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Erick Melara: Healing wordsErick Melara: Healing words

Medical student Erick Melara (Cowell ’15, human biology) hosts Behind the White Coat, a podcast highlighting underrepresented and low-income people in the medical field.

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Spotlight thumbnail2020 Be the Difference Award Group Winner

UCSC Molecular Diagnostic Lab honored for their contributions to the community for quickly setting up a COVID-19 testing lab.

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