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Health Professions

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Last year’s U.S. infant mortality rate hit its highest increase in two decades

This article discusses the leading causes for the increase in infant mortality and speculates about the potential factors.

By The Loeb Center
The Loeb Center
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Supreme Court of the United States Affirmative Action Rulings

This article, written by alum John Riggins ’12, discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse affirmative action and the impact on underrepresented minorities and the diversity of the healthcare workforce.

By The Loeb Center
The Loeb Center
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My experience with the Loeb Center Health Professions Advisors as A Transfer Student

For anyone interested in pursuing medicine, I highly recommend meeting Dean Aronson and Becca Tishler from the Loeb pre-medical advising office early on–they are incredible people with invaluable knowledge and wisdom about the medical journey. For me, I met them …

By Ashley Yuen
Ashley Yuen Peer Career Advisor
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Career Resources

Summer days at Amherst College are among the busiest of the year for Dr. Richard Aronson ’69, a physician who …

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Beselot Birhanu

  • Fourth-year Medical Student Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Wendy Halpern

  • Veterinary Pathologist Genentech

Newton Juhng

  • New York, New York
  • Portfolio Manager and Head of Healthcare A-CAP Management

Christina Nieves

  • Community Research and Evaluation Specialist Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness

Thierry Pauyo

  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery McGill University

Jodie Simms-MacLeod

  • Midwifery Director University of Tennessee Medical Center

Cuthbert Simpkins

  • Sosland Missouri Endowed Chair in Trauma Services/Chief Innovation Officer UMKC School of Medicine and Vivacelle Bio, Inc

Will Turner

  • New York City, New York
  • Practicing Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Medicine Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gabriela Ulloa

  • First-year Resident Physician in Pediatrics NYU Langone

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155 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002