Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) News


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Student Organization MAPS Recognized by the University Community

Pictured from left to right: MAPS vice-president DeLorean Ruffin, secretary Alicia Guerrero, president Daphne Petit-Homme, event/project coordinator Precious Ezeamama, treasurer Cyndie Dern, volunteer coordinator Tania Torres-Delgado. The Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS) was recognized at the 2013 Student Affairs banquet...  read more

Pre-health students volunteer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS) partnered with pre-health students from the Barry chapters of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and the Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society forming a team of volunteers at the 2013 Nautica South Beach Triathlon earlier this month. The event which served as a major fundraiser for...  read more

Health panel discussion sheds light on health disparities

In an event co-sponsored by the Department of Biology, the Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS) hosted a panel discussion on health disparities in observance of Minority Health Month. Students and faculty joined panelists to discuss the underlying causes and potential solutions to the global and national challenges to eradicating...  read more

Barry MAPS member receives national recognition

Junior Biology major Precious Ezeamama was recently recognized as the Student National Medical Association (SNMA)/Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS) Region IV Member of the Year at the 2013 Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) in Louisville, Kentucky. Established in 1964 by medical students from Howard University and Meharry...  read more

MAPS students volunteer at the 4th Annual Brain Fair for Kids.

Students from Barry's Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS) joined volunteers from the University of Miami, Nova Southeastern University, Florida International University and St. Thomas University serving as facilitators at the 4th Annual Brain Fair for Kids at the Miami Science Museum on Saturday, March 23. The free all-day event was...  read more

MAPS awards founding member mini-scholarship

Junior biology major Daphne Petit-Homme is the inaugural recipient of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) Founding Member Scholarship. The scholarship is in honor of BMS students Joseph Dubery, Terrell Martin, Elizabeth Ottey, SchMiyah Smith, and Luther St. James, who founded MAPS in fall 2011; all graduated in spring 2012 and...  read more

MAPS raises awareness in recognition of World AIDS Day

Members of Barry University's Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) recently participated in events to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS to commemorate World AIDS Day 2012. On Friday, Nov. 30, MAPS members distributed information on infection statistics in college-aged populations and red ribbons on campus. On World AIDS Day, Saturday,...  read more

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