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Medical Teams International Sends 15th Team to Haiti

by Megan Streng | Dec 05, 2013

(PORTLAND, Ore., Apr. 5, 2010)—Medical Teams International’s Team 15 will leave Wed. April 7 for Haiti. If you would like to see them off at the airport, their flight information is below their names in italics.

Medical Teams International has sent more than $4.6 million in supplies and medicines to local hospitals in Haiti. This is their 15th volunteer medical team, consisting of 91 people total to work in Haiti since the Jan. 12th earthquake.

Team 15 members: MARY CARPENTER, Nurse Practitioner ◦ Departing from PDX on AA 6871, April 7, 5:30 pm ◦ Resident of Eugene, OR ◦ Works for the Center for Genetics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine ◦ Specialties: Community Health, Family Practice, HIV and AIDS, OB/GYN

MICHELLE BRADY, RN ◦ Departing from PDX on AA 6871, April 7, 5:30 pm ◦ Resident of Beaverton, OR ◦ Works for the Hillsboro School District ◦ Specialties: Community Health, Pediatrics, Recovery, Trauma Counseling

GEOFF GOODMAN, EMT Paramedic ◦ Departing from PDX on AA 6871, April 7, 5:30 pm ◦ Resident of Portland, OR ◦ Works for the Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue District

RON MORGAN, EMT Paramedic ◦ Departing from PDX on AA 6871, April 7, 5:30 pm ◦ Resident of Tigard, OR ◦ Works for the Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue District

CONNIE VENUSO, RN ◦ Departing from ATL on AA 1945, April 7, 6:30 pm ◦ Resident of Decatur, GA ◦ Works for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta ◦ Specialties: Orthopedics and Pediatrics

DANIEL SU, MD ◦ Departing from SEA on AS 608, April 7, 6:40 pm ◦ Resident of Blaine, WA ◦ Specialty: Family Practice

ELISE REAY-ELLERS, Registered Nurse ◦ Departing from SEA on AS 608, April 7, 6:40 pm ◦ Resident of Lake Forest Park, WA ◦ Works for Steven's Hospital ◦ Specialties: Anesthesia, Nutrition

MARY OWEN, MD ◦ Departing from SEA on AS 608, April 7, 6:40 pm ◦ Resident of Seattle, WA ◦ Works for the West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital ◦ Specialty: Internal Medicine

To Donate: Text “HOPE” to 253-83 to give an automatic $10 to Medical Teams International. Giving is always available online at www.medicalteams.org, or by calling 1-800-959-4325.