CLINIC OPPORTUNITIES

Every clinic is organized and run by individual trip leaders and hosts. Therefore, the arrangements, costs, and trip details vary. If you’re interested in volunteering or finding out more, please contact the person listed with each humanitarian clinic.

If you would like your upcoming trip listed, please send information to Natalie Venezia at venezia@vosh.org

To Get a Peek Inside a VOSH Clinic Trip, Scroll Down.

Clinics In 2024*:

ONGOING CLINIC PROGRAM In collaboration with Everyone for Veterans: Support US Combat Veterans in Need

January 2-23 to Alexandria, Egypt  (VOSH-MI) Contact Dr. Nelson Edwards call 517-518-44505 or email ngedwards.o.d@gmail.com 

January 5-13 to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (VOSH-CT) Student Volunteers (6 to 8) needed.  Celebrating 20 years of service.  Contact Dr Matthew Blondin at mblond2@aol.com

January 28 – February 3 to San Lucas, Toliman, Guatemala (VOSH-MN) Volunteers needed Contact Dr. Jennifer Meister Bourn meisterjen@hotmail.com

February 3-11 to Gomez Palacio, Mexico (VOSH-SD) OD volunteers needed.  Contact Jenny Ness at 605-2103141 or sdvosh@gmail.com

February 16-28 to Catanduanes, Philippines (VOSH-TWECS) Contact Dr. Marina Roma-March info@twecs.ca

February 17-25 to Patzcuaro, MX (VOSH-MN) Volunteers needed Contact Ken and Laurie Baalson at kenlauriebaalson@aol.com

March 2-9 to the New Hope Hospital, Plaine du Nord, Haiti (VOSH-PA). Two ODs needed. Contact Dr. Mark Rakoczy at mrakoczy831@gmail.com

April 14-21 to Tortola, British Virgin Islands (VOSH-OH with Tortola Lions Club) Contact Barbara Plaugher  barbara.plaugher@gmail.com

May 24 -June 5 or June 11 to Cuenca, Ecuador (VOSH-Santa Cruz-Quebec) Contact Father Pierre Labine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

June 8-15 to Ocho Rios, Jamaica (SVOSH-UC Berkeley)  Contact Dr. Cheng maxwell.x.cheng@kp.org 4-6 ODs NEEDED

August 2-11 or 16 to Lima, Peru (VOSH-Santa Cruz-Quebec) Contact Father Pierre Labine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

Mid November to Mexico (VOSH-Santa Cruz-Quebec) Contact Father Pierre Labine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

*Clinics may require proof of vaccination before accepting participants and compliance with the rules and laws of the receiving country will be mandatory

Clinics In 2023*:

ONGOING CLINIC PROGRAM In collaboration with Everyone for Veterans: Support US Combat Veterans in Need

January 6-13 to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (VOSH-CT) Contact Dr. Matthew Blondin MBlond2@aol.com https://drblondin.com/vosh-ct/MISSION IS FULL

January 14-23 to Panama (VOSH-KS). Contact Dr. Bob Arnold, 620-242-7628

January 25 to Bangladesh (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Montreal (Quebec)) Contact Pierre LaBine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

January 21-29 to San Martin Chili Verde, Guatemala (VOSH-KS). Contact Jenee Barth 785-342-0430

February 4-12 to GOMEZ PALACIO, MEXICO (VOSH-SD) Contact Jenny Ness  sdvosh@gmail.com

February 17-March 2 to Kenya (VOSH-MI) Contact Nelson Edwards ngedwards.o.d@gmail.com, 517-518-4505

February 18-26 to Jamaica (VOSH-MN) Contact Dr. Larry Morrison drlarry@morrisoneyecare.com or 218-396-0309

March 4 – 12 to PATZCUARO, MEXICO (VOSH-MN) Contact Laurie and Ken Baalson kenlor@emily.net 218-839-0577

March 12-26 to St. Maarten (VOSH-OH) Contact Barbara Plaugher barbara.plaugher@gmail.com or 419-204-2242 TRIP IS FULL

March 17-26 to San Carlos, Mexico (VOSH-MI) Contact Nelson Edwards ngedwards.o.d@gmail.com, 517-518-4505

March 11-18 to El Fero Guatemala (VOSH-SouthEast). Contact Glenn Lashley gmlashley@juno.com, 386-846-6293

March 24-31 to Honduras (VOSH-MI) Contact Nelson Edwards ngedwards.o.d@gmail.com, 517-518-4505

May 8-13 to Guatemala City, Guatemala (VOSH-Southeast). Contact Glenn Lashley gmlashley@juno.com, 386-846-6293

May to Morocco (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Montreal (Quebec)) Contact Pierre LaBine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

July 28- August 6 to Fiji (VOSH-CA and SVOSH/WUCO) Contact moses.alcantara@westernu.edu

