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Anne Fangman (left) recently published a book on her experience serving on the SS HOPE in Colombia and Sri Lanka.  (Scroll to the bottom of the page to read story.)

Updates from Project HOPE's CEO ( and alumnus) Dr. Tom Kenyon

  • Appointed Franklin Guerrero as Vice President of Development and Communications
  • Exploring the initiation of regional specialty training programs at the Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg (opening in December 2016) and possibly partnering the new hospital with the Shanghai Children’s Hospital.
  • Working with Health Affairs to add more global content to HOPE’s prestigious journal
  • Engaging other foundations in humanitarian assistance efforts
  • Establishing incubators for innovative service delivery
  • Collaborating with the Defense Department to add a capacity-building aspect to the Navy Missions along with coordination of disaster preparedness

First International Member Joins Alumni Board

At its February 26 meeting the Board of Directors unanimously approved the invitation for HOPE alumna, Judit Csiszar, to become an At-Large Member. Judit joined HOPE in 2000 and directed its Health Care Management program in Bosnia and Herzegovina before becoming HOPE’s Regional Director from 2002 – 2010. She is currently senior lecturer, Healthcare Management at the Business School in Manchester, England. Welcome Judit!.

Alumni Reunion

The Alumni Reunion is scheduled for the October 7-8 at the Key Bridge Holiday Inn in Rosselyn, VA just a short distance by metro from Reagan National Airport. There will be a welcome reception Friday evening, October 7, sponsored by Abbott, and the general meeting and election of officers on Saturday morning. Following a free afternoon, the banquet will be in the evening. Rooms have been reserved for $130 plus tax. The registration fee before July 31 is $125 and after August 1 it will be $140. Additional dinner guests will be $50.

Registration form and officer ballot are in the spring alumni newsletter.

For planning purposes, if you know that you will be attending, please contact Irene Machado at machado.irene@gmail.com or 4770 Wellington Street, Hudsonville, MI 49426.

Seeking Books and Articles of HOPE Experiences

Have you written about your HOPE experiences? Are there professional articles that have been published that are related to your work with Project HOPE? The Association would like to have hard or electronic copies for placement in its Virtual Gallery. For coordination, please contact Association VP, Debbie Reister, at dreister@projecthope.org.

HOPE Remembers

  • Ray Flanders, DDS – Maceio, Brazil and Grenada, West Indies - January 15, 2016
  • Joan E. Johnson - San Diego - February 8, 2016

Contact Information for Alumni Association Staff Liaison

Contact Information for the Alumni Association Officers

Most Recent Newsletters

 
Alumni Spring newsletter
 
Read the latest Alumni Edition of HOPE News - Spring 2016

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