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At the 2017 EMS Today conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Jeremy T. Cushman ’96 was presented with the John P. Pryor, MD, Street Medicine Society Award. A member of the HWS Board of Trustees, Cushman is an associate professor of emergency medicine and public health sciences at the University of Rochester School of

Hobart and William Smith will again host the annual Finger Lakes Regional Emergency Medical Service (EMS) conference. During the two-day event, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25, area emergency responders will convene in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center for workshops, conferences and guest lectures, including the keynote address by Arthur Romano,

For Sarah Ouellette ’17, life will come full circle this year. Ouellette, a biology major with a double minor in health professions and child advocacy, will travel to her home country of the Philippines as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Ouellette’s early life in the Philippines was marked by adversity. “Until I was six years old,

Through clinical internships and undergraduate research as a chemistry major at HWS, to a job as a nurse’s assistant, Gabriella Mylod ’14 has prepared to become a doctor. In 2016, she began the medical program at SUNY Stony Brook, where she is leaning toward a focus on primary care. In this new academic environment with

The medical magazine The Pathologist has highlighted Dr. Rashna Meunier ’07 as a rising star of pathology and lab medicine, awarding her a spot on its 2016 Power List. Nominated by her peers and named to the list by an esteemed panel of judges, the magazine notes Meunier’s interests in surgical pathology, dermatopathology, and the

“Attending medical school and becoming a doctor have been my primary goals for as long as I can remember,” says MaryAlice Spin ’16, who recently completed a successful first semester at SUNY Upstate Medical School. Inspired by her grandfather, a retired urologist, Spin entered HWS with the goal of becoming a doctor, majoring in biochemistry

From invasive species to drone mapping, and the effect of stress on friendships to potential anti-cancer compounds, Hobart and William Smith students presented on a range of topics at this year’s Student Research Symposium on Sept. 17 as one of Homecoming and Family Weekend’s annual events. “The Research Symposium allows students to showcase their work

At the biennial International AIDS Conference, HIV/AIDS researchers and professionals gather with policy makers, activists, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic, in an effort to raise resources and awareness around treatment and prevention. Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer ’81 — an internationally renowned expert on AIDS and outgoing president of

When her two-year commitment as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia begins in January, Cynthia Uwicyeza ’16 will develop public-health projects focused on water, sanitation and hygiene, as well as educational initiatives promoting reproductive health. Uwicyeza, who graduated with a B.A. in public policy with a concentration in healthcare policy and biology, is the fifth HWS

Before committing to medical school and the life of a doctor, Melanie Patterson ’17 says that first “you really need to get a hands-on experience of what the life of a physician is like,” since it “is not only important to get a feel for the actual role you will play, but to understand the