Earlier this year, Heidi received news that she had been accepted as an International Fellow with the American College of Surgeons. It’s certainly cool that she now gets to slap the FACS acronym after her name. But it’s more than just a title. “The letters FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after a surgeon’s name […]
A 10 week old baby girl was admitted to the hospital for vomiting, dehydration and failure to thrive. She was still only 3.5 Kg (about 7lb, 11 oz)! From the history given by the mother, there were no problems with the birth. About one week later, however, the baby started to vomit. She would nurse […]
In a small community near the Ghana-Burkina Faso border stands one of the only two remaining slave defense walls in Ghana. This historical monument in the Ghana’s town of Gwollu is a reminder of the dark history and dangers of the slave trade in the remote northern “hinterlands.”
Your body’s ability to heal and regenerate is nothing short of a miracle. Here I drilled holes into a boy’s tibia to spur the more rapid regeneration of tissue in the wound.
Taking your camera on that mission trip? Read some thoughts I have about respectful and ethical photography while on mission.
One caring for a field won’t fear rain: fear rain and eat what?
The type of sling David used in ancient times to slay Goliath can still be found today in northern Ghana. Watch a video clip of one in action and hear KJ’s animated recounting of how David killed the giant.