This summer, students from Howard University College of Medicine (HUCM) will spend three weeks at the University of Gondar College of Medicine and Health Sciences in Ethiopia for a service and cultural immersion trip...

“No one could do that but Frank,” said Will Ross, M.D., associate dean for diversity and associate professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine...

Don’t let the sun set on you in a sundown town. That’s what signs at the city limits of all-white communities warned when African-Americans were not allowed to live there or even visit after the sun set...

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. Augustus Owen Godette, Class of 1967, who died Friday, December 27, 2013...

In the late 1990s, Dr. Carla Pugh was working the night shift in the emergency room at Howard University Hospital when a stabbing victim was carted in...

Alvin F. Robinson, an obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies in Washington during his more than five-decade career, died Aug. 24 at the District home of his granddaughter, Marianne Robinson Pingree. He was 100...

HUCM Biochemistry Associate Professor Cynthia K. Abrams passed in October 2013...

Edward E. Cornwell III, M.D., FACS, FCCM, has been named Secretary of the American College of Surgeons...

Harry L. June, Ph.D., in HUCM's Neuropsychopharmacy Research Laboratories, has been awarded a $1.9 million R01 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)...

Joye M. Carter, M.D, Class of 1983, published her third book 'Let Me Give You A Piece of My Mind, Don't Rent Space in Your Head, Evict Negativity' this month...

Lee V. Leak, an anatomy professor at Howard University College of Medicine who retired in 2012, died Sept. 11 at his home in Dickerson, Md. He was 81...

Mitchell Spellman, MD, PhD, died peacefully at home with his loving wife on November 11, 2013...

A prominent physician-scientist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Dennery has long been a leading researcher in neonatology...

Children’s Hospital Colorado in Colorado Springs hired Dr. Newton in the Department of Otolaryngology, which provides comprehensive ear, nose and throat (ENT) care for children...

DIA today announced that two worldwide leaders in the pharmaceutical and medical product development will co-chair the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting June 15-19 at the San Diego Convention Center...

Dr. Gerald Leonard Stovall M.D. passed away peacefully at home December 3, 2013. The patriarch of the pioneer Stovall family, he was attended to by his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in his last days and his children were at his side when he transitioned...

Charles D. Howell, M.D., AGAF, has been appointed chair of the Howard University Department of Internal Medicine, effective Feb. 10, 2014...

A new US study offers more evidence that childhood experience may have health effects that echo into adulthood...

Recognized for establishing quality standards for medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements, the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) announced the selection of its 2013-2014 USP Global Fellows...

"The things about it that I love are its mission and its motto: truth and service. Howard University has influenced not just the U.S., but the African Diaspora in a major way," said Dr. Wayne Frederick during an interview at the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian recently...

Wayne Frederick, MD '94, described himself as being "humbled and honored" as being named Interim President of Howard University in an interview with NBC Viewpoint recently, praising the way that Howard has come together as a community in the face of tough and public challenges over the past summer...

From 2000 to 2004, Dr. Hillman served in active duty in the U.S. Air Force, stationed at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta...

Dr. Kazim is an ophthalmic plastic surgeon specializing in eyelid and facial plastic surgery with offices in Bonita Springs...

The Center for Sickle Cell Disease has received a $7 million program award, the second phase of a Research Centers Program at minority institutions, from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)...

Psychiatry Chair William Lawson, M.D., Ph.D., addressed a session at APA's 2013 Institute on Psychiatric Services in Philadelphia recently, describing the rocky historical relationship between African Americans and the general & mental health care systems...

HUMAA has kicked off the 2013-14 academic year with a new Alumni Speaker Series...

Wayne Frederick, M.D., M.B.A. was named Interim President of Howard University on October 1, 2013...

The 2013 Match Day information has been released. Click to see which graduating student is going where...

HUCM Biochemistry Associate Professor Cynthia K. Abrams passed in October 2013...

Dr. Perry-Gilkes is the first African-American woman elected to the role...

She will base her practice at Hunterdon Healthcare’s Center for Advanced Pain Management in Flemington...

At nine years old, Hendricks realized she wanted to help people through medicine...

Dr. William B. Lawson, Professor & Chair of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences received the award for Advancing Minority Mental Health at the American Psychiatric Foundation's annual gala in May in San Francisco...

The Herald-Sun of Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina, featured Class of 2013 graduate Brian Rogers today, and his appointment at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences...

Ashley Thompson has spent the last four years of her academic career gaining hands-on experience through summer internships with the pathology department at Howard University College of Medicine...

“Children will develop better eating habits when they eat what they grow,” said Dr. Michal Young, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Howard University Hospital, and a professor at Howard’s College of Medicine...

The class is made up of 115 students, 57 of whom of women and 58 of whom are men...

Dr. J. Herbert Niles, Class of 1963, gave the alumni reunion lecture on on May 8, 2013, the 50th anniversary of his graduation...

A portrait honoring former Congressman Louis Stokes, namesake of HUCM's Stokes Library, was unveiled at the National Institutes of Health in March...

Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., former Secetary of Health and Human Services (1989-1993)...

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