Posts Tagged "Haiti"

TEDxIIT: Lessons from Haiti video now available

Ann is on YouTube!  Check out the video below to see Ann’s Lessons from Haiti talk at TEDxIIT.  

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Residents first day!

New residency program starts at Mirebalais Teaching Hospital

On October 1st, 14 residents in surgery, internal medicine and pediatrics started.  As you can see, many of them are older general practitioners who weren’t able to attend residencies right after they graduated, and therefore weren’t specialized (even if they were practicing in specialized services). This is a thrilling moment…

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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture

The second edition of Sustainable Healthcare Architecture was published by Wiley this summer and Mirebalais University Hospital was included as one of the 55 case studies.

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Largest Solar Powered Hospital

Mirebalais Hospital was recently profiled on and, showcasing the amazing array of solar panels that blanket the roof of the hospital and generate enough electricity to feed surplus back into the grid in an area known for frequent outages.  Check out both post with photos and videos world’s…

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Ann at TEDxIIT

Ann Speaks at TEDxIIT

Ann recently gave a talk at the TEDx IIT conference, titled “Lessons from Haiti”, discussing the recently opened Mirebalais National Teaching Hospital project and practicing architecture in Haiti

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Mirebalais Donor Wall

Donor Wall Installed at Mirebalais

The donor wall, honoring all those who helped make the Mirebalais Teaching Hospital a reality, was recently installed.

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Rethinking Disaster: Haiti and New Orleans Panel

Ann will participate in the Chicago Council of Global Affairs: Next Generation Series presentation and discussion, Rethinking Disaster: Haiti and New Orleans.

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Follow-up Article in the Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune follow-up article to Ann’s work in Haiti: Design for developing nations developing at IIT

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Teaching About Haiti at IIT

I taught a studio class this past fall at Illinois Institute of Technology for a group of final year graduate students, designing a boarding school in Haiti.

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Lunch and Mirebalais Hospital Talk at the CAF

I gave a lunch talk at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, discussing healthcare design in Haiti and the Mirebalais National Teaching Hospital.

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