Single mom from Roslyn Heights earns medical degree

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A single mother of two from Roslyn Heights got an early Mother’s Day present on Monday when she received her medical degree.

Tricia Driscoll, 40, graduated from the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine on Monday.

Driscoll left her computer science research career eight years ago, and was enrolled in the Columbia pre-med program before beginning medical school.

She says she plans on focusing on academic primary care.

Her advice to anyone planning on taking on a difficult journey is to stay committed. 

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