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Delivering Real-World Experiences

David Nguyen
David Nguyen
Nursing

Nursing student David Nguyen learned how to provide hands-on care to COVID-19 patients during the pandemic.

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Matthew Fowler
Nursing

After Matthew Fowler's mother underwent heart surgery, he observed the nurses, who worked with both intelligence and kindness. The experience inspired him to choose nursing as his career.

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Thomas Sherriff
Exercise Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy

Thomas Sherriff was the lead author on a paper about functional movements of firefighters.

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Kristina Ogbarmey-Tetteh and three other students
Kristina Ogbarmey-Tetteh
Nursing

Kristina Ogbarmey-Tetteh took advantage of the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences’ Student Resource Center as a first-year student, and then became a tutor herself.

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Health Sciences News

  • A woman in a yellow top holds a blue piece of plastic while talking to a group of students seated around a table

    New Interdisciplinary Course Proves the Power of Invention

    A new interdisciplinary course, Adaptive Devices for Better Life, brings together students majoring in art and design, physical therapy and kinesiology, engineering and biology to create devices that assist disabled clients from the community.
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  • Lucas Abreu with Tom Horgan

    Free Physical Therapy Clinic Provides Care to UML Community

    The Department of Physical Therapy and Kinesiology opened a pro bono clinic to provide opportunities for students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program to gain more clinical experiences on campus.
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  • Kelley-Lawson at chemo with her sister

    This New Year, Kelley Lawson is Grateful for a Fresh Start

    In this new year, Kelley Lawson is grateful for second chances. One year after extensive surgery and chemotherapy for Stage 4 cancer, Lawson shares some of the ways she’s winning this battle, one day at a time.
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