Posts tagged with: "FIU-FAST"

Medical mission team honored for hurricane work

Medical mission team honored for hurricane work

The South Florida community on Wednesday celebrated selflessness in the face of disaster. Local officials and university personnel together recognized […]

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

A force of nature: Bridget Pelaez MA ’17 eats, sleeps and breathes disaster recovery

By Eric Barton Considering her schedule, Bridget Pelaez is surprisingly chipper for mid-morning on a Wednesday. In the days since […]

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

FIU-FAST team answers the call for help

The only civilian crew of its kind in the nation, the Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joined the FIU family […]

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

FIU medical volunteers help local hospitals deal with surge in emergency patients

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, FIU’s medical disaster response team continues to answer the […]

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FIU medical disaster response team called into action after Irma

FIU medical disaster response team called into action after Irma

After an exhausting 12-hour shift heading a dozen FIU-FAST (Florida Advanced Surgical Transport) team-members deployed after the storm, Bridget Pelaez […]

Preparing for a storm: Health risks you need to know

Preparing for a storm: Health risks you need to know

Hurricane Irma has reached “monster storm” status. As people continue to prepare for the storm, the health risks these storms can […]

March 2017 in photos: Match Day, prosthetics and beating Miami

March 2017 in photos: Match Day, prosthetics and beating Miami

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  The madness of March has come to a close and we are one step […]

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FIU-FAST team back from medical mission to Guatemala

FIU-FAST team back from medical mission to Guatemala

It was first come, first serve; so the patients, about 600 a day, camped out overnight and spent up to […]

Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joins FIU, trains with local hospitals to treat critical care patients

Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team joins FIU, trains with local hospitals to treat critical care patients

If ever disaster strikes, the FIU-Florida Advanced Surgical Transport (FIU-FAST) team is trained, ready and equipped to treat and evacuate […]