University of Rochester

Rochester Review
September–October 2012
Vol. 75, No. 1

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RESCUE TEAM: First-year medical students Sarah Nevarez, Bridget Hughes, and Lindsay Wahl earned praise from City of Rochester rescue personnel and School of Medicine and Dentistry officials for their help in an effort to rescue two children and their father from the Erie Canal in August. The students, only in their third official day at the medical school—along with David Lambert, senior associate dean for medical student education, and Adrienne Morgan, senior director of the Center for Advocacy, Community Health, Education, and Diversity—rushed to the canal after the man lost control of the children’s stroller and it rolled down an embankment and dropped into the water