Dipal Patel, a sixth-year Medial Scientist Training Program student, studies a protein called desmoplakin to better understand the causes of diseases associated with sudden cardiac death during athletic events.
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Dr. Roger E. Sheldon, MD ’68, and his wife, Carol V. Sheldon, MD, have provided an endowment to the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine for the McNicol Flair Sheldon Scholarship.
Shirley Chi, MD ’01, GME ’02, board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, has become an on-air advocate for patients.
In her last year of residency, Jill Huded, MD, created new educational handouts for CommunityHealth, a free clinic in Chicago, to increase health literacy in an underserved population. Her project was funded by a Schweitzer fellowship.
First-year medical students used a first-of-its-kind iPad app, an interactive simulation-based textbook of cardiovascular physiology and hemodynamics, as part of their Cardiovascular Blood Module.
Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD, professor in Preventive Medicine, discusses the role of nutrition in the education of medical students and in research at the medical school.
Adenike Adewuyi, a third-year MD/PhD student, uses computational models to improve control of artificial limbs of partial hand amputees.
A group of medical students spent a month volunteering in urban and rural clinics and learning about public health in India.
Students in the Physician Assistant Program celebrated National Physician Assistant Week by raising awareness about the training and career of PAs, as well as by holding a keynote lecture and reception.
Bronwyn Rae, MD, MPH ’13, lecturer in preventive medicine, will spend the next year as a professor of anesthesia in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, as part of a new public/private initiative of the Peace Corps and Seed Global Health.