Biology

A Selection of Our Grads

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  • Heather Smith ’14 works as a nurse at UM's Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie.

    Heather Smith ’14 opted out of WC’s 3:2 nursing programs to spend her full undergraduate career on campus as a student athlete, majoring in biology and playing varsity soccer.

  • Heather Plocinik
    Heather Plocinik ’16 earned a MS in Anesthesia from Case Western Reserve University.
  • Bonnie Douglas ’16
    Bonnie Douglas ’16 is a third-year doctoral student in the immunology graduate group at the University of Pennsylvania.
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    Adam Lanphear ’18 continues his education at the University of Montana as a doctoral student in Toxicology. 
  • Alaina Geissberger
    Alaina Geissberger ’18 began her studies in the Masters of Science Nursing program at Marquette University College of Nursing this fall. 
  • Manny Keiler
    Far from the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Manny Keiler ’17 has launched his medical career as a MD candidate at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, and will serve in the Air Force.
  • Taylor Stofko
    With the help of the Department of Biology, Taylor Stofko ’18 is ready to take on a rigorous Master’s of Nursing program at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
  • Bradley Long
    Bradley Long ’18 took one look behind the pharmacy counter at age 10 and knew that was where he wanted to spend his career, bridging the gap between patient and doctor. 
  • Maija Adourian ’18 presented her research at the Society of Toxicology’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.

    With a career as a medical doctor—quite possibly in cardiology—firmly in her sights, Maija Adourian ’18 based her Senior Capstone Experience on a poster presentation she co-authored with biology professor Mindy Reynolds and presented last March at the annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology.

  • An Eastern painted turtle, with radio tracking attached to his carapace, on the move.

    The collaborative research of Hannah O’Malley ’12 and biology Associate Professor Aaron Krochmal makes the cover of Animal Conservation.

  • Brynn Brouse ’18 is a student physician at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
    Biochemistry and basketball are a slam-dunk for pre-med student Brynne Brouse ’18. In October, she received her first white coat at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she will graduate in 4 years with a D.O. degree.