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Technology is changing clinician/patient communication
Bonta, a former Alameda councilman, said he was impressed by SMU’s diverse student body
DeGruy served as the closing speaker at the SMU Black History Month celebration
Ramirez now shares her devotion to the Native American Health Center with her students
Most of the 150 or so patients who attend the clinic each year lack access to healthcare

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SMU In The News

Congrats to HIPGiver Dr. Tomás Magaña, FACES Founder and SMU faculty member!
Source: BeHipGive on YouTube
Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Kenichi Ito took part in a study at the Motion Analysis Research center at Oakland’s Samuel Merritt University
Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
A British TV documentary crew had sent the 32-year-old a plane ticket to fly to Oakland last week and check himself into something called the Motion Analysis Resource Center, a part of Samuel Merritt University. The center’s director, Drew Smith, hooked Ito up to no fewer than 76 motion detectors so he could perform the motion analysis properly.
Source: SF Gate
Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
“We have not eradicated measles,” DeRosa said. “And we’re not going to. We’re suppressing it. That wolf is always at the door.”
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Published: Thursday, February 5, 2015
All Hampton Health locations and facilities are recognized as geriatric training sites through affiliation agreements with hospital resident programs such as St. Mary’s Medical Center and UCSF, as well as through physician assistant certification programs through Samuel Merritt and St. Francis (PA) Universities.
Published: Monday, February 2, 2015

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