NCAS Graduate Uses Own Experience to Comfort Terminally Ill Patients and Their Families

Lawrence Lerner

Taji Reisch remembers a pivotal moment when her past and present, her personal and professional lives, collided.

It was January, and she was doing field work for her Psychology senior honors project at Broadway House, a long-term care facility in Newark for people living with HIV/AIDS, most of whom struggle with substance abuse, depression and other ailments.

Service-Learning Program Sparks NCAS Student’s Love of Medicine

During the 2013-’14 winter break, while most students were relaxing with family and friends, NCAS sophomore Jeetanjali Sawh helped install a solar panel at a municipal-hospital’s maternity clinic in rural Rio Blanco, Nicaragua.