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Andy Baldwin
U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Andrew Baldwin, M.D. is a physician, humanitarian, U.S. Navy diver and media personality currently serving as a family medicine resident at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in Southern California. Prior to his current position, Dr. Baldwin served at the Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in Washington, D.C. as a spokesman and advocate for Navy medicine. While in D.C. he assisted the U.S. Surgeon General with a program called Healthy Youth for a Healthy Future and currently serves as an advocate for the Let's Move Campaign headed by First Lady Michelle Obama. Both of these programs target childhood overweight and obesity. Andy is partnered with ING's Run for Something Better and Team Worldvision working to bring proper nutrition to children worldwide.
In October, Andy will spend a month on rotation at The Chebaiywa Clinic in Kenya providing prenatal and perinatal care. He will then run back to back marathons in Nairobi and New York to further awareness of the fight against both hunger and childhood obesity.

Oh yeah, he was also the star of ABC's The Bachelor.

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Articles From Andy Baldwin
Wednesday Nov 9, 2011 35:00 PM ET
I'm going to take you all back to Africa for one more important story today, because before I wrap these field reports up, I want to make sure I share what was one of the most moving moments of my journey.
Thursday Nov 3, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Nairobi to New York: One marathon done, another one two days away! Jet lag? Yeah, right.
Saturday Oct 29, 2011 20:00 PM ET
As my rotation in Kenya comes to a close, I know that the work here and throughout the world to help kids live healthy lives has only just begun. Inspired, humbled, moved and ready to Run for Something Better in Nairobi and in New York, I say farewell to the Chebaiywa Clinic, Edward and Michelle.
Wednesday Oct 26, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Today I am angry at what I saw here in Kenya. Perhaps it is because I come from a country where health care for every citizen is a right for both the poor and the rich. Or maybe the Hippocratic Oath just means something different here in Kenya.
Tuesday Oct 25, 2011 20:00 AM ET
Inspired by the children of Kenya, moved by the unending generosity of the people working to better the community and my heart broken by the death of a patient, my time in Africa is filled with meaning.
Wednesday Oct 19, 2011 05:00 PM ET
A trip to my friend Edward's farm in Kapsabet this last week was an inspiring opportunity to learn about sustainable agriculture in Africa, enjoy the best meal I've had yet, and the precious opportunity to witness a touching family reunion.
Monday Oct 17, 2011 15:00 PM ET
Navy Dr. Andy Baldwin shares his amazing pictures of the children in Kenya.
Thursday Oct 13, 2011 10:00 AM ET
A short one about my experience speaking to the children at the Chebaiywa Primary School. Take a moment - because children are the future of this world and our first job must be to teach them to not just survive but to achieve.
Wednesday Oct 12, 2011 15:00 AM ET
Running with Kenyans: A dream, but who would expect that some of my best marathon coaches are the six- and seven-year-old orphans with no shoes and unending smiles?
Tuesday Oct 11, 2011 35:00 AM ET
I don't remember a whole lot about getting to Africa, namely because I took so much Benadryl on the flight to Nairobi that it's all a bit foggy. When I arrived, a guy from the guest house where I would sleep for an evening eyed my Patron Tequila duffel bag warily.
Monday Oct 3, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Dr. Andy Baldwin returns to Kenya to start a journey across the world helping kids live healthier lives.
Sunday Oct 2, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Dr. Andy Baldwin embarks on a journey from Africa to New York, a medical rotation in Kenya, work in rural villages, and then running two marathons to raise awareness and money to help children live healthy lives.

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