For the past year, Huntington Hospital’s Phil Simon Clinic (PSC) and the bioscience agency, Huntington Medical Research Institute (HMRI) have been working on a collaborative project assessing cardiovascular and neurovascular risk in aging HIV patients. Dr. Kevin King at HMRI has been providing high definition neuro imaging with magnetic spectroscopy (MRS) for several volunteer patients. […]
For the first several years of the Tanzania Project no antiretroviral drugs existed in sub-Saharan Africa. Pepfar changed that and countless lives were saved. Learn More on NYTimes.com or WashingtonPost.com.
Dr. Ezekiel, his daughter Nancy, Lesikar and son Simel have arrived at LAX for a 2 week stay with the Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania team.
Daksha Brambhatt, RN, one of the founders of The Phil Simon Clinic at Huntington Hospital, passed away this year after a long battle with cancer. Daksha was born in Tanzania, and was a dedicated supporter of The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project. The Daksha Brahmbhatt Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund has been established to honor Daksha […]
Huntington Hospital-Based Non-Profit The Phil Simon Clinic’s Tanzania Project Continues To Move Forward See original article Kimberly A. Shriner, MD, founder and director of the Huntington Hospital-based non-profit The Phil Simon Clinic, a multidisciplinary facility that provides comprehensive medical and psychosocial care for persons infected with HIV, always knew she wanted to go to Africa after […]
Phil Simon Clinic is featured on the back cover to the Fall 2015 Huntington Hospital’s “Advocate.” Click here to download PDF
Dr. Kimberly Shriner Founder of The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project is Today’s Honoree Posted on January 26, 2015 by Today’s Honoree Approximately 35 million people worldwide are infected with HIV. Nearly 60 percent of those infected live in sub Saharan Africa where there is very limited medical care. For the past 15 years, infectious disease specialist Kimberly Shriner, M.D., […]
In February 2014, the Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project (PSCTP) returned to East Africa to continue its work for the underserved people of Northern Tanzania. Over the last 11 years, PSCTP has provided medical care, surgeries, education, infrastructure, and specialty expertise. 2014 marked the ninth trip to Northern Tanzania for the Project’s amazing group of […]
Calvin Klein and Gucci may be more famous, but Mary Mitchell, seamstress extraordinaire and long time page operator at Huntington Hospital can lay claim to Northern Tanzania. When she is not greeting callers on Huntington’s main line or calling code traumas, Mary is busy knitting beautiful caps, baby blankets, scarves and other attire for The […]
Nineteen is the magic number for Team Tanzania this year. Ten physicians, six nurses, an orthopedic technician, a microbiologist and a project administrator will make the 30 hour trek to Northern Tanzania on March 5. While there, the team will perform orthopedic and plastic surgeries at St. Elizabeth Hospital and Mount Meru Regional Medical Centre […]