Meet Our Volunteers

  • Written by Dr. Simone Bennett, Global Healing volunteer and Advisory Board member. Getting to know the Public Hospital Roatán I was not sure what to expect when I first showed up at the Roatán Public Hospital to volunteer in the newborn wards and pediatric clinic. Having spent time in hospitals in developing countries before, I had an idea what I might find. However, despite knowing that I was in Honduras [...]

  • Today – March 8, 2017 – we celebrate International Women’s Day. At Global Healing, we work everyday with incredible women who are improving care for children and mothers in developing countries. Learn their inspiring stories in our latest newsletter: View on Mobile Device>>

  • Brighten a Smile, Brighten the World “I saw a little boy whose teeth were rotten to the gums, and that hit me. It was really hard to see – just knowing that child wouldn’t be able to get the care that he needed. A lot of this was preventable.” Though 19 year-old Sabrina Nihsen traveled to Honduras almost two years ago, the children she encountered at Global Healing’s Roatán Volunteer Pediatric Clinic in 2014 never [...]

    September 26, 2016


  • He has traveled over 500,000 miles, making 36 trips to Vietnam in the past 17 years. We like to think that Dr. Partridge has gone to the moon and back (in miles, quite literally) to improve emergency care for children in Vietnam. Our program in Vietnam is about giving people – doctors and nurses at the Vietnam National Children’s Hospital (VNCH) in Hanoi – the knowledge and tools to care for the very [...]

    September 7, 2016


  • What do blood safety, the Republic of Georgia, and fly-fishing all have in common? They are some of the diverse interests of our incredible volunteer Ruth Sylvester! She is the Director of Regulatory Services at America’s Blood Centers and has been volunteering with Global Healing since 2013. Currently, she is the Quality Management Trainer for our Georgian National Blood Safety Reform Program, launched in 2011 to improve the availability of safe [...]

    April 19, 2016