Meredith Ayres, a second-year student in the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling, is interested in the psychosocial aspects of children with life-shortening conditions. She sifts through data to determine how parents with children who have Duchenne muscular dystrophy can have better conversations about managing this condition.
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Two faculty members, Ram Yogev, MD, professor of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases and D. Mark Courtney, MD, associate professor of Emergency Medicine received 2014 Mentor of the Year Awards from the Medical Faculty Council for their commitment to fostering the intellectual, behavioral, creative, scholarly and professional growth of mentees.
Alumnus Julian D’Achille’s global health experiences in South Africa and Nicaragua led him to seek out international health opportunities during his residency and master’s degree in public health.
Graduating seniors discover which residency program they will train at for the next three to seven years.
Medical students, residents, faculty members and alumni were welcomed into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society yesterday.
Student groups came together to showcase diversity at Feinberg and to raise money for the free community clinics coordinated and staffed in part by medical students and faculty.
After 16 years of distinguished leadership as a physician educator, Raymond H. Curry, MD, GME ’85, has stepped from his leadership role at Feinberg. He will continue to be a member of the faculty and a primary care physician in the Northwestern Medical Group.
The team of six students developed a winning business plan for a patented, personalized therapy that stimulates the immune system to fight breast cancer.
Lauren Smith, a sixth-year MD/PhD student, is the recipient of a Presidential Fellowship, the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students at Northwestern. Her research focuses on improving the control of myoelectric upper limb prostheses. She works in the labs of Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD, and Levi Hargrove, PhD.