8th Neurology Mission 2016

What Happened during the mission

We evaluated a total of 204 patients with neurological complaints. Most of the patients were from urban and rural areas of the Napo Province. A total of 33 EEGs were performed. Medications are available continuously free of charge in the local hospital pharmacy.

Team of Volunteers

  • Patricio Sebastian Espinosa, MD, MPH, Marcus Neuroscience Institute, Boca Raton, FL
  • Dr.  Elisa Jacome,Hospital Carlos Andrade Marin, Quito-Ecuador
  • Kimberly S. Jones, MD, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Mauricio Villamar, MD, University of Kentucky , Lexington, KY
  • Kevin Shapiro, MD,MPH, University of California, San Francisco
  • Ana Albuja, MD, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Alex R. Paciorkowski, MD, FACMG, University of Rochester , Rochester, NY
  • Angel Bayas, MD, Coast Plaza Hospital .Anaheim, CA 
  • Simon Chulak , EEG Tech, Boston Children's Hospital & Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Sarah Barnard, NYU Langone Medical Center, Epilepsy Center, New York, NY
  • Gema Bayas, High School Student, Anaheim, CA
  • Dr. Oscar Pacheco , Hospital de Ninios Baca Ortiz, Quito, Ecuador
  • Yaira Garzon, MD,MSHS, CCRC, ECommunity Research. Boca Raton, FL
  • Jose Valdes, Pharm.D, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Nova Southestern University . College of Pharmacy, FL
  • Matheus Malta de Sa, Pharm.D, Heart Institute (InCor), School Of Medicine, University of São Paulo
  • Yaira Espinosa, St. Joan of Arc School, Boca Raton,.FL
  • Erica Cardenas, Registered Nurse, Anaheim, Ca
  • Angel Bayas Jr, Elementary School Student, Anaheim, CA
  • Grace Kellie Bayas , High School Student Anaheim, CA
  • Dr.Nestor Arias, Tena-Ecuador
  • Miguel Castaniel, Interpreter, Tena-Ecuador 
  • Dra. Erika Barahona, Pediatria,Tena-Ecuador 
  • Romina Rueda, Tena-Ecuador
  • Dr. Daniel Arias, Tena-Ecuador
  • Hospital Nurses, Tena-Ecuador
  • Danny R. Rose, Jr.MD, Vascular Neurologist, University of Kentucky, Lexington , KY
  • Max Simek, St. Louis, MO
  • Freddy Bader, St. Louis , MO