PA Medicine Team Provides Medical Care to the Underserved of Nicaragua
NGU's Physician Assistant (PA) Medicine program recently returned from their first medical mission trip to Nicaragua. It was the first of many trips to providing medical care to the underserved residents of Nicaragua. This medical mission trip is an international Family Medicine III clerkship option offered to NGU's PA students during their clinical year.
The medical team consisted of three PA faculty members: Dr. Gregory Davenport, professor Kelcye Richards, and professor Jenna Rolfs; one staff member Katie Shamblin; six PA students: Taylor Bowling, Sara Beth Harmon, Jessica Hatcher, Shruhi Modi, Devan Murphy, and Christine Stover; and five community volunteers: Dr. Sandra Love, Dr. Jeremy Welsh, Dr. Bethany Rose, Karen Witters, and Jamie Gustafson.
The medical team traveled to three separate villages and was able to treat approximately 250 patients throughout the week. They focused on acute illnesses and preventative care/education. The team was also able to hand out hygiene bags, clothing, and toys throughout the week as well.
The PA medical team partnered with Chosen Children Ministries, a faith based, non-profit organization that seeks to make Christ known by transforming communities in Nicaragua. The next NGU PA Medicine Nicaragua International clerkship will be in August.
For more information about NGUís PA Medicine program visit www.ngu.edu/pa-medicine.
NGU Honors Retiring Tigerville Fire Chief
University honored Chief Russell Ledford for his years of service to the community.
NGU Launches Center for Educational Leadership and Research
Center to support public education, provide professional development, and advance the study of organizational leadership.
NGU Makes List of Christian Universities with Lowest Debt Burden
Christian Universities Online (CUO) has included...
Adult and Online Program Ranks Among SC Best
Ranking based on academic quality, affordability, and online competency
The Forresters Donít Feel Like Numbers at NGU
ďI told my husband that I loved him for the very first time on the steps of White Hall," Pat Rampy Forrester (í83) remembers.
The Benham Brothers Headline NGUís Business Symposium
The primary form of worship is the work that you do.
NGU Professor's Music on SiriusXM Radio
Sparks' "Nightfall London" being played on broadcast and radio stations around the world, including the Spa channel on SiriusXM.
NGU Ranks Among Most Affordable Online Doctorate in Educational Leadership Programs
Reach your professional goals.