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Medical College Alumni News

Dr. Marie Metoyer (MD '51) Leaves Lasting Legacy

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From left: Victor Metoyer III, Cecile Garcia, Marie Metoyer, MD '51, Eric Metoyer, Adrienne Metoyer Eng, and Stephen Metoyer (Cornell BA '71, JD '74) 

The Reverend Eric Metoyer recently recalled a time as a young boy when riding in a rural country area of Vermont with his mother, Dr. Marie Metoyer (MD ’51), and his sister, Adrienne, they spotted a lone man walking on the shoulder. 

“My mother recognized him as one of her community mental health...

Dr. Louise Wong (MD '10) Reflects on Her Father's Struggle With COVID-19

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During the height of the COVD-19 pandemic, Dr. Louise Wong, a Weill Cornell Medical College graduate of 2010, regularly drove from her home in Washington, D.C. to New York City to visit her mother, Xiao Wong, and be close to her ailing father, Kin Wong, who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 and hospitalized. Dr. Wong, a pediatrician with two toddler sons, felt confident that the institution where she received her medical education would take the best care of her father. Here, Dr. Wong tells the...

Statement from the Alumni Association Board of Directors

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Dear Alumni, 
 
The Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association Board of Directors would like to take this moment to affirm the importance of letting science guide our response in the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
We believe that in order for the United States to overcome COVID-19, we must comply with public health recommendations. Data-driven and evidence-based measures successfully flattened the curve in New York and elsewhere, preventing untold...

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