I cannot believe we are already nearly two months into 2012, yet in other ways I feel farther down the 2012 timeline. I have had a busy schedule since the first of the year with trips to Honduras and the Dominican Republic, and meetings in Washington, DC. As I write this, I have just completed a week-long trip in Haiti (my first trip there). For the remainder of the month, my plans have me in Boston, then off to Uganda for about eight days.
In Honduras, the primary reason for my trip was to connect with the CURE Clubfoot Worldwide (CCW) Honduras coordinator, Grace, and medical director, Dr. Vasquez. He is extraordinarily busy, so most of my time was spent with Grace. Dr. Jay Bridgeman, an expat orthopedic surgeon whom I met on my prior visit, is involved with a number of initiatives that combine efforts of CCW and the CURE hospital in San Pedro Sula. »Read the rest of this entry