Both of Tanya Ghannam’s parents are Palestinian refugees. Growing up in central Florida, the Roosevelt University student saw the broken trust between Arab Americans and a health care system without adequate cultural understanding or support.
Over the next five years, Roosevelt University will receive a $1.3 million Student Support Services STEM grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Roosevelt University will launch a new College of Science, Health and Pharmacy (CSHP) to meet the surging demand for health care professionals. The college consolidates Roosevelt’s established programs in science and pre-health to create a central hub of research opportunities and student support services.
Pharmacy student Shams Azzawi earned a spot in the summer internship program at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center. The Farmington Hills, Michigan native was chosen for the position out of a competitive applicant pool.
An effective coronavirus vaccine makes it more likely that people can gather in large numbers, the Illinois economy can reopen safely, and hospitalization rates can go down.