Faculty Spotlight: Kim Zayhowski, MS, CGC

Kim Zayhowski, MS, CGC, is a cancer genetic counselor and clinical researcher at Boston Medical Center. She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Sciences and Education and teaches within BU’s Genetic Counseling Program. Much of Kim’s current research within genetic counseling focuses on improving care for LGBTQIA+ patients, specifically focusing on […]

Student Spotlight: Monet Bland, MS’22

Monet Bland is a student in the Physician Assistant Program enrolled in the Cambridge Integrated Clerkship (CIC), as well as an exercise physiologist, diabetes educator and world-class powerlifter. She will graduate in August 2022.  Monet Bland (MS’22) has known she wanted to work in medicine since she was a child – and she knew she […]

BU PREP Hosts Fourth Annual End-of-Year Research Symposium

The 2021-2022 cohort of the Boston University School of Medicine Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (BU PREP) closed out a successful year of substantial research at the program’s fourth annual end-of-year symposium last week. Hosted in the Instructional Building on June 3, the symposium featured 30-minute research presentations from the cohort’s four scholars: “Evaluating the Impact […]

GMS Welcomes 17 Students into 2022 STaRS Program Cohort

This week, Graduate Medical Sciences will welcome the 17 students who make up the 2022 Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) program cohort. STaRS is a program designed to promote more equitable access to graduate education for students historically underrepresented in science and medicine. Throughout the summer program, the STaRS cohort will have the opportunity […]

GMS Gathers to Celebrate the Retirement of Dr. Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa, former Associate Provost and Dean

Faculty and staff from across Graduate Medical Sciences and the Boston University Medical Campus gathered in the Robert W. Wilkins Boardroom on April 27 to celebrate the retirement of Dr. Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa and Dr. Shinichiro Kurosawa. Dr. Stearns-Kurosawa and Dr. Kurosawa joined BU in 2008, relocating their research from Oklahoma to New England. They currently […]