Pacelli Anatomy Students Pulling on Heartstrings

Published 3:01 pm Saturday, February 17, 2018

By Jean McDermott

Pacelli Catholic Schools president

It was Valentine’s Day, and Pacelli anatomy and physiology students were tugging on some heart strings — literally.

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University of Minnesota-Duluth med student Mickey Moran presented to all Pacelli High School science classes on Tuesday. Lab teams had the opportunity to dissect a deer heart and practice their suturing skills.

Moran worked with Sonia Ramirez and Danny Nelson to trace the flow of blood through the heart and learning about heart murmurs.