From the Field: Ecuador

  • Introducing TimmyCare: An Electronic Medical Records System (Part I)

    By Muz Ahmed Muz Ahmed was working as a software engineer at Microsoft in Seattle when he caught the travel…

  • Treating Parkinson’s Disease in the Amazon Basin

    by Zach Wright Zach Wright is Timmy student alum from Butler University and is currently working as a long-term volunteer…

  • Medical Reflections from a Global Volunteer

    by Craig Matthews, PhD, PA-C Craig Matthews is a physicians assistant working in emergency response in Stuttgart, Germany. He has volunteered…

  • From Berlin to Tena: Adapting Western Medicine to Rural Needs

    by Katharina Stengl and Goetz-Christian Melloh Katharina Stengl and Goetz-Christian Melloh are Austro-German doctors who specialize in Urology and Neurology. Both served…

  • Behind the Scenes: Elicio Pedro Grefa Andi

    by August Longino When volunteers come on Timmy medical trips, they are immediately greeted by a Timmy staff member, and…

  • From Indy, to Ecuador, to Med School

    by Zach Wright The last few months that I’ve spent working as a long term volunteer in Ecuador for Timmy…

  • The Logistics of Surgery & Health Care: Timmy’s 1st Surgical Trip

    by Andrew Morrow “It’s easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key…

  • Offering Medical Care in the Amazon: My Interpretation

    by Abi Rome (Visit http://abitravelblog.wordpress.com/ to see Abi’s original blog post and many others.) Deep in the jungle where there’s no…

  • Life-changing Surgeries for 7 Tena Patients

    by August Longino This past month has been an exciting one for Timmy in Ecuador. This November, Timmy helped seven…

  • Why I Chose Medicine

    By Matt Nolan When I set out to volunteer with Timmy Global Health in Ecuador this summer, my main goal…