CURE and RAM Team Up
CURE Network is pleased to work with RAM (Remote Area Medical) to bring their resources and expertise to the Chicago area. RAM will supply a majority of the equipment for the program as well as a team of volunteers who will provide overall management of the mission.
CURE provides dental care to 1,200
August 26, 2011
Chicago Dental Society
The line formed long before the sun came up Friday, Aug. 19, the first day of the three-day free healthcare clinic organized by the Westchester-based Collaborative Underserved Relief and Education Network (CURE). Read more
Free 3-Day Clinic to Serve Thousands
Friday, Aug 19, 2011
CHICAGO – NBC
About 600 local doctors, dentists and optometrists are expected to serve thousands during the next three days at a free Chicago clinic. Read more
CURE Network hosts 3-day free health care clinic
August 19, 2011
CHICAGO – WLS
On Friday morning, people lined up outside Malcolm X College for free health care.
A free three-day dental, vision and medical clinic is being offered at the West Side community college. Read more
Group seeks medical volunteers for free clinics
August 16, 2011
The Naperville Sun
CURE Network (Collaborative Underserved Relief and Education Network) and Remote Area Medical (RAM) will conduct a dental, vision, and medical clinic in Chicago on Aug. 19-21.
All services are free, with no eligibility requirements, and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Read more
Willing and Compassionate: A firsthand look at RAM event in Oakland
Driving toward the Oakland Coliseum parking lot, I got butterflies in my stomach – the good kind. The attendant at the gate asked with a smile, “Volunteer?” The dawn was barely breaking, and there was a chill in the early April morning air. The attendant’s smile was such a warm greeting; it set the tone for my day as I smiled back, happily acknowledging the title “volunteer.” Read more
Volunteer for CURE (Network) event in August
May / June 2011
Local residents will get a chance at better health in August, when the Westchester-based Collaborative Underserved Relief and Education (CURE) Network opens the doors at Malcolm X College. Read more
CURE benefit blends friends and funds
May 19, 2011
Cinco de Mayo meant more than tacos and margaritas for attendees of the CURE [Network] Reception at Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge in Hinsdale. The May 5 Mexican-themed reception was an occasion to raise awareness of CURE [Network] as well as reach out to potential volunteers and donors. Read more
West suburban docs hope to help, heal on west side
It took a trip to the rural mountains of Tennessee to inspire a team of suburban doctors, attorneys, businessmen and politicians to act locally. Read more
DuPage Community Clinic: Free dental clinic to end services
HB 5744 – Co-Authored by CURE [Network] Co-Founder Kenneth S. Nelson, MD
Signed into law June 2010
Allows medical volunteers from across the country to practice in Illinois as long as they have a valid license.
March 3, 2011
Medical Event Spurs Proposed Changes
June 18, 2010
Read the article about the bill in the New York Times
CURE [Network] Opthalmology Team – New Orleans Clinic
Team of 12 ophthalmologist/volunteers led by Rama D. Jager, MD, MBA, FACS helped Remote Area Medical care for 1,000 patients. More than 100 patients with glaucoma and/or diabetic retinopathy identified and referred for follow-up with the help of CURE [Network].