Four of this year’s just-announced Boston Schweitzer Fellows are students at the University of Massachusetts (UMASS) Medical School and Graduate School of Nursing.
Those students — Timothy Gleeson, Toy Lim, Katherine Riva, and Meredith Walsh — are tackling everything from oral health to substance abuse recovery, and they are currently featured in an article on the UMASS Medical School’s news page:
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship announced this week that four University of Massachusetts Medical School and Graduate School of Nursing students have been selected as 2010-11 Boston Schweitzer Fellows, joining almost 200 other individuals across the country whose service projects address the unmet, health-related needs of underserved communities.
The highly sought-after fellowships are awarded each year to individuals who show potential as “Leaders in Service” and use their dedication and skills to influence and inspire others.
The piece goes on to detail the four Schweitzer Fellows’ projects — click here for a full read.