Posted By: Cherri Dobson on October 2, 2012

Labels: , Volunteers

Three new volunteers joined the volunteers already present for Africa Partnership Station for the missions in Benin and Togo. All bring valuable experience to the team that will help ensure the mission's success. 

Volunteer Nurse Ann Marie Borden in Benin and Togo

Ann Marie Borden, MPH and Registered Nurse is a three-time HOPE volunteer, having previously served on the USNS Comfort in Haiti and on the Iwo Jima in Panama, Nicaragua and Honduras. Borden specializes in chronic disease management, and self-care and lifestyle management techniques. She works as a congestive heart failure program manager at Massachusetts General Hospital and lives in Maine.Borden is working as a community health nurse educator on the mission. 

Volunteer Nurse Judy Knickerbocker in Benin and Togo

Judy Knickerbocker, is a Registered Nurse is a veteran of four Project HOPE volunteer missions. She has worked on the USNS Mercy in Indonesia and Vietnam, and on the USNS Comfort in Haiti and after Hurricane Katrina. She is equally at home with pediatric care as she is with pre-, intra-, and post-operative patient management.She works at Winchester Medical Center in Virginia. Knickerbocker is functioning as a pediatric and community health nurse educator while in Benin and Togo. 

Volunteer Nurse Practitioner Rosemary Joyce in Benin and Togo

Rosemary Joyce, MS, and Registered Nurse Practitioner is a first time Project HOPE volunteer, having previously done medical missions in Fiji and Guatemala for other organizations. She is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner who specializes in gynecological oncology at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts. She is working as a women's health care provider during the mission.

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