She Rocks! Recent Med School Graduate, Topaz Sampson, is close to her dream of practicing Medicine

Recent medical school graduate, Topaz Sampson, is very close to accomplishing her dream of practicing Medicine. A New Amsterdam native, Topaz was part of the graduating Class of 2015 at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, and is scheduled to begin residency training at Baylor College of Medicine. While in medical school Topaz was appointed 2014 President of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the oldest and largest student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. … read more

Academic Spotlight: Onika Noel – A Physican Scientist in the Making

Meet Onika Noel, Molecular Biology Graduate/Medical Student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles, California. Onika was born in Georgetown, Guyana where she spent her childhood before moving to Brooklyn, New York.  Her interests in the sciences as a teen matured into a motivation to understand the mechanisms of human disease and the application of modern technology to advance treatment and diagnostics. Onika has been engaged in biomedical research as well as mentoring and teaching … read more

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