Before earning her doctorate in physical therapy, Katheryne Tang DPT ’19 did marketing for Coca-Cola. It kept her up tossing and turning at night for years. We asked her recovering from insomnia and being drawn to work with geriatric patients.
Daniel Jolles OTD '19 was drawn to occupational therapy while working with kids with autism. Today he does research on aggression triggers in adults with brain injuries and ways for OTs to recognize and avoid those triggers.
As co-valedictorian of CSPM, Nassim Tabrizi DPM ’19 is headed to Boston for her residency training at the end of the month. She talked to us about choosing a podiatry career, overcoming exam anxiety, and finding love at SMU.
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.