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May 2, 2019 - Thirteen King’s College students and two faculty members will travel to Anconcito, Ecuador, this summer as part of a two-week immersive medical service program titled, “Healthcare in Ecuador.”
The medical service immersion program is affiliated with the King’s chapter of the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC). The program allows students of all majors to participate in clinical, health education and other activities what will benefit the medical needs of children and their families in the local community.
The students will also experience the culture of Ecuador by participating in various excursions including the Isla de la Plata with rich marine and other wildlife, Cuenca, and Guayaquil.
Megan Corcoran, MSPAS, PA-C, interim academic director and assistant clinical professor; and Gianna Moulton, MSPAS, PA-C, clinical coordinator and assistant clinical professor, will lead the group.
The College offers a variety of faculty-led study abroad experiences as part of its commitment to global learning and student development.
Students participating in the Ecuador experience are, seated from left, Elizabeth Nolen, Lindsay Cousins, Paige Reese, and Mary Naccarato; and Jessica Kulmeier, FIRMC Volunteer Program Specialist,
Standing, from left is Madeline Randolet, FIMRC Director of Strategic Partnerships; and student participants, Michael Haggerty, Emily Harrington, Alexa Lanteri, Michaela LaBlanc, Lily Leymeister, Emmanuelle Camille, Emily Perna, and Joseph Morreale; and faculty advisors Gianna Corcoran and Gianna Moulton.
Not pictured is student participant Kristen Mahon.