October 2023 Newsletter

"The Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic aims to establish a regular schedule of eye care services, with rotations occurring every three months."

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Spring 2023 Newsletter

"The U of H medical brigade was our first university led team to return to Santa Ana since Covid. There was definitely a welcoming atmosphere greeting them when they arrived."

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October 2022 Newsletter

"Thus far, the clinic has performed over 2601 medical exams, 1701 dental exams, and 929 laboratory tests!"

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December 2021

"Thanks to the relentless support of the foundation in providing supplies such as medicines and oxygen cylinders and biosecurity equipment, our clinic became the only alternative for the population in these critical moments that we are going through; although, we are still seeing cases that occur due to small outbreaks."

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2020 Annual Newsletter

COVID-19 is a global reality! The isolated inhabitants of Santa Ana and our neighboring communities can attest to this fact. Although measures were taken to prevent the entry of the virus, such as international / domestic travel bans, quarantining, community educational work-shops and social distancing, the virus still made its way to our community. Currently […]

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2019 Annual Newsletter

Thanksgiving. What a wonderful holiday! A special holiday that allows us to reflect on all of the blessings that we receive during the course of the year. With this in mind, we want to thank all of you who have been part of our special mission in Santa Ana!

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2018 Annual Newsletter

Facing Tragedy and Finding Hope. The loss of three patients to the first known incidence of gun violence in Santa Ana has revealed inadequacies in the clinic's ability to treat patients in an emergency. Emergency Center Priorities: Trauma Management Training, Supplies and Medications, Hospital Transportation. If another tragedy occurs before these changes are made, unstable […]

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2017 Annual Newsletter

Click to view the 10th annual newsletter and learn about the progress we've made in the past year, including a recent optometry brigade with students from the University of Houston School of Optometry and the addition of a dentist to our clinic team.

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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.┬áMy experience at the Santa Ana clinic helped me return to the reason I initially chose to pursue a career in medicine. Whether it was the […]

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