A Dartmouth team recently traveled to Haiti to meet with the physicians and medical professionals who are participating in a weekly online medical lecture series program.
When Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake in January 2010, the Dartmouth community immediately responded. In the year since, Dartmouth has continued to provide help.
Kim is among 229 leaders in the sciences, the humanities and the arts, business, public affairs, and the nonprofit sector newly elected as Fellows or Foreign Honorary Members.
After Haiti was devastated by an earthquake on January 12, Alexandra Schindler ’10, Maura Cass ’10, and Frances Vernon ’10 pulled an all-nighter to brainstorm a student relief response.
A fifth team of medical personnel from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) left Lebanon, N.H., for Haiti on February 13 as part of the ongoing Dartmouth Haiti Response.
At 5 a.m. on January 21, kidney specialist Brian Remillard, MD, received a phone call notifying him that his medical expertise was needed in Haiti.
Employees and the board of directors contribute $7,500 to Partners in Health.
“We raised the goal because we want to continue to encourage people to donate to PIH,” says student body president Frances Vernon ’10. “We are also working to establish a national goal for universities and colleges across the country.
The leaders of Students at Dartmouth for Haiti Relief (SDHR) have also organized more than 300 campus and community volunteers into various committees.
Specific committees have been created to address fundraising, communications, Upper Valley outreach, and educational outreach.