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Alumni Relations

Helping EVMS alumni maintain important connections and facilitating alumni-student interaction for enriching educational experiences.

Grad taps technology to speed review of COVID-19 literature

As COVID-19 emerged earlier this year, specialists around the globe scrambled to study the confounding new virus. Recently, more than 4,000 new studies were published in a single week. Immunologist and EVMS 2019 graduate Tayab Waseem, PhD, is also an expert in artificial intelligence (AI). Joining with Kaggle, Dr. Waseem is serving as AI-literature projects lead for a group of a group of over 150 medical and scientific volunteers across 30 institutes and five countries.

EVMS Alum in Japan are Helping to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

In Okinawa, Japan, three alum embody EVMS's 'Community Focus. World Impact.' Nehkonti Adams, MD; Peter Klemm, MPH; and Anthony Fryer, PA; are helping the Navy's 3rd Medical Battalion deal with the spread of coronavirus on the other side of the world.

Access the online alumni community to personalize your profile, network with alumni, learn about upcoming events and more.

Alumni Connections

Phillip Chang, MD (MD ’99)

Dr. Chang started his job as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center just as the COVID-19 pandemic struck.

In his new position, Dr. Chang was responsible for activating and leading the center’s incident response command in the face of the pandemic.

Read his story

Margaret Stowasser, MPA (MPA ’16), PA-C

Ms. Stowasser left her home in Raleigh, North Carolina, to serve on the front lines of the COVID‑19 pandemic in New York City.

Despite all the challenges the pandemic presented, Ms. Stowasser says her education and training at EVMS gave her the confidence she needed to provide quality care through it all.

Read her story

Maureen Kelleher, MS (Art Therapy and Counseling ’12), ATR, LPC

A psychology textbook Ms. Kelleher stole from her brother and a passion for art fueled her career as an art therapist.

"I knew when I went to college that I wanted to combine psychology and art somehow," Ms. Kelleher says, "but I didn’t know what art therapy was. Art was always something I had done on my own. So it took me a while to find a way to combine the two."

Read her story

Phillip Chang, MD (MD ’99)

Dr. Chang started his job as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center just as the COVID-19 pandemic struck.

Margaret Stowasser, MPA (MPA ’16), PA-C

Ms. Stowasser left her home in Raleigh, North Carolina, to serve on the front lines of the COVID‑19 pandemic in New York City.

In his new position, Dr. Chang was responsible for activating and leading the center’s incident response command in the face of the pandemic.

Read his story

Maureen Kelleher, MS (Art Therapy and Counseling ’12), ATR, LPC

A psychology textbook Ms. Kelleher stole from her brother and a passion for art fueled her career as an art therapist.

Phillip Chang, MD (MD ’99)

Dr. Chang started his job as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center just as the COVID-19 pandemic struck.

Margaret Stowasser, MPA (MPA ’16), PA-C

Ms. Stowasser left her home in Raleigh, North Carolina, to serve on the front lines of the COVID‑19 pandemic in New York City.

Maureen Kelleher, MS (Art Therapy and Counseling ’12), ATR, LPC

A psychology textbook Ms. Kelleher stole from her brother and a passion for art fueled her career as an art therapist.

In his new position, Dr. Chang was responsible for activating and leading the center’s incident response command in the face of the pandemic.

Read his story

Despite all the challenges the pandemic presented, Ms. Stowasser says her education and training at EVMS gave her the confidence she needed to provide quality care through it all.

Read her story

"I knew when I went to college that I wanted to combine psychology and art somehow," Ms. Kelleher says, "but I didn’t know what art therapy was. Art was always something I had done on my own. So it took me a while to find a way to combine the two."

Read her story

A group of new EVMS students pose for a photo during new student orientation.

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