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Bethany Fontenot

bethany-fontenot-300UCLA ICU Nurse Bethany Fontenot traveled to Haiti for two weeks as a volunteer staffer on a U.S. Navy hospital ship. She is part of the first UCLA Operation Haiti team.

Orientation: 12-hour days

Day 3 in Haiti Update from volunteer and ICU Nurse Bethany Fontenot:   Before leaving for Port-au-Prince, Nurse Bethany Fontenot got a hug from 9-year-old UCLA patient Aaron Villa Martinez, who gave backpacks of toys to the Operation H...

Giving back the ability to walk

Day 8 in Haiti Update from volunteer and ICU Nurse Bethany Fontenot:   We have gotten very busy. Two days ago, surgeons went ashore to assess patients. We filled one of the medical/surgical wards with about 40 new patients.   I ...