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Honor society members named

Marquette — The Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, UP Campus is proud to announce recipients for induction into the national honor medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Criteria for induction includes students who excel academically, demonstrate professionalism, exhibit leadership qualities and a show a commitment to research and community service.

Eligible MSU College of Human Medicine students are nominated in their third or fourth years of medical school. Two students from the UP Campus were selected for induction this year.

Mary Hamati of Spring Lake, Michigan is a fourth-year student at the UP Campus. She joins the ranks of 16 percent of fourth-year medical students at MSU College of Human Medicine who are inducted into the AOA.

Third-year student, Colton Fernstrum, of Menominee, MI, was one of four medical students, university-wide to be inducted as a junior AOA member.

“Membership into this society offers a distinction that many aspire to,” said Susan Tincknell, director of student programs for UP Clinical Campus, “it’s an honor and a privilege that can have positive impacts for our medical students.”

Alpha Omega Alpha promotes professionalism, scholarship, leadership and service to others. Eligibility for induction includes medical students, residents, fellows and physicians throughout their career.

For more information about the Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, UP Campus, visit www.mgh.org/for-healthcare-professionals/msu-college-of-human-medicine-up-campus, or visit us on Facebook @MSUCHMUPR.