Holmes Morton in his Strasburg, Pennsylvania office.

Ways to address inherited genetic disorders explored in visit to Lancaster clinic serving “Plain” Anabaptist communities

The Clinic for Special Children in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, is geographically nestled within the Old Order Amish and Mennonite populations of Lancaster, County. Similarly, EMU and the Heartland Clinic in Dayton, ... read more about Ways to address inherited genetic disorders explored in visit to Lancaster clinic serving “Plain” Anabaptist communities

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Mennonites in medicine: University of Virginia surgeon Laura Rosenberger ’03 highlights their unique attributes and contributions

Faith is not a common topic of discussion at the weekly University of Virginia Medical Center Surgery Grand Rounds. And yet faith is what Eastern Mennonite University alumna and current ... read more about Mennonites in medicine: University of Virginia surgeon Laura Rosenberger ’03 highlights their unique attributes and contributions

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Psychiatrist’s contributions to nearly 40-year-long genetic study among Lancaster County Amish population aids in better diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder

A decades-long study of genetics and psychiatric illness – in which Abram Hostetter, MD, class of ’51, has played a prominent role – continues to yield new clues about the ... read more about Psychiatrist’s contributions to nearly 40-year-long genetic study among Lancaster County Amish population aids in better diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder

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After Vietnam and Nigeria, Dr. Linford Gehman ’59 chooses to serve rural and homebound patients for almost a half century

The image of an experienced country doctor making house calls with a big black bag full of basic medical equipment has not completely disappeared. Even in a culture of increasing ... read more about After Vietnam and Nigeria, Dr. Linford Gehman ’59 chooses to serve rural and homebound patients for almost a half century

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Early detection is key to treatment of inherited metabolic disorders, says pediatrician of Amish, Brethren and Mennonite communities

Sometimes, the only action a doctor need take to save a life is to change the patient’s diet. When treatment of a life-threatening genetic disorder is so simple, the key ... read more about Early detection is key to treatment of inherited metabolic disorders, says pediatrician of Amish, Brethren and Mennonite communities