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The Field Practicum is a core component of the Emory MDP curriculum.

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MDP In the News

2018 News

Tyler Breen

June 12: Over the past two years, Tyler Breen (MDP ’18) worked as a research associate... More »

2018 News

Xin Li

June 5: This story was written by Xin Li, a 2018 MDP candidate... More »

2018 News

Gutierrez and Fortanel

May 29: Two MDP ’19 students, Marinangeles Gutierrez and Erendira Fortanel, recently presented... More »

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