Lecture: "Mission of Healthcare"


Location: 101 Jordan Hall of Science

Dr. Chuck Dietzen
Founder, Timmy Global Health

"We were not all born to be doctors or nurses, but we were all born to be healers."

Dr. Chuck Tietzen, the founder of Timmy Global Health will be presenting on the "Mission of Healthcare," especially with regard to developing countries.

View the event flyer (960kb PDF).

Snacks will be provided.


Dr. Chuck Dietzen boasts a diverse career as pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist. Grewing up in Kokomo, Indiana.  In 1996 and 1997, Dr. Chuck traveled to India on orthopedic missions working alongside Mother Teresa. Inspired to make a deeper commitment to the medically-underserved, Dr. Chuck founded Timmy Global Health (formerly the Timmy Foundation) in 1997. His work with Timmy Global Health has taken him to Ecuador, Guatemala, Nigeria, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. He has also traveled to Albania, Cuba, Kenya, Honduras, Bolivia, El Salvador, the Ukraine, and Brazil. Dr. Chuck earned his Bachelors Degree in Agriculture from Purdue University and his Doctor of Medicine from Indiana University. He received his training as a pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at the University of Alabama Birmingham. He currently practices at St. Frances Hospital and Easter Seals Crossroads, where he also serves as Medical Director. For more information see www.timmyglobalhealth.org

Originally published at science.nd.edu.