Dr. and Mrs. Roy Gregory Scholarship for Family Medicine

24 Aug 2022
4th-year medical student Rana Mehdizadeh

Congratulations to 4th-year medical student Rana Mehdizadeh who has been announced as this year’s recipient of the Dr. and Mrs. Roy Gregory Scholarship for Family Medicine.

The scholarship was established in 2018 through a generous endowment from the Gregory family and aims to support a 4th-year student committed to pursuing Family Medicine.

Rana is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in Public Health and Human Biology.

She has since demonstrated a longstanding commitment to her community, prioritizing health education and advocacy in underserved communities.

Rana currently serves as the President of the Family Medicine Interest Group and a board member of the New Orleans Adolescent Reproductive Health Project (NOARHP) which provides sexual health education in New Orleans public schools.

Rana is also working on longitudinal research projects seeking to expand access to telehealth visits and decrease emergency department utilization.

This year’s award is in the amount of $3,000.

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