Morehouse School of Medicine

Reshaping Lives: The Impact and Reach of Plastic Surgery

The conditions and challenges that plastic and reconstructive surgery can address is continuing to grow. In addition to repairing tissue damaged by trauma and illness, plastic surgery is delivering effective solutions in new areas and/or in areas that were traditionally considered to be the domain of other specialties. Read More

Sickle Cell Education and Research in Ghana

MSM medical student Samed Obeng shares his reflection on summer medical education abroad. Read More

Six Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Diabetes

Regardless of your background, if you have a family history of diabetes, you should schedule a consultation or a physical exam with your doctor to talk about ways to prevent or to treat diabetes. Read More

Stay Proactive and Informed about Breast Cancer

It’s that time of year again—October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While there’s increased attention surrounding breast cancer this month, it’s always important to be in-the-know about the threats to black women, overall risk factors, and the importance of early detection any time of the year. Read More

Biotechnology: Transforming Life as We Know It

New discoveries in biotechnology are transforming life as we know it. That’s why it is no surprise our Masters of Science in Biotechnology students have internships at federal agencies, start-up incubators, and other top research institutions. Read More

Better Maternal Health Starts with the Heart

We are more aware today than ever that heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the U.S. However, research shows that women actually tend to be more anxious about getting breast cancer—even though heart disease kills as many as six times more women annually. Read More