Whitney Mudd '09 interned at a public health care clinic in Kannapolis, NC where she shadowed a pediatrician while translating for Spanish-speaking patients. She also volunteered in the laboratory at the Free Clinic of Our Towns in Davidson where she performed urine analyses, urine pregnancy tests and blood sugar finger sticks.
Rachel Hope '09 volunteered in the administrative office of a nonprofit primary care center in Atlanta, participated in the Davidson in Kenya 2007 Program and volunteered in a geriatric office and a burn ward in Cusco, Peru.
Stephen Benesh '09 was attached to a colorectal surgical firm in Derby, England where he shadowed surgeons during clinic, scrubbed into surgeries and learned about a universal health care system firsthand.
Ali Rittenberg '09 worked in a hyperbaric medicine office, did heart disease research at Piedmont Hospital's Fuqua Heart Center in Atlanta and volunteered in two hospitals with the Davidson in Kenya 2007 Program.
Samantha Simpson '09 volunteered in the pediatrics unit of her local hospital and also interned as a sub-investigator on a nationwide developmental follow-up study of low birth weight premature babies.
Colby Uptegraft '09 visited Argentina where he delivered medical attention and supplies to rural villages in the Andes and volunteered in a health clinic and soup kitchen.
Charlotte Steelman '09 worked at a pediatric office in Atlanta where she checked vital signs and performed hearing and vision tests. She also worked at a gastroenterology clinic in Atlanta and assisted in endoscopy procedures. During the school year, she volunteered in the Lake Norman Regionial Medical Center Emergency Room.
Lindsay Sween '10 worked as an anesthesia technician at a hospital in Atlanta where she watched surgeries, cleaned and serviced anesthesia machines, restocked anesthesia carts, and transported patients. She volunteered at the Concord Free Clinic and went on the Davidson in Kenya 2008 Program.
Chris Boswell '09 served as Follow-up Coordinator at the Free Clinic of Our Towns for one year, shadowed a primary care physician and an infectious disease specialist, and participated in the Davidson in Kenya 2008 Program.