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An unusual path to medical school

Christopher Navas ('16)

Last year, the New York Times covered the winding path taken by Christopher Navas to get to medical school: "Navas had a knack for figuring out how things worked. The youngest of three, he was raised along with his brother and sister by their mother, Brianne Navas, who supported them with jobs, welfare and great expectations. Mr. Navas said his father left before he was born, and the family had lived in six neighborhoods by the time he was 18. With every move, he said, 'I had to reinvent myself.'" Read more from the story in the Times, or read the "Student Spotlight" article on Navas in the spring 2013 issue of Dartmouth Medicine.

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