July to Peru (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Montreal (Quebec)) Contact Pierre LaBine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

August 7-11 to Lima, Peru (VOSH-IL) Contact Dr. Tracy Matchinski at tmatchinski@aol.com. TRIP IS FULL

August 28-September 1 to Cluj, Romania (VOSH-OH) Contact Holly Conway eyejim1@gmail.com or 330-231-4171 ODs NEEDED

September 10-16 to New Hope Hospital in Plaine du Nord, Haiti. Contact Mark Rakoczy, OD at mrakoczy831@gmail.com ODs NEEDED

September 17-23 to San Juan Sacatepequez, Guatemala (VOSH-Southeast). Contact Glenn Lashley , 386-846-6293

October 1-7 to Chihuahua, MX (VOSH-TX) Contact amie.gisbert@yahoo.com or visit https://guerreroclinic.org

October 22-28 to Jalpatagua, Guatemala (VOSH-Southeast). Contact Glenn Lashley , 386-846-6293

November 6-10 to Oaxaca, MX (VOSH-IL) Contact Dr. Tracy Matchinski at tmatchinski@aol.com. TRIP IS FULL

November to Mexico (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Montreal (Quebec)) Contact Pierre Labine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

 

 

*Clinics may require proof of vaccination before accepting participants and compliance with the rules and laws of the receiving country will be mandatory

Clinics In 2022*:

ONGOING CLINIC PROGRAM In collaboration with Everyone for Veterans: Support US Combat Veterans in Need

February to Jamaica (VOSH-MN) Contact Larry Morrison, OD drlarry@morrisoneyecare.com POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID

February to Palacio Gomez, Mexico (VOSH-SD) Contact sdvosh@gmail.com POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID

March to Tucson, AZ (VOSH-AZ) support for refugees from Afghanistan, Somalia, and Syria Contact Twelker@VOSH.org

March 5-12 to Puerto Barrios, Guatemala (VOSH-SE) Needs ODs Contact Glenn Lashley Home 386-279-0682 Cell 386-846-6293

March 12 to Joshua Tree, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

March 25-27 to Coachella, California (VOSH-CA) with California CareForce http://californiacareforce.org/

March 26-27 to Tucson, AZ (VOSH-AZ) vision screening of Tucson’s Afghan refugees Contact Judy Reisman reism001@gmail.com

March 28-April 3 to Chihuahua, Mexico (Guerrero Clinic with VOSH-TX and Rotary Clubs) Contact Robert Yudkin robert@guerreroclinic.org

April 1 to San Pedro, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

April  1-15  to Bahati Kenya (VOSH-MI with Rotary Club)  Contact Dr. Nelson Edwards 517-518-4505 or ngedwards.o.d@gmail.com

April 30 to Joshua Tree, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

May 6-8 to Mather, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

May 14 to Riverside, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

May 20-22 to Emory, VA (VOSH-CT with RAM (Remote Access Medical)) Contact  Dr. Matthew Blondin at mblond2@aol.com or text to 860-307-8944

May 21 to Indio, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

June 3-5 to Antioch, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

July 15-17 to Grass Valley, CA (VOSH-CA with California CareForce) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

July 23 to Tecate, MX (VOSH-CA) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

June 20-26 to Chihuahua, MX (VOSH-TX). Contact Amie Gisbert, OD amie.gisbert@yahoo.com or visit https://guerreroclinic.org/

June 25 to Riverside, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

July 23 to Lancaster, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

July 23- Aug 5 to Ecuador (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Montreal (Quebec)) Contact Pierre LaBine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

August 6 to Santa Clarita, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

August 19-20 to Yuba City, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

September 14-15 to Fresno, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

September 5-9 To Grenada, West Indies (SVOSH-SUNY) Contact SUNY@svoshinternational.com, Pres: Melody Kordnaij mkordnaij@sunyopt.edu, Faculty Advisor: Dr. Greg Disanto gdisanto711@gmail.com

September 24 to Thermal, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

September 29-October 1 to Chico, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

October 15-23 to Ambergris Caye, Belize (VOSH-MN) Contact Dr. Stacy Hinklemeyer smhink@aol.com FULL

October 9-16 to Guyana (VOSH-OH) Contact Barbara Plaugher barbara.plaugher@gmail.com or 419-204-2242

October 15 to California City, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

October 21-23 to Vista, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

October 24-30 to Chihuahua, MX (VOSH-TX). Contact Amie Gisbert, OD amie.gisbert@yahoo.com or visit https://guerreroclinic.org/

November 19 to Carson, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contact Dr. Greg Pearl drgregpearl@yahoo.com

November 19 to Mexico (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Montreal (Quebec)) Contact Pierre LaBine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

