Both Ja’Qulane Scales and Joshua Chazaro are pursuing a medical education, not only to pave the way for minority students interested in becoming ophthalmologists, but also to provide better care to patients in underserved communities.
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American Academy of Ophthalmology and National Medical Fellowships Announce Recipients of New Scholarship

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The inaugural National Medical Fellowships Scholarship in Ophthalmology is awarded to Ja’Qulane Scales of Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC, and Joshua Chazaro of Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Ill. […read more]

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Yes, Mental Illness Affects ‘Us’

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist On Monday, Sept. 16 the news was shocking: A contract employee who worked at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., later identified as Aaron Alexis, killed 12 innocent people in the facility before he was killed by police. For Read More