Young Physician Profile: Marcus Jennings

Dr. Marcus Jennings is the chief family medicine resident at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Dr. Jennings is a native of Memphis, Tennessee and he completed his undergraduate degree at the Xavier University of Louisiana. He then got his Master’s degree in Public Health from Tulane University School of Medicine before starting medical school … Read more

Health Professional Student Association Launches Student Advisory Council

February 8, 2021 by Laura Turner The Health Professional Student Association (HPSA), which publishes the Student Doctor Network, is launching a Student Advisory Council. The Student Advisory Council (SAC) will provide a student voice to the HPSA board and management and ensure that HPSA activities and programs offer the best possible support to all students. “Our focus is students, … Read more

Mary Bluthardt PharmD, MBA: Young Pharmacist Profile

Mary Bluthardt PharmD, MBA is a Pharmacy Manager-PIC (Person in Charge) at an independent community/mail order pharmacy in her native state of Michigan. A recent graduate of Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, she took the time to speak with the Student Doctor Network about her path to a pharmacy career. When did you decide … Read more

Optometry Guide Added to “How To” Admissions Series

The Student Doctor Network has published a new admissions guide for students: How to Get Into Optometry School. The latest installment in SDN’s library of admissions guides breaks down the steps required to obtain admission to optometry school, including the following: Courses and grades required to get into optometry school Topics included on the Optometry … Read more

Doctor Profile: Dr. Jossie Carreras Tartak

Dr. Jossie Carreras Tartak is a physician currently completing her residency in Emergency Medicine at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital. A native of Puerto Rico, she attended New York University’s Stern School of Business as an undergraduate and then attended the University of Pennsylvania for medical school. While in medical school, she also completed a Master’s … Read more

Coastal Research Group Announces Name Change

The Board of the Coastal Research Group (CRG) announced the results of a vote of the membership held May 9, 2020. The Board had proposed a name change to better reflect the updated mission of the organization, with the new name “Health Professional Student Association” or HPSA. Throughout the remainder of 2020, the CRG organization … Read more