Morgan Blanc is currently on the University’s BM5 course in his fourth year (5th year of study after his intercalation). He speaks to Medically Speaking about undertaking the Medical Humanities module. A poem he wrote during the module is at the bottom of the page.
To celebrate Black History Month, three Black female professionals – Dr Ria Clarke (RC), Esmé Ara’Resa (ER) and Priscilla Vivian (PV) – took part in a panel event exploring treating Black female patients, being a Black woman working in healthcare, and navigating the difficulty of self-care. In this blog for Medically Speaking, two medical students Oluwasemire Adetoro and Ihuoma Osuji, share their key takeaways, insights and discussions from the event.
Southampton research has pioneered the concept that preconception influences can have a lasting biological effect on the risk of childhood obesity, alongside consequences for mental health and a child’s ability to learn.