Surprising and happy news! I have been selected to receive the Carroll Behrhorst International Health Award at the May 2012 Tulane Graduation Ceremony. I am honored! “This award recognizes a student who demonstrates academic excellence and dedication to primary health care in lesser developed countries. It is named for physician Carroll Behrhorst, who established a medical program to serve rural Kaqchikel Indians of the Guatemala highlands in Chimaltenango. The clinic served as a community health care training program as well. Behrhorst’s approach of combining health care and community development was selected in 1974 by the World Health Organization as a model for all developing countries.” Of course, I will not be able to attend the graduation ceremony in May (the official ceremony for students who completed the MPH program in the previous summer, fall and current spring semester), but they will share a small blurb about what I am doing now in South Sudan! I’m amazed at what God does to honor His children and bring favor to all situations!