The Medical Mission is run by Diana Meyers, a registered nurse, who holds the title of Community Wellness Director at St. Anna’s Church.
Our Medical Director is Ben Springgate, M.D., MPH, an Internist. A native New Orleanian and Tulane University School of Medicine graduate, Ben was instrumental in bringing medical care to New Orleans in the initial days and weeks post Katrina.
Ph.D., LMSW, coordinates our mobile unit, registration and referral processes, in addition to providing screenings and education on the mobile unit.
Through a collaboration with Tulane University Community Health Clinics, Dr. D. Dunn works on the mobile twice a week .
Zenith Services/Headwaters Relief Organization-River of Hope Project provides counselors for our Tele-counseling services — our clients talk to the counselor via tele-conferencing.
Volunteer doctors, nurses, and medical students are used to staff the unit, as well as non-medical personnel to assist with registration, when available. We may also have a Deacon or Priest with the unit to provide spiritual support on occasion.