Christopher Jobe ’68, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Loma Linda University, School of Medicine. He is an internationally renowned lecturer on conditions of the shoulder. Jobe is also the medical director for several local professional sports teams, and he volunteers extensively through his church. Jobe makes a brief appearance in the documentary Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey, which tells the story of a disabled man from Ghana, West Africa and the medical assistance he receives from Jobe and a team from Loma Linda.
In 2011, Jobe returned to campus and gave WSC students a first-hand account of his experiences in Haiti helping victims of the catastrophic earthquake. Jobe was among a dozen people from the Loma Linda University and Medical Center who traveled to Hopital Adventiste d'Haiti in Port-au-Prince to assist with trauma services. He shared photos including this one of the board that listed the 25 some cases that his team participated in. To read the blog which chronicles his visit, click here.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”