Episode 168 – STAND: The Haiti Project With Morgan, Justin, and Luke

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In this episode, Jimmy interviews the directors and co-founders of STAND: The Haiti project, Justin Dunaway, Morgan Denny, and Luke Slipski. Justin enjoys a rum and coke, Morgan a vodka tonic, Luke a rum and coke, and Jimmy a vodka soda. The teams talks about how to create a sustainable global initiative.

Bio: STAND Haiti

Our next group of guests are the directors and cofounders of STAND: The Haiti Project which stands for (Sustainable Therapy and New Development). Two are PTs who currently reside in Portland, OR and the Third is a MPH who calls Oakland home. They all have a passion for helping the people of Haiti and have seen the difference that can be made regarding health & happiness. They are committed to this project and believe strongly in its growth and our ability to become a positive and permanent change in the communities of NW Haiti.

Contact the STAND Haiti team

STAND HAITI PROJECT

Website: http://www.standhaitiproject.org/

Donate: http://www.standhaitiproject.org/donate

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrbMq4d_rRc&feature=youtu.be  

Volunteer: http://www.standhaitiproject.org/volunteer1

Twitter: @STANDhaiti

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/STANDHaitiProject/?fref=nf

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standhaitiproject/?hl=en

Justin Dunaway: [email protected]

Morgan Denny: [email protected]

Episode 168 Shoutouts

Sean Hagey, PTA

Twitter: @GetPT1st

Episode Highlights

(2:14) Why did you start going to Haiti and what do you do there?

(3:25) How many trips a year do you take?

(3:50) The group talks about a day’s usual process of seeing patients.

(5:35) Do you have a permanent clinic?

(6:29) Luke, what is your background and when did you start going on the trips?

(7:43) What is one of your stories that continues to bring you back to Haiti?

(13:22) The three talk about the development of the team who help treat patients.

(15:32) How do people find out how to get involved?

(19:50) If you could setup a project like STAND anywhere in the U.S., where would that be?

(20:31) What is something that you have read recently that has inspired you?

(21:11) Who is someone in the world of physical therapy that we should know more about?

#partingshots

Patients come in pain and leave happy, do something bigger than yourself, and Haiti is an opportunity to develop your skills as a primary care provider.

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