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Memorial Hermann Medical Missions 2017 Annual Report

  • Employee Exemplary Award 2017 presented to Clare Baker, RN (System Services)
  • Physician Exemplary Award 2017 presented to R. Scott Yarish, MD (MC)

Annual Summary

Employee Campaign Contributions – MH Foundation

A total of 158 employees donated.

$37,624

Eighteenth Annual Golf Tournament

March 27 at Sugar Creek Country Club (SL)

Number of companies/individuals that participated or contributed to the tournament

37
Net profit from tournament$20,617

Matching funds from the Office of System President/CEO

$20,617

TOTAL INCOME

$41,234

Scholarships granted to MHHS employees, medical staff residents and employees of MHHS medical staff members

Number of scholarships granted to Medical Mission Participants103
Total Dollars Granted to Medical Mission Participants$122,800
Number of MHHS Physicians Who Received Equipment/Pharmaceuticals/Supplies from Medical Missions for Missions33
Total Dollars Granted from Medical Missions for Missions$64,614
Numbre of Medical Missions Suppored93
Number of MHHS Entities Involved in Medical Missions

18

(CMHH, GH, Katy, MC, MHMD, MHMG, MHOSH, NE, PL, Premier Staffing, SE, SL, Spring CCC, SW, Sys. Servs., TIRR, TMC, TW)

Number of MHHS Entities Donating Supplies/Equipment to Medical Missions

9

(Cypress, MHMG, MHOSH, MH Kruse Clinic, WAVE Clinic, PL, SE, Supply Chain and Surg., Support, TMC)

Approximate Number of People Served Through Medical Missions

(Total from Participants' Post-Mission Reports)

140,000
Countries Served

Burundi, China, Costa Rica, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela, Zambia

Number of Organizations Receiving Equipment/Supplies/-Contributions from Medical Missions - (Direct Relief, Houston Food Bank (HFB), Medical Bridges, Project Cure)

4

($4,000 each to Direct Relief (Hurrican Maria) and HFB (Hurricane Harvey)

Growth Summary Since 2004

Growth Summary Since 2004

Scholarships

YearAmount
200417
200543
200651
200780
200868
200960
201068
201154
201265
201360
201475
201590
201688
2017103

Physician Supply Requests

YearAmount
20047
200515
200622
200727
200838
200945
201044
201126
201221
2013 40
201433
201533
201638
201733

2017 Annual Details

Scholarships for Staff by Entity

CMHH

  • Kathryn Danko, RN, $900 to Jamaica with Jumpball Basketball Programme
  • Megan Lowenfield, RN, $1,500 to Peru with Hands and Feet Medical Missions
  • Lindsey Marler, PCA, $900 to Haiti with Live Beyond
  • Sandra Resendez, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Austin Smiles Foundation
  • Whitney Rome, MD, pedi res., $1,500 to Malawi with Baylor International Pediatric Aids Initiative

GH

  • Morgan Fischer, RN, $1,500 to Malawi with Pothawira (Safe Haven) Christian Mission
  • Kyle Hollywood, RN, $1,500 to Peru with All Hands Volunteers

Katy

  • Shree Nath, RN, $1,500 to Uganda with Uganda Marathon Women’s Soroptimists Project

MC

  • Marisol Arroyo, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Priscilla Barnes, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Pinky Cabrera, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Patricia Cluthe (retired RN), $1,500 to Peru with Operacion San Andres
  • Danielle Davis, RN, $900 to Haiti with Promise for Haiti
  • Anton De Guzman, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Lori Eisenbach, PT, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Claire Frazier, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Bethania Harris, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Moises Herrera, Materials Mgmt. Attend., $900 to Mexico with Redes Misioneras
  • Jeanine LeBleu, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Bob Malinsky, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Savanna Morgan, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Francisco Mujica, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Anthony Ndumia, RN, $1,500 to Kenya with Chariots of Mercy Foundation (2 missions)
  • Chi Peyton (Pham), RN, $1,500 to Peru with Operacion San Andres
  • Kimberly Rensel, $1,500 to Zambia with Family Legacy
  • Tamar Vancia, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice

MHMG

  • Cylina Ramos, Med. Asst., $900 to Costa Rica with Medical Missionaries of Divine Mercy

MHOSH

  • Larry Lacroix, PT Tech, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Veronica Sanchez, PTA, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice

NE

  • Nubia Loera, RN, $1,500 to Paraguay with Project Cure
  • Jennie Martinez, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Suzanne Moon, RN, $900 to Dominican Republic with Hispaniola Medical Charity

