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CMC, Scudder Family, and Reformed Church in America Reunite at RCA Mission 2020

Members of the Vellore CMC Foundation staff and board (John Riehl, Deepika Srivastava, and Dr. James Taylor) were active participants at the Reformed Church in America’s (RCA’s), Global Mission 2020 Conference held in Orlando, Florida from January 16-18, 2020.  The Conference focused on “Celebrating the past and imagining God’s future”.

Reciprocal relationships in the mission field were highlighted by the Vellore CMC Foundation along with other RCA Global Mission missionaries from around the world as they told stories of God’s empowerment, transformation and provision. Dr. Taylor’s presence was noted publicly by the event chair and Director of Global Mission, Rev. J.P. Sundararajan, due to his blood lineage to RCA’s first medical missionary, Rev. Dr. John Scudder. Jim is the great great great grandson of Dr. John Scudder Sr. 

The conference provided the Foundation with an opportunity to form potential partnerships with other RCA Church families throughout the United States.  We are also excited to work collaboratively with the RCA on a new initiative for a Maternity Hospital in the Jawadhi Hills.

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CMC Receives Third Consecutive USAID-ASHA Award to Support Advanced Physical Rehab Robotics Technology

The Foundation and CMC have once again been selected by USAID as an American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) grant recipient, a federally funded program that supports infrastructure and capital improvement initiatives. The FY2020 ASHA Grant will support the use of robotics and Artificial Intelligence to help improve physical rehabilitation for people with disabilities.

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60 Years Later, CMC’s PM&R and New York’s Rusk Rehabilitation Institute Reunite

After nearly sixty years, CMC has academically realigned its Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Institute with the internally acclaimed Rusk Rehabilitation Institute of New York City. A relationship that was launched on September 1st brings back memories of the days when Dr. Mary Verghese, who worked under the tutelage of Dr. Howard Rusk in New York for 18 months, returned to Vellore to introduce rehabilitative medicine to India for the first time.

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