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News and Events

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Recent News and Events

During her many international trips to provide OB/GYN care to the underserved, Dr. Loehr brings along her son for the adventure.
During #CervicalCancerPreventionWeek, we would like to highlight MSIH Alumna Dr. Jordann Loehr (’10). Dr. Loehr is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist at the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic in Toppenish, WA, a healthcare center on the Yakama Indian Reservation. She is also the Women's Health Medical Director for Remote Area Medical Guyana, managing a wide-reaching cervical cancer screening and prevention program. During her time as a Fulbright Scholar (2017-2018) at the University of Gondar in Ethiopia, she navigated through barriers to implementing cervical cancer screening and prevention in Gondar and the Simien mountain region. Each year, more than 12,000 women in the US ...
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Michele Naideck had been in Cambodia for two-and-a-half years when the Coronavirus pandemic struck in early 2020. Her first two years were with the Peace Corps, and the latter part was with an NGO working for women's empowerment. Michele, from Washington DC, had been planning to stay until May, but like so many others in a similar position, she had to pack her bags and leave in a hurry. With just three days notice, she had little time to say goodbye to the people who had been a central part of her life since 2017. Suddenly she found herself back ...
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Prospective student events
MSIH holds periodic prospective student events online, as well as in-person across the US, Canada, and Israel. We invite you to join us to learn more about our admissions process, as well as ask questions about our unique M.D. Program. Upcoming Information Sessions: We are not currently hosting any in-person information sessions. Please join us for a webinar instead. We will resume in-person events when it is advisable to do so. Upcoming Webinars: Join us to learn more about the medical school admissions process and MSIH: Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, at 7:00 PM EST Register by clicking the link ...
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When it comes to more serious health issues, it can be difficult to find a specialist in the Virgin Islands. Either there isn’t one on island in the specialized field that you need, or so few of them that appointments can take weeks or even months. Dr. Ofer Sagiv, a visiting cardiologist and vascular specialist, seeks to ease that burden by offering services in the Virgin Islands, often bringing a team of specialists with him to his base at the Princesse Health Center on St. Croix. Dr. Sagiv was born in Israel, though his family moved to New York when ...
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List to a fascinating discussion between Prof. (emeritus) Mark Clarfield, former Director of MSIH, and Prof. (emeritus) Shimon Glick - one of the founders of the Ben-Gurion University Medical School. Together they discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect our society and future medical education ...
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Alumni in Global Health

Kate Horan on Doctors Without Borders missionKatherine (Kate) Horan, M.D., (class of 2012) is in the Ivory Coast on her fourth mission with Doctors Without Borders. 

After completing her pediatrics residency at Baystate Medical Center, Dr. Horan fulfilled her lifelong dream and joined Doctors Without Borders as a pediatrician. Over the past two years, she has served as the managing physician in a malaria and malnutrition ward in rural Chad, director of a refugee camp hospital in South Sudan, and technical advisor for a 300-bed pediatric hospital in Mali. Her current mission in the Ivory Coast involves the implementation and advancement of global neonatology protocols.

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