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Welcome to the spring 2019 issue of 12th & Marshall, the twice yearly magazine for alumni as well as faculty and friends of our medical school.
You can flip through the pages below, or click for a larger view. You'll also want to note that many headlines are hyperlinks that will take you to expanded coverage of the stories.
Spring 2019 Feature Stories
While science may give meaning and shape to a life, as Duke Ellington said, “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing.”
When the doctor becomes the patient, careers – and even lives – are put at risk. Four resilient alumni who’ve weathered serious health crises share their personal stories about lessons learned.
Alex Valadka Leads Neurosurgery into its Second Century.
Former admissions dean Miles Hench, Ph.D., earned a reputation for discovering potential others may have overlooked in medical school applicants. Now a scholarship that bears his name supports the student who’s admitted last each fall.
Even with the invention of MRI machines, ultrasounds and CT scans, stethoscopes remain a vital part of medicine.