Division of Pre-medical & Pre-health Programs News & Announcements
Congratulations 2021 Graduates
The Division of Pre-Medical & Pre-Health Programs congratulates our 2021 graduates.
Platform Presentation at St. Chris Research Day
Dual Degree MD/MS program student Bhavya Kanuga was selected for a platform presentation at the 31st Annual Tower Health and St. Chris Research Day. He will be presenting his thesis research, “The Clinical Utility of the Thyroid Imaging and Reporting System (TI-RADS) in Risk Stratification of Pediatric Nodules Using Ultrasound,” during the Research Day Grand Rounds.
The College of Medicine’s Class of 2021 rose to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic by serving the community. They graduate this week having provided over 15,000 hours of community service through curricular and non-curricular activities during their time at the College of Medicine. Read more.
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2020 G.W. Carver Science Fair
At the 2020 G.W. Carver Science Fair, Drexel graduate students volunteered to help student competitors set up for the Elementary Division (grades 4-6) at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University and the Secondary Division (grades 7-12) at Temple University. Volunteers included ten students from the Community Dimensions of Medicine service learning course in the Pre-medical & Pre-health Division and two students from the Drexel Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honor Society. School district, location, and science fair staff greatly appreciated the support of the volunteers who helped hundreds of young Philadelphians compete at the fair. For more information about the G.W. Carver Science Fair, Philadelphia’s largest Science Fair, please visit https://www.carversciencefair.org.
Division of Pre-med and Pre-health programs hosts Joel Anderson, artist and ambassador for the Autism Tree Foundation
In October, PMPH students enjoyed a visit by Joel Anderson, an artist with autism and ambassador for the Autism Tree Project Foundation during his East Coast Speaking Tour. During his presentation titled “My journey with autism,” Joel talked about what it means to live with autism and the challenges that people with autism face, including when navigating the health care system. He demonstrated his talent in a live drawing session, portraying Mario, the Drexel dragon.
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Erica Riddick, MS Biomedical Studies '20, MD '24, wrote about "Health Disparities During COVID-19" in the winter 2021 issue of Pulse. Read more (see page 3).
Aliah Molczan, Medical Science Preparatory Postbaccalaureate Certificate '14, a forensic accountant, joined the Matrimonial Litigation Department of Savran Benson LLP, a certified public accounting and consulting firm, as an associate. (Pulse Winter 2019/2020)
Hollisa Rosa, MD; MS Interdisciplinary Health Sciences '14, is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at NYU Winthrop Hospital. She earned her medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in 2019. (Pulse Winter 2019/2020)
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