The difference between science and the arts is not that they are different sides of the same coin even, or even different parts of the same continuum, but rather, they are manifestations of the same thing. The arts and sciences are avatars of human creativity.  

Assisting doctors and medical students and tourists in learning new techniques and practices - including the importance of compassion and humility. Hospital Delfina Torres de Concha in Esmeraldas.

acts that are deliberately committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population or an identifiable part of a population.

After the earthquake, nearly 300 UM doctors, nurses, and other personnel served in Haiti, where we opened a 240-bed tent hospital with operating rooms and advanced technologies. 

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Reconstructing Memories ​​with the families of the Guatemalan Genocide

Non profit based in Boston and Kenya that strives to rescue girls between 18-24 from early marriage and female circumcision. 

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Ecotrackers - Ecuador

Teaching the importance to the Human Element to Local medical students

Providing low-cost medical relief services to people in rural villages in Nepal. The bedrock of Helping Hands’ work are the Western medical and non-medical volunteers who bring their talents, expertise, and hard work to help people in need around the world. Learn more                    

The Human Element project is  proud to announce a new partnership with La Fundación de Antropología Forense de Guatemala (FAFG), a Guatemalan forensics organization that collects testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Guatemalan Genocide. The Human Element Project has been invited to help create this memorial through a series of workshops where participants will express their stories through their art. 

Holocaust Memory Reconstruction

Living, working and teaching the HUMAN ELEMENT

Patients are invited to express their challenges through art workshops and discussions. This opportunity allows patients to support one another in their healing journey.  Contact us to host a workshop.

The Health Wagon - Appalachia

Practicing the Human Element with souther style 

Victims and their families reconstructing memories from genocides and crimes aga​inst humanity

USC Institute for Genetic Medicine

Molecular and Social Systems: Learning through creative exploration

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Teaching volunteer firefighters (Bomberos) first responder techniques, child birth, pediatrics and the importance of treating critically ill patients and their families with respect, compassion and dignity.

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Memory Reconstruction Projects

​​University of Miami - Haiti Relief

Helping survivors of the devastating earthquake in Haiti.

The mission of the Collaborative is to improve emergency medical care in Ghana through innovative and sustainable physician, nursing, and medical student training programs. Teaching healthcare providers in West Africa the meaning of treating their patients with dignity and compassion.


An Interactive, supportive and healing experience

Project Vietnam Foundation is a nonprofit humanitarian organization working to create sustainable pediatric healthcare in Vietnam, while providing free healthcare and aid to impoverished rural areas across the country.

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Westminister Free Clinic - California

Primary care serving east Ventura county's homeless and uninsured

The Human Element finds a permanent home at DOW Research and Development Technology Center in Collegeville, PA.

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Partnerships with museums in the United States and Australia 

Flying Doc's mission is to share the knowledge and experience in Emergency/ Casualty Medicine, Critical Care/ ICU Medicine, Acute Healthcare and Trauma/ Accident Medicine with Healthcare Providers and Patients. - India

Train the trainer - The HUman Element in Healthcare


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UCLA Hillel Gindi Gallery

Winter 2017

Crimes Against Humanity


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New Human Element installation scheduled to open July 2017 at the Community Memorial Hospital Cafe in Ventura, CA

Project Vietnam - Vietnam

Providing medical care to millions of rural Vietnamese children

The Health Wagon strives to meet the challenges of health care delivery to the medically under-served and indigent in poverty-stricken areas of rural Appalachia on a weekly, biweekly, and monthly basis.

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Mixed Media - Enhanced Photography

Westminster Free Clinic serves the uninsured of East Ventura County. Primary care services are located where working poor live and the homeless are fed. Services are offered on Wednesday nights. 

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Lori has found a unique niche that manifests as a creative link between art and science. Her work as a physician inspires her as an artist, and her artistic vision inspires her work as a physician.

Workshops continue at the 

Jewish Museum of Maryland.

Exhibition is scheduled Yom HaShoah 2017

Workshops continue at the 

Jewish Holocaust Centre.

Permanent Exhibition is scheduled for 2017

Helping Hands - Nepal

Rural healthcare in rural communities surrounding Kathmandu

Exhibit at the Museum of Tolerance

is now on permanent display at the

​Beverly Hills Synagogue, Beverly Hills, CA

Visit some of the amazing organizations we have worked with around the world. At every opportunity we teach the importance of remembering the Human Element when working with patients and their families.

the intentional action to systematically eliminate an ethnic, national, racial, or religious group. The word is a combination of "genos" (race, people) and "cide" (to kill).

The Human Element Project is an interactive, dynamic and creative opportunity to develop thought-provoking art installations that make powerful social statements about the connection between art, science and the human experience. Our goal is to create an on-going dialog dedicated to exploring and documenting the human experience through public art installations, exhibitions, hands-on workshops and education. 

Maasai Education Discovery - Kenya

Providing medical care in villages around Narok, Kenya