GMHC Engages Students in Medical Missions

by Victoria Stearns, Public Relations Writer

Cedarville University faculty, students and alumni will attend the Global Missions Health Conference (GMHC), November 6-8 in Louisville, Kentucky.

“Anyone engaged in health missions needs to attend this conference, for it significantly equips one to go anywhere in the world with medical missions,” said  Jeffery Lewis, Pharm.D., associate dean of the school of pharmacy.

For four years the university has been a partner with the GMHC and, which is a free, online networking community that connects organizations around the world who are engaging medical missions. is the primary sponsor of the GMHC event.

“The GMHC is the catalyst for the vision of healthcare missions where you can come and learn from the leaders of the global community,” said Will Rogers, executive director of Medical Missions. “The event will connect 150,000 medical professionals to more than 700 organizations around the world.”

Cedarville University is an exhibitor at the event as well, allowing the University to connect with attendees and organizations committed to global missions. Participants will select from 100 breakout sessions and will attend plenary sessions during the two-day conference.

Lewis, in collaboration with Jeff Huston, instructor of pharmacy practice, will be co-presenting during a break-out session, discussing, “Culturally Sensitive Medication Use.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,620 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings.