A Message from the President (2016)

Dear Friends, 2016 was a momentous year for the Houston Shoulder to Shoulder Foundation. Since completing construction on a comprehensive healthcare center and dormitory in July 2014, our physicians have been equipped with the resources to treat patients who at one time lacked access to healthcare. Together, and in partnership with our Honduran colleagues, we are empowering […]

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2016 Annual Newsletter

Click to read the 9th annual newsletter. Inside, you'll find updates from the past year including the clinic's role in groundbreaking medical research and how undergraduate students worked to prevent Zika.

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Training Global Health Leaders

Rohit Kuruvilla and Laila Yazdani will be leading their first brigade this spring. They recently took the time to explain how their first brigade transformed their outlook in global health.   Continue reading→

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Profile: Dr. Gregorio Yañez

Dr. Gregorio Yañez was born and raised in Santa Ana, Honduras. After exhibiting a deep interest in medicine, the Houston Shoulder to Shoulder Foundation funded his medical education.  Beatriz Thames of the University of Houston recounts her experience working with Dr. Yañez as he cares for patients in his community. Continue reading→

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New Confidence

Through out the two-week mission trip in May 2014, the dental clinic was one of the most popular services, with lines going out the door on multiple occasions. Medical students from Baylor rotated through the clinic and worked one on one with Dr Jolly Johnson to assist him and to learn basic dental procedures. Medical […]

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Santa Ana in May

It’s tough to put in a few sentences one’s experience in Santa Ana. This past May, I had the pleasure of joining the BCM student brigade during their trip. This was my fourth time being part of a brigade to Santa Ana, and it was certainly a unique experience in its own right just as […]

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