*Clinics will likely require proof of vaccination before accepting participants and compliance with the rules and laws of the receiving country will be mandatory

PAST CLINICS

2021

Clinics In 2021*:

ONGOING CLINIC PROGRAM In collaboration with Everyone for Veterans: Support US Combat Veterans in Need

January 08-16 to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (VOSH-CT) Contact Dr. Matthew Blondin MBlond2@aol.com CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

April 24-25 to San Jose, CA (VOSH-CA) with Healing California https://healingca.org/

April 30 to San Pedro, CA (VOSH-CA) with Healing California https://healingca.org/

May 1 to Riverside, CA (VOSH-CA) with Healing California https://healingca.org/

May 15-16 to Williams, CA (VOSH-CA) with Healing California https://healingca.org/

May 22 to Bakersfield, CA (VOSH-CA) with Healing California https://healingca.org/

June 1 to Rialto, CA (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

June 18 to Monterey, CA (VOSH-CA) Stand Down with California CareForce http://californiacareforce.org/

June 26-27 to San Jose, CA (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

July 9-10 to Sacramento, CA, Stand Down (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

July 17 to Lancaster, CA (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

July 30-31 to Venice, CA (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

Aug 14 to Castro Valley, CA (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

Aug 27-28 to Quincy, CA, Plumas County Stand Down (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

Sept 17-18 to Vista, CA (VOSH-CA) with Healing California https://healingca.org/

Sept 10-12 to Antioch, CA, Yuba-Sutter Stand Down (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

Sept 10-11 to Marysville, CA, Stand Down on the Delta (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

Sept 17-18 to Vista, CA, North County Stand Down (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

Sept 21-22 to Fresno, CA, Central Valley Stand Down (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

Oct 22-23 to Redding, CA (VOSH-CA through Healing California)  https://healingca.org/

Nov 12-14 to Chico, CA (VOSH-CA) with California CareForce http://californiacareforce.org/

*Clinics will likely require proof of vaccination before accepting participants and compliance with the rules and laws of the receiving country will be mandatory

2020

Clinics In 2020:

NEW ONGOING CLINIC PROGRAM In collaboration with Everyone for Veterans: Support US Combat Veterans in Need

January 3-10 to Cap Haitien, Haiti (VOSH-PA) Contact Diane Wilson, OD dianewilson1661@gmail.com

January 6-9 to Santiago, Dominican Republic (VOSH-NE) Contact Ellen Weiss, OD ellenweiss@millardfamilyeyecare.com ellenweiss@millardfamilyeyecare.com THIS TRIP IS FULL

January 10-18 to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (VOSH-CT) Contact Dr. Matthew Blondin MBlond2@aol.com Clinic Report

January 10-24 to Bahati Kenya (VOSH-MI) Contact Nelson Edwards, OD Ngedwards.o.d@gmail.com or 517-518-4505

January 18 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

January 25 to Lancaster, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

January 30 – February 9, 2020 to Asunción Mita, Jutiapa, Guatemala (VOSH-Ontario) Contact John Hohner, OD eyeguy@ezlink.on.ca

February 1-9 to Gomez Palacio, Mexico (VOSH-MN) Contact Jennifer Ness, OD moore300zx@yahoo.com

February 7-8 to Vista, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

February 14-21 to Guatemala (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Montreal), working with HELPS Cataract Surgeons, Contact Pierre LaBine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

February 15 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

February 22-March 1 to Ecuador (Amazon Tributary) (VOSH-CA) Contact John Larcabal, OD  jlarcabal@gmail.com 

February 23-March 1 to Baja California, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

February 29-March 7 to Cap Haitien, Haiti (VOSH-PA) Contact Mark Rakoczy, OD mrakoczy831@gmail.com Clinic Report

February 2020 to Panama (VOSH-MN)  Contact Kirk Thomas  tschida@holeintheday.net THIS TRIP IS FULL

March 1 – 6 to Miguel Aleman, Sonora, Mexico (VOSH-AZ) Contact Caitlin Miller, OD ( cmille1@midwestern.edu ) or Dan Twelker, OD, PhD twelker@vosh.org  520-301-6098

March 21 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

March 21-22 to Santa Clarita, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

March 22-28 to Senegal, West Africa (VOSH-SE) Contact Lisa Weber , OD (612 867 4870; lisaweber106@gmail.com) or John Spencer, OD (651 270 7519; john.spencer@allina.com) CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

March 22-29 to Nicaragua (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

March 25-28 to Chihuahua, MX (VOSH-TX) Contact Tom Pruett, OD twpruett@comcast.net or see GuerreroClinic.org CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

March 27 – April 3 to La Esperanza, Honduras (VOSH-MI) Contact Bob Foote, OD bobfooteod@hotmail.com 231-590-0681 More Information CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

