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Ashley Sullivan
With perspective gained from an occupational therapy internship in Kenya, Ashley Sullivan, BS (Health Psychology) ’21, takes a thoughtful approach in treating patients of all cultures and backgrounds.
MCPHS student giving a COVID-19 vaccine. Graphic with Vaccine Champion University.
In an effort to get as many people vaccinated as possible, the White House set up a COVID-19 vaccination challenge for colleges across the United States.
Graphic of Juneteenth Event Poster
The Colleges of the Fenway hosted a virtual event with three keynote panelists to talk about arts and activism in light of Juneteenth.
Illya Karpenko
In addition to the countless COVID-19 tests that Illya Karpenko administered at a senior housing center throughout the pandemic, he also contributed something unexpectedly valuable to the residents.
No smoking, no vaping sign on a door.
The Center, founded in 2019, provides undergraduate students with research funding, mentorship, internship, and networking opportunities.
Jolie Hoang
From being a standout peer mentor to founding the MCPHS TEDx Club to centering her undergraduate research on community mental health needs, Jolie Hoang has demonstrated leadership throughout her MCPHS career.
Thomas F. Freddo, O.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.O., Adjunct Faculty in School of Optometry.
Professor Thomas Freddo has traveled the world training eye care professionals in the clinic and classroom. Now, he serves on a committee for the WHO to help develop sustainable healthcare development goals around the world.
MCPHS student sitting at a desk wearing PPE gear.
In light of the essential work public health workers have provided throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Rescue Plan will invest $7.4 billion to the field of public health to prepare for future outbreaks.