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Purdue Med/Dent Brigade December 2013
$48,476 of $37,500
100% of goal
Completed, Thank You!
25 volunteers needed
100% of goal

Start Date: Dec 15, 2013 12:00 AM
End Date: Dec 21, 2013 12:00 AM

Volunteer Activity Description:
Medical Brigades at Purdue University is a discipline of Global Brigades, the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. The Purdue University chapter systematically works with more than 350 other university groups around the world to deliver and implement one of nine skill-based programs that benefit more than 130,000 Honduran, Panamanian, and Ghanaian community members annually.

Volunteers on the Medical and Dental Brigades will be working closely together to provide quality health initiatives to a community that otherwise has limited access to health care. Volunteers will spend three days in a community in order to optimize the amount of time patients are able to spend with the physicians and dentists. Each patient will receive a physician consultation, teeth cleaning and a fluoride treatment as well as have access to pap smears, prostate exams and restorative dental care as necessary. Volunteers will have the opportunity to take patient vitals, obtain patient history and current symptoms, shadow and assist licensed physicians and dentists, participate in preventative education, and fill prescriptions under a licensed pharmacist. Volunteers will become familiar with the prevalent health issues in their community and learn about how to prevent and treat those illnesses. These brigades provide each volunteer with the opportunity to make a tangible impact on a specific community while gaining real life experience in the field of international medicine and dentistry.

Volunteers (32) View All
*Medications Contribution*
$1,532
Goal
$1,764
Raised
Anne Rodino
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Anthony Zaffino
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Brianna Bower
$1,622
Goal
$1,622
Raised
Chamathi Abeysiriwardana
$1,493
Goal
$1,493
Raised
Chelsea Wilson
Helping people and animals
$1,476
Goal
$1,477
Raised
Claire Ehrensbeck
$1,476
Goal
$1,479
Raised
Deepa Singh
$1,493
Goal
$1,493
Raised
Ellen Wright
$1,457
Goal
$1,457
Raised
Elsa Huesca
$1,788
Goal
$1,788
Raised
Emily Gress
$1,493
Goal
$1,493
Raised
Hannah Le
medical mission
$1,654
Goal
$987
Raised
Irina Hariri
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Jacob Haury
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Jessica Banks
$1,622
Goal
$1,622
Raised
Jessica McElravy
$1,476
Goal
$1,477
Raised
Joseph Fischer
$1,493
Goal
$1,493
Raised
Katelyn Wall
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Kelsey Rieger
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Lauren Behrle
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Lauren Schmidt
$1,622
Goal
$1,622
Raised
Lindsay Kaspar
$1,476
Goal
$1,477
Raised
Luke Rogers
$1,622
Goal
$1,622
Raised
Mallory Nolen
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Meagan Schneider
$1,638
Goal
$1,638
Raised
Megan Marsh
$1,476
Goal
$1,477
Raised
Meghan Glynn
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Mitch D'Aloia
$1,476
Goal
$1,476
Raised
Rubiya Multani
$1,462
Goal
$1,512
Raised
Tiffany Chang
Serving/helping out developing countries has always been one of my passions. I am happy to have this... read more
opportunity and see how much I can do for the world and improve global health.
$1,475
Goal
$1,509
Raised
Tom Schultz
pharmacy, music, sports, and Purdue
$1,622
Goal
$1,622
Raised
Xing Tan
$1,559
Goal
$1,559
Raised
Activity Feed View All
 Kelsey Rieger donated $90 127 days ago
 Jacob Haury donated $88 130 days ago
 Mallory Nolen donated $33 131 days ago
 Ellen Wright donated $33 135 days ago
 Luke Rogers donated $33 136 days ago