Dispatches from Abroad


Healing in Northern Ireland

This plaque listed the church’s sons and daughters who had perished fighting for a united Ireland. However, what to me stood out most was a single name: my own.



Living and Learning in Cusco, Peru

Working at the clinic has made me realize how much we take things for granted and how much I especially have taken things for granted in my life.




Pharmacy and Mental Health in Malta

I was overwhelmed by the beauty of this country, the friendliness of these people, and the uniqueness of this cultural identity, a true amalgamation of so many European and Arabic influences.




Caring for Burn Victims in Beijing

My co-op provided me a unique window to compare healthcare systems, practices, cultural values, and health determinants cross-culturally.