Pearland

  • Binh Le, PT, $1,500 to India with Grace Community Church

Premier Staffing

  • Rhonda Pucek, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice

SE

  • Rebecka Blevins, RN, $1,500 to India with Grace Community Church
  • Bobbie Moss, LVN, $900 to Haiti with Builders Without Borders of Texas
  • Belen Rodriguez, RN, $900 to Haiti with Mission of Hope Haiti
  • Kathleen Turner, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice

Spring CCC

  • Robert Stuart, RN, $900 to Haiti with Coreluv International
  • Robert Stuart, RN, $1,500 to Uganda with Rescue Hope

SW

  • Geeta Abraham, RN, $1,500 to Ethiopia with Horn of Africa Neonatal Development Service
  • Casey Brickner, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Hearts in Motion
  • Enieda Cejalvo, RN, $1,500 to the Philippines with HAVMED
  • Raymond Laberge, RRT, $1,500 to Ethiopia with Horn of Africa Neonatal Development Service
  • Aileen Mallo, RN, $1,500 to the Philippines with First Philippine Baptist Church
  • Patricia Montejo, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Tu Dan Nguyen, MD, Fam. Prac. Res., $900 to Guatemala with United Journeys
  • Margarita Patenio, RN, $1,500 to the Philippines with Serve Save Health Preventive
  • Letticia Ramirez, PT, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Carlos Sanchez, chaplain, $1,500 to Venezuela with Los Hijos de Moran
  • Jon Scott Sanford, RN, $1,500 to the Philippines with HAVMED
  • Kesha Zaveri, MD, Fam. Prac. Res., $900 to Guatemala with Unified Journeys

System Services

  • Patti Romeril, Pharmacist, $1,500 to Peru with Operacion San Andres

TIRR

  • Laura Martin, PT, $900 to Mexico with Carrie’s Heart
  • Jessica Straughn, PT, $900 to Guatemala with Hearts in Motion
  • Marcia Turner (retired RN), $900 to Honduras with Time Global

TMC

  • Shawna Albers, Educ./Resource Specialist, $900 to Nicaragua with Forward Edge Intern’l.
  • Samantha Ali, MD, Anes. Res., $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Samantha Andrade, RN, $900 to Nicaragua with Centers of Hope
  • Jennifer Benson, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Terri Bowden, RN, $900 to Nicaragua with Centers of Hope
  • Rebecca Byrd, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Agape in Action
  • Jenna Clark, PCA, $1,500 to Peru with UTMB School of Nursing
  • Eric Crowell, MD, Ophthal. Res., $900 to El Salvador with Vision Care
  • Peter Dagher, RN, $900 to Nicaragua with Centers of Hope Mission International
  • Lindsey Duncan, RN, $900 to Nicaragua with Centers of Hope
  • Lauren Fulton, RN, $900 to Haiti with Mission of Hope
  • Pooja Gidwani, MD, Int. Med. Res., $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Elizabeth Hardy, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Erin Hunt, RN, $900 to Haiti with Fort Bend County Black Nurses Association
  • Mary Beth Keith, MD, Pedi Res., $1,500 to Malawi with Baylor International Pediatric Aids Initiative
  • Katelyn Kim, RN, $1,500 to Egypt with Full Gospel Korean Church of Houston
  • Cody Larson, RN, $900 to Nicaragua with Centers of Hope
  • Travis Markham, MD (UT Fellow), $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Victoria Noriega, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Adebukola Owolabi, MD, Anesth. Res., $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Margaret Pfeiffer, MD, Ophthal. Res., $900 to El Salvador with Vision Care
  • Emily Thomas, RN, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Maria Villaflor, RN, $1,500 to the Philippines with HAVMED
  • Keith Warner, MD, Med. Res., $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Qi Si Xue, RN, $1,500 to Uganda with International Volunteer HQ

TW

  • Melodie Anderson, RN, $1,500 to Uganda with Rescue Hope
  • Gwendolyn Bengfort, RN, $900 to Honduras with World Gospel Outreach
  • Carol Bier-Vessell, RN, $900 to Guatemala with The Woodlands United Methodist Church
  • April Graves, pharmacist, $900 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Sheryl Laurente, RN, $1,500 to the Philippines with Cammarada Roommate

