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Student Perspective: Meagan

The pharmacy students that come over to the Clinic to spend a one-month rotation with us typically operate at a high level in their skill sets, however our goal here at Health Partners is always to challenge these young minds to think about more than just the medicine with our patients rather to understand the… ( read more )

From Haiti With Love

Written by Justin Coby, Executive Director During the first week of July, I traveled down to a Haitian orphanage located 30 miles north of the Capital, Port-au-Prince.  Fedja orphanage is home to over 130 children and provides food, clothes and education for all.  The orphanage is just one ministry of the Global Vision Citadelle Ministries… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Mariah

Mariah, our June pharmacy extern from Ohio Northern University, knows a thing or two about the need of the under-served.  Her sister was born with a rare medical condition and after her passing, Mariah joined her parents in becoming an activist for those with that same disease and their families.  So, when she chose Health… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Insang

When he first walked into our doors, Insang, our May pharmacy extern from Cedarville University, not only did he not know what to expect from a month spent at a free clinic, but he also just plain did not know what to expect!  This month was Insang’s first month long rotation as a part of… ( read more )

2018 Artful Bite Gala

On May 12, 95 charitable-minded Miami County citizens filled the Crystal Room located in Troy for the Ninth Annual Gala for dinner, dancing, and silent auction as Health Partners Free Clinic celebrated 20 years of service to the community! The result was over $30,000 gross in overall donations. For this auspicious occasion, clinic officials pulled… ( read more )

Health Partners Appreciates our 2017-2018 Major Donors!

Without these generous folks, we could not be!

Student Perspective: Ashley and Logan

For the first time in Health Partners history, the Clinic housed two pharmacy externs during their final month of rotation.  Both Ashley, from Ohio Northern University, and Logan, from Cedarville University, walked out our doors at the end of the month with nothing between them and graduation.  They will soon be bestowed their doctorates and… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Caitlin and Ruth

The month of March brought the Clinic not one but two pharmacy externs!  Caitlin from Ohio Northern University and Ruth from Cedarville University, spent the last 30 days testing their clinical skills out on our unique patient population.  They were tasked with seeing the humanity in healthcare and getting back to the roots of medicine. … ( read more )

Student Perspective: Natalie

Often, when we think of redefining patient-centered care we imagine a new shinny product or procedure that advances the field of healthcare in a different direction.  Sometimes, though, the best improvements come from getting back to basics.  Natalie, our February pharmacy extern from Ohio Northern University, gave us here a good remind of that fact… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Anh Dao

Professionalism is something we here at the Clinic have come to expect from our staff, volunteers and students.  The pharmacy externs that we interact with every month are held to this same standard, and always rise to the occasion.  This past month, however, our pharmacy extern from Ohio Northern University, Anh Dao, got the opposite… ( read more )