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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, Virginia, are surrounded by Old Order and Conservative Mennonite populations. All parties have a common interest in the “Plain” communities’ needs for quality healthcare. ...More


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

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,” she said, laugh ...More


Hands-On Research Sets EMU Biomedicine Program Apart

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 Mennonite University (EMU) ...More