March 28 to Twentynine Palms, CA (VOSH-CA with Healing California) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

April 18 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

May 16 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

June 13-20 to Ocho Rios, Jamaica (SVOSH-Berkeley and Alliance of Jamaican and American Humanitarians (AOJAH) Contact Maxwell Cheng, OD Maxwell.X.Cheng@kp.org CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

June 20 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

June 22-28 to Chihuahua, MX (VOSH-TX) Contact Tom Pruett, OD twpruett@comcast.net or see GuerreroClinic.org CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

June 25-28 to Emporia, VA (VOSH-CT/RAM USA) Contact Matthew Blondin, OD at mblond2@aol.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

July 18 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

July 22 to Guayaquil and Cuenca, Ecuador (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Quebec) Contact Pierre Labine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca More Information CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

August 8-9 to Sacramento, CA (VOSH-CA Stand Down with Healing California) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

August 15 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

September 11 to Yuba City, CA (VOSH-CA Stand Down with Healing California https://healingca.org/vision-volunteers) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 

September 19 to Placerville, CA (VOSH-CA Stand Down with Healing California https://healingca.org/vision-volunteers) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 

September 15-30 to Peru (VOSH-NW) Contact Willow Thompson idrwillow@hotmail.com and Ginny Mercer ginnymercer@hotmail.com

September 19 to Placerville, CA (VOSH-CA Stand Down with Healing California https://healingca.org/vision-volunteers) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 

September 19 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 

September 21-27 to Chihuahua, MX (VOSH-TX) Contact Tom Pruett, OD twpruett@comcast.net or see GuerreroClinic.org

September 26 to Coachella Valley, CA (VOSH-CA Stand Down with Healing California https://healingca.org/vision-volunteers) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 

October 17 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 

October 24 to November 4 to Nepal (VOSH-CO) Contact Pam Chestnut pam@itstime2travel.com

October 31-November 8 to Oaxaca, Mexico (VOSH-IL) Contact Tracy Matchinski, OD (Tmatchin@ico.edu) THIS TRIP IS FULL CANCELED Due To COVID-19 and LEVEL 4 Travel Alert

November 7-14 to Cap Haitien, Haiti (VOSH-PA) Contact Diane Wilson, OD dianewilson1661@gmail.com

November 21 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 

November 22-29 to El Salvador (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-19 

November 30 to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Quebec) Contact Pierre Labine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca More Information

December 12 to Tecate/Tijuana, MX (VOSH-CA) Contract Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com CANCELED Due To COVID-12

2019

January 4-11 to Cap Haitien, Haiti (VOSH-PA) Contact Diane Wilson, OD dianewilson1661@gmail.com

January 11-25 to Kenya (VOSH-MI) Contact Nelson Edwards, OD ngedwards.o.d@gmail.com, 517-518-4505.

January 27 – February 3 to Mataquescuintla, Guatemala (VOSH-Ontario) Contact John Hohner, OD eyeguy@ezlink.on.ca

February 2-10, to Gomez Palacio, Mexico (VOSH-SD) Contact Jennifer Ness, moore300zx@yahoo.com, 605-210-3141

February 9-17 to Panama (VOSH-NE) Contact Carl Sakovits, OD islanddoc5@aol.com

February 15-23 to Guatemala (VOSH-Santa Cruz, Montreal), working with HELPS Cataract Surgeons, Contact Pierre LaBine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

February 20-27 to San Pedro Sula, Honduras (VOSH-IN) Contact David Weigel, OD voshin22916@gmail.com

February 24-March 3 to Port Antonio, Jamaica (VOSH-MN) Contact Larry Morrison, OD drlarry@morrisoneyecare.com

February 24-March 1 to Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico (VOSH-AZ) Contact Dan Twelker, OD  twelker@vosh.org  520-301-6098

March 9-16 to Cap Haitien, Haiti (VOSH-PA) Contact Mark Rakoczy, OD , mrakoczy831@gmail.com

March 10-16 to El Salvador (VOSH-MN) Contact Julie Walsh, OD jlwalsh@midco.net (Trip Full)

March 18-24 to State of Chihuahua, Mexico (VOSH-TX) Contact Tom Pruett, OD twpruett@comcast.net See http://guerreroclinic.org

March 22-31 to La Esperanza, Honduras (VOSH-MI) Contact Bob Foote, OD bobfooteod@hotmail.com or 231-590-0681

April to Dominican Republic (VOSH-ONE) Contact Bina Patel, OD patelb@neco.edu

May 12-18 to Pont Sonde, Haiti (VOSH-PA) Contact Scott Huggler, OD shuggler890@gmail.com 

June 20-23 to Emporia, VA through Remote Access Medical/RAMUSA (VOSH-CT) Contact Matthew Blondin, OD or Audrey Blondin audbl@aol.com THIS TRIP IS FULL

