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Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura, a Rwandan physician, works with Dr. Lisa Adams as part of the Human Resources for Health Program. Photo by Lars Blackmore.

From Rwanda to Hanover

For the past two years, as part of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health program, Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura has been collaborating with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine despite working and living thousands of miles away.

Geisel MD-PhD student Cindy Hahn is researching new therapeutic strategies for blood diseases such as sickle cell.

Being Creative with Sickle Cell Disease

When Cindy Hahn was a young girl, her father, a virologist, used to let her sit at his microscope and look at immune cells fighting a pig virus. Watching that pig virus sparked a passion for science she is now pursuing as an MD-PhD student.

Geisel Food Challenge Builds Compassion

Geisel Food Challenge Builds Compassion

How do you define compassion, how do you best teach it, and how do you practice it as a doctor-in-training? Khushboo Jhala (’16) has been exploring these questions through a project funded by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare.

Student Spotlight: Michaela Staley

Student Spotlight: Michaela Staley

One day, while Michaela Staley (’17) and other volunteers with a local nonprofit organization were out in the Arizona desert providing food and water for undocumented immigrants crossing the border, something unusual happened.