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Palliative care in developing countries

I have a dog called Nino back in the Dominican Republic. He just turned 10 years old, which means that in my most defining moments and moving back and forth from the DR, Nino was always there. For a chihuahua’s life span, he’s reaching his last stage of life. Sadly, we recently learned that he has a chronic…

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International community at SPH

This year I’m the International Chair of the Public Health Student Assembly (PHSA) at the School of Public Health. The goal of this role is to serve as a mentor for international students, helping them achieve the highest levels of academic success and connect with fellow internationals to grow long-lasting friendships with people from diverse cultures…

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Round 2!

I recently started the second and final stage of my Health Management and Policy program, and I can’t believe that it’s already been a year since I first came to Ann Arbor and started orientation at SPH! This has been one of the most fulfilling years of my academic and professional career. I worked this…

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Retail Clinics and population health

Retail clinics (RCs) initiated as a response of the market to unmet needs of healthcare consumers for accessible, convenient, and cost-effective basic health services. As the clinics become a popular means of treating minor medical conditions at lower costs, they have established a niche in the health care system based on their convenience and accessibility…