June 30-July 3 to Lima, Peru (VOSH-SE) Contact Ben Friedman friedmanben97@gmail.com or 561-870-6363

June/July to Peru (VOSH-ONE) Contact Ben Friedman at friedmanben97@gmail.com or 561-870-6363

July 1-9 to Lima Peru (Barrios of Jicamarca, Canto Grande and San Juan De Lurigancho) (VOSH-BC/TWEKS) Contact Marina Roma March, OD , twecs@shaw.ca or  604-874-2733

July 6-13 to Cap Haitien, Haiti (VOSH-PA) Contact Mike Satryan, OD  msatryan@yahoo.com

July 20-26 to Chinandega, Nicaragua (VOSH-ONE) Contact Suzy Eberle basicnicaragua@gmail.com

August 12-18 to State of Chihuahua, Mexico (VOSH-TX) Contact Tom Pruett, OD twpruett@comcast.net. See guerreroclinic.org

August 26 Vision Screening at Naco Elementary School , Naco, AZ (VOSH-AZ) Contact J. Dan Twelker, OD, PhD at dtwelker@eyes.arizona.edu

October 5-12 to Jeremie, Haiti. (VOSH-PA) Michelle Cadet, OD dramc96@gmail.com

October 26 – November 3, 2019 to Belize (VOSH-MN) Contact Stacy Hinkemeyer, OD smhink@aol.com THIS TRIP IS FULL

October to Nepal (VOSH-ONE) Contact Derek Feifke, OD idocderek@gmail.com

October to Nepal (VOSH-CO) Contact Pam Chestnut pam@itstime2travel.com

November 2-10 to Quito, Ecuador (VOSH-IL)  Contact Tracy Matchinski, OD TMatchin@ico.edu THIS TRIP IS FULL

November 3-9 to Cap Hatien, Haiti (VOSH-PA). Contact Diane Wilson, OD dianewilson1661@gmail.com Optometry students welcome!

November 9-16 to El Salvador (VOSH-ONE) Contact Jenifer Ambler, OD ambleroptometry@gmail.com Cancelled

November 17-December 1 to LaBarca, Mexico (VOSH-Santa Cruz Montreal) Contact Pierre LaBine pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

November 24 – December 1 to El Salvador (FUDEM) (VOSH-CA) Contact Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

2018

January 6-13, to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua (VOSH-CT) Contact Matthew Blondin, OD, mblond2@aol.com

January 8-11, to Santiago, Dominican Republic (VOSH-NE) Contact Ellen Weiss, OD weiss@vosh.org (THIS TRIP IS FULL)

January 14-20, to Port-au-Prince Haiti (VOSH-PA) Contact David McPhillips drmcpod@gmail.com

January 25 – February 4, to Mataquescuintla, Guatemala (VOSH-Ontario) Contact Pete Huitema, petehuitema@quadro.net

January 27 to La Grange, IL, CURE Vision Screening (VOSH-IL) Contact Tracy Matchinski, OD, TMatchin@ico.edu

February 2 to Granada, Nicaragua (VOSH-ONE) Contact Joe D’Amico, OD

February 3-11 to Gomez Palacio, Mexico (VOSH-SD) Contact Jennifer Ness, moore300zx@yahoo.com, 605-210-3141

February 7-24  to Patzcuaro, Mexico (VOSH-OH) Contact Brenda Kraus bjk885@gmail.com

February 9-18, to Santa Patrica, Nicaragua  (VOSH-Southeast) Contact Suzy Eberle, basicnicaragua@gmail.com

February 3-12, to Colon, Panama (VOSH-Kansas) Contact Bob Arnold, eyedoc1@gmail.com 

February 14-24, to El Estor, Guatemala (VOSH-Santa Cruz -Montreal, Quebec), Contact Pierre Labine, pierre.labine@sympatico.ca (There will be follow-up cataract surgeries in April 2018 by ophthalmologists from HELPS International). Looking for ten 3rd or 4th year SVOSH members to join.

February 26-March 3, to Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico (VOSH-AZ), Contact Dan Twelker, OD, dtwelker@eyes.arizona.edu

March to local outreach clinic in the Ashanti Region of Ghana (VOSH-Ghana) Contact Dr. Abena Ntim, tesluvin@gmail.com

March 5 to Chihuahua, Mexico (VOSH-TX) Contact Tom Pruett, OD twpruett@comcast.net or guereroclinic.org SVOSH Welcome!

