Media spotlight shines on NEOMED Alumnus

Carl Allamby, M.D. (’19) has been featured on news stories across the country since his graduation from NEOMED. Renewed interest in the inspirational story of the auto-mechanic-turned-physician has sparked numerous media stories since he completed his residency at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital in June at age 51.

Below are some sample features:

From mechanic to physician: One doctor says it’s never too late to achieve your dreams, Spectrum News 1, Aug. 23, 2022

Mechanic-Turned-Doctor: It's Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams, MedPage Today, Aug. 25, 2022

Cleveland auto mechanic becomes doctor at age 51, inspires others to pursue their dreams, Fox News, Sept. 19, 2022

Cleveland mechanic becomes ER doctor at 51 - after starting pre-med classes in 2010, Daily Mail (UK), Sept. 19, 2022

Cleveland man goes from longtime mechanic to doctor, Toronto Sun (Canada), Sept. 20, 2022

Meet Carl Allamby, The Cleveland Man Who Achieved His Childhood Dream Of Becoming A Doctor At Age 51, Afrotech, Sept. 29, 2022

That’s Doctor to You—Auto Mechanic Becomes Doctor at 51 Years Old, Black Enterprise, Sept. 30, 2022

What's it take to go from mechanic to physician at 51? Patience, an Ohio doctor says, Ideastream Public Media, Oct. 5, 2022

Beachwood’s Allamby shares journey to Cleveland Clinic emergency medicine doctor, Cleveland Jewish News, Oct. 10, 2022

From Motors to Medicine: An East Cleveland Auto Mechanic Becomes a Doctor At 47, Yahoo! News, Oct. 2, 2022

Mechanic Who Became a Doctor at Age 51 Inspires Others to Follow Their Dreams, Scrubs Magazine, Sept. 20, 2022

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