Hometown: Mount Pleasant, PA
Major(s): Cell/ Molecular Biology
Pre-Professional Programs: Pre-health
Involvement: Presidents Without Borders- President and Founder, Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences, Resident Assistant, Peer Assisted Learning- Biology Teaching Assistant Biology, Pre-SOMA- Vice President), Emergency Department Volunteer at Frick Hospital.
Experiences: Magellan Projects- Dominican Republic; conducted medical mission work. Cusco, Peru; conducted a research project to understand the impact of Washington & Jefferson College students starting a medical mission, as an extension of Presidents Without Borders, in both the high and low altitude communities of Cusco.
Research Internship- University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Immunology under the direction of Drs. Finn and Cascio as part of the 2008 HHMI Undergraduate Biological Science Education Program Grant
Favorite place on campus: I love sitting and talking in the adirondack chairs around campus, wherever they may be.
Favorite Food on campus: Tater Tots from The Commons with a nice chicken parmesan sandwich would make me happy everyday of the week!
Advice to prospective students: Get involved early and try to understand what you would like to pursue during the next three years. There is no time to be shy.