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Speakers Announced for Symposium on Criminal Justice, Poverty, and Race

By | 2017-07-16T14:55:13+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|

Lexington, VA -- Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown University; James Forman, Jr., Professor of Law at Yale University; and Robin Steinberg, Director of the Bronx Defenders, will be the principal speakers at the 2017 Shepherd Consortium symposium on Monday, July 31. This event will be held at the Marshall Hall, Center [...]

Holistic Healthcare Transcends Medicine

By | 2017-01-26T11:51:20+00:00 January 26th, 2017|

"Medical treatment is not enough; we must also consider how to relieve a patient’s psychosocial situation to improve and sustain their health," writes Roberts. As an aspiring physician, my summer working as a social service intern at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston, West Virginia, will forever impact my views of health care and [...]