children in Mongolia. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Rich, Anita RN
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS A comprehensive program providing treatment and follow
up of a common birth defect among indigenous children
Roser, Steve, DMD, MD /
in Central and South America: Cleft lip and palate.
Buffin, Dana, MD /
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Bailey, Carl, MD 
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PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS – 15 minute video presentation - FACE TO FACE:
International in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam --facial plastic
and reconstructive surgeons helping children who have
been abandoned due to facial deformities
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Silver, William, MD 
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS Pediatric urology in El Salvador: The discovery of needs
and the evolution of a medical mission. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Smith, Edwin, MD 
PEDIATRIC PROGRAMS The rich experiences of practicing pediatrics in Sierra
Leone with Joshua International Ministries. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 120 Sutherland, Nadia, MD
AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Specializes in nursing clinical support) – Insights into a
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN spectrum of local volunteer activities from free clinics to
COMMUNITY – free health screening programs.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208 Adams, Jewel, RN
AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Lessons in finding joy in medical retirement: taking the
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN fork in the road that you never really explored before.
COMMUNITY –
OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208 Appelrouth, Dan, MD
AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO The Office of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corp:
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN opportunities for all to volunteer in one’s own local
COMMUNITY – community to support public health, preparedness,
OPPORTUNITIES FOR response, and recovery through an organized Medical
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE Reserve Corp Unit.

Cobb, Clara, MSN, RN,


Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208 CFNP, & Handra, Kathy
AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering within one’s own private practice – heart
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN surgery for all: How a heart surgeon never turned down a
COMMUNITY – patient who needed care.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208 Hatcher, Charles, MD
AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering in one’s own practice: Providing lung
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN transplantation to those Georgia residents without
COMMUNITY – insurance or financial resources to afford it.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208 Lawrence, Clint, MD
AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO Volunteering close to home: how to incorporate
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN volunteering into a busy work schedule.
COMMUNITY –
OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE Murphree, Rose, RN
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208 MODERATOR
AN OVERVIEW: HOW TO From bedside reading with sick kids to delivering
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR OWN overstocked goods for use in clinics and missions… ideas
COMMUNITY – for independent volunteer work for the lay person.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MEDICAL & LAY PEOPLE
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON WH 208 Umstead, Tom
SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The Peruvian American Medical Society: Improving
EFFORTS healthcare delivery and medical education in Peru.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Alvarado, Carlos S, MD
SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER SAVE: Creating Sustainable Partnerships for Change…
EFFORTS bringing North American and Latin American health
professions volunteers together to meet the medical,
dental, and social needs of high risk youth in Peru.
Centrone, Wayne MD
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 MODERATOR
SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The intersection of "Western" or North American driven
EFFORTS medical campaigns/missions and sustainable local
projects…from experience in Peru.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Gehringer, Bob, MD
SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER How to make short-term trips sustainable, ethical, and
EFFORTS effective: an example from Haiti.

Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Leeds, Ira MD


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SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER The delivery of responsible humanitarian aid during short
EFFORTS and long term surgical missions and delivery of disaster
relief; considerations including outcomes assessment and
provision for follow up.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 McQueen, Kelly MD
SUSTAINING VOLUNTEER Perspectives from a student volunteer intern in a Lagos
EFFORTS hospital: The Changing face of healthcare in Nigeria.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 12 NOON SOM 110 Ajibade, Olaseni
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MENTAL HEALTH IN Chicago police officers’ youth ministries: identifying and
AMERICA’S YOUTH addressing the mindset of the youth population, and
Chapman, Eddie
strategies for impacting their mental health.
MODERATOR &
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 11:30AM WH 207 Williams, Rickey B
MENTAL HEALTH IN Camp Stand: Encouraging youth to make and commit to
AMERICA’S YOUTH healthy choices through a nature and science “rite of Moody, Revonda CO-
passage” camp experience. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 11:30AM WH 207 MODERATOR
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER How "203 Days", an end-of-life documentary, has
PROGRAMS combined volunteering, family, and filmmaking locally, to
impact hospice staff and volunteers nationally.
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM WH 206 Barash, Bailey
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER Volunteer opportunities in the hospice setting:
PROGRAMS volunteering at United Hospice Atlanta. Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM WH 206 Nelms, Doris
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER
PROGRAMS
Renault, Gillian,
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM WH 206 MODERATOR
HOSPICE VOLUNTEER Volunteering in a local hospice
PROGRAMS Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 10:30AM WH 206 Taylor, David MD
THE HAITI CHALLENGE & Project Haiti: A medical student group partnership with
RESPONSE: An inside Project Medishare to serve rural Haiti.
perspective from
volunteers who were on
the front lines during the
recent crisis, and others
with expertise on Haiti
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM HARLAND CINEMA Beally, Melissa
THE HAITI CHALLENGE & The challenges of providing medical help to the needy in
RESPONSE: An inside rural Haiti.
perspective from
volunteers who were on
the front lines during the
recent crisis, and others
with expertise on Haiti
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM HARLAND CINEMA Cadet, Jean
THE HAITI CHALLENGE & Unique experiences as an undergraduate student
RESPONSE: An inside volunteer at the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti.
perspective from
volunteers who were on
the front lines during the
recent crisis, and others
with expertise on Haiti
Sunday, April 18 9:00AM - 1:00PM HARLAND CINEMA Curci, Sylvie
ADVOCACY FOR PATIENTS (Advocates for Responsible Care) – The need for medical
DURING A CRISIS OF CARE professional participation and support of patient
advocates during any crisis of medical care.
Leone-Glasser, Dorothy,
Sunday, April 18 12:30PM - 2:00PM WH 206 RN MODERATOR
PUBLIC HEALTH An overview of the global water crisis and the dramatic
PROGRAMS impact clean water can have in eradicating preventable
diseases worldwide: Providing clean water and sanitation
to villages around the world through an innovative eco-
friendly method of sustainable funding -Examples from
Kenya, Uganda, Sri Lanka, and Nicaragua.

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110 Church, Nina


PUBLIC HEALTH Not One More Life: A program focused on pulmonary
PROGRAMS screening and education in minority populations. Clark, Margaret A, MS,
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110 RN, RRT - NPS
PUBLIC HEALTH The development of a program for training and
PROGRAMS certification for those who measure blood pressure and
for how to do a rapid survey to assess the health needs of
Grim, Clarence, MD CO-
any area in the world.
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110 MODERATOR
PUBLIC HEALTH Grass roots public health efforts with the Peace Corps…
PROGRAMS volunteers working with communities and their leaders to
provide education relating to communicable diseases
such as Guinea Worm and HIV/AIDS.
Jessop, Kyle
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110 MODERATOR
PUBLIC HEALTH Implementing an HIV prevention and treatment program Wilson-Baker, Jennett,
PROGRAMS in Cambodia and South Africa. Sunday, April 18 12 Noon -2:00PM SOM 110 RN
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering in hospitals in Michigan
PROGRAMS Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 Dhawan, Neeta
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HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at Crawford Long Hospital
PROGRAMS Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 Gonzalez, Tracy Russel
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER How teens can give back to the community by using their
PROGRAMS special talents and volunteering in the local hospital.
Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 Ke, Rhona
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at St. Joseph’s Hospital Margol, Esther CO-
PROGRAMS Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 MODERATOR
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER The benefits of volunteering in a hospital for: a) Anyone
PROGRAMS interested in the medical field. b)  Anyone looking for a
way to utilize their own experiences and expertise to
make a difference. c)  Retirees / seniors looking for
something to do to give back

Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 Muhammad, Cecilia RN


HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER The joys of inspiring and coordinating hospital volunteers Muhammad, Cecilia, RN
PROGRAMS at the Atlanta Medical Center. Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 CO-MODERATOR
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at Kennestone Hospital
PROGRAMS Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 Rogers, Barbara
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteering at St. Joseph’s Hospital
PROGRAMS Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 Symons, Jane
HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER Volunteer services at Columbus Regional Health Center
PROGRAMS Sunday, April 18 12 Noon - 2:00PM WH 208 Williams, Nancy
MENTAL HEALTH Narcotics Anonymous through volunteerism: Volunteers
PROGRAMS educate substance abusers so that they understand the
destructive effects of drug abuse and they feel
empowered to focus on improving their lifestyle.
Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207 Albert, Charles L
MENTAL HEALTH The Environmental Company… A unique volunteer
PROGRAMS program: Using brains to save bucks (or How a shrink
learned that nobody gives a damn about the environment
if it doesn’t help their pocketbook).
Cohen, Sheldon, MD
Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207 MODERATOR
MENTAL HEALTH (1of 2 presentations) Combating mental illness through
PROGRAMS street outreach and radio: National Alliance on Mental
Health (NAMI.org) in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207 Hays, Paul
MENTAL HEALTH Impacting the lives of children with Tourette Syndrome
PROGRAMS with a normal camp experience where they don’t have to
explain their symptoms: Camp Twitch & Shout (Camp
Twin Lakes)… more than a camp.
Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207 Kardon, Patricia RN
MENTAL HEALTH Educating family caregivers about the evaluation and
PROGRAMS assistance of patients with dementia: Registry for
Remembrance – a community / academic partnership.
Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207 Parker, Monica MD
MENTAL HEALTH Building partnerships between faith communities and
PROGRAMS mental health advocates to address the needs of those
with mental illness. Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207 Radulovacki, Branko MD
MENTAL HEALTH The development and maintenance of a Therapeutic
PROGRAMS Garden Project at AiJalon Inc. Alzheimer’s Day Facility:
helping reduce stress for the Alzheimer’s participants and
caregivers alike.
Sunday, April 18 11:30AM - 3:00PM WH 207 Williams, Pamela
CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & (Samaritan’s Purse / World Medical Missions) – A general
ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY surgeon’s experiences volunteering with World Medical
IN VOLUNTEER EFFORTS Missions, and his insights into the intersection of faith and
practice as it relates to medical volunteerism.
Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130 Cooper, Warren, MD
CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & Examination of the ethical pitfalls of global health
ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY volunteerism, ethical mandates of immersion programs,
IN VOLUNTEER EFFORTS and how to evaluate a potential experience from An
ethical standpoint to avoid doing more harm than good
and to operate on sound ethical footing.

Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130 Evert, Jessica, MD


CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & Programs mostly serving Haiti) & Vicki Flier Hudson --
ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY How to be culturally sensitive to the local / indigenous
IN VOLUNTEER EFFORTS populations you are serving during missions abroad.
Spurlock, Rick, MD &
Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130 Flier, Vikki
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CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & The unexpected benefits of serving outside your box: how
ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY serving in different countries and cultures changes you
IN VOLUNTEER EFFORTS for the better. Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130 Stewart, Richard, MD
CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & The ethical challenges of global health volunteerism.
ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY
IN VOLUNTEER EFFORTS Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130 Suchdev, Parminder, MD
CULTURAL SENSITIVITY & Someone once said, “Every medical encounter is a cross-
ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY cultural encounter.” Whether in the U.S. or in other
IN VOLUNTEER EFFORTS countries, medical volunteer efforts involve cross-cultural
issues including social, economic, ethnic, religious,
education, or language.  Cultural humility and sensitivity
as well as respect are vital.
Tarpley, Margaret
Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 2:00PM SOM 130 MODERATOR
FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: Bringing it all home: A doctor's international medical
GETTING YOUR FAMILY ON mission work and his growing family as he adopts kids
BOARD during these missions.
Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM WH 206 Dollar, Allen MD
FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: Medical mission trips abroad (Dominican Republic)
GETTING YOUR FAMILY ON beginning at age 8: it’s never too early to begin making
BOARD an impact. Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM WH 206 Roberts, Matthew
FAMILY INVOLVEMENT: An alternative vacation: The nuts and bolts of choosing
GETTING YOUR FAMILY ON volunteer service trips to underserved areas as family Tarpley, John
BOARD vacations. Sunday, April 18 11:00AM - 12:30PM WH 206 MODERATOR