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The Examiner: Writing in Professions: Medicine and Academia

Rutgers AMSA rutgers.amsa at
Fri Apr 26 21:19:09 EDT 2013


The Examiner and AMSA are hosting a panel on **

*Wednesday, May 1st from 8-10pm in the BCC Cove*

called Writing in Professions: Medicine and Academia. A panel of
accomplished speakers consisting of Dr. Wise Young,
*Dr. Randall D. McKinnon, and Dr. Martin L. Yarmush,

will discuss their experiences and talk about the importance of writing in
medicine and academia.* *Below are descriptions of each of these
accomplished speakers.
As always, dinner will be provided.


Dr. Wise Young, M.D., Ph.D. studies spinal cord injury and is actively
searching for ways to provide cutting edge palliative therapies for
patients spinal cord damage. He received his M.D. from Stanford Medical
School and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. Dr. Young founded W. M.
Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience and holds a joint appointment in
the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry
of New Jersey. He is also currently the Richard H. Shindell Chair In

Dr. Martin L. Yarmush, M.D., Ph.D is an innovative engineer, physician, and
scientist. He has made significant contributions to science and medicine
and several emerging fields of biotechnology and bioengineering. Dr.
Yarmush holds over 50 grants, has authored over 400 scientific papers, and
is the founder of several distinguished advanced technology companies. To
recognize just a few of his innovations, he has invented industrially and
clinically relevant cell culture
bioartificial organ devices, and genetically modified skin
Dr. Yarumush is currently Professor of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering
at Rutgers University, Senior Lecturer in Surgery & Bioengineering at Harvard
Medical School <>, and
the Director of the Center for Engineering in Medicine at Massachusetts
General Hospital<>

Dr. Randall D. McKinnon, Ph.D studies the developmental neurobiology of
glial cells with the potential to treat demyelinating disease such as Lou
Gehrig’s disease. Dr. McKinnon is currently an associate professor in the
Department of Surgery at UMDNJ-RWJMS.

Make sure to attend this event and catch some amazing speakers who are the
trailblazers of their respective fields. In addition, this will be a great
opportunity for those of you interested in Examiner Executive Board
positions for next year to meet with the current Executive Board and learn
more about available positions. We look forward to seeing you there!


Executive Board
American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
rutgers.amsa at
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