NEW YORK — The Dr. Oz Show will feature a segment about the work of Minds Matter on January 4th, 2019 on various nationally syndicated channels. The segment will feature how Minds Matter began including testimonials from both current students and a successful alumnus of the program — Eugene Palatulan, M.D.
“We are so thrilled that The Dr. Oz Show found our work compelling for this sort of national coverage,” shared Leanne Huebner, Minds Matter National’s Board Co-Chair and Co-Founder. “Our work has helped thousands of students find their pathways to college and life success and this level of exposure helps elevate our mission of transforming the lives of accomplished low income youth across the country.”
“Minds Matter taught me to dream big dreams,” shares Dr. Palatulan, whose now a medical doctor at working at New York Presbyterian. After graduating from Minds Matter and receiving his bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College, Dr. Palatulan worked for seven years as a teacher at his high school before pursuing his dream of medical school. The show will also feature two high school students currently interested in pursuing careers in health.
Minds Matter is a pioneering and leading national nonprofit that transforms the lives of bright low income students by preparing them for college and life success. Over its 26-year-history, 100 percent of its students have gained access to college. Its work has been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal, Point of Light Foundation and L’Oreal Paris.