Drs. Colleen Buono, Sean-Xavier Neath, and Christian Sloane went to Haiti as volunteers with International Relief Teams after the earthquake of January 12. In the days after the disaster, local media organizations interviewed them from the field and then marked their return to San Diego:
- “San Diegans Witness Devastation and Recovery in Haiti” and “Local Relief Teams Providing Assistance in Haiti” on KFMB.
- “Local Volunteers Making A Difference In Haiti” on 10News.com.
- “Aid crews home from Haiti” in the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Dr. Buono was among the medical workers who cared for a five-year-old boy after he was found alive in the rubble eight days after the earthquake. In a CNN video report, Dr. Buono and other members of the medical team are interviewed as they treat the boy.
Related stories ran in the North County Times and on San Diego News Network.
Colleen Buono, M.D., is Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor in Emergency Medicine. She is the Chief Medical Officer for the San Diego Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT-CA4) and is part of the San Diego Urban Search and Rescue team.
Sean-Xavier Neath, M.D., is a part-time member of the clinical faculty in Emergency Medicine. Christian Sloane, M.D., is Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor in Emergency Medicine. He is a member of DMAT-CA4.