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Cody Rasner 
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.  Cody will be a Chief Medical Scribe at Premier Scribes in Nashville, TN.


photo of Catherine SligerCatherine Sliger graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.  Catherine will be working at a marine laboratory in Monterey Bay, CA teaching middle and high school students about ocean conservation.
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Joe LaMartina
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Joe will be working for ALSAC at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Photo of Brooke Pugsley


Brooke Pugsley
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.  Brooke will be attending the Medical Horizons Program at the Quillen School of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. 

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Elizabeth Sparks
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.  Elizabeth will be working at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute as their Data Coordinator for their work on clinical trials.

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Bailey Bergmann
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.  Bailey will be a Medical Scribe.
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Kara Garrett
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Neuroscience.  Kara will be attending the University of Tennessee, Memphis, School of Medicine.

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Christian Candler
 graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Neuroscience.  Christian will be interning at the Ramirez lab at Boston University.
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Taryn Anderson
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.  Taryn will be attending University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, School of Occupational Therapy.
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Jordan Patrick
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Jordan will be attending Meharry Medical College School of Medicine.

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Alexandra Dowd 
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.  AC will be attending Belmont University's School of Physical Therapy.

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McKenzie Roberts graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology.  McKenzie is starting the Physician's Assistant Program at Trevecca Nazarene University.
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Hope Kramer
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Hope will be attending University of Iowa School of Medicine.
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Sherif Helmey 
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology. Sherif will be attending University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.
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Priyanka Kumar 
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology. Priyanka will be attending Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
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Ryan Fox 
graduated from Belmont in 2018 with a B.S. in Biology. Ryan will be attending DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

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Anna Margaret McDonnell
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. Anna will be attending the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.
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Joanna Sorrell
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Environmental Science. Joanna is starting the Natural Chef program at Bauman College in Berkley, CA. 
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Gary Noel
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. Gary will be pursuing a M.S. in Biology at Middle Tennessee State University. 


Madeline Johnson
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. Madeline is starting a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program at Vanderbilit University 

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Austin DeMaagd
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. Austin will be attending DeBusk College of Medicine. 

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Anna Anderson
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. Anna will be attending the Southern College of Optometry.

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Mohamed Darwish
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. Mohamed will be attending medical school at University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

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Stacey Crockett
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Stacey is a research assistant in a neonatal research lab at Vanderbilt University.


William Muchic
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology.  William will be attending the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in the fall. 

Photo of Sarah MaxwellSarah Maxwell graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Sarah is pursuing  a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Science at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. 

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Brian Song
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology.  Brian is starting the Physician's Assistant Program at Trevecca Nazarene University.
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Sandra Bojic
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Environmental Science. Sandra is pursuing a M.S. in Biology at Austin Peay State University. 



Curtis Brown
graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. Curtis is pursuing a Masters of Science in Nursing at Vanderbilt University.

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Krystin Estes Forbis graduated from Belmont in 2017 with a B.S. in Biology. Krystin is moving to Italy and will be volunteering at marine research NGOs in Italy.


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Lindsay Millward
graduated from Belmont in 2016 with a B.S. in Biology. Lindsay completed her M.S. in Biology at Central Washington University and is working as an Orise Small Mammal Research Fellow with USFS on the Oregon coast.

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Miranda West
graduated from Belmont in 2016 with a B.S. in Neuroscience.  Miranda is pursuing her M.S. in School Counseling at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

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Parker Tumlin
graduated from Belmont in 2016 with a B.S. in Biology. Parker is attending medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

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Angel Brothers
graduated from Belmont in 2016 with a B.S. in Biology. Angel is pursuing a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee.

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Melissa Wolf
graduated from Belmont in 2016 with a B.S. in Biology. Melissa will be pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Research in Vanderbilt University's Interdisciplinary graduate program.

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Morgan Beth Turner
graduated from Belmont in 2016 with a B.S. in Biology. Morgan completed her Masters of Genetic Counseling at the University of Alabama in 2018 and has accepted a position as a Cancer Genetic Counselor in Inova Translational Medical Institute in Fairfax, Va.

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Nelly Grigorian
graduated from Belmont in 2016 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Nelly will be starting medical school in fall 2018.

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Hensley Barnes
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biology. Hensley is pursuing a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga.


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Jordan Helms 
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biology. Jordan received his Masters in Public Health at Emory University and is working at Prism Health in Atlanta, GA.


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Rebekah Shepherd 
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biology. Rebekah is pursuing her PharmD at UT Memphis. 

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Chris Bowens
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biology.  Chris is pursuing his PharmD at Union University. 

