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Mission Detail
Place:   Managua, Nicaragua
Date:   09/29/2031
Sponsors:   Rotary District 7500 Gift of Life
Rotary District 7470 Gift of Life New Jersey
Team Members:   16
Operations:   13
Mission Log

Mission Team members

Sunday October 12, 2008 05:32:14 PM

This mission team was led by Dr. James Hannel from the Omaha Children's Hospital.

  • James Hammel, Surgeon
  • Joseph Deptula, Perfusionist
  • Kimberly Hanson, Anesthetist
  • Jeff DeMare, Intensivist
  • Mohan Mysore, Intensivist
  • Swati Agarwal, Intensivist
  • Kristen Keller, PICU nurse
  • Cheryl Dick, PICU nurse
  • Kimberely Schuettner, PICU nurse
  • Ashley Bare, PICU nurse
  • Julie  Newill, PICU nurse
  • Kelley Clark, RT
  • Matthew Crystal, Cardiologist
  • Dianna Dye, OR nurse
  • Denett Carpenter, OR nurse
  • Mamata Eagam, Medical Student

Children doing well after surgery

Sunday October 12, 2008 05:32:14 PM

A few pictures of Nicaraguan children doing well after their surgeries.

Girl Blowing Bubbles

ICHF receives praise for work in Nicaragua

Sunday October 12, 2008 05:32:14 PM

Read the story, "LIfe Savers in Nicaragua", of seven-year-old, Alexander Mechow, who received life saving surgery from the ICHF medical team, published in the May 23, 2008 online issue of The Network for Nicaragua: Right Here! ( It's also available at, which has excellent pictures of the hospital, operating room and the children.