March 10-11 to Buena Vista, VA (VOSH-VA/RAM-VA)  SVOSH Welcome! Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD, vickiweiss@ramusa.org

March 10-17 to Cap Haitien, Haiti (VOSH-PA), Contact Mark Rakoczy, OD mrakoczy831@gmail.com

March 11-17, to El Salvador hosted by FUDEM (VOSH-MN) Contact Julie Walsh, OD, PhD, jlwalsh@midco.net. SVOSH students are welcome,

March 17-24, to Puerto Penasco, Mexico (SVOSH-KYCO) Contact Eilene Kinzer, OD, EileneKinzer@UPIKE.edu

March 17-24, to Vallegrande, Bolivia (VOSH-IL) SVOSH WELCOMED, Contact Natalie Venezia, venezia@vosh.org (Trip Full)

March 23-April 1 to Costa Rica (SVOSH-Pacific) Contact puco@svoshinternational.com (Trip Full)

March 23-April 1 to Nicaragua (SVOSH-Pacific) Contact puco@svoshinternational.com (Trip Full)

March 23-April 1 to Senegal (SVOSH-Pacific) Contact puco@svoshinternational.com (Trip Full)

April to Dominican Republic (VOSH-ONE & SVOSH-NECO) Contact dr.donarum@gmail.com or neco@svoshinternational.com

April 30, to Peru (VOSH-Santa Cruz- Montreal, Quebec), Contact Pierre Labine, pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

May 4-6 to Smyth County, VA (VOSH-VA/RAM-VA)  SVOSH Welcome! Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD, vickiweiss@ramusa.org

May 7-11 to Merida, Mexico (SVOSH-SCO) Contact SVOSH-SCO President, sco@svoshinternational.org (Trip Full)

May 7-11 to Port-au-Prince, Haiti (SVOSH-SCO) Contact SVOSH-SCO President, sco@svoshinternational.org (Trip Full)

May 7-11 to Belmopan, Belize (SVOSH-SCO) Contact SVOSH-SCO President, sco@svoshinternational.org (Trip Full)

May 7-11 to Nicaragua (SVOSH-SCO partnering with SVOSH UNAN) Contact SVOSH-SCO President, sco@svoshinternational.org (Trip Full)

May 7-11 to Barranquilla, Colombia, (SVOSH-SCO) Contact SVOSH-SCO President, sco@svoshinternational.org (Trip Full)

May 7-11 to Ibarra, Ecuador (SVOSH-SCO) Contact SVOSH-SCO President, sco@svoshinternational.org (Trip Full)

May 13-19 to Pont Sonde, Haiti (VOSH-PA )Contact Mark Shust, mshust@salus.edu

May 13-20 to St. Maarten (VOSH-OH) Contact Barbara Plaugher, RN,  arliss@wcoil.com

June 1 to Moldova (VOSH-Santa Cruz – Montreal, Quebec), Contact Pierre Labine, pierre.labine@sympatico.ca 

June 5 to Chihuahua, Mexico (VOSH-TX), Contact Tom Pruett, OD twpruett@comcast.net or guereroclinic.org SVOSH Welcome!

June 13 to Oswego, Illinois Hesed House Homeless Shelter (VOSH-IL), Contact Ron Weingart, OD, r.weingart@sbcglobal.net

June 17 – 30 to Romania (VOSH-Southeast) Contact Charlie Covington, charlescovington@gmail.com

June 23-24 to Emporia, VA (VOSH-VA/RAM-VA)  SVOSH Welcome! Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD, vickiweiss@ramusa.org

July Grenada (VOSH-NC) Contact Jill Scullion, OD, jillscullion@gmail.com

July 7-14 to Cap Haitian, Haiti (VOSH-PA and SVOSH-Waterloo) Contact team leader Nancy Delucia, nandee8886@gmail.com or Dr. David Mcphillips, drmcpod@gmail.com. ODs Wanted!

July 15 to Ecuador (VOSH-Santa Cruz- Montreal, Quebec), Contact Pierre Labine, pierre.labine@sympatico.ca 

July 20-22 to Wise, VA (VOSH-VA/RAM)  SVOSH Welcome! Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD, vickiweiss@ramusa.org

August 11-18 to Roatan, Honduras (SVOSH-NSUOCO), Contact Alissa Proctor, proctor1@nsuok.edu

August to Guatemala and Belize (SVOSH-Pacific) Contact  puco@svoshinternational.com 

September 11-27 to Kapchorwa, Uganda (VOSH-Northwest) SVOSH Welcome! Contact Willow Thompson, OD   idrwillow@hotmail.com with intent to go by March 1st

September 19-21 to Fresno, CA with Veteran’s Stand Down Campaign (VOSH-CA) Contact Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

September 22-23 to Lee, VA (VOSH-VA/RAM-VA)  SVOSH Welcome! Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD, vickiweiss@ramusa.org

October 6-7 to Grundy, VA (VOSH-VA/RAM-VA)  SVOSH Welcome! Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD, vickiweiss@ramusa.org

