PhD/MD PhD Program Supports New Generation of Scientists, Physicians

Loma Linda University’s Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Program (IMSD) has helped dozens of PhD and MDPhD students at Loma Linda University continue their graduate training and focus on their specialized research interests in health disparities. IMSD alumni are currently enrolled in competitive residency or post-doctoral programs nationwide.  A number of them are working as faculty or scientists in academia, industry, or government.

Read about current and former IMSD program participants and how the program has helped prepare them for productive careers in health sciences research.

Dequina Nicholas
Dequina Nicholas, a current IMSD program particiant, has been awarded the National Research Service Award by the National Instityute of General Medical Sciences.