MD/PhD student Emma Gargus is engaged in research designing biomaterials for use in ovarian health and works to advocate for diversity and inclusion in medicine.
Improving recruitment and data collection is a central area of focus for Northwestern’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, the largest LGBT health-focused research center in the country.
Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has received the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Samantha Schroth, a second-year MD/PhD student, shares how she advocates for people of all abilities and disabilities, including by organizing a “Day in a Wheelchair” activity for her fellow classmates.
Students, residents, faculty and staff recently traveled to San Francisco to attend the Student National Medical Association annual conference for current and future underrepresented minority medical students.
During spring break, the medical school welcomed undergraduate students for a pipeline program designed to nurture future medical students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Lesbian and gay youth showed significantly less psychological distress and were buffered against the negative effects of bullying and victimization when in a relationship.
Scientists throughout Feinberg are deeply invested in identifying health disparities — those differences in health outcomes between populations — as well as exploring novel interventions.
Charity Smith, first-year student in the Master’s in Prosthetics and Orthotics degree program, and Michael Hoggatt, second-year student in the program, were selected to receive the International African American Prosthetic and Orthotic Coalition Sam D. Benson Scholarship.
Feinberg capped off its week-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. with a keynote address by Charles Blow, op-ed columnist at the New York Times, political commentator on CNN and former Presidential Visiting Professor at Yale University.