October 6-13 to Jeremie, Haiti (VOSH-PA) SVOSH Welcome! Contact Dr. Michelle Cadet-Honore, dramc96@gmail.com

October 27- November 4 to Belize (VOSH-MN) Contact Stacy Hinkemeyer, smhink@aol.com

November 3-4  to Gloucester, VA (VOSH-VA/RAM-VA)  SVOSH Welcome! Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD, vickiweiss@ramusa.org

November 4-10 to Cap Hatien, Haiti (Vosh-PA) Contact Diane Wilson, OD dianewilson1661@gmail.com

November 4-13 to Taksindu, Nepal (VOSH-CO) Contact Kara Fedders, OD coloradovosh@gmail.com (This Trip Is FULL)

November 11-18 to La Carpio and Bri Bri, Bajo Chirripo, Costa Rica (VOSH-BC) Contact Marina Roma-March, OD twecs@shaw.ca

November 14-28 to Kenya (VOSH-IN) Contact Jeffrey Marshall, OD drjcm@att.net 

November 18-25 to El Salvador (VOSH-CA) Contact Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

Fall to Chihuahua, Mexico (VOSH-TX) Contact Tom Pruett, OD twpruett@comcast.net or guereroclinic.org  SVOSH Welcome!

2017

January 6-14, to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, VOSH-CT, Contact Matthew Blondin, OD, mblond2@aol.com

January 8-14, to Cap Haitien, Haiti, VOSH-PA, Contact Diane Wilson dianewilson1661@gmail.com

January 10-13, to Penal, Trinidad, VOSH-NC, Contact Christina Smith, OD drcsmith@bellsouth.net 

January 22 – 27, to Santiago, Dominican Republic, VOSH-NE, Contact Ellen Weiss, OD weiss@vosh.org (THIS TRIP IS FULL)

January 28 – February 5, to Gomez-Palacio, Mexico, VOSH-SD, Contact Philip “Jelipe” Bugaiski, OD, drbugaiski@thedvc.net

January 29 – February 5, to Juigalpa, Nicaragua, Hopeful Ways, Contact Jim Carlins jjcarlins@hopefulways.org

January 20 – 29, to Mataquescuintla, Guatemala, VOSH-Ontario, Contact Pete Huitema petehuitema@quadro.net

January 28 – February 5, to Cedros, Honduras, VOSH-OH, Contact Barbara Plaugher arliss@wcoil.com

January 29 – February 4to Gomez Palacio, Mexico, VOSH-SD, Contact Nathan Wiederholt, OD, wiederholtn@hotmail.com

February 5 – 20, to St. MartinMinistry of Health, Contact Pierre Labine, pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

February 10 – 19, to Chinandega, Nicaragua, VOSH-SE, Contact Suzy Eberle, basicnicaragua@gmail.com

February 19-26, to El Salvador, VOSH-MN (hosted by FUDEM), Contact Julie Walsh, OD, jlwalsh@midco.net

February 27-March 3, to Hermosillo, Sonora, VOSH-AZ & SVOSH-Midwestern, Contact J. Daniel Twelker, OD, dtwelker@eyes.arizona.edu

March 8-15, to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, VOSH-IN,  Contact voshin22916@gmail.com

March 11 – 18to Cap Haitien, Haiti, VOSH-PA, Contact Mark Rakoczy, OD, mrakoczy831@gmail.com

March 13-19, to Guerrero Clinic, Chihuahua, Mexico, VOSH-TX, Contact Tom Pruett, OD, twpruett@comcast.net

March 22to Wise, VA, VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org 

March 23Clintwood, VA VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org 

March 31 – April 2, to Coachella, California, VOSH-CA, Contact Greg Pearl, OD drgregpearl@yahoo.com

March 24 – April 2, to Honduras, Central America, VOSH-MI, Contact Bob Foote, bobfooteod@att.net

April 13-17, to La Purisima, Baja, California, VOSH-IL & VOSH-CA, Contact Natalie Venezia, ncvenezia@mac.com (THIS TRIP IS FULL)

April 20 to Tecate, Mexico, VOSH-CA, Contact Greg Pearl, OD pearl@vosh.org

May 3-10, to Moca, Dominican Republic, VOSH-SE, Contact Max Bruss, maxobrusso@gmail.com

May 5-7, to Smyth County, VA, VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org  

May 12-19, to FUDEM Clinic El Salvador, VOSH-IL, Contact Tracy Matchinski, OD, tmatchinski@aol.com (THIS TRIP IS FULL)

May 20-28, to Tumbala, Chiapas, Mexico, VOSH-CA, Contact Dr. David Kageyama, dtkageyama@hotmail.com WAIT LIST ONLY

May 21-27, to Pont Sonde, Haiti, VOSH-PA, Contact Mark Shust, OD, mshust@salus.edu

