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Medical School Trips

Temple University School of Medicine - 2014

April 11, 2014

Frank Brifu - Developmental Specialist

Dear Germyce Harris,

On behalf of the Office of Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences at Rutgers University, I just wanted to say thank you for such a wonderful event at the Temple University School of Medicine this past Friday- the students loved every minute of the day and truly enjoyed their time getting to speak with the current students as well as yourself and Dr. Cadena.

The day gave them insight to the application process as well as motivation to excel even further to reach their ultimate goal of medical school.

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine - 2014

April 12, 2014


Jonathan Langowski - Developmental Specialist

The day consisted of:

Overview of school and podiatry

  • Tour of classes, labs, library, gross anatomy, museum, etc.
  • Panel of student speakers
  • Panel of admissions members
  • Lunch to ask one-on-one questions
  • They offer a week long summer program in June for 2nd and 3rd year students.  

Stroke in the Minority Community - RWJUH, New Brunswick NJ - 2014

April 23rd, 2014

Frank Brifu - Developmental Specialist

The event on Wednesday morning was hosted Dr. Sunanda Guar who is professor of Pediatrics at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School who is the Director of the South Asian Total Health Initiative.  The event spoke about the prevalence of Stroke in the Minority community. It is has been known that it is prevalent in the African American Community as well as the Hispanic Community, but it is also extremely prevalent in the South East Asian community due to the diet and lifestyle.

Dr. James McKinney and Dr. Gaurav Gupta gave a walkthrough on Stroke and the surgical approaches they use in treatment of stroke and sub-arachnoid hemorrhages. They were some bloody videos and pictures, which helped keep everyone’s attention.

 Overall it was a good learning experience for the students I took (Victor Mensah, Henry Uran, Jeffrey Addy, Nikki Animasaun, Daphney Noel and Ikenna Obiakwata). It was important for them to see what they working so hard towards as finals approaches.

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