Proclamation honors Nepal relief team

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors honored the Nepal medical response team on May 26 with a special proclamation recognizing their recent trip to assist victims of a devastating earthquake.

The scroll presentation took place in the County Hall of Administration and was attended by five of the six medical professionals who went to Nepal from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center.

Pictured below, from left, are Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas; Supervisor Sheila Kuehl; Ramona Paolim, RN, LAC+USC Medical Center; Glenn Ault, MD, senior associate dean for county affairs, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Daniel Castillo, CEO of LAC+USC Medical Center; Supervisor / Mayor Michael D. Antonovich; Kären K. Embrey, CRNA, assistant professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Kenji Inaba, MD, trauma surgeon and associate professor, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Edward Newton, MD, interim chief and professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Lydia Lam, MD, trauma surgeon and assistant professor, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Don Knabe.

Left to right: •	Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas •	Supervisor Sheila Kuehl •	Ramona Paolim, Registered Nurse, LAC+USC Medical Center •	Glenn Ault, M.D., Senior Associate Dean for County Affairs •	Daniel Castillo, CEO of LAC+USC Medical Center •	Supervisor Mayor Michael D. Antonovich •	Kären K. Embrey, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, assistant professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC •	Kenji Inaba, M.D., trauma surgeon and associate professor, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC •	Edward Newton, M.D., interim chief and professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC •	Lydia Lam, M.D., trauma surgeon and assistant professor, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC •	Supervisor Hilda L. Solis •	Supervisor Don Knabe

L.A. County Board of Supervisors honors Nepal medical response team.

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