Medical Links to Haiti Webinar Launched

Medical Links to Haiti presenters included Diane Smith, PhD, R.N., Medical Missions Project Coordinator, Helping Hugs, Inc., and Mark G. Hanly, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Southeastern Pathology Associates and Vice Chief, Department of Pathology, Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus.February 4, 2020– Are you interested in traveling abroad to provide medical relief in Haiti but don’t know what it involves or are unsure how you can help? If so, you now have the opportunity to learn more. Brunswick (GA) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, along with Southeast Georgia Health System, sponsored “Medical Links to Haiti,” a seminar on medical and cultural issues affecting Haitians, and presentations from that seminar are now available online via an on demand webinar.

Medical Links to Haiti is designed to familiarize medical professionals and the community on Haitian issues. Diane Smith, PhD, R.N., Medical Missions Project Coordinator, Helping Hugs, Inc., and Mark G. Hanly, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Southeastern Pathology Associates, and Vice Chief, Department of Pathology, Brunswick Campus, are this year’s featured presenters.

“This webinar is a wonderful educational opportunity for both the community and medical professionals,” says Shirley D. Wilson, M.D., FACOG, board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist at Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Obstetrics & Gynecology and member of The Brunswick (GA) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated. “People who may have missed attending the Medical Links to Haiti seminar last month can now access Dr. Smith’s and Dr. Hanly’s presentations from the convenience of their home or on the go. Webinar attendees will come away with a better understanding of the challenges of providing overseas medical relief and learn how they can help.”

Presentations include:

Webinar registration information is available at sghs.org/haiti-seminar, or email marketing@sghs.org for more information.

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