July 1 — Physician assistant faculty, students travel to Honduras for Medical Brigade Jon Siiteri, a physician assistant and assistant clinical professor at the School of Nursing, led five physician assistant and nurse practitioner graduate students on a UC Davis Medical Brigade to Honduras. Jon and nurse practitioner student Shelly Hsieh and physician assistant students Roopa Mukund, Mallory Holland, Alexandra Kuizenga and Naghmeh Fathi spent a week in a small, remote community in Honduras. The students gave presentations to the children of two communities on oral health. They also worked with Jon in clinic for at least half a day and participated in assisting other medical staff. The group also served the rural community of Los Guiyamas, Honduras, where, in partnership with three Honduran and two U.S. physicians, the team provided care for 811 patients in two and a half days of clinics.