medicine

Amazing Student: Brittany Jenkins

Posted 6 months 2 weeks ago
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Winner of a 2017 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, doctoral student Brittany Jenkins is committed to a career in medical research:

My research on the genetics of breast cancer health disparities has allowed me to travel many places to further my training. I am currently located in Detroit, Michigan, where I am continuing my dissertation work at Henry Ford Health System under my adviser, Dr. Melissa Davis. Moving here has afforded me an excellent opportunity to interact and network with top oncologists and clinicians, patients and other personnel...

Amazing Student Mallory Walters

Posted 8 months 2 weeks ago
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Senior biology major from Augusta Mallory Walters has worked in a clinic in South Africa, volunteered in a local hospice and health center, participated in student groups and excelled academically:

The weeks I spent working at this clinic confirmed that I was on the right path for me. I returned to the States eager to continue my medical training. Without the support of UGA and the Honors Program, I would have missed out on these adventures that brought me a renewed sense of confidence in my path and purpose for my life. 

UGA offered me much more than just international...

Amazing student: Rilee Racine

Posted 9 months 2 weeks ago
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Franklin College double-major (biology, psychology) and future M.D. Rilee Racine will be among those cheering from the sidelines in South Bend this weekend:

I served as a biochemistry peer mentor, selected to facilitate student learning and understanding in undergraduate biochemistry under Dr. Paula Lemons. Dr. Lemons stands out among my favorite professors and it was an honor working under her as a peer mentor. Additionally, UGA offered several avenues to become involved in organizations around campus. I was invited to join Alpha Epsilon Delta pre-medical Honor Society and helped...

Amazing Student: Akash Shah

Posted 10 months 2 weeks ago
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Orientation leader and future cardiothoracic surgeon Akash Shah has advanced his passion to change the world and discovered a way to work toward that goal every day:

Degree objective:

B.S. in biology with neuroscience emphasis B.S. in cell biology

University highlights, achievements, awards and scholarships:

My time at the university has been filled with accomplishments, leadership and academic opportunities, and making lifelong friendships. Attending UGA has been more than a dream come true, and although it has been an exceptional experience, I have struggled...

40 Under 40: Dorian Lamis

Posted 11 months 1 week ago
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The University of Georgia Alumni Association 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 celebrates Emory University School of Medicine faculty member and Franklin alumnus Dorian Lamis:

Dr. Lamis is a licensed clinical psychologist, completing both his internship and postdoctoral training at the Emory University School of Medicine.  His research focuses on mood disorders, substance use, and suicidal behaviors in a variety of populations including adolescents, young adults (e.g., college students), and African Americans.

Dr. Lamis has published over 100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters...

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