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Jambo, from Moshi!

I came to Moshi, Tanzania in hopes of making a difference in the lives of people served by Majengo Health Clinic. Prepared by Duke University's family nurse practitioner curriculum, I felt I could make a contribution.

City of Hope, Ntagatcha, Tanzania

How was Africa? This is the question everyone asks, but I couldn't begin to answer if I tried...not unless you have several hours, maybe days, anyway, and even then I couldn't answer it fully. A question like this begs a response like, "Amazing," "Unbelievable," "Hard," "Beautiful," "Life-Changing," or any number of similar trite responses that could never capture this kind of experience.

My Time in Bequia

I went to Bequia, a small island on the south side of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), last year near Easter time. We spent the entire month of April there for our rotation. I had a wonderful experience learning the culture and the people of Bequia.

The Value of Clinical Health Workers in Nicaragua

I traveled to Managua, Nicaragua to work with the AMOS organization in their urban and rural health clinics as well as in various community health programs in Managua and outlying rural villages.