Dr. Jay Eastman

Practicing pediatrician, volunteer and District 6380 Foundation Chairman

November 21, 2018

Casa Colibri (Hummingbird House), his and spouse Linda's endeavor to bring medical and dental services to remote villages in Guatemala.

About the speaker

Dr. Eastman has been a practicing pediatrician in southeastern Michigan since 1977.  Along with fellow Rotarian and spouse Linda, he has made numerous trips to northwest  Guatemala, and together they have spearheaded medical ,dental ,and eye missions, trainings of Village Health Promoters and Midwives, literacy projects,  village water projects ,the construction and staffing of a clinic , a microlending project , and a Clinic on Wheels, for the most remote villages. Their non-profit organization, Casa Colibri (Hummingbird House),is known throughout the region as a friend of the Maya.

These activities have been recognized by the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the State and County Medical Societies.  Dr. Eastman  has received the Service Above Self Award from Rotary International and most recently the Outstanding Physician and Humanitarian Award from William Beaumont Hospital. He is past President of Rochester Rotary and has served as District Literacy Chair. He currently is the Chairman of the District 6380 Foundation Committee.

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