Dental students, faculty spend Spring Break serving in Peru

Dental students, faculty spend Spring Break serving in Peru

About two dozen students and faculty spent their Spring Break providing dental care to more than 300 people of the Amazon rain forest region along the Putumayo tributary of the Amazon River. Dr. Tim Daugherty, Dr. David Maddy, Dr. Barbara Stratton and Dr. Steven Kees (1981 ULSD graduate), along with Debbie Daugherty and  Brigit Zaksek, RDH, Dental students in Peruaccompanied ULSD dental and dental hygiene students on a medical/dental mission March 14 – 22, 2014.

The following students served in the region:

D3 DMD Students: McKinley Soult, Monique Trice, Lindsey Elmore, Jared Stewart, Austin Carey, Nicki Zaveri, Haley Burson, Alexa Walden, Lance Tharp, Ashley Bradley

D2 DMD Students: Rachel Sells, Taylor Mason, David Black, Eliza Gilbert, Lauren Hibbard

DH4 Students: Amanda Richey, Samantha Schmitt, Kelsey Everitt

DH3 Students:  Brook Huerta and Jenna Klingenberg

The group from Louisville joined with several other physicians, nurses, physical therapists and pharmacists from around the country under the sponsorship of the international organization known as Global Health Outreach.

Check out the video from the triphttp://youtu.be/4U3SEIiR7_k