Fall 2019 MHP Newsletter


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Letter from the Directors

Dear Medical Honors Program Alumni, As the calendar turns to Fall, it’s time to get another edition of the MHP Newsletter out to all of you. It’s important to note that it’s a student driven endeavor as they write and edit each story. In this issue, they wrote about last month’s MHP Student/Alumni Reception that was held in conjunction with …

Alumni Weekend 2019: MHP Alumni-Student Reception

Homecoming weekend was filled with festivities, reunion, and nostalgia for all who attended. For alumni of the MHP, the October 4th Alumni-Student Reception was a chance for past classes to reconnect and reminisce on old times. For current classes, the event was an opportunity to mingle and network …



Faculty Spotlight | 7 Questions with Dr. Dan Purich

Background: Dr. Daniel Purich is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the College of Medicine. He is one of the professors for the MHP’s cell biology seminar. What are your academic background and educational interests?”I went to a small college in Pennsylvania, first as a premed student, but soon in full pursuit of a degree …
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