Physicians for Peace is currently seeking qualified physical therapists to volunteer at the Hanger Clinic at Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Deschapelles, Haiti.
“This experience in Haiti has given me a new perspective as I re-adapt to my role as a physical therapist here in New York. I now realize how important it is to look at each individual’s unique functional and lifestyle needs and to adapt your mindset to their needs"
Three weeks ago, Claude Hillel, a physical therapist at NY SportsMed & Physical Therapy, arrived in Haiti with a single goal – to help those injured in the devastating Haiti earthquake. Since then, he has been very busy.
Claude Hillel signed up on the volunteer rosters of a dozen Haiti-relief agencies, bought $1,000 worth of camping gear, persuaded a medical supply company that he often deals with to donate bandages and other supplies, and set off—with 30 suitcases and a one-way ticket to Florida...