Inger Appanaitis

From Palau 5: Chickens

This summer, Inger is working with the Health Policy and Research Department at the Ministry of Health on the island of Palau. She will blog about her experience here at OHSU StudentSpeak. Learn more about Palau here. Alii and Greetings from Palau! There are two ways to get from Portland to Palau: 1)Portland-Tokyo-Palau or 2) Portland-San Fran-Honolulu-Guam-Palau. Quite frankly, Tokyo scares me. I’d much rather get stranded in Honolulu or Guam than Tokyo so I … Read More

From Palau 4: Constitution Day weekend

This summer, Inger is working with the Health Policy and Research Department at the Ministry of Health on the island of Palau. She will blog about her experience here at OHSU StudentSpeak. Learn more about Palau here. Alii and Greetings from Palau! I hope you all had a great Constitution Day weekend! About 35-40% of Palauans work in the government sector which means 35-40% of Palauans had a 3-day weekend. As a Ministry of Health … Read More

From Palau 3: Politics and living on a small island

This summer, Inger is working with the Health Policy and Research Department at the Ministry of Health on the island of Palau. She will blog about her experience here at OHSU StudentSpeak. Learn more about Palau here. EPISODE 3: Politics and Living on a Small Island Alii and greetings from Palau! The most exciting things that I experience in Palau happen because I know the Devers’. And believe me, I know how to name-drop! Sunday … Read More

From Palau 2: Work and sashimi

This summer, Inger is working with the Health Policy and Research Department at the Ministry of Health on the island of Palau. She will blog about her experience here at OHSU StudentSpeak. Learn more about Palau here. EPISODE 2: Work and Sashimi Alii and greetings from Palau! Before I go any further, I need to assure my mother and colleagues that I am in fact working in Palau. See… This is where I work. I … Read More

From Palau 1: I arrive to Palau!

This summer, Inger is working with the Health Policy and Research Department at the Ministry of Health on the island of Paluu. She will blog about her experience here at OHSU StudentSpeak. Learn more about Palau here. EPISODE 1: I arrive to Palau! Alii and greetings from Palau! After a one-day delay (…rookie mistake: failed to confirm my flight and showed up to PDX to learn my 7:50am flight is now the 7:10am flight. Thanks … Read More

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