Team Mercy #1 to Haiti included (from back row left) Dr. Obie Cuento, emergency medicine physician/ surgeon; Brenda Cuento, X-ray technician; Nurse Claudine Cuento; Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care Medical Director Dr. Ellen Lawson, emergency medicine physician; and Nurse Pat Clackler.
Port-Au-Prince via bus from Dominican Republic
2/4/2010-2/13/10 – 3 weeks after earthquake
230,000 died and thousands were injured when the earthquake struck Haiti January 12, 2010. Another 7,000 have died since the quake from cholera which affects 70,000 Haitians.
Via bus from Dominican Republic 2/24/10-3/5/10
3rd Trip: Physical Therapist Sister Jill Weber (left), Via Port-Au-Prince 3/18/10-3/26/10.
4th Trip: Lab Technician Donna Montgomery 3/26/10-4/1/10.
5th Trip: Sponsored Dr. Chad Krisel, (far right) who served with Consider Haiti in another region but delivered suitcase full of donated stump socks to Dr. Vladimyr Roseau for amputees.
Right, Team Mercy #5: PT Sister Jill Weber, EMT Wendy Gade, EMT Randy Lane, CPA Leah Singleton (delivered monies for 4WD truck!), Dr. Ellen Lawson 4/1/12-4/7/12.
Team Mercy #6: 2/24/13-3/2/13: FNP Nan Riley, Dr. Stan Hamaker, Rad Tech Cheryl Fore (holding Drs. Roseaus’ son Vlad Jr.), Nurse Nora Sheehan, EMT/Paramedic Anna Shook treated 1,079 patients in 5 days!
Team Mercy #7 pictured in Mercy Wagon, 7/7/13-7/13/13 1st team not under the auspices of NC Baptist Relief included Dr. Ellen Lawson, Videographers Melanie and Dylan Trivette, CEO Tim Johnston, Dr. Obie Cuento, McAuley Mercy Foundation Board Member Buster Brown
Team Mercy #8 10/27/13-11/2/13 pictured with Drs. Merline and Vlad Roseau & son: Dr. Ellen Lawson, FNP Danielle Snider, EMT Paul Gilliam, PA Brianne Hamilton, HR Director Belinda Odom; 960 patients.
Philippines 11/19-12/4/13 Team Mercy part of 1st NC Baptist Disaster: Mercy Urgent Care EMT Wendy Gade (2nd from left), Dr. Ellen Lawson (2nd from right), & Dr. Obie Cuento (far right) following Typhoon Haiyan. Also pictured are John Adams (left team leader) and Nurse Pat Farley (center). There were also 3 water purification experts.
Team Mercy #9 1/26/14-2/1/14 included Dr. Stan Hamaker, PA Chris Newcomb, EMT Anna Shook, Rad Tech Cheryl Fore, and Sharon Owen.
Team Mercy #10 5/11/14-5/17/14 included Dr. Ellen Lawson, Danielle Snider, Paul Gilliam, Judy Ulesan, and local radiologist Dr. Ende with his son Patrick.
Team Mercy #11 10/27/14-11/1/14 included Pat Farley (a nurse who also served with us on the first team from NC to the Philippines), Father Pat Cahill, Kelly Byrne, Paul Gilliam, Lorie Calhoun, Dr. Ellen Lawson and Donna Montgomery.
Team Mercy #12 2/8/15-2/14/15 is Paramedic Jesse Gustafson, Dr. Stan Hamaker, PA Chris Newcomb, Paramedic Anna Shook, and FNP Nan Riley.
Team Mercy #13 3/30/15-4/4/15 is Glenn Lawson (son of Dr. Lawson), Dr. John Ende, Dr. Ende’s son Patrick, and Dr. Ellen Lawson.