2015 Donations

January: Liberia

Duke materials resource technician Amos Kai,  coordinated shipments of supplies to clinics and hospitals in Liberia to assist with the Ebola outbreak

February: Dominican Republic

Colin Penrose, Duke medical student

February:  Haiti

Shelia Rittgers, Duke Pediatric Social Worker

St. Stephens Methodist Church, Durham outreach in Haiti.


February: Guatemala

Luke Rhyee, MD, Clinica Medica Bethesda, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala


February: Tanzania

Simone Pitre, Duke undergraduate ’16

Duke Global Health Institute’s SRT Tanzania Program


April:  Nicaragua

Barbara Neto, Duke nursing student, clinical rotation, Mangua and Nawawasito, Nicaragua


April:  Barbados

Megan Limbert, Duke nursing student clinical rotation in community health, Christ Church, Barbados

April: Uganda

Kristin Schroeder, MD, Duke Global Health Institute; malaria research in Uganda

April:  Cuba

Jeni Hauver, Duke RN; volunteer health work in Havana

May:  Guatemala

Four undergraduate Duke students volunteered with Primeros Pasos in Xela, Guatemala from March 7-14.   They went as part of the Benjamin N. Duke Scholarship Program through the Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows.  Primeros Pasos improves the quality of life of rural communities in Guatemala through integrated health education programs and access to medical services.

Primeros Pasos Guatemala Spring 2015


June:  Nigeria

Temini Ajayi; Faith Rialem

July:  Haiti

Family Health Ministries


July:   Kenya

Don Ellis, Duke MD; Africa Rising, Ogata Rongai, Bissil, Sultan Hamud, Kenya


July:   Peru

Nathan Schenkman, medical student; volunteering at Santa Clotilde Mission, Peru


July:  Mexico

Joe Reardon, Duke MD; Proyecto Puentes de Salud, Guanajuato, Mexico


July:  Tanzania

Dorothy Dow; Matthew Rubach; Kilamnjaro Christian Medical Center -Duke Global Health Institute collaboration in Moshi, Tanzania


August:  Ukraine

Olena Kozlova-Pates; medical relief for hospitals and clinics in central and eastern Ukraine affected by war


September:  Durham, NC

Ishaq Winters, Duke medical student; Duke Refugee Health Initiative


October: (misc)

Project CURE  https://projectcure.org/

November:  Nicaragua

Irene Felsman, RN Duke School of Nursing

November:  Haiti

Family Health Ministries  http://familyhealthministries.org/

November:  Honduras

Duke Medical Brigades http://dps.dukegroups.duke.edu/duke-global-brigades/

November: Ghana

David Goodman, MD, MPH is a Duke OB/GYN Global Health Fellow working in Ghana through the
Duke Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health.



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