Peru Scholars

January 19, 2024

Nursing Experiences in Peru

  The UW School of Nursing’s Engagement in Iquitos, Peru: 2016 – Present  The School of Nursing, has been collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of UW and Peruvian researchers in Iquitos since 2016 with support from generous donors, including the estate of Barbara Wyman. UW SON students first began coming to Iquitos as part of…

July 29, 2019

Blog Update: Iquitos

Andrea Shelton and I have had a busy couple of weeks here in Iquitos. Our last couple of weeks have centered around continuing the Academia Familiar del Amazonas (AFA) program started by last year’s Peru Scholars. The intention of this program is to support the women of the Claverito Community with education sessions addressing issues…

July 11, 2019

Week One with the 2019 Peru Scholars

  Andrea Shelton and I arrived in Iquitos, Peru on July 1 eager to meet the Claverito community members and get to work on our projects. The weather is not nearly as hot and sticky as we expected, so we are both quite relieved about that surprise! During this first week we got a taste…