UMB Medical, Trauma Team Bring Expertise to Haiti

From the University of Maryland, Baltimore:

The first team of 22 doctors, nurses and other health professionals from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center is traveling to Haiti. Part of the group flew out of Baltimore Washington International Airport Jan. 28.

It marks the beginning of a sustained initiative in partnership with Catholic Relief Services to assist with the lifesaving medical care of survivors from the earthquake in Haiti. The first team, which will stay in Haiti for a week, is made up of surgical staff from the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and four infectious disease specialists from the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute of Human Virology.

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