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UMHS Muslim Students Association Holds Orlando Shooting Vigil During Annual Fast-A-Thon on Campus

The UMHS MSA (Muslim Students Association) paid tribute Wednesday night to the 49 people killed at an LGBT dance club in Orlando in the early hours of Sunday, June 12, 2016. The vigil was held during MSA’s annual “Fast-A-Thon” observance (part of Ramadan activities) on June 15, 2016 at the Auditorium on the UMHS St. Kitts campus. The vigil started with a large background sign stating “More Love, Less Hate.” UMHS MSA started posting the

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UMHS Student Gabriella Reyes Recipient of Haffizulla Family Scholarship Fund for Her Work with AMWA UMHS Chapter

  UMHS student Gabriella Reyes was recently honored with the scholarship award through the Haffizulla Family Scholarship Fund for her work with the UMHS chapter of AMWA (American Medical Women’s Association). The Haffizulla Family Scholarship Fund was the brainchild of 2014-15 AMWA President Dr. Farzana Haffizulla while she was on the executive board of the organization. The AMWA website says the scholarship is “meant to perpetuate the involvement of young leaders in disease prevention and

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Class of 2016 Interview: Canadian UMHS Grad Dr. Aaron Hoo Matches in CaRMs Family Medicine

  Dr. Aaron Hoo is the first-ever UMHS graduate to match in the second iteration of CaRMs (Canadian Residency Matching System) Family Medicine residency. Originally from Malaysia, Dr. Hoo moved to Canada as a child in the 1980s. Like many students at Caribbean medical schools, Dr. Hoo took an unusual path to becoming a doctor. He earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a diploma in Naturopathic Medicine. He worked as everything from a banker

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Ask John O’Leary: How Do You Know What to Be When You Grow Up?

 Editor’s Note: Bestselling author and motivational speaker John O’Leary will speak at the 2016 UMHS Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 10, 2016 at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. The UMHS Endeavour is reprinting the following column from Parade Magazine (originally published in October 2015).   By John O’Leary How do you know what to be when you grow up? I decided to go back to school, but I don’t know what to

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