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Geisel MedNews is a headline news service that offers an inside look at the activities and accomplishments of the Geisel School of Medicine community, including Geisel School faculty, students, and alumni.

Featured News - May 2014


A Pivotal Moment
An encounter with undocumented immigrants in the Arizona desert convinced Michaela Staley, Class of ’17, to go to medical school. Her interest in the underserved led her to the Geisel, where she is among the first global health scholars within Geisel’s Center for Health Equity. Read more… 


Being Creative with Sickle Cell Disease
Cindy Hahn’s passion for science began with a pig virus. Now the MD-PhD student is working to create new treatments for sickle cell disease. Her most recent paper received special honors from the journal Blood. Read more... 

Dreaming Big for Nigeria
At an early age, Ayobami Olufadeji, Class of '15, became aware the problems his country faced providing access to health care. And ever since, he’s been determined to be part of the solution. Watch a video about Ayo’s journey or read a brief excerpt from the video.


Food Challenge Builds Compassion 
Try feeding yourself on $3 a day for five days. That’s the challenge Khushboo Jhala, Class of '16, took on with some of her classmates to explore how experiential learning can build compassion among future doctors—in a project funded by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. Read more... 


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