University of Florida Program Alumni

  • Alessio Barca

    Mr. Barca attended SHPEP in 2020 at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He is currently a fourth-year biochemistry student at the University of Florida and plans on taking a gap year upon graduating in December 2022. During this time, Mr. Barca plans on working as a clinical research assistant and will be applying to medical school during the 2023 cycle.

  • Dezirae Cunningham

    Ms. Cunningham attended SHPEP in 2019 at the University of Florida. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public health, in May 2022. Ms. Cunningham is currently working on a master’s degree at the University of Georgia, in comparative Biomedical sciences. She will be taking the MCAT in August and applying to medical school for admission into the 2023 class!

  • Jylexus Burks

    Ms. Burks attended SHPEP in 2020. Today, she is a first-year pharmacy student at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (College of Pharmacy) and will graduate in May 2026.

  • Vera Yusuf

    Ms. Vera Yusuf participated in SHPEP in 2022. Today, she is studying public health on a pre-dental track at the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University with an expected graduation date of May 2024.