Medical Mission

College of Pharmacy - Jose's Hands Medical Mission Outreach

The College of Pharmacy has partnered with Jose's Hands to provide interprofessional medical/patient care to underserved people in the world.

Current Medical Mission

Dominican Republic Medical Mission - July 2017

NSU College of Pharmacy is collaborating with Jose's Hands to provide interprofessional medical/patient care to a large number of underserved people in the area of Santiago-Rodriguez, Dominican Republic and Haiti. This medical mission takes place from July 25 to July 31, 2017.

This is the second year the college has partnered with Jose’s Hands. The cost of the program is $979 and is being offered to 2-3 students who will receive financial assistance in the form of a $500 scholarship from the College of Pharmacy and a $279 scholarship from Jose’s Hands (for a total of $779).  Students will be required to pay the remaining $200 to Jose’s Hands plus airfare.

Visit Jose's Hands for more information. 

Please contact Mr. Brian Stonebraker bstonebrak@nova.edu for more information.

Previous Medical Missions

Guatemala Medical Mission - May 2017

The College of Pharmacy collaborated with Jose's Hands to provide interprofessional medical/patient care to a large number of underserved people in the area of Sumpango Sacatepéquez, Guatemala, from May 3 through May 7, 2017 (5-day trip to provide medical help to a home for the orphaned, abandoned, and malnourished children of Guatemala).

This was the second year the College has participated in this medical initiative. The program was offered to students who received financial assistance in the form of a scholarship from Jose's Hands and from the College.

"This was hands down one of the best experiences of my life, and is a great opportunity for students, especially pharmacy candidates since we are typically not included in other missions” -Brandi Nichols '17