Health Sciences

Spartan Showcase: Gaining Patient Interaction Skills as a Phlebotomist

The global pandemic did not deter third-year Michigan State University and Lyman Briggs College student Mia Kochanek from continuing her professional development. Majoring in Human Biology, Kochanek completed both online and in-person training to become a certified phlebotomist. Today she …

By Sammi Williams
Sammi Williams Social Relations and Policy Major
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A New Normal for Healthcare Workers After Covid-19

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After days, weeks, and even months of living in a Coronavirus dominated world, we are finally looking towards the end of this mess. It will still take time, but there is some light at the end of the …

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Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants – The Hot Jobs of Healthcare


How many times have you visited a doctor’s office, urgent care, or hospital and received treatment by a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant? Chances are high that it was more than a few times. This is not a surprise …

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Tips for Acing Your Medical School Interview


It’s October, and the interview invites are beginning to pile up. You have worked incredibly hard to get to this point, taking 18 credit-hour semesters every year of your undergraduate course work, volunteering at an equal access health clinic, …

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The Road to Medical School

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From Dr. House to Meredith Grey and even Dr. Who, physicians are embedded everywhere in pop culture. The usual stereotype is a confident, all-knowing doctor who walks into a scene of panic and despair and instantly provides …

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