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Introducing the UMHS Global Health Institute | UMHS Endeavour

Introduction UMHS has established the new UMHS Global Health Institute (GHI)—offering everyone from students to alumni the chance to participate in global health missions worldwide—with...

Remembering UMHS Security Guard Paul Nathaniel Mitcham, 1957-2018 | UMHS Endeavour

    By Lorraine Brown  Paul Nathaniel Mitcham (known to his UMHS colleagues as Mitcham) was one of the happiest security guards you will ever come...

Dr. Prakash Mungli on Ways UMHS Student Affairs Office Can Help You | UMHS...

  Dr. Prakash Mungli, MD., M.B.B.S., UMHS Chair of Department of Molecular Sciences, Professor of Biochemistry, recently became the new Dean of Student Affairs at...

UMHS Grad Dr. Kareem Sioufi on Matching in Ophthalmology & Performing Ophthalmology Research |...

    Dr. Kareem Sioufi (Class of 2015) is the first UMHS graduate to match in Ophthalmology. Dr. Sioufi is currently finishing his residency at Medical...

UMHS Professor Dr. Angel Matos & Med4You Students on Medical Mission to the Dominican...

UMHS TEAM IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: (front) Dr. Angel Matos  & (behind, wearing gray scrubs) Natalie Vera & (behind her) Natalie Cazeau & (clockwise)...

Single-Payer Healthcare Spotlight: Advocate Explains Benefits of ‘Medicare for All’ | UMHS Endeavour

  Single-payer healthcare in the USA is a hot topic these days, particularly among millennials and Generation Z as the 2020 presidential election nears. The...

UMHS Med4You Brings Medical Care to Guatemala During Second Trip | UMHS Endeavour

  UMHS Med4You, the student nonprofit founded by Ariana Hernandez, continues its mission to bring badly need medical care to underserved areas. For the second...

Clinics Teach UMHS Students Basics of Putting on Casts to Heal Broken or Injured...

 Michael D. Doherty, Ph.D., M.Sc., Professor of Neuroscience at UMHS, started doing “casting clinics” to help UMHS students learn one of the basics of...

Highlights of 7th Annual UMHS Commencement Ceremony at Lincoln Center, NYC | UMHS Endeavour

  UMHS honored its graduates at the Seventh Annual Commencement Ceremony at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on Friday, June 8, 2018.  The “next...