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A Little Help From Our Friends

Often times, people who start out as doctors or in the medical field find out that they also enjoy coordinating projects and managing different groups of people. Many doctors make the transition from the exam table to the board-room and many hospitals are glad to offer executive positions to former doctors. A good way to […]

Berendo Middle School

Hi CHIPsters! Recently we had our last trip to Berendo Middle School for the semester. As the faculty requested, we presented on myths and facts of puberty and topics relating to sex. The students were all very eager to learn, as the lesson plan was designed for the students to play a game throughout the […]

Welcome back!

Hey Chipsters!! Hope everyone’s winter break was great and you are all ready to go for this semester! We will be starting off this year with healthsites and other opportunities to earn more points! Make sure to check us out at the involvement fair this upcoming Wednesday! It will be on Trousdale between 11:00am-2:00pm. Information […]

Hoover Kids Health Site: 11/19

Hi Chipsters! Thanksgiving is National Family History Day! We taught our usual 40-50 kids (in grades K-6) about the importance of asking their family and relatives about family diseases or illnesses. We also introduced the word “gene” to kids, which most had never heard before. Tying into the lesson we had 2 worksheets–one for them […]

CHIP Member’s Appreciation Dinner!

  Every year, CHIP thanks its active members with a dinner to celebrate everyone’s contribution to our work. After two semesters of healthsites and our big health fair, we had a lot to be happy about. For our dinner, about 25 of us went out for a popular food option…korean barbecue!!! There, we occupied two […]

Boba Fundraiser 4/24/13

Eboard took on 150 milk tea bobas and fundraised their hearts out, all in the name of CHIP. Business was slow at first, but surely we fought through the night and came out with profit! We serve the community and this was a stepping stone in helping out our community. All proceeds go into purchasing […]

Villa Flores

Like every second Saturday at the month, we visited Villa Flores for the first time in what is now the third semester of our health site partnership. Returning members Lilly, Victoria, Allison, Devika, and I were warmly greeted into the homes of the seniors of this affordable housing community as usual. Unfortunately due to the […]

Hoover Kids Healthsite: Memory matters!

Happy New Year CHIPsters! Hoover Kids Healthsite has started 2013 with a bang! Last year some volunteers expressed interest in developing lesson plans for the kids healthsites.  Usually the e-board coordinators do this job, but why not borrow some of the creative juices from our very own CHIPsters? So we did just that! Earlier this […]

Welcome Back!

Hey Chipsters!! Hope everyone’s winter break was great and you are all ready to go for this semester! We will be starting off this year with healthsites and other opportunities to earn more points! Make sure to check us out at the involvement fair this Wednesday 1/16! It will be on Trousdale between 11:00am-2:00pm Information […]

Villa Flores (11/10/12)

Although there was uncertainty over the continuity of this health site from the beginning of the semester, we were eager to cooperate with the Villa Flores coordinators to continue serving the underprivileged, senior affordable housing community through their transition process. Catherine, Winnie, Lilly, and I collaborated with other Korean-translating volunteers and visited each resident floor […]