Medical schools

In this March 17, 2017, photo, Myron Rolle opens his "Match Day" letter that shows where he will continue his medical education and residency, in Tallahassee, Fla. Rolle was an All-American defensive back at Florida State but his bigger accomplishments have come off the field. He was a Rhodes Scholar and last month graduated from Florida State's College of Medicine. Rolle begins his neurosurgery residency next month at Harvard Medical School. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 10:22 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Myron Rolle has accomplished many things on and off the field. His biggest ones, though, might still be coming up. Rolle's dream of becoming a doctor came to fruition on May 20 when he graduated from Florida State's College of Medicine. The former All-American safety and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. The longtime sports doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics has been ordered to stand trial on charges alleging he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they sought treatment for injuries. Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his decision Friday, June 23 in Mason, Mich., after hearing testimony from the gymnasts and watching a police interview of the doctor. (Robert Killips /Lansing State Journal via AP)
June 23, 2017 - 1:51 pm
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting six young gymnasts who said he molested them while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his...
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Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Wyoming High School in Cincinnati. Otto Warmbier, serving a 15-year prison term for alleged anti-state acts, was released to his home state of Ohio on Tuesday in a coma. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 15, 2017 - 8:52 pm
WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — An American college student who emerged from prison in North Korea in a coma has severe brain damage, but doctors don't know what caused it, a medical team treating him in Ohio said Thursday. The doctors described Otto Warmbier as being in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness"...
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June 08, 2017 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A nursing student who celebrated a makeshift graduation on a New York City subway train after a train breakdown made him miss the actual ceremony has finally received his diploma. Hunter College President Jennifer Raab and nursing school Dean Gail McCain presented Jerich Alcantara...
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June 07, 2017 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A nursing student who celebrated a makeshift graduation on a New York City subway train after a train breakdown made him miss the actual ceremony is getting a personalized graduation. Hunter College president Jennifer Raab and nursing school dean Gail McCain will hold a ceremony on...
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June 01, 2017 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of walking up the aisle to pick up his diploma, a New York City nursing student held his own graduation ceremony with fellow riders after his subway car stalled. Jerich Alcantara tells CBS New York ( http://cbsloc.al/2rcyRPf ) he was traveling to Manhattan's Hunter College...
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In this May 1, 2017 photo, Dr. Tricia Derges, right, stands with Missouri Rep. Lynn Morris after they testified in support of legislation expanding eligibility for Missouri's assistant physician law at a Senate committee hearing at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Derges' application had been denied because Missouri took so long to implement the 2014 assistant physician law, but she could become eligible under new legislation recently passed by the Legislature. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)
May 14, 2017 - 9:33 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Numerous additional doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri's underserved areas as a result of a planned expansion of a first-in-the-nation law aimed at addressing a pervasive doctor shortage. The newly passed Missouri legislation...
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January 06, 2016 - 6:05 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Erik Black, University of Florida (THE CONVERSATION) Chronic conditions, such as Type II diabetes and hypertension, account for seven in 10 deaths in the United States each year. And by...
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