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From Volunteer to Hospital Sponsor: An Interview with the Smith’s

Apr 28th, 2015
Photo: Ian McFadden

Interview by Trina Jones Stuart Smith’s daughter, Alla Smith, volunteered at ASRI in 2013 while a medical student at Yale. After learning more about the organization through her experience, Stuart and his wife Cynthia Smith were inspired to begin donating, and in 2014 decided to sponsor the laboratory in the Community Hospital and Training Center….

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Volunteer Voice: Bethany Kois

Apr 28th, 2015
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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Each week this month, we’ll be featuring new perspectives on ASRI’s work from some of the people who know it best: our volunteers. In late 2012, Bethany volunteered with ASRI after being drawn to the connection between human and environmental health and how it leads to social change. Today, we are…

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What Makes Gunung Palung National Park Worth Saving?

Apr 28th, 2015
Photo: Erick Danzer

By Loren Bell When emergency responders arrive at a mass casualty scene, they perform rapid triage: determining who stands a chance of survival, and who does not. The decisions are difficult, but critical. You do not commit four rescuers to a lost cause when they could be saving several others who stand a chance. Rapid…

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Volunteer Voice: Jeff Wyatt and Andrew Winterborn

Apr 23rd, 2015
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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Each week this month, we’ll be featuring new perspectives on ASRI’s work from some of the people who know it best: our volunteers. Volunteers veterinarians Jeff Wyatt (from Seneca Park Zoo) and Andrew Winterborn (from Queen’s University) just recently returned from their third trip ASRI in late February. During their time…

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Volunteer Voice: Dame Idossa

Apr 16th, 2015
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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Each week this month, we’ll be featuring new perspectives on ASRI’s work from some of the people who know it best: our volunteers. Dame Idossa is a Yale medical student who volunteered with the ASRI Clinic in late 2014. During her time on-site, she had a great deal of hands-on experience and…

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Volunteer Voice: Chelsea Call

Apr 9th, 2015

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Each week this month, we’ll be featuring new perspectives on ASRI’s work from some of the people who know it best: our volunteers. Chelsea Call is a skilled photographer and yoga instructor from Colorado and was drawn to the volunteering position because she felt passionately about ASRI’s mission. While on site…

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Volunteer Voice: Derek Richardson

Apr 2nd, 2015
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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Each week this month, we’ll be featuring new perspectives on ASRI’s work from some of the people who know it best: our volunteers. Derek Richardson is a Clinical Instructor and Physician at the University of California, San Francisco General Hospital and served as an attending physician at the ASRI Clinic in January 2015….

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