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Your Story Matters: Dr. David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D. FAAFP, FACPM, FACP

Your Story Matters: Dr. David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D. FAAFP, FACPM, FACP

  David Satcher, MD, PhD is Founding Director and Senior Advisor of The Satcher Health Leadership Institute which was established in 2006 at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. The mission of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine is to develop a diverse group of exceptional health leaders, advance […]

JSNMA Spring 2015-2016 Issue Now Live!

JSNMA Spring 2015-2016 Issue Now Live!

Click here to access the Spring 2015-2016 issue of the JSNMA! Enjoy!

JSNMA Winter 2015-2016 Issue Now Live!

JSNMA Winter 2015-2016 Issue Now Live!

Click here to access the Winter 2015-2016 issue of the JSNMA! Enjoy!  

JSNMA Fall 2015 Issue Now Live!

JSNMA Fall 2015 Issue Now Live!

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The Spring 2014-2015 Edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

The Spring 2014-2015 Edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

To read the PDF format of the Spring 2014-2015 edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association (JSNMA) in its entirety, please click on the following link: Click here for the Spring 2014-2015 JSNMA edition

Obama seeks $215 million for precision medicine

On January 30, 2015, Meg Tirrell and Cara Caruso of CNBC reported that President “Obama will dedicate $215 million in his budget request to the [‘precision medicine initiative’], which will seek to broaden medicine’s understanding of the molecular underpinnings of cancer, compile comprehensive health information on at least a million American volunteers, and improve data sharing across […]

The Winter 2014-2015 Edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

The Winter 2014-2015 Edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

To read the PDF format of the Winter 2014-2015 edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association (JSNMA) in its entirety, please click on the following link: Click here for the Winter 2014-2015 JSNMA edition

The Fall Edition of the 2014 Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

The Fall Edition of the 2014 Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

To read the PDF format of the Fall 2014 edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association (JSNMA) in its entirety, please click on the following link: Click here for the Fall 2014 JSNMA edition

Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria

On November 6, 2014, Robert Preidt of Health Day reported that a new study found a link between body weight and genetics. The study shows that genes may determine gut bacteria thus influencing body weight. To learn more, click here.

Stanford engineers develop tiny, sound-powered chip to serve as medical device

On October 15, 2014, Jared Tom Abate of Stanford News reported that Stanford engineers have developed an ultrasound powered medical device that would be implanted in patients to “monitor biological processes and deliver pinpoint therapies to treat illness or relieve pain.” To learn more, click here.