Dr. Komu (behind) pose for portrait on October 14, 1931

Tufts Alumna Was a Medical Pioneer in Hawaii

Nearly 100 years ago, Shizue Komu came to Tufts School of Medicine from her native Hawaii with a dream to become the first woman of Japanese descent to practice medicine with a degree there
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Alumni Spotlight: Adrian Lopez, PA23

"My favorite aspect of the program was how collaborative all the students were during the didactic year. PA school is already difficult—why make it more difficult by creating a competitive environment?"
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Colin Cummings, PA22

"My favorite aspect about the Tufts PA Program was the community. Tufts attracts a group of diverse, hard-working, supportive, and fun-loving students and faculty who value teamwork and personal relationships over competition."
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