Featured PSIM Alumni and Student Work

Allison Berhndt

Allison Behrndt At Kcu

Allison is currently in her first year of medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. She is the Executive Director of the KCU Student Clinic. She was also awarded the National Health Service Corps Scholarship, in which she will serve in a medically underserved area after her residency in return for full scholarship to medical school. She was a part of the Shepherd Internship program during her time at Notre Dame. Read more about her internship here. For her Poverty Studies capstone, Allison and 19 other students worked on a project researching medically underserved areas and loan repayment programs. This research inspired her to apply for the National Health Service Corps Scholarship. Read more about her capstone here

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Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Monday, 2/20 6 PM

Interfaith Prayer Service for compassion and justice for migrants, immigrants, and refugees, St. James Episcopal Cathedral. 

Monday, 2/20 7 PM

Human Dignity Service Fair in the LaFortune Ballroom.

Tuesday, 2/21 8:30-9:30 AM

An Articulation of the Distinctive virtues of Community Medicine by Dr. Mark D. Fox in the Geddes Coffee House. 

Tuesday, 2/21 5 PM

Pizza, Pop, and Politics: Demonstration and Protest in Democracy in Geddes Coffee House.


Development with Dignity: A Human Centered Approach to Progress, Hesburgh Center for International Studies. Register here. 

Friday, 2/24 5-6 PM

Higgins Labor Cafe in the Geddes Coffee House.

Monday, 2/27 12:30 PM

Presentation: No More Deaths. Presented in Geddes Coffee House. 

Interviews for the Shepherd Internship program will be held during the first two weeks of February. 

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