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Interview: UMHS Professor Dr. Jane Harrington on ‘USDA-Approved, Modern-Day Russian Roulette’

Dr. Jane Harrington, UMHS Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, spoke at the 4th St. Kitts and Nevis One Health Symposium, “Food Safety—From Farm to Table in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis” on July 30, 2015 at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with UMHS and Windsor University School of Medicine. The UMHS Endeavour recently spoke to Dr. Harrington about food safety, specifically regarding chicken and beef and ways to avoid

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Student Update for First UMHS Medical Research Elective Class

  Editor’s Note: Dr. Jane Harrington is Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at UMHS. This blog post is about the accomplishments of the first UMHS Medical Research Elective class (for which Dr. Harrington is Course Director) in Spring 2015 at UMHS, one of the leading Caribbean medical schools.    By Dr. Jane Harrington The Spring 2015 semester was a busy time for the students enrolled in the first-time offered UMHS Medical Research Elective course.

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National Immunization Awareness Month: Check Kids’ Vaccine Records

  As August winds down and fall approaches, the UMHS Endeavour reminds you that we all need vaccines throughout our lives. This is the final installment in a month-long series in the UMHS Endeavour about immunization for people at various stages in life. This week, we focus on immunization for children going back to school and the need to check kids’ vaccine records (yes, even college-bound young adults). The UMHS Endeavour is publishing this guest

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National Immunization Awareness Month: Adults Need Vaccines, Too

National Immunization Awareness Month continues throughout August, reminding us that we all need vaccines throughout our lives. This is the third installment in a month-long series in the UMHS Endeavour about immunization for people at various stages in life. This week, we focus on immunization for adults because vaccines aren’t just for kids. The UMHS Endeavour is publishing this guest post from the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) to inform the public and students

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