Karoleen Boutros volunteered with UC San Diego Health at Thornton Hospital

Karoleen is a recently graduated Global Health major. She is a local of San Diegan and an Iraqi from birth. Karoleen transferred from a community college to UCSD in the Fall of 2018. She hopes to attend graduate school and receive her Doctor's Degree in Physical Therapy.

For 6 months, Karoleen volunteered with UC San Diego Health at Thornton Hospital in La Jolla. UC San Diego Health offers opportunities for volunteers to help UC San Diego Health personnel with patient care, and doing administrative hospital tasks, education and research where the role of volunteers is not to replace, but to supplement the regular professional staff, allowing them to provide the highest quality of care.