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Professor Mike DeRosa’s Pictogram helps clients who cannot read understand instructions on meds   SMU alumni Rory Caygill-Walsh now works as an FNP with underserved clients at a West Berkeley clinic   Tino (left) and Tron Hardy were the first in their family to graduate from high school and college

Pictogram Creates Universal Language for Pharmaceutical Instructions

Twice a year students and faculty from SMU travel to a remote region of Panama to provide free healthcare and medications to indigenous populations.


SMU Alum, NURSE Corps Scholarship Recipient, Now Works in Berkeley Clinic

As an undergraduate nursing student at SMU, Rory Caygill-Walsh had a passion for providing healthcare to underserved communities.

Twin Brothers Overcome Rough Start, Find Passion in Physical Therapy

Tino and Tron Hardy were the first in their family to graduate from high school and college. And they are likely the only twins who have ever enrolled in SMU's DPT program...

SMU podiatry students pose at the Suitcase Clinic in Berkeley, which provides free health and social services to underserved populations.   Elisa Laird-Metke, the new director of Samuel Merritt University’s Disability Resource Center   In celebration of Black History Month Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith Sr. will discuss Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ministry, theology and ethical stances.

SMU Podiatric Students Win Prestigious Public Health Awards

Unlike most hardworking graduate students, Helen Shnol doesn’t blow off steam by working out or socializing. Instead, the third-year student at SMU ...


SMU Disability Director’s Long History of Advocacy

Elisa Laird-Metke, JD, director of SMU’s Disability Resource Center, says technology is the new frontier for ensuring physically disabled people have the same opportunities ...


Renowned Preacher to Speak on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Pursuit of Social Change

In celebration of Black History Month, SMU will host “Will the Real Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Please Stand Up?” ...

Letter from the Editor

Structural Competency: A New Kind of Care

OT Faculty win National Awards