“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela

Unless we are tangibly making a difference in the lives of students from underserved communities, then we labor in vain.

Thankfully, through success stories of students that are now practicing successfully in health professional careers and the ability to track the impact HPSA is making, we know that students from underserved communities and underrepresented minorities are benefiting from the range of resources we provide.

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Our Most Recent Success Story Young Physician Profile: Marcus Jennings

Dr. Marcus Jennings is the chief family medicine resident at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Dr. Jennings is a native of Memphis, Tennessee and he completed his undergraduate degree at the Xavier University of Louisiana. He then got his Master’s degree in Public Health from Tulane University School of Medicine before starting medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He finished medical school at Xavier University in Aruba and is now a physician in his third year at LSU Health.

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As has been highlighted by the recent COVID pandemic, healthcare systems in the United States struggle with addressing substantial disparities in population...
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