Emergency Medicine Graduate Among First Responders to Haiti Earthquake

Posted on Aug 31, 2021

Immediately after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, Dr. Dyemy Dumerjuste and his colleagues quickly assessed the situation from Port-au-Prince. And shortly after, he was on a helicopter, as part of the first team to evacuate survivors from the Nippes department, a devastated region in the South near the epicenter of the Aug. 14 earthquake. 

Emergency Care Key to Earthquake Response in Haiti

Posted on Aug 21, 2021

PIH's director of emergency and critical care discusses clinicians’ primary concerns following an earthquake, how they rapidly respond, and why such tragedies also can have a lasting impact on the lives of those not immediately injured.

Facilities Open, Staff Safe Following Haitian President’s Assassination

Posted on Jul 16, 2021

More than a week after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse and the wounding of First Lady Martine Moïse, Zanmi Lasante facilities remain open, as they have through years of political and civil unrest, devastating hurricanes, and the current COVID-19 pandemic.

University Hospital Resident Finds Calling in Oncology, Leads Department

Posted on Feb 4, 2021

Unlike many physicians, Dr. Joarly Lormil did not have a desire to become a doctor from a young age. In fact, he thought he would study engineering or economics because of his exceptional talents in math and physics. During university, he took some time to think about what he wanted to do, and he landed on medicine.