Photo of Stephanie Ray.jpgStephanie Ray graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biology. Stephanie is pursuing a Ph.D. in Microbiology at The Ohio State University.

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Alicia Hsu graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biology. While at Belmont she interned at Vanderbilt University's School of Medicine in the Department of Biomedical Informatics.  Alicia is currently pursuing her M.D. at East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine.

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Sarah Bonaparte 
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biology. Sarah was recently hired for a year-long contract through Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) serology laboratory fellowship in the chronic viral disease branch at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Rezzan Hekmat
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biology.  Rezzan is currently attending John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  

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Molly Shankles
graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology.  Molly is currently pursuing her MD at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


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Morgan Wilters
graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology. Morgan attended the Oklahoma State University School of Veterinary Medicine and has accepted a position as an associate veterinarian in Kingston Springs, TN.

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Allison McCoy
 graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology. Allison is currently pursuing a Masters PA at the Medical University of South Carolina. 


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Matthew Heard
graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology.  He is currently pursuing a Master's degree at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

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Crystal LeBlanc
graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. Biology and was in the Honors program. She received a scholarship to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where she will be working on a Master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology.


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Emily Mason
graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and was in the Honors program. Emily is pursuing a Ph.D. at IUPUI/IUSM in Indianapolis, IN

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Kari Morse
graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology.  Kari is pursuing a Masters degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science at Lipscomb University. 

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Liberty Foye
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Liberty recently completed her M.D. at the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. She is completing her Pediatric Residency at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in D.C. 

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Brad Gill
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Biology. Brad is pursuing a D.D.S. at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.

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Rachel Chandler
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Biology and was in the Honors program.  She is currently pursuing her Masters degree in Biomedical Visualization at the University of Illinois, in Chicago. This is a prestigious and modern biological illustration program using both traditional and computer-aided visualization techniques. Here is an update from UIC-BVIS on Rachel: https://uicbvisstudents.wordpress.com/?s=rachel+chandler


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Sylvia Alsup
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Environmental Science. Sylvia is a Seasonal Naturalist at the Warner Park Nature Center in Nashville and is also an Americorps Seasonal Interpretive Ranger at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.


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Bellamy Hawkins
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Biology.  She graduates in December 2014 with a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Bellamy has been accepted to the University of Alabama's Physician Assistant Program.

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Rachel Garland graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Neuroscience.  Rachel is currently a scribe at the Neurology clinic at the University of Tennessee's Physicians Medical Center. 

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Amy Nesius
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Biology. Amy is currently a graduate student at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. 


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Haley Kinney
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Biology. Haley is pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Kentucky.


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Fatin Jweinat
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Biology. Fatin is pursuing a Doctor of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine.


 
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Kurt Niesner, 
graduated from Belmont in 2012 with a B.S. in Neuroscience. Kurt is pursuing his M.D. at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. He received the 2015 HHMI Summer Medical Research Fellow Award for work at the University of California, San Francisco, CA.

parrishMonique Parrish graduated from Belmont in 2012 with a B.S. in Biology. Monique is currently a Molecular Biology Assistant at OURLab/Oppenheimer Urologic Reference Lab

Caleb Binkley
graduated from Belmont in 2011 with a B.S. in Biology.  Caleb is pursuing his Pharm.D. at Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy. 

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Taylor Andrew
graduated from Belmont in 2011 with a B.S. in Biology.  She joined Teach for America in 2011 and received her Master's of Education in 2012 from Lipscomb University.  Taylor is currently the Director of Operations at RePublic Schools in Nashville.

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Matthew Turner
graduated from Belmont in 2011 with a B.S. in Biology.  He is currently a Site Regulatory Manager at Sarah Cannon Research Institute.

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Sarah Updegraff
graduated from Belmont in 2011 with a B.S. in Environmental Science.  Sarah was a Field Biologist at the Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida after graduation and is now a Marine Naturalist at the Pacific Whale Foundation in Hawaii.


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Sachin Amin
graduated from Belmont in 2009 with a B.S. in Biology.  Sachin received his Doctor of Medicine from St. George's University in 2013 and is currently an Internal Medicine resident at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.

Becky (Repasky) Adams graduated from Belmont in 2008 with a B.S. in Biology in the Honors program. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology at Vanderbilt University.


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Deanna (Gardenhire) Brown
graduated from Belmont in 2006 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee in 2010. She did her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Louisville and completed her residency in Dermatology at the Metro Health Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH in 2014.  Deanna is currently a Dermatologist in Chattanooga, TN.