Jenny C., RN, BSN

Jenny C., RN, BSN has been a clinical Operating Room nurse at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. for the past eleven years, and possesses extensive experience in neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, ear-nose-throat surgery, bariatric surgery with a concentration on advanced laparoscopic and plastic surgery. Jenny serves as a resource nurse for plastic surgery and has received awards for formulating procedures for nursing staff.

Jenny embarked on her first medical mission at two teaching hospitals in Cochabamba and Sacaba, Bolivia, South America with the Chicago based Solidarity Bridge, during which she served as the nurse coordinator. The Team of 31 physicians, nurses, translators, helpers and staff came from five US states including, Illinois, Iowa, Utah, California and Washington D.C., and worked seamlessly during the 12 day mission from September 25 through October 6, 2010.The Mission Team successfully performed 107 surgeries (31 gynecology surgeries, 55 general surgeries, 21 dermatology surgeries and over 200 dermatology procedures,) and evaluated 783 patients in clinics in the two Columbian cities.