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Celebration, loss and an exhortation to dream

Celebration, loss and an exhortation to dream

Marking their own graduation, students in the Class of 2008 remembered a fallen classmate.

Commencement was a day of mixed emotions for graduates in the Class of 2008. As they celebrated their own passage from students to physicians, they also mourned the loss of their classmate Mila Rainof, who died on April 20 after being struck by a car. (See related story, “A student's warm heart and ‘amazing’ smile.”).

Rainof’s absence was palpable throughout the day’s events. As the medical and...

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Public health grads urged to develop skills beyond science as leaders and advocates

Public health grads urged to develop skills beyond science as leaders and advocates

The 108 graduates of the School of Public Health’s Class of 2008 have their work cut out for them: defeating the AIDS virus, reducing obesity and eliminating health care disparities—to name just a few of the tasks cited by Dean Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D. And they’ll face one more challenge, said Commencement speaker Georges C. Benjamin, M.D., director of the American Public Health Association: “Nobody’s going to know...

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PA students don white coats in new ceremony marking their entry to medicine

PA students don white coats in new ceremony marking their entry to medicine

Second-year students in the Physician Associate (PA) program helped their 37 first-year colleagues in the Class of 2009...

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Students present their findings at 22nd Student Research Day

Students present their findings at 22nd Student Research Day

At this year’s Student Research Day, the 22nd Annual Scientific Poster Session featuring research by students in...

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Match Day 2008

Match Day 2008

Nationally, this year’s match was the largest ever—more than 28,000 applicants competed for 22,240 slots as first-year...

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