Oral #29: Molly Hanrahan – Short-term medical missions: A tool for understanding damaging practices, best practices, and program evaluation

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Faculty mentor: Steve Alder

Many people are interested in participating in short-term medical missions (STMMs), but find it overwhelming and difficult to know which programs use best practices. This project created an accessible tool for prospective STMM participants to learn about the issues surrounding STMMs, including best practices vs. damaging practices, and how to evaluate programs to find those that are effective, beneficial, sustainable, and reciprocal.

Watch my research presentation below.
Questions or comments? Contact me at: molly.hanrahan@utah.edu

View my Presentation Slides HERE 

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