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American Heart Association HSI Scholars Share Research Findings

Six Montclair students participating in the national AHA program honored at HSI research symposium

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Six Montclair students completed the American Heart Association’s Hispanic Serving Institutions Scholars Program, including Melissa Spigelman, Jeffrey Yumbla, Kenneth Mosquera-Reinoso, Yaire Hernandez, Lizet Negrete and Wendy E. Islas, left to right. Also pictured is Tyler Sanchez of William Paterson University, second from right.

Six Montclair State University students, along with two dozen others from across the country, recently presented their research findings and were honored with medals as part of the American Heart Association’s Hispanic Serving Institutions Scholars Program’s Spring Research Symposium at University Hall’s Conference Center.

Students heard from a number of speakers, including Montclair’s Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Junius Gonzales, who served as the keynote speaker. He shared his circuitous route from “a vermin-infested tenement” in Hartford, Conn., to medical school and now higher education.

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