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    Biomedicine grad students deepen compassion through cross-cultural stints

    August 19th, 2014

    Graduate students in the medical field do not usually study abroad as part of their collegiate experience. But the two-year-old MA in biomedicine program at Eastern Mennonite University is designed to teach its students to look at biomedicine from a broad, multi-faceted perspective. “Our philosophy is very different,” said biology professor Roman Miller, PhD, who …More

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    Biomedicine graduate program names first ‘scholar-in-residence’ – Joseph Longacher, MD

    August 4th, 2014

    The graduate program in biomedicine at Eastern Mennonite University has appointed its first “scholar-in-residence.” He is Joseph Longacher, a physician who spent most of his career in Richmond, Virginia. Since the majority of the students in the two-year-old program are headed to careers in healthcare, it makes sense that the first scholar-in-residence would be a …More

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    MA in biomedicine: A good thing in a small package, just right for this Californian from a huge state school

    July 20th, 2014

    Kristie Nguyen knew that Eastern Mennonite University would be smaller than the University of California-Los Angeles, where she’d studied as an undergraduate, and figured that life in Harrisonburg, Virginia, would be considerably different from Orange County in Southern California, where she’d grown up. “[But] I didn’t realize how small it was until I got here,” …More

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    One of first to graduate with MA in biomedicine: ‘everything and more’ than expected

    May 21st, 2014

    Two years ago, after earning an undergraduate biology degree from the University of Mary Washington, Qaiser Ahmed was looking for a graduate program that could give him extra preparation before pursuing his ambition to become a dentist. At the same time, Eastern Mennonite University was preparing to launch a new MA in biomedicine program designed …More

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    Hands-On Research Sets EMU Biomedicine Program Apart

    April 17th, 2013

    Finding a master’s program that gave him the best possibility to get into medical school and specialize as a neurologist or pediatrician led Ghassan Mohsin from the shores of Lake Erie to the mountains of Virginia. Mohsin, a 2012 graduate of the University of Buffalo, The State University of New York, is a current Eastern …More

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