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Mission Detail
Place:   Santiago, Dominican Republic
Date:   12/28/2026
Sponsors:   FedEx:medical supply shipping.
Trip funding: The Edwards Lifesciences Fund,Rotary District,#7980 Gift of Life Program, The Rotary Club of Santiago Monumental, The Corazones del Cibao Foundation.
Team Members:   13
Operations:   17
Mission Log

A highly successful trip

Sunday October 12, 2008 05:39:46 PM
 A 13-member team of doctors, nurses and technicians returned from a medical mission to Santiago, Dominican Republic.  The team was in the Santiago from July 21 - August 4, 2007. The team included:
  • Humberto Rodriguez, Cardiac Surgeon, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Jenifer Glatz, Cardiologist, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jennifer Liedel, Intensivist, Chicago, IL
  • Barry Markovitz, Intensivist, Los Angeles, CA
  • Neethi Pinto, PICU Fellow, Chicago, IL
  • Kevin McLean, PICU Nurse, San Diego, CA
  • Ann Gerbracht, PICU Nurse, San Diego, CA
  • Brigida Martinez, PICU Nurse, San Diego, CA
  • Terry Harmon, PICU Nurse/APN, Newark, NJ
  • Rafael Torres, Respiratory Therapist, Wausau, WI
  • Darryl Joseph, Perfusionist, Ottawa, Canada
  • Josh Rubin, Medical Student, Nashville, TN
  • Ashley Long, Medical Student, Memphis, TN

The team operated at the Children's Hospital of Santiago and 17 children received operations. All children were doing great after their surgeries.  Over $85,000 of medical supplies were shipped to the hospital before the team arrived.

This was our 4th medical mission to Santiago and we have now operated on 74 children.