Welcome to the spring 2015 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 or to photo albums from Graduation, for example.

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Spring 2015 Feature Stories

A tickCombating Tick-Borne Disease
Mentor and protégé pursue parallel paths to combat tick-borne disease


A doctor in a hospitalOut of the Classroom, Into the Clinic
A streamlined pre-clinical curriculum lets students enter clerkships in second year


Men working in a factoryThey Are Here because They Have Heart
Capstone Projects Open Doors to Helping the Medically Underserved


A medical professional with equipmentWhat's in her pocket?
Though her students say they never know what might come out when she reaches into a pocket, they know they'll end up with a rich knowledge of medicine.‌