9th Neurology Mission 2017

What Happened during the mission

24 July - 28 July

We evaluated a total of 270 patients with neurological complaints. Most of the patients were from urban and rural areas of the Napo Province. A total of 36 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 
  • Andres Salom, EEG Tech, San Francisco 
  • Sarah Barnard, NYU Langone Medical Center, Epilepsy Center, New York, NY
  • Maria Amelia Calderon, MD, General Practitioner, Universidad San Francisco de Quito
  • Gema Bayas, High School Student, Anaheim, CA

  • 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 
  • Dr. Daniel Arias, Tena-Ecuador
  • Hospital Nurses, Tena-Ecuador
  • Nicolas Andrade,  Pre-Med student, Webster University, St Louis, MS
  • Ashley Roe, Senior student at Boca Raton Community High School, Boca Raton, FL
  • Isabela Ocampo, Middle School , St Louis, MO (7th grade)
  • Gabriela Ocampo, High School, St Louis, MO (9th grade)
  • Abigail Jones, Middle School, Lexington, KY 
  • Yaira Garzon, MD,MSHS, CCRC, ECommunity Research. Boca Raton, FL
  • Ilana Porges,  MPH student New York University, New York, NY
  • Yaira Espinosa, St. Joan of Arc School, Boca Raton,FL