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The epidemiologist, recently named Director of the Duke University Global Health Institute and HIV/AIDS expert, will also be awarded an honorary degree at this year’s graduation ceremony. Dr. Christopher Beyrer ’81, recently named Director of the Duke University Global Health Institute, the inaugural Desmond M. Tutu Professor of Public Health and Human Rights at the

In the fall, Garrett Downs ’22 will attend Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing to begin his pursuit of a doctor of nursing practice. Building on his bachelor of science in biology, Garrett Downs ’22 will attend Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in the fall to earn a master of science in nursing, a

Hobart alum Dr. William W. Latimer ’85 becomes seventh president, first man and first lay person to lead Chestnut Hill College. Dr. William W. Latimer ’85, an infectious disease epidemiologist, has been named president of Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia becoming the first man and first lay president in the college’s nearly 100-year-old history. The

For the second consecutive year, the HWS EMS team brought home the second-place trophy in the Stryker Skills Classic. After competing in medical, trauma and team building scenarios at the national Stryker Skills Classic, members of HWS EMS finished second place among more than 19 colleges and universities. The competition, held this year in Pittsburgh,

A new endowed scholarship supports pre-med students and honors family bonds. For Susan Steinberg Lieberman ’60, P’86, P’88, P’98 and her husband, the late Dr. Robert C. Lieberman ’58, P’86, P’88, P’98, Hobart and William Smith “is where it all began.” Susan recalls meeting Robert at a campus social event soon after arriving on campus.

Jerlin Garo ’17, a first-year medical student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, reflects on the research projects and internships she had at HWS. Currently, a first-year student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jerlin Garo ’17 recounts her time at HWS while earning her B.S. in Biochemistry and offers thanks to those who

Why HWS is an ideal place to prepare for a career in the health professions. At HWS, students and alums have the support of individualized advising throughout the admission process to professional schools in health services. Whether students are interested in pursuing an M.D./Ph.D., joining Doctors Without Borders or serving local communities as a physician

Tyler Fuller ’18 is finishing his fourth year in medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Rural Medical Scholars Program. He completed his pediatrics, emergency medicine, family medicine and surgical rotations in the Finger Lakes. At the height of the pandemic, Tyler Fuller ’18 continued to pursue his goal of becoming a physician in order

Kayla Liszewski ’21 begins a Master of Public Health program at the University of Buffalo. Kayla Liszewski ’21 will soon begin her Master’s of Public Health at the University of Buffalo. At HWS, she graduated summa cum laude in sociology while also earning a minor in public policy studies with a concentration in healthcare, cultivating

Dr. Chris Beyrer ’81, epidemiologist and professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, was interviewed on PBS News Hour Weekend on the 40th anniversary of the first documented cases of HIV/AIDS. An epidemiologist who has been on the frontlines of COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS, Dr. Chris Beyrer ’81 discussed the uneven parallels between the pandemics,