Together, again

​The 2022 HST graduates celebrate being together, as well as their successes, and hopes for the future After more than two years of doing so many things online (including two years of graduation celebrations via YouTube and Zoom), there was palpable joy in the spacious auditorium on the 6th floor…

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HST MEMP grad Claudia Varela sees both dance and bioengineering as tools for social change

Varela is interested in creating medical devices that will help us study and address healthcare disparities Claudia Varela’s journey to the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program began when, as an undergraduate at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), she came across an email promoting training in biomedical…

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Personal and family health struggles shaped HST MD grad Sam Finlayson

Finlayson will soon begin a medical residency in Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington Sam Finlayson’s path to becoming a medical professional grew out of a series of health struggles—his own, as well as that of a beloved family member. “My interest in…

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