Aghaulor receives University Diversity Award

Second-year medical student Blessing Aghaulor was one of 10 recipients of UNC's University Diversity Award.

Aghaulor receives University Diversity Award click to enlarge Blessing Aghaulor

From the award announcement:

Blessing Aghaulor, a second-year medical student from Nairobi, Kenya, received this year’s graduate and professional student award. As an undergraduate at Yale, she found her passion for public health and Chinese culture. This interest led her to design and implement a Medical Mandarin course for Carolina’s School of Medicine, as a pilot in fall 2014. The course teaches useful phrases for medical students and offers them a chance to build relationships with Chinese seniors in the community. Aghaulor said her course “offers interested students the tools and skills to become culturally and linguistically competent physicians in the future.

Read the full announcement here.

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