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We believe in supporting and celebrating our Medical School alumni community.

Dr. Michael Saunders (MD 1979) looks back fondly on his days as a medical student on the Duluth Campus, remembering how he and his classmates would play volleyball in Old Main.

As the pandemic continues, Dr. Chris Eaton has experienced a surge in telehealth where people need support and kindness through psychiatric treatment.

A husband and wife who were also faculty members of the Medical School, Duluth Campus, established a scholarship because of the memories of kindness during World War II and the Korean War. Abby Coyle is the first recipient of the award.

The University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus received a $1M gift from Essentia Health. This gift was secured for the endowed Essentia Health Professorship in Medical Education, which will provide additional leadership at the Medical School, Duluth Campus.

Dr. Kari Roberts specializes in complex care of newborns and is investigating a less invasive method to administer lung medicine for premature babies.

Drs. Emily Onello and Joseph Bianco with the University of Minnesota Medical School talk about how extreme weather impacts human health.

Going into solo practice created an ideal connection with patients for Dr. Dawn Schissel ‘88, and we celebrate her success on National Doctors' Day.

MPR News featured Mary J. Owen, MD, and Duluth campus medical students about the need to recruit and train more Native American physicians.

Duluth Campus alumna Dr. Lisa Roazen ’03 was born and raised in the Twin Ports area. Her medical degree opened doorways to a residency in Harlem, New York, and eventually, she returned to her home city where she is currently a physician in the emergency department.

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