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Mobile phone with Connect to a Telehealth Provider on the screen.
Chan Harjivan, BSP ’95, on how big data and telehealth have arrived in the world of healthcare.
Swati Betharia
Chair Swati Betharia, PhD, has a continual stream of students involved in her research. Her exciting, new publication features the work of undergraduate- and graduate-level co-authors.
Amanda Kentner
MCPHS Professor of Psychology Amanda Kentner, PhD, was awarded a grant by the National Institutes of Health for her research in Environmental Enrichment as an intervention of cognitive and social impairments caused by early infection.
Dien Ho
MCPHS Program Director and Professor Dien Ho, PhD, co-authored an international study of medical schools to measure the presence of health humanities in their curricula.
Chan Harjivan
In a career that has taken him extraordinary places, Chan Harjivan, BSP ’95, finds himself helping guide the nation’s COVID-19 response.
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.
Three MCPHS nursing students working on simulation doll.
Learn why the profession of nurse practitioners is one of the hottest in the healthcare job market, and how MCPHS prepares its NP graduates to excel in their field. 
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.