First-year medical student Shawn Gibson chats with a community member as he records her heart rate and other health information.
Nonye Odukwe, a first-year medical student, gives Eloise Hunter an enthusiastic welcome to the health fair.
Among the health screenings that students conducted was a pulse oximetry, performed with the device shown here, called a “pulse ox,” that measures the amount of oxygen in a person’s blood.
Shawn Gibson (left) and Jarrett White (center) talk with Percell Walker as they prepare to take his pulse ox reading.
Hopewell Baptist Pastor Dennis Lee (left) gets his blood pressure taken by Sherice Simpson, a first-year medical student.
First-year medical student Nonye Odukwe chats with a representative of The Witness Project, a community-based program that promotes cancer screening and sponsored a table at the fair.
Connie Jefferson vividly demonstrates to first-year medical student Ellen Lutnick that her exercise of choice is boxing.
Published April 3, 2019
Students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences took part in the Community Health Fair held March 23 at Hopewell Baptist Church on Fillmore Avenue in Buffalo.
The event was sponsored by the UB chapter of the Student National Medical Association, the national organization of doctors and medical students committed to supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students, and the student-run Lighthouse Medical Clinic, which provides free health care and preventive services to the uninsured.