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Medical schools use outreach programs to make student bodies more diverse
Washington Post

When D’Onior Felton was growing up in the Mississippi Delta, she thought about becoming a public health worker. She volunteered at a local health center to help the elderly. A few days after graduating from high school in 2000, she joined the Navy and trained as a surgical technician.

Despite her interest in health fields, Felton never considered becoming a doctor.