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CMU Med School Early Assurance Program Admits First Albion Grads

View from Albion College's Kellogg Center
Class of 2018 members Phoebe Dodge, Garrett Mason and Megan Reilly are the first Albion College graduates to earn admission to the Central Michigan University College of Medicine as part of the new cooperative agreement between the two institutions. "It's a big win for Central and it's a big win for Albion," says Brad Rabquer, associate professor of biology and the director of Albion's Institute for Healthcare Professions.

Zerick Dill, '20, Receives Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Fellowship

Zerick Dill, '20
Zerick Dill, '20, is Albion's first recipient of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP) Fellowship. The award provides Dill with a 10-week internship this summer at one of the country's top research institutions, along with a stipend, housing and travel expenses.

Albion College, Central Michigan University Forge Medical Education Partnership

Albion College shield
A new cooperative agreement signed earlier this month will grant Albion College premedical students early assurance of admission to the Central Michigan University College of Medicine through the College of Medicine's Early Assurance Program (EAP). The program provides an enhanced opportunity for admission to medical school for up to three Albion premedical students annually who demonstrate a desire to practice medicine in Michigan with an emphasis on rural and underserved regions. The EAP is in effect for the student cohort beginning their medical-school studies in fall 2018.

Two Albion Students Contribute to Liver Cancer Research

Jordan Newson, '17; Larry Schook, '72, and Nickolas Kinachtchouk, '19
Lawrence Schook, '72, heads a world-class cancer research lab that includes interventional radiologists, oncologists, mouse researchers and a host of other medical professionals. This summer, Schook's team also included Albion students Nickolas Kinachtchouk, '19, and Jordan Newson, '17, who found they could contribute to Schook's breakthrough approach to a cure for liver cancer.

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