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Katresa Gardner Named Medical Library Association Caucus Chair

April 25, 2024

Gardner was elected as the chair of MLA's LGBTQIA+ Caucus, where she will lead the executive committee and represent around 300 members.

Continuing What His Parents Started

February 21, 2024

Growing up, Emeka Ikeakanam witnessed his parents give back to others in immeasurable ways. Now, as a youth volunteer, he hopes to spread that mindset.

Lessons From Mom Combine With Medical School Knowledge

February 20, 2024

Exploring the connection between lifestyle and overall health has helped shape Nahimie Louissaint's (DO '26) proactive approach to wellness.

Cindy Montgomery, MPH, First-Generation Spotlight

December 20, 2023

Cindy is currently working towards a PhD and credits her support system and time management skills for allowing her to work full-time during the process.

Megan Presley, First-Generation Spotlight

December 12, 2023

Before serving as Assistant Director of Admissions at PCOM South Georgia, Megan became the first person in her family to attend college.

Brandy Sreenilayam, PhD, First-Generation Spotlight

December 11, 2023

Combining her passion for biochemistry and teaching, Dr. Sreenilayam is an associate professor of biochemistry and cellular genetics at PCOM South Georgia.

Dana Brooks, MEd, First-Generation Spotlight

December 7, 2023

Dana Brooks, Executive Director of Admissions, worked as a hairstylist for several years before earning a master's in higher education administration.

From Undocumented Immigrant to Medical Student

October 9, 2023

Mauricio Soto (DO '27) is excited to give back to the South Georgia community that helped him get to medical school.