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

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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.

Cardiology and College Credit at Albion's First 'Camp Med'

Students at Camp Med 2016

Summer camps have become a part of life for many American teens, an opportunity to hone skills and pursue interests. Albion College's first "Camp Med," held last month, went one step further, giving campers a quarter-unit of college credit in the bargain. Camp Med "Cardiology 101" was three intensive days specifically designed for high school seniors and juniors interested in a medical career.

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