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Navigating and Treating Infertility

Encountering various obstacles to pregnancy is a fairly common issue for many couples. This struggle can be frustrating and often takes an emotional toll on couples trying to conceive. However, understanding and treatment of infertility have advanced greatly in recent years. Read More

Pursuing their Passions to Help Others: Reflections from Two Inaugural Physician Assistant Studies Program Students

Two new Physician Assistants Studies Program students, Brianna Cummings and Quaadir Otto-Smallwood, share their thoughts about the first month in the program. Read More

The Healthy Path to Getting Back to School

What? It’s the middle of summer and you have to worry about the back to school routine already? No need to panic—you still have weeks of fun in the sun left. But getting your child back on track starts well before the first day of classes. Read More

M.D. Student Spotlight: Carlton Smith, C'2023: Future Physician, Researcher, and Community Leader

Right around this time last year, Carlton Smith submitted his application to the M.D. program at Morehouse School of Medicine. He’d only learned about the program a few years ago and thought it might be an opportunity to come back to his hometown to make a difference as he took the next step of his academic career. Read More

Be a Man About It--Get an HIV Test

National HIV Testing Day is June 27th. June also happens to be Men’s Health Month. What do these two things have in common? Well, men usually account for about 70-80% of new HIV cases annually. Men who have sex with men (MSM) make up the majority of these cases. Read More

The Facts and Factors of Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is one of today’s most common inherited blood disorders. It affects several ethnic groups but predominantly Africans and African Americans, with approximately 90,000 to 100,000 Americans having the condition. Overall, it is estimated that sickle cell disease affects one in 500 U.S. African American births. Read More