Hand Surgery Endowment
Hand Surgery Endowment Hand Surgery Endowment

Volunteer Scholarships Available for Hand Surgery Junior Hand Surgeons,
Hand Surgery Fellows and Hand Therapists

The leadership of the HSE is pleased to announce it will provide 8 volunteer scholarships in 2017 to the following sites. Recipients will be funded $2,500 each, $500 of which is earmarked for the organization facilitating the mission to cover trip related expenses.
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2017 Scholarship Recipients

Honduras facilitated through ASSH and ReSurge
April 22-29, 2017
Nicole Jarrett, MD, Cooper University Health Care, Philadelphia, PA
Honduras facilitated through ASSH and ReSurge
November 5-10, 2017
Mark Elzik, MD, South Orange County Orthopaedics, Mission Viejo, CA
Hand surgery mission facilitated through HVO, various sites
Nicaragua September 17 - 23
Dates to be determined with recipient and HVO
Luke Robinson, MD, Norton Hospital, Louisville, KY
Hand surgery mission facilitated through HVO, various sites
Nicaragua October 7 - 14
Site and dates to be determined with recipient and HVO
Julie Samora, MD, PhD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
La Paz, Bolivia facilitated through ASSH and ReSurge
May 13-27, 2017
Jeanne Riggs, OTR, CHT, Ann Arbor, MI
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam facilitated through ASSH and ReSurge
June 9-24, 2017
Thanh-Van Tran, OTR/L, CHT, Boise, ID
Kumasi, Ghana facilitated through HVO
Ghana October 1 – 7, 2017
Dates to be determined with recipient and HVO
Rajani Sharma-Abbott, MS, OTL/CHT, MedStar NRH at Pasadena, Pasadena, MD
Hand Therapy mission facilitated through HVO, various sites
Ghana February 15 – 28, 2018
Site and dates to be determined with recipient and HVO
Carrie Russell, CHT, OT, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA