Author Archives: kenzo

Personal Statement

If you had the opportunity to read my personal statement that I wrote for my application to residency, then you can immediately appreciate the photos above, as were described in my opening paragraph. Thank you for visiting my blog – … Continue reading

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Pisac – Rural Campaigns

While working at the Centro de Salud in Pisac, I had several opportunities to join some of the rural health campaigns.  These health campaigns were basically mobile health clinics run by the Pisac clinical staff, and were set-up in very … Continue reading

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Case Study 9 – Cervical Cancer

Well we finally made it back to the USA, and it definitely feels good to be home.  However, I’m about a month behind in posting, so I’ll be continuing to update the blog periodically…thanks for checking it out. HPI:  23 … Continue reading

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CerviCusco – Rural Campaign

One of the major components of working at CerviCusco is that they often organize pap smear screening campaigns in rural communities.  These campaigns give rural women the opportunity to be screened for cervical cancer, an opportunity that they would not … Continue reading

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Bulls Are Bad – Case Study 8 (GRAPHIC)

DISCLAIMER/WARNING – This post is a bit graphic, so please be advised. The mascot at our current institution, University of South Florida (Tampa, FL) is the bull.  Therefore, we have been fond of the many bulls we have seen here … Continue reading

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Jungle Medicine

I recently got back from visiting the rainforest in the Tambopata National Reserve, near Puerto Maldonado, Peru.  We had an amazing adventure and saw a ton of cool animals (a later post still to come from Janie), but I wanted … Continue reading

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Helping Hands

While I was mostly working at different medical clinics during my time in Cusco, I did have the occasional opportunity to check out some other volunteer organizations in the area, and learn about their different causes.  One of those organization, … Continue reading

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Medical Volunteering Sites

While working in Peru, I have had several people contact me about some of the different sites that I worked out, and their respective contact information.  As such, below you will find a list of different organizations/clinical sites that I … Continue reading

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Feet of the Poor

Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet – John 13: 1-5 13 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to … Continue reading

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Centro de Salud – Pisac

In addition to working at CerviCusco, I’ve also been spending some time working at the Centro de Salud, in Pisac.  Pisac is a small town located in the Sacred Valley, about a 40 minute drive outside of Cusco, and serves … Continue reading

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