RUSM In The News
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A lifelong learner who earned his law degree “just for fun,” Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr.
While no two international medical student’s journeys are alike, at some point along the way, each will wonder how the path before them will unfold, and ultimately, conclude. For one Ross University School of Medicine alumnus, the journey brought him right where he wanted to be – geographically, professionally, and personally.
A naturally curious person, Kedon Newton, MD ’19, decided to pursue medicine at an early age as a way to marry up his two greatest passions – science and public service
Diagnosed with acute myelocytic leukemia when she was six months old, Kelsey Mowery, MD ’20, spent a great amount of time in and out of a hospital throughout her childhood. Her first words were spoken there. Her first steps were taken there. And even after she went into remission, Mowery still visited the hospital for checkups regularly for years afterward.
When Nicole Johnson, MD ’19, was eight years old, she was given a school assignment to read Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, an autobiography that details Dr. Carson’s inspiring journey from growing up in inner-city Detroit to becoming the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. As an African American child growing up in the Bronx, NY, the book resonated with Johnson on many different levels.
She’s half of a two-physician household on a medical mission to care for others.
While the pandemic continues to wreak havoc among so many worldwide, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) alumna Jessica August, MD, views these uncertain times as a collegiate opportunity to embrace every ounce of hop
Surviving Hurricane Maria and a semester at sea, Rida Jamal, MD’20, is well armed to share her perspective of life at Ross University School of Medicine to her graduating class in mid-May. “It is truly an honor. I feel like our journey is so unique – the hurricane, studying on a ship and then being thrust into rotations – it will be fun to retell.”
A 2016 Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) alumna who has already published more than 40 articles in various medical journals and at local, national, and international conferences, Shengnan Zheng, MD, is thrilled to be heading to Albany Medical Center in New York as Chief Resident, where she hopes to strengthen her leadership skills in anticipation of securing a sought-after Cardiology fellowship.