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Class of 2016 Interview: Dr. Miriam Bernstein Lands OB/GYN Residency at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland

  UMHS graduate Dr. Miriam Bernstein wanted to be a doctor ever since she watched a TV series at age nine. Now, the New York State native’s dream has come true and she has landed an OB/GYN residency at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. This is the first installment in a UMHS Endeavour series of interviews with Class of 2016 UMHS graduates about how they landed residencies, and the challenges facing students

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FDA Regulation: The End of E-cigs?

E-cigs will soon be regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the federal agency announced on May 5, 2016. Some have wondered if this means the end of e-cigs as we know it. So what exactly does it mean for the popular smoking alternative? The UMHS Endeavour looks at exactly what the new FDA regulations are and how it will affect the $3 billion-dollar “vaping” industry. We will examine information from various online sources

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Q & A with Neuroscientist Dr. David L. Felten, New UMHS Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences

  UMHS is proud to welcome neuroscientist Dr. David L. Felten, M.D., Ph.D. as the newest member of our medical school. Some may know Dr. Felten as the principle author of Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience (along with M. Kerry O’Banion and Mary Summo Maida), but he is internationally renowned for many things. His research contributions helped establish the field of psychoneuroimmunology (which studies the effect of the mind on health, immune reactivity, and resistance to

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UMHS Med Student Brandon Kirshner Runs for U.S. Congress Seat

  UMHS student Brandon Kirshner, besides studying to become a doctor, is also running for a U.S. Congress seat. Mr. Kirshner is campaigning to win the 25th Congressional District seat held by 15-term U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter in Western New York State. Mr. Kirshner, running as an independent, is also battling Republican Mark Assini for the seat. The UMHS Endeavour caught up with Brandon Kirshner to discuss why he’s running for Congress, the issues that

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