May 28-June 4, to Matagalpa Region, NicaraguaVOSH-CA, Contact Greg Pearl, OD, drgregpearl@yahoo.com

June 4-11to El Sauce Region, NicaraguaVOSH-CA, Contact Kristen White, OD, kristinrosewhite10@gmail.com

May 2017, to Republic of Moldavia, VOSH-Quebec, Contact Pierre Labine, pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

June 2017, to Ecuador, VOSH-Quebec, Contact Pierre Labine, pierrelabine@sympatico.ca

June 24-25,  Emporia, VA VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org

July 2017, to Peru, VOSH-Quebec, Contact Pierre Labine, pierre.labine@sympatico.ca

July 21-30, to Chinandega, NicaraguaVOSH-SE, Contact Suzy Eberle, basicnicaragua@gmail.com

July 21-23Wise County, VA, VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org

July 17-23, to Zihuatanejo, Mexico, VOSH-SE, Contact John Spencer, OD, John.Spencer@allina.com

July 21-30, to Chinandega, Nicaragua, VOSH-SE, Contact Suzy Eberle,  basicnicaragua@gmail.com

July 24-30, to Guerrero Clinic, Chihuahua, Mexico, VOSH-TX, Contact Tom Pruitt, OD, twpruett@comcast.net

August 5-12 to Comitancillo, Guatemala, VOSH-SE,  Contact Susan Stees, seweyes@aol.com

August 11-20 to Guatemala, SVOSH-Pacific, Contact Kalyn Gregory, kalyn.gregory@pacificu.edu

August 19-27 to Belize, SVOSH-Pacific, Contact Kalyn Gregory, kalyn.gregory@pacificu.edu

August 26-27 to Washington D.C., VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org. Optometry students welcome. More information available at ramusa.org/Virginia. Please register at volunteer.ramusa.org and contact Victoria Molnar) POSTPONED.

September, to Andavadoaka, Madagascar, VOSH-CO, Contact Kara Fedders, OD coloradovosh@gmail.com 

September 22-October 7, to Embu and Kisumu, Kenya, VOSH-IA and IDEA Ministries, Contact Ralph De Haan, OD ralu@iowatelecom.net

September 22- 24, to Sacramento Clinic, CA, VOSH-CA, Contact Tom Burley, tom@californiacareforce.org

September 23- 24, to Lee County, VA VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org (Complimentary housing available if needed) OPTOMETRISTS NEEDED!

September 26- September 30, to Guerrero Clinic, Chihuahua, Mexico, VOSH-TX, Contact Tom Pruitt, OD, twpruett@comcast.net

October, to Marangu, Tanzania, VOSH-MN, Contact Jim Hess, OD, imnod@hotmail.com

October 7-8, to Grundy, VA, VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org 

October 27-November 9, to Kenya, VOSH-MI, Contact Nelson Edwards, OD, 517-518-4505 or email at ngedwards.o.d@gmail.com (Looking for 2 ODs and lay volunteers)

October 28 – Nov 4, to El Salvador (San Jose Villanueva), VOSH-ONE/Epilogos/Rotary Multidisciplinary Clinic, contact Jenifer Ambler amblerj@sover.net

November 4-5, to Warsaw, VA VOSH-VA/RAM (Remote Area Medical), Contact Victoria Molnar Weiss, OD vickiweiss@ramusa.org 

November 4-12, to Mexico, VOSH-IL, Contact Tracy Matchinski, OD, tmatchinski@aol.com (THIS TRIP IS FULL)

November 18-26, to Casimero Castillo, Mexico, VOSH-Santa Cruz (Montreal, Quebec), Contact Pierre Labine, pierrelabine@sympatico.ca

November 19-26 to El Salvador, at the FUDEM Clinic, VOSH-CA, Contact Greg Pearl, OD, drgregpearl@yahoo.com (All Students Welcome.)

November to local outreach clinic in GhanaVOSH-Ghana with the Rotary Club of Tema, Contact Dr. Abena Ntim, tesluvin@gmail.com

December 21-January 1 to Tanzania, SVOSH-Pacific, Contact puco@svoshinternational.com 

December 21-January 1 to Cambodia, SVOSH-Pacific, Contact puco@svoshinternational.com  (ODs Needed)

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Cambodia 2017
SVOSH- Pacific

Dominican Republic 2017
VOSH-NE and SVOSH-UMSL
Video by Kara Hoff

Haiti 2017
VOSH-PA and SVOSH-Waterloo
Video by Simone Sitar

Tanzania 2017
SVOSH-Pacific

Zihuatanejo, Mexico 2017
VOSH-SE, SVOSH-SUNY & SVOSH-SCCO
Video by Kaitlyn Baskerville

Nicaragua 2018
VOSH-CT