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When Samuel Merritt University (SMU) student Juan Ceja Solorio leaves for the U.S.-Mexican border today to help prepare for a medical service trip, his experience with his own family will not be far from his mind.
Alice Vestergaard, a community health instructor in the SON, won the 2019 Dr. Cornelius Hopper Diversity Excellence Award for developing a community nurse corps that works to help residents in an impoverished areas.
Tina Sacks' research demonstrates the persistence of racial and gender discrimination when black women seek medical treatment in America's predominately white health care system.
Should where you live determine how long you live? Research suggests it does, says Sandra Witt, DrPH, Samuel Merritt University’s 29th annual Picchi Memorial Lecturer.
Nursing case management students create "farmers market" and talk about nutrition and health eating with middle schoolers.
SMU Student Affairs recognized as diverse workplace by "Diverse: Issues in Higher Education" magazine
"Fire and Freedom" demonstrates how America’s first president relied on the skills and labor of slaves for much of his wealth
When Nayeli Montano earns her doctorate next year, she will have traveled much farther than the 200 miles between SMU and her home in California’s Central Valley.
He received numerous teaching awards while at the California School of Pediatric Medicine.
They are running a makeshift medical clinic near a garbage dump where families survive by picking through mounds of trash for anything of value.
Smiles, cheers, and camera flashes filled the Paramount Theater in downtown Oakland.
Wang said she plans to meet with faculty and staff in the coming months to hear their ideas and aspirations.
In preparation for the reopening of our campuses on Nov. 26, here is information for students, faculty and staff about the closure.
Professor Pamela Minarik has been fascinated by why people think and feel the way they do since she was in high school.
Author Dashka Slater says health care professionals are in a unique position to make connections with people and improve the well-being of all communities.
Several major research initiatives are underway at SMU’s Motion Analysis Research Center to advance the scholarship of human movement.
The center is designed as a hub for all of the University’s professional development resources.
She will succeed Sharon Diaz, who announced her retirement earlier this year after serving for 36 years as the University’s first president.
Samuel Merritt University is deepening its commitment to interprofessional education by spearheading academic and clinical initiatives that are reaching students throughout all five health sciences programs.
At SMU, student success is about more than grades. It’s about what students do with their education once they leave the classroom.
New learning spaces and other student facilities are opening on the Oakland campus just in time for the fall semester
Samuel Merritt University’s (SMU) community partnerships offer students an opportunity to help people with limited access to healthcare while also sharpening their clinical skills so they will become more confident caregivers.
An update on the shared campus project with Holy Names University
FACES for the Future Coalition, a nonprofit that connects underserved youth to healthcare, helped put Sonam on the path to Physical Therapy
SMU has named Dr. Eric Stamps as dean and Dr. Cherri Choate as associate dean at the CSPM

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