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  • UH Professor Working to Heal Homelessness, Fix Broken Aid Industry

    While volunteering at an Indian orphanage in 1984, Dr. David Buck found his passion for helping those most in need during an encounter with the greatest humanitarian in human history – Mother Teresa. That unforgettable experience put him on a decades-long path to reshaping how communities care for the underserved.

  • UH Medical Student Appointed to National Medical Student Organization’s Board

    UH Medical Student Appointed to National Medical Student Organization’s Board

    Jalyce Taylor, a third-year medical student at the UH Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine, was appointed to the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) board of directors at the 2022 SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference. She will serve as the co-chairperson for the International Affairs Committee.

  • The UH Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine fellows are Breanna Chachere and Zikora Stephens from the Class of 2024, as well as Taylor Jackson and Pelumi Oloyede from the Class of 2025.

    UH Medical Students Making a Difference as Albert Schweitzer Fellows

    Four University of Houston medical students were selected for the 2022-23 class of the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, a year-long service-learning program focused on addressing the unmet health needs of underserved communities.

    The UH Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine fellows are Breanna Chachere and Zikora Stephens from the Class of 2024, as well as Taylor Jackson and Pelumi Oloyede from the Class of 2025. Their projects tackle a broad spectrum of health issues – from maternal and infant mortality to loneliness and social isolation among the elderly in the Houston-Galveston area.

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