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Mike Williams, Director of Fitness and Recreation.

Research has shown that as little as 30 minutes of exercise a day can improve your general health and well-being. For busy college students it can help improve productivity, increase your powers of recollection, reduce stress, and be an overall mood booster.

OD/MPH student Leanne Leung.

Leung’s artful and creative video entry, which used a scrapbooking narrative to explore her grandmother’s amblyopia, is a testament to the power of vision–and of family.

Master of Healthcare Administration Alumni Katie Roche.

As a project manager in Brain Tumor Service in the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s, Katie Roche, MHA ’17, focuses on improving the lives and experiences of patients grappling with one of the most challenging times in their lives.

Amanda Robinson

This month, Robinson starts an exciting new chapter in her academic career at MCPHS: advanced pharmacy practice placements at some of the area’s leading hospital, including Massachusetts General Hospital.

Loren, Emily, Christabel and Michael.

All four of our Orientation team leaders are experts on all things MCPHS, and they have some great advice for incoming students.

Brian Sirman, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History, School of Arts and Science and the Boston City Hall building.
Declared either a masterpiece or one of the ugliest buildings in the world, Boston's City Hall has been controversial since before the first brick was laid. In his new book Concrete Changes: Architecture, Politics, and the Design of Boston City Hall, Professor Sirman tackles the big question: How did this happen?
Bachelor of Science in Public Health student Makayla Andre.

Commencement 2018 is right around the corner, and members of the MCPHS community, including Makayla Andre PH ’18, are preparing for the big day.

Alumni Wenli Liang.

Now an associate scientist II at Biogen in Cambridge, MA, Liang reflects on her time at MCPHS, where she says she gained the skills and knowledge she would need to thrive in her future career.