Mr. Omar Shaban, a 2015 program participant at the University of Virginia. Today, he is a first year medical student at Carver College of Medicine. What led to your interest in a health profession? Growing up my sister had health problems and although it was difficult on my family, it exposed me to many health… Continue reading

Mr. Konne, a 2014 program participant from Yale University. Today, a 2nd year medical student at Carver College of Medicine. What led to your interest in a health profession? What initially intrigued me about working in healthcare was learning about the impact that health has on people. Growing up, I enjoyed learning about scientific things.… Continue reading

Ms. Carnicle, a 2014 program participant at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She graduated in 2016 from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a degree in microbiology/immunology. Today, Ms. Carnicle is a 2nd year medical student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School… Continue reading

Ms. Marlinda Haudley, a 2013 program participant at the University of California Los Angeles. She graduated from Arizona State University in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition (Human) and a minor in Integrative Health. She is currently working at Altru Health System in North Dakota while attending North Dakota State University’s… Continue reading

Mr. Jordan Brown, a 2013 program participant at the University of California Los Angeles. Mr. Brown graduated from Morehouse College in 2016 with a degree in biology. Today, he is a second-year dental student at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. What obstacles did you overcome in your educational or career journey? In 2012,… Continue reading

Mr. Jacob Gilchrist, a 2014 program participant at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Mr. Gilchrist graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a degree in biology. In July 2017, he will begin his first year of medical school at the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of… Continue reading

Mr. Mark Alsay, Jr., a 2013 program participant at the University of California Los Angeles. Mr. Alsay graduated from Morehouse College in 2016 with a degree in biology. In the fall of 2017, he will attend the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management program for his MPH. What led to your… Continue reading

Ms. Blunt, a 2010 program participant at the University of Louisville. She graduated from Hampton University in 2012 with a bachelor of science in biology and a concentration in ecology. Today, she is a dental student at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry. What led to your interest in a health profession? As a child,… Continue reading

Dr. Ratrice Jackson, a 2011 program participant at the University of Washington. She is 2018 graduate of Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry where she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree along with earning her Masters Degree in Health Science. Dr. Jackson received the 2018 Colgate-Palmolive, National Dental Association Foundation Memorial Post-Doctoral Scholarship. Today,… Continue reading

Cynthia N. Ramirez, a 2013 program participant at Duke University. Today, she is a doctoral student in the Health Behavior Research PhD program at Keck School of Medicine of USC. What led to your interest in a health profession? I wanted to prove myself and to others that a female, first generation Latina with a… Continue reading