Category Archives: Global Health in Peru

Global Health: Students Studying in Peru

Professor Eric Wetzel – As part of the 2nd course in Global Health, 10 students have accompanied Professors Eric Wetzel (Biology), Cheryl Hughes (Philosophy), and Frank Howland (Economics) to the South American country of Peru for a two-week immersion trip. … Continue reading

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Gunderman Writes About Returning from Peru

Peter Gunderman ’12 – Sunday, Aug. 14, was our first day back in the United States after spending two weeks in Peru. Over the course of our two weeks, we saw the shockingly unhealthy living conditions present in the impoverished … Continue reading

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Howland Reflects on Global Health Trip to Peru

Professor Frank Howland – This post is being written on Monday, August 15, two days after the Global Health class returned from Peru.  I am an Economics Professor at Wabash who accompanied Dr. Wetzel and his class on the trip. … Continue reading

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Peru Trip Opened Eyes to Need

Chris Dieg ’12 – Aug. 10 – The connections that I have made despite the deep language barrier have been amazing for me. From playing (what felt like) a world cup soccer match with over 20 indigenous children, to giving … Continue reading

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It Takes Little to Have a Big Impact

Editor’s note – Along with Barnes’ and McCarthy’s blog entries posted 8-11-11, here are photos associated with both posts taken by Professor Eric Wetzel. Adam Barnes ’14 – Maray de Kawana Sisa – Our immersion trip continued in a sub-village … Continue reading

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The Challenges in Peru are Staggering

Kevin McCarthy ’12 – It is taking me a little longer to write this because I am being besieged by a couple of kids in the hotel lobby. They want to know all about the strange place called “In-dyana” and … Continue reading

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A Day Caring for and Sharing with Locals

Casey Wright ‘12 - This morning we left the hotel around 6:00 am.  Today is the first day of a week that is sure to be a challenge for all of us.  We packed 21 people into a bus only slightly … Continue reading

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