Category Archives: community involvement

Monarch placement adds depth to MEPN experience

written by guest writers and 2nd year MEPNs- Dena Bisgaier, Augustus Leveque-Eichhorn, Jacquelyn Gaynor, Kelly Huerta, Arielle Sima , Mariah Winters, and Samantha Joy Zamora  During the summer and fall semesters of the second year in the MEPN program, USD … Continue reading

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Tijuana Immersion Trip

This post is written by guest writer, and 1st year MEPN, Kelly Huerta  A group of us recently had the opportunity to participate in a Mexico immersion trip where we had countless opportunities to connect and share with the La … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the Philanthropic Committee!

This post is written by guest writer, and 2nd year MEPN, Saya Nodera Thank you to everyone who participated in the Philanthropic Committee’s Candy Gram Exchange. Together we were able to raise over $200 to buy toys for the refugee … Continue reading

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Save-A-Life Gets New Coordinator

This post is written by MEPN guest writers, Kelsey Marckstadt and Iman LaVine I am so stoked to be passing on the role of Save a Life Recruiter and Coordinator to Iman LaVine for the next school year; not only … Continue reading

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MEPNs work with immigrants at Welcoming Center

This post is written by guest writer and 2nd year MEPN, Melissa Dempsey (Daniel Smith and Dr. Jodi O’ Brien working on arts and crafts with a group of CMC kids.) “Look them in the eyes, ask them to tell … Continue reading

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MEPNs Host Health Fair in Tijuana

This post is written by 2nd year MEPN and guest writer, Adilene Esquivias Cynthia and Samantha providing nutrition education. Last weekend, MEPNs took a trip to Tijuana to host a health fair for the residents of the community center established … Continue reading

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MEPNs urge residents to get flu shots

Flu season has begun and MEPN students are urging residents to get their flu shots. 70,000 to 80,000 people died last year as a result of flu season. Infants, elderly, and people with a compromised immune system are the most … Continue reading

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Manchester Child Development Center Expands MEPNs Understanding of Pediatric Population

The post is written by 2nd year MEPN and guest writer, Meagan O’Mahoney Manchester Summer clinical group (from left to right): Brittany Low-Colbert, Meagan O’Mahoney, Caleb Kuo, Maressa Malabanan, Coco Watase, and Tia Corbin. A day at Manchester Child Development Center … Continue reading

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A Day at Hacienda Townhomes

This post is written by 2nd year student and guest writer, Marisa Katsman Throughout the last two semesters we have been able to spend our clinical hours at Hacienda Townhomes, a low-income housing facility in southeast San Diego.  We have … Continue reading

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Getting comfortable in the uncomfortable

This post is written by guest writer and MEPN student, Saya Nodera Where to even begin with this extraordinary place… Let me start by telling you a little bit about St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), and all of the wonderful things … Continue reading

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