Name: Medical Brigades at UTRGV Brownsville
Purpose: Medical Brigades is a global organization that seeks to provide free medical care to underrepresented communities located in Nicaragua, Panama and Honduras. Members shadow medical professionals, get clinical experience and learn from community members.
President: Nitchelle Rodriguez
Vice President: Vanesa Cavazos
Secretary: Maria Vaca
Treasurer: Carina Calvillo
Marketing Officer: Angelica Leal
Advisers: Dr. Maria Castañeda, lecturer, and Dr. Hugo Rodriguez, assistant professor
Activities: Fundraising, training workshops, educational workshops for communities, “Charlas” in Brownsville.
Meetings: Biweekly meetings; dates and hours TBA
Membership requirements: Biomedical sciences student, 3.0 GPA or higher.
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