Press and Publications

White Papers

NGOs and Civil Society:  How Common Hope Programming Supports the Educational Transition in Guatemala.  Oct. 2013.  (NGOs and Civil Society project, supervised by Rachel Hall-Clifford)
Guatemala's Educational Transition

Patient Experiences of Surgical Missions in Guatemala.  Sept. 2013.  (NGO Networks for Health project, supervised by Rachel Hall-Clifford and Stephanie Roche)
Patient Experiences of Medical Missions

Supporting the Education of Common Hope’s Affiliated Students:  A Study of Social Work Visits.  Oct. 2012.  (NGOs and Family Occupations and Social Transformation
in Post-Civil War Guatemala project, supervised by Gelya Frank)
Supporting the Education of Common Hope’s Affiliated Students

An Investigation of the Surgical Referral Process Utilized by Non-Governmental Organizations in Guatemala.  Sept. 2011.  (NGO Networks for Health project, supervised by Gelya Frank and Rachel Hall-Clifford) 
NGO Networks / Redes de ONGs

Publications

Rachel Hall-Clifford, Associate Director of the Field School, writes about Medical Anthropology during the 2010 season in the SfAA Newsletter (November 2010):
http://sfaanews.sfaa.net/2010/11/01/beyond-the-pavement-the-napa-ot-field-school-completes-second-session-in-guatemala/#more-674


Nancie Furgang, lead faculty for Pediatric Nutrition, writes about the field school as a Level-II OT Fieldwork in Advance (October 29, 2009):
  http://occupational-therapy.advanceweb.com/Article/Level-II-Fieldwork-in-Guatemala-2.aspx

Press

You can also visit our Facebook Group:  NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala

Pediatric Nutrition faculty Nancie Furgang is featured in "OT without Borders" article in OT Today (May 27, 2013)
http://news.todayinot.com/article/20130527/TODAYINOT010101/105270029&SearchID=73502385716205#.Ua62I1M-dE0.email

Founding Director Gelya Frank receives award honoring her book!
http://news.usc.edu/#!/article/49801/academic-convocation-honors-high-achieving-trojans/

OT Connections Magazine interviews 2011 Field School student, Linda Rylands.  Aug. 27, 2011.
http://lindamuylinda.blogspot.com/2011/08/article-for-ot-connections-magazine.html

NAPA-OT Field School medical anthropology students from the 2010 session present their work at the 2011 Society for Applied Anthropology Meeting.
http://sfaapodcasts.net/2011/05/09/health-disparities-and-social-justice-in-guatemala-medical-anthropology-in-the-napa-ot-field-school/

NAPA-OT Field School Gerontologist Dr. Margaret A. Perkinson was interviewed by The Louisiana Weekly (11/29/10):
http://www.louisianaweekly.com/news.php?viewStory=3601

Read about the experiences of 2010 OT Student Claudia Buck.
http://claudiabuck.blogspot.com/2010/07/day-4-problem-based-learning-and.html

Check out this three minute video produced by the University of New Mexico Health Science TV Network featuring Nancie Furgang, Director of Pediatrics, with students from the 2009 season:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku4sBTnpyF0

Read about outcomes of our work with our NGO partner Common Hope for children and families:
http://www.commonhope.org/donorimpact/baby.html

Dr. Mary Butler, President of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, discusses the NAPA-OT Field School and its relationship to NAPA:
http://practicinganthropology.org/newsletter/2010/on-marys-mind-november-2010/

Read about 2009 student Monica Rodriquez's experience in the Wayne State University Anthropology News (Winter 2010; page 3):
http://www.clas.wayne.edu/downloads/newsletters/AnthroNewsWinter2010.pdf

Additional Resources

F. Kronenberg, N. Pollard.  Political dimensions of occupation and the role of occupational therapy.  American Journal of OT November/December 2006: 60 (6).
http://ot.creighton.edu/community/Occupational_Justice/Kronenberg_Pollard_2006.pdf