From Scrubs to Red Carpets: Surprising Stars with Medical Degrees

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Many celebrities with successful careers in entertainment, sports, music, writing and even politics have a surprising background in another field of expertise: medicine. From medical degrees to credentials in fields as diverse as nursing, psychology and neuroscience, these celebrities could switch back to scrubs and lab coats at any time — or already have.

Some of these stars even offered to use their skills to help those affected by COVID-19. It's admirable how they used both their fame and their knowledge to help others when it matters.