2016 News

The Mobile Medical Clinic: Driving Street Medicine Forward

By Matt Sumethasorn and Pierre Kobierski Doctors Without Walls' new Mobile Medical Clinic.  If you've seen a large white van with the words “Santa Barbara Street Medicine” sprawled across the side, you've probably spotted our new mobile medical clinic. With a $65,000 grant provided by the Women's Fund of Santa Barbara, DWW was able [...]

November 26th, 2016|

Mark’s New Smile: A Companion Care Story

By Pierre Kobierski I am always fascinated by the stories of those I meet on the streets of Santa Barbara. As I drove downtown on August 18th to meet Mark, one of our wonderful patients, I could not stop thinking of questions I wanted to ask him. When I arrived at our meeting spot, I [...]

November 26th, 2016|

The Eyes and Ears of the Park Clinics: An Interview with Lynn Matis

By Marina Najjar   “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.    For most patients and volunteers that come through Doctors without Walls - Santa Barbara Street Medicine (DWW), Lynn Matis is [...]

November 26th, 2016|

It Takes A Village: Gratitude for our Donors

by Christopher Stathis Photograph by Vivian Bui  On September 10th, the third annual Doctors without Walls - Santa Barbara Street Medicine (DWW) Glow in the Park fundraiser took place at Elings Park. As DWW’s largest annual fundraiser, Glow in the Park aims every year to unite the Santa Barbara community under the vision of [...]

November 22nd, 2016|
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