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Holden Thomas, an MCPHS DPT student.

From an early age, Holden Thomas, DPT ’19, always knew that she wanted to help others. Over the course of six combined years as an MCPHS pre-medical and DPT student, Holden has focused on how she personally wants to impact the greater field of healthcare.

Timothy Dy Aungst

In a recent article for ComputerTalk, Associate Professor Timothy Dy Aungst, Pharm.D, discussed how wearables, or small, bio-reading sensors, can potentially be used to digitally monitor the clinical and health outcomes of patients.

Amanda Turcotte, OD '19

As a fourth-year student in MCPHS’s Doctor of Optometry (OD) program, Amanda Turcotte is invested in the process of learning, practicing, and perfecting her craft. Amanda started at MCPHS as a pre-optometry undergraduate student, and seven years of hard work later, she’s excited to jump into her dream career.

Students at an MCPHS interprofessional education event.

In October, MCPHS brought together faculty members and thought leaders from prestigious Boston-area healthcare organizations with one goal: to model interprofessional discussion and team-based collaborative care in an Interprofessional Case Conference.

MCPHS at the AAO meeting.

Faculty, students, and alumni from the MCPHS School of Optometry recently attended and participated in the 2018 American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Meeting.

Kelsey Pozerski

When Kelsey Pozerski, Premedical ’19, looks toward the future, her sights are laser-focused on one objective: to become a caring, compassionate, and competent doctor.

Lisa Conboy

Lisa Conboy, Research Director and faculty at the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA), worked with colleagues with expertise in yoga and research to test the effects of home practice on stress reduction.

Student standing in campus building near MCPHS logo on wall

The newest numbers from the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard are in, and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) has come out on top.