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Tulane Outreach to Romania Medical Mission to Rural Romania March 26th- April 2nd, 2011

Physicians, residents, medical students and master's of public health students from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA and University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, Iasi, Romania spent their spring vacation performing specialized consultations in pediatrics, cardiology, ob/gyn, gastroenterology, neurology and general internal medicine in three villages of the Comarna Commune of Iasi County.
We also undertook public health campaigns (oral hygiene, anti-smoking, sex education, etc) to three rural schools and Mihai Eminescu High School in Iasi.
The US physicians also held courses for the medical students and rezidents at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi.
The medical mission was organized by the Daniel Murariu Foundation in coordination with Tulane Outreach to Romania, led by medical students Radu Postelnicu and Brian Adams, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, led by medical students Madalina Popazu, Carmen Pascu and Valentin Ghitun and with support from Pro-rector Dragos Pieptu and Dean Doina Azoicai, Institute of Gastroenterology Iasi with support from Dr. Razvan Constantinescu, Institute of Cardiology Iasi with support from Dr. Gheorghe Tinica and Cuza Voda Maternity with support from Dr. Maria Stamatin, family physicians, Dr. Hamod Mustafa and Dr. Culita Cotea, Comarna mayor Victor Banu, and Mihai Eminescu High School Principal Gabriela Sandulescu.
Many thanks to our sponsors: Johnny Huffman of Hope for Others (www.hopeforothers.com) for the toothbrushes and toothpaste donated, Heiman Mayer of International Hospital for Children (www.thihc.org), General Electric for portable EKG and Lorin Murariu for designing and supplying team members with vanity tshirts.
To watch news coverage (live national broadcast on Romanian Public Television and web broadcast by local newspaper) please click HERE.


Health Campaingns:  Visit to Sculeni |  Medical mission |  Blood Drive
Education: Christmas Celebration Party |  Prisacani School
Scholarships:  Alexandru Ignat Memorial |  Toader Prisacaru Memorial |  Dumitru Bahrim Memorial
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