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Jordan Baechle Jordan Baechle (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Meharry Medical College


Jordan Baechle is a second-year medical student at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee who is interested in surgical oncology. In 2013, Jordan graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. Jordan’s previous research experience spans the stages of drug development at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he is currently analyzing tumor resection clinical outcomes. His primary interests focus on product development, health disparities in oncology, and metabolic interactions in tumor micro-environments.




The Egg Drop Project & Inspiration

Do you remember the classic high school physics project where you were tasked with designing a contraption that would protect an uncooked egg from a high fall? At first, this task may have seemed daunting and maybe even impossible, but with a little inspiration, persistence and learning from several scrambled eggs, you likely achieved success.

Different Strokes for Different Folks: Acute Care in the Age of Telemedicine

“Telestroke,” a telemedicine approach to acute stroke care, is revolutionizing how we treat our country’s third leading cause of death. Leveraging modern communication technology and the combined experience of skilled neurologists, Telestroke aims to benefit patients in rural areas who are often at the highest risk of ischemic stroke but have the least access to treatment.

Health IT: A New Nexus for Health Care and Social Services

Visits to Chicago usually include exploring attractions like the Willis Tower and Cloud Gate (“the Bean”). However, a lesser visited destination, The Hull House maybe the most important site for those of us in the medical field. A turn of the century settlement house, this museum is a reminder of how an integrated model of delivering social services and health care impacted the entire nation.

Pradhan Bhat Pradhan Bhat (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of Illinois College of Medicine


Pradhan is a medical student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. His interests are grounded in addressing community health issues through health finance and delivery reform. Outside of medicine he continues his quest to master guitar. At his current pace he may learn all the basic chords by his 70th birthday.