Scholarships Granted to Medical Staff Employees

  • Jessica Bressler, RN, employee of Scott Yarish, MD (MC), $900 to Mexico with The Crystal Foundation
  • Sonia Byrum, Surg. Asst., employee of Scott Yarish, MD (MC), $900 to Mexico with The Crystal Foundation
  • Nichole Campbell, LVN, employee of Jennifer Gray, MD (SE), $900 to Haiti with Mission of Hope Haiti
  • Karlee Canada, Pat. Care Tech., employee of Scott Yarish, MD (MC), $900 to Mexico with The Crystal Foundation
  • Laura Canada, RN, employee of Scott Yarish, MD (MC), $900 to Mexico with The Crystal Foundation
  • Christina Grimes, RN, employee of Scott Yarish, MD (MC), $900 to Mexico with The Crystal Foundation
  • Maggie Grimes, CRNA, employee of Scott Yarish, MD (MC), $900 to Mexico with The Crystal Foundation
  • Tiffany Grimm, LVN, employee of Jennifer Gray, MD (SE), $900 to Haiti with Mission of Hope Haiti
  • Ashanti Jones, LVN, employee of Jennifer Gray, MD (SE), $900 to Haiti with Mission of Hope Haiti
  • Sue Price, RN, employee of Todd Price, MD (MC), $1,500 to Uganda and Burundi with International Medical Outreach

MHHS Physicians and Staff Receiving Donations for Equipment/Pharmaceuticals/Supplies

Katy

  • John Adams, MD, $1,500 to Ukraine with CrossPoint Community Church

MC

  • Homero Anchondo, MD, $2,000 to Mexico with Consejo De Conciencia Ciudadana, Inc. (2 missions)
  • Silvia Anchondo, MD, $2,000 to Mexico with Consejo de Consiencia Ciudadana, Inc. (2 missions)
  • Luis Campos, MD, $2,000 to Peru with Operacion San Andres (2 missions)
  • Yong Sik Kim, MD, $2,000 to Mexico with Global Medical Mission Alliance (2 missions)
  • Kin Lock, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Fort Bend Community Church
  • John Cary Moorhead, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Todd Price, MD, $2,000 to Uganda and Burundi with International Medical Outreach (2 missions)
  • Barry Siller, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Sue Sim, MD, $2,000 to Peru with Seoul Baptist Church of Houston
  • Woon Sim, MD, $2,000 to Peru with Seoul Baptist Church of Houston
  • Shahin Tavackoli, MD, $2,000 to Peru with Operacion San Andres
  • Scott Yarish, MD, $2,000 to Mexico with The Crystal Foundation

MHMG

  • Jeannie Banh, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Unified Journeys
  • Greg Dimmick, MD, $2,000 to Costa Rica with Medical Missionaries of Divine Mercy

NE

  • Bernard Gallacher, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice

SE

  • Jennifer Gray, MD, $2,000 to Haiti with Mission of Hope Haiti

SL

  • Terrence Anderson, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith in Practice
  • Mike Yuan, MD, $2,000 to China with Fort Bend Community Church

SW

  • Gene Huebner, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Tu Dan Nguyen, MD, Fam. Prac. Res., $2,000 to Guatemala with Unified Journeys
  • Kesha Zaveri, MD, Fam. Prac. Res., $2,000 to Guatemala with Unified Journeys

TMC

  • Chris Franzen, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Philip Johnson, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Michael Lin, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Travis Markham, MD, $2,000 to Guatemala with Faith In Practice
  • Monica Patel, MD, $2,000 to Honduras with Houston Shoulder to Shoulder
  • Mahalia Smith, MD, $2,000 to India with Lakewood Church

Organizations that Received Donations from Medical Missions

  • Direct Relief - $4,000 in response to Hurricane Maria disaster relief (Puerto Rico)
  • Houston Food Bank - $4,000 in response to Hurricane Harvey disaster relief (Texas)
  • Medical Bridges
  • Project Cure

MHHS Hospitals/Entities and Others that Donated Equipment/Pharmaceuticals/Supplies to Medical Missions

CY

  • Several boxes of OR medical supplies

MH Kruse Clinic

  • 1 oxygen tank, exam tables, exam lights, stools, office furniture, trash cans, conference room furniture, refrigerators & freezer, microscope

MHMC Physician — Camille Cash, MD

  • 1 box exam table

MHMG

  • Medication samples & refrigerated insulin samples

MHOSH

  • 3.5 pallets of miscellaneous medical supplies

PL

  • 4.5 pallets fo supplies (gloves, 25-30 boxes masks, and expired tubing)

SE

  • 10-12 medium to large size boxes of miscellaneous medical supplies
  • Assorted furniture (chairs, tables, etc.), UPS units and an electro-surgical unit

University Place Employee

  • 2 C-Pap machines