Thursday, July 20, 2017

Week 2 and 3 - Clinic and Farewells

Pictures from our last 2 weeks in Honduras!

[loading up the truck for the first day of clinic]

[the attendings show some excitement for the first day of clinic. left to right: dr. michael baca-atlas, dr. marcela castillo, dr. dana neutze, and dr. cristina muñoz.]

[breanne and lori (public health leaders) smile as they get ready to check in patients]

[katherine (MS4) gives hunter (MS2) some pointers while dr. castillo listens on]

[terrence (MS4) interviews a patient in spanish]

[sebastian (MS2) and erica (MS4) listen to a patient's story] 

[jamie (MS4 leader), terrence (MS4), katherine (MS4), emily (MS4), erica (MS4), haley (MS4 leader), and lori (public health leader) smile after another successful day of clinic]

[decorations for the pharmacy]

[haley (MS4 leader) and josh (MS2) speak to a patient prior to a pap smear]

[dr. neutze weighs in on emily (MS4) and ana's (MS2) plan for a patient]

[clinic in full force]

[hha celebrates the fourth of july]

[the entire hha group smiles after the final day of clinic]

[the group's final ride on the chicken truck]

[hannah (MS4), ana (MS2), jamie (MS4 leader), and josh (MS2) try to make the best of the situation while on the chicken truck during a thunderstorm]

[the group spends the day working together to input 500+ patient charts into the database]

[students input the last few patient charts]

[the group enjoys a break in ampala while they await pap smear results]

[dre (MS4) shows the group his amazing light painting skills]

[the group enjoys one last meal at juana's during the farewell party]

[and it's a wrap for hha 2017!]

Week 1 - Arrival and Charlas

Here are some pictures from the first week of our 2017 trip!

[loading up the bus to head to el corpus, our homestay base for the trip]

[ready to go!]

[el corpus]

[warm welcomes at juana's house]

[radhika (MS2) getting supplies ready for charlas, while hunter (MS2) and katherine (MS4) discuss their plans]

[sebastian (MS2) and emily (MS4) practicing their charlas in front of the group]

[loading up the chicken truck to head to madrigales to set up the clinic]

[erica (MS4) getting the pharmacy clinic ready]

[jamie (MS4 leader) sanitizing the speculums]

[beautiful view on our commute back from clinic set up]

 [MS4s stop to enjoy the views. left to right: jamie (leader), chris, katherine, hannah, emily, terrence, haley (leader), dre, and erica.]

[MS2s, MS4s, and public health leaders. top: hunter (MS2), sebastian (MS2), terrence (MS4), dre (MS4), haley (MS4 leader), hannah (MS4), maggie (MS2), lori (public health leader). middle: josh (MS2), chris (MS4), breanne (public health leader), ana (MS2), emily (MS4), erica (MS4). bottom: christina (MS2), jamie (MS4 leader), erin (MS2), katherine (MS4), and radhika (MS2).]

 [MS2s and MS4s head off to their different communities to give charlas over the next few days]

[emily (MS4) does some last minute charla prep]

 [terrence (MS4) and ana (MS2) act out a skit during a charla]

 [christina (MS2) and erin (MS2) take a break after charlas while local children peep in through the classroom window]

 [posters and diagrams used during charlas]

[erica (MS4) enjoys some down time in her community after a long day giving charlas to local women]

 [erin (MS2) and christina (MS2) hike back from their community after 2 days of charlas]

[part of the group enjoys a hike up the beautiful mountain near el corpus] 

[the group makes their way up the mountain]

Sunday, June 18, 2017


T-7 days! The 2017 HHA team will be leaving for Honduras in just 7 short days! We are all very excited to head off to Honduras on this wonderful experience. We are spending the last few days before the trip gathering the last of the supplies, brushing up on our Spanish, and trying desperately not to overpack. Hopefully we can do it all! 

We cannot wait until next Sunday!

2017 HHA Team!
Public Health Leaders: Lori Hendrickson and Breanne Lesnar
Medical School Leaders (MS4s): Haley Holway, Jamie Prince
MS4sErica Andrews, Dre Antono, Christopher Cowden, Hannah Jones, Katherine Lee, Terrence Wong, Emily Zalimeni
MS2s: Maggie Conner, Christina Dorismond, Josh Ellis, Radhika Ghodasara, Erin Isenberg, Ana Kouri, Hunter Smith, Sebastian Werner
Attendings: Cristina Munoz, MD, Dana Neutze, MD 
Fellow: Marcela Castillo, MD and 
Resident: Michael Baca-Atlas, MD