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Students in front of poster at IPE Research Showcase.

The first Interprofessional Research Day Showcase was held on April 8 at the MCPHS University Lincoln Ballroom on the Worcester campus. The Showcase highlighted the research from various programs across campus.

NESA graduate Stephanie DiLibero talking to Dr. Oz on Today Show.

A graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) recently appeared on NBC’s morning talk show, the Today Show.

William Lautzenheiser speaking at Schwartz Center Educational Rounds in Worcester, MA.

At the Worcester and Manchester campuses’ inaugural Schwartz Center Educational Rounds, William Lautzenheiser talked about his experience battling the seemingly sudden onset of a group A Staphylococcus infection coupled with sepsis, a condition that ultimately led to the amputation of both his arms and legs.

Students at IPE dementia event.

Students from the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs recently participated in a two-part interactive Dementia Sensitivity Training.

Founders of Neuroscience Society.

Students from the School of Optometry recently launched the Neuroscience Society of MCPHS, an interprofessional student organization designed to increase public awareness and understanding of neurological disorders and neuroscience in the MCPHS Interdisciplinary Community (IDC).

Head shot of Emily Quach.

Emily, a student in MCPHS's Master of Public Health program, offers advice for students looking to take on professional opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Bottle of naloxone.

As part of students' ongoing effort to bring more opioid overdose awareness, education, and prevention training to the Northeastern University (NU) campus, the NU Neurons Club called upon MCPHS students to help train their members on how to assist a person who has overdosed.

Keri Griffin
The Offices of the President and Provost announced that Dr. Keri Griffin received a funding award from the Davis Educational Foundation to be used towards the creation of the Center for Undergraduate Research.