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Third-year med student wins Sarah Loguen Fraser Scholarship

Third-year medical student Krista Tookhan has been awarded Upstate’s Sarah Loguen Fraser Scholarship, named in honor of the pioneering physician who was the first African-American woman to graduate — in 1876 — from what later became Upstate’s College of Medicine. … Continue reading

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Diverse backgrounds common in Upstate’s PA program

The 34 students in Upstate’s Class of 2014 Physician Assistant program come from such diverse backgrounds, it’s hard to say who’s a “traditional” or “non-traditional” student. Their resumes include: Army medic, nurse, figure skating coach, physician, medical technologist, surgical technician, … Continue reading

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Perfusion Student’s Tech Skills Lead to Scholarships, Travel

As a cardiovascular perfusion student at Upstate, Meyyappan Arunachalam gets around. During the past year, Meyy has given presentations at perfusion society meetings in Illinois, Missouri and Florida, and has won scholarships from the societies in Missouri and Florida. He … Continue reading

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