Haiti Relief Update

More NC based physicians have been providing care to patients injured in February’s devastating earthquake in Haiti.  The Charlotte Observer this week reported on the mission of two groups, which involved physicians William J. Conner, MD; Mac Montilus, MD; and Russ Greenfield, MD.

 Raleigh-based WRAL-TV aired a report about Duke University offering a Creole class for Haiti relief workers.

Physicians who are interested in serving in Haiti, can contact Steven Landau, MD, in Smithfield. Dr. Landau is helping to coordinate volunteers for clinics operated by AMURT-Haiti and can be reached at pashupati@bellsouth.net or 919-284-4149.

America’s North Shore Journal reported on the relief work being done by medics based at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg.

A recent article in American Medical News highlighted the experiences of physicians involved in crisis care in Haiti.

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  • A team of 5 from Sisters of Mercy Urgent cares in Asheville served in Haiti with the NC Baptists men’s medical corps from Feb 4-13: Oblendo Cuento,MD Brenda Cuento, xray tech, Claudine Cuento, nurse, Pat Clackler, nurse and Ellen Lawson, M.D. We have nurse Anne Duncan serving now and are happy to provide contact info for anyone wanting to serve