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Sun Chang took her nursing skills from Halsted 8 all the way to a refugee camp in Indonesia.

Back from Banda Aceh
In the wake of the tsunami, a nurse and her daughter aided survivors

Late in December, shortly after the tsunami hit South Asia, Sun Chang, a nurse on Halsted 8, and her daughter Jenny were following the story on CNN. Sitting in the living room of their North Baltimore home, taking in the appalling scenes of destruction half a world away, the two looked at one another with a single thought: We have to go.

As luck would have it, days later, through a local church, the Changs learned of a relief organization that was sending short-term medical teams to Banda Aceh and isolated villages along the shores of northern Sumatra, Indonesia.


What's News
Express yourself in the Employee Satisfaction Survey; another emotional Match Day; “Something the Lord Made” takes home an NAACP Image Award.
A JHH pharmacy tech hobnobs with President Bush; Radiothon raises more than $1 million; HopkinsOne launches tutorial; Baltimore magazine dubs the University and Health System good places to work.

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A Culture All Its Own
The Micro Lab works behind the scenes to banish bugs and keep patients safe.
Med Students Showcase Neighborhood Talent
Though a local talent show, students find an innovative way to connect with local residents.
It's the Little Things That Count
Carolyn Ford, new service excellence administrator, says every employee contributes to the patient experience.

Five-Star Care for Creatures Great and Small
Lindsay Barnes is driven to cultivate top-quality animal husbandry and research.
A Transplant Triumph
A brave sister pair just advanced the case for living kidney donation.
On the Job with: Judy Davies
The hospital’s patient/staff library coordinator heals with books.
Time Off with: Lisa Davis
Oncology’s animal resources manager by day, Davis trains her own dog J.J. for search-and-rescue after hours.

If Only I'd Been More Careful...
Pop-art-inspired posters remind employees to protect online patient-health information.

Dr. Snyder Goes to Washington
President Bush presents the National Medal of Science to a distinguished Hopkins neurologist.


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