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Dr David Pierre graduated from Cook College back in 2008 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences.  He has a Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Biological Sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Stratford, NJ.  He earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine July 2013 and did his Residency in Newark Delaware with the Christina Care Health System Family Medicine.  He is also a proud member of the Delaware National Guard where he serves as Captain for his team, the 166th Medical Group in New Castle, DE. Dr Pierre has been asked to speak to different groups of students... Continued
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Solid G.E.M.S. General Education in Mathematics and Science Celebrates 30 Years of Success   The impetus for Solid GEMS began with the fundamental idea that some students arrive on campus lacking abstract reasoning skills necessary for higher order thinking required by science coursework. According to Piaget, a student’s ability to process and analyze information affects their learning which can hinder successful completion of coursework. Piaget’s teachings focus on how a student comes to know what he knows and the stages through which cognition is enhanced. Informed by the teachings of Piaget, Dean Foster and Dr. Sauers began to... Continued
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Victor A. Hernandez, Graduate Student at The Ohio State University (OSU). Mr. Victor Hernandez is currently pursuing a Doctorate Degree in Pharmacology at OSU. Mr. Hernandez is a proud Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) EOF alumnus. Mr. Hernandez received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry with high honors. As an undergraduate, he participated in the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program, was a General Chemistry tutor for three years and a Solid GEMS Chemistry Teaching Assistant (TA) during the summer of 2013. Being part of SEBS EOF allowed Mr. Hernandez to participate in the Yale SURF research program. The EOF counselors... Continued