This blog is a product of the Minority Health International Research Training Program through Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. Students in this program participate in a 10 week international health research training at one of our sites in Brazil, Uganda, Nicaragua, Trinidad, or Thailand. This blog is for these students to share their experiences through our program.
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Sights of Belem, Brazil
This is the building where we conduct our research and experiments.
I am having my retina; photoreceptors, optic nerve and blood vessels examined with an optical coherence tomography ( OCT )
I am examining amigo Phillip's retina, photoreceptors, optic nerve and blood vessels with the optical coherence tomography
An excited patient after his eye examination. I guess he was excited and I guess this is why some people think we are being pirates for fun....lol :) Fun times in the laboratory including serious work. You know what they say, "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy"
Ahhh the awesomeness of the month of June. Festivals and dances happening left and right. This was
a festival competition dance that occurred on my second day. Great costumes and excellent choreography.