‘Mobile’-izing Clinic Support

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UM's Pediatric Mobile Clinic provides primary health care services free of charge to children who urgently need and have limited or no access to health care.

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The UM Pediatric Mobile Clinic provides additional care for children who have relocated to South Florida following the devastating January 12 earthquake in Haiti. At the Center for Haitian Studies in Miami on June 18, McDonald’s and the Ronald McDonald House Charities presented a check for $50,000 to the clinic for its “Urgent Health Needs of Haiti Earthquake Children Survivors Living in South Florida” program. The mobile clinic provides comprehensive primary health care services free of charge to children who urgently need them and have limited or no access to health care.

Above, from left: Alex Rodriguez, McDonald’s owner/operator; Jean Baptiste Charlot, medical director, Center for Haitian Studies; Larry Pierre, CEO and president, Center for Haitian Studies; Ronald McDonald; Soraya Rivera-Moya, executive director of Ronald McDonald House Charities; A.J. Khaw, medical director, UM Pediatric Mobile Clinic; and Judy Schaechter, associate chair of pediatrics.


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