Spotlight

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is pleased to welcome Dr. Michele Statz to the 2021-2022 cohort of ABF Foundation Access to Justice Scholars. The incoming group will bring innovative research to help advance access to civil justice.

Brian Muthyala, MD, MPH, Lily Rubenstein, RN, BSN, PHN, CEN, and the MN CovidSitters team have been selected as champions of humanistic care for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and calls for social justice across the globe, the Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Evaluation on the Duluth Campus reflect on their collaborations with medical students for education reform. 

This spring, Dr. Núñez will receive the Exceptional Mentor Award from the AMWA. She shares why mentorship, particularly among women in medicine, is helping to close an important gap in female leadership roles.

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.

The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) features Assistant professor, Dr. Emily Onello on the cover of the winter edition of their quarterly magazine, highlighting her new book, ‘Profiles of Rural Medical Educators.’

Dr. Anita Randolph serves as the Director of the Community Engagement and Education Core for the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain. She produces valuable scientific research while simultaneously representing the MIDB to local communities. Her comfortability within both realms is an asset to a research group that must manage a lot of moving parts to be successful.

Ralph White III, a fourth-year graduate student, has helped establish a new organization, called Black in Cancer, focused on teaching others about cancer, particularly in the Black community, and creating a common, virtual space for Black scientists working on cancer research.

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.

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