Alumni

Dr. Olson, from the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, has been awarded The Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Student Educator for his dedication to the advancement of education.

For many immigrating to the U.S., finding appropriate medical care is one of the first stops. Dr. Stephanie Fritch Lilla serves as their pediatrician and helps them navigate a challenging healthcare system.

Dr. Morita has done a little bit of everything in her career, from practicing as a pediatrician to advising President Biden on COVID-19. One thing remains constant: her unwavering dedication to unraveling the sources of health inequities in our nation.

A 17-year career in hospice care, Dr. Keith Peterson, ’04, has collaborated with care teams to support patients with end-of-life compassion.

Dr. Michael Neste, ’93, shares how his attraction to radiology changed over time, while his drive for serving rural communities persisted. To give back even further, he started an endowed scholarship for aspiring doctors in need.

Linda Koehler, PhD, PT, CLT-LANA, in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, received the 2020 Oncology Research Award, which recognizes members whose work has contributed specifically to oncologic physical therapy.

Dr. Krull discovered her dream career in pediatrics, where she has enjoyed caring for children from all walks of life, including complex-needs individuals. Her start on the Medical School’s Duluth Campus and two years in the Twin Cities gave her a robust and well-rounded education.

As Match Day 2021 approaches, Richard Campbell, a fourth-year University of Minnesota Medical School student, reflects on his medical school journey, the impact of scholarship support and his aspirations for the future.

Julen Harris, ’17, MD, MPH, came to Minnesota from New York expecting to have a unique medical school experience. What she found was a family who changed the way she thought about medicine.

Assistant professors, Drs. Jennifer Pearson, Amy Greminger, Emily Onello, and Sandy Stover publish their collective teaching methods on evaluating female pelvic pain to elevate medical student exam skills and introduce transvaginal ultrasound.

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