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  Hi students!

   Next HANS meeting Monday, February 14th, Noon-1pm in 2nd floor conference room (behind double doors across from Nursing Museum).  See you there!

  Missed our meetings?  Check out our archived agendas.

 

 

 

Hispanic Association of Nursing Students

Volunteering Opportunities

The Community Needs You!

  

Mayor O'Malley's Hispanic Liaison Office
 

Contact Information: Evelyn Santiago, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre, Room 480, 410-706-0185

This year, The Mayor's Hispanic Liaison Office in partnership with Assisi House are conducting a FREE bilingual health screening to detect diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease at the Healthy Living Fair, October 30, 2004 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The fair will
held at St. Patrick's Church Hall, 1728 Bank Street, in Baltimore.  They are in need of more volunteers to assist with these
screenings.  If you don't have anything scheduled for the following Saturday, October 30th between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., please come down and help us conduct these screenings. 
 

PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) Collaborating Center at the School of Nursing

Contact Information: Sally Raphel, 410-706-3449 / Raphel@son.umaryland.edu

PAHO is in need of volunteers on Tuesdays or Thursdays to answer the phone, do administrative work, respond to email, and translate email from Spanish to English.   You can volunteer as much or as little time as you want.  

International Committee of the Maryland Red Cross

Contact Information :

Dr. Norbert Myslinski
Assoc. Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Biomedical Sciences
School of Dentistry
University of Maryland
666 West Baltimore St.
Baltimore, MD   21201
Phone: 410-706-7258
Fax: 410-706-0193
e-mail: nrm001@dental.umaryland.edu

International Student Organization (ISO)
URL:
http://www.umaryland.edu/iso

There are many new immigrants to Maryland who need our services but donotspeak English. Therefore, we need volunteers who can speak foreignlanguageswho are willing to be trained and then provide these services to theneedyof our community. These services are many including First AidInstruction,CPR Instruction, AIDS Education, etc. Some UMB student organizations maywant to take this up as a humanitarian project for their group. Any interested parties can contact me, Norbert Myslinski.


EBLO

Contact: HANS@list.umaryland.edu

EBLO has an after school tutoring program at Highlandtown Elementary School. They are in need of tutors for elementary school age Hispanic students.   The program runs five days a week from 2:25-5:25, so you could pick what days you would like to volunteer. 

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Olivia Carter-Pokras, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Howard Hall 219
660 West Redwood Street 
Baltimore, MD  21201-1596
410-706-0463
opokras@epi.umaryland.edu

Dr. Carter-Pokras is interested in getting in touch with any students or  faculty that are doing research or have done research in the past with the  Latino population in Baltimore.  I had mentioned that I have been speaking 
with her at the last meeting.  She also is recruiting Hispanic nurses who  have been trained in Latin America for a focus group.

Here is the link to her most recently published paper:
http://www.ajmc.com/ViewIssue.cfm?Menu=1&ID=1977

    
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