Department of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate Program Alumni

2000-2009

Class of 2007

  • Nikki Dominiak has enetered the UT College of Medicine which had awarded her a Presidential Scholarship (to cover tuition/ fees for 4 years of medical school).  (posted August 2007)

Class of 2006

  • Ed Briercheck (£) is pursuing an MD/PhD at Ohio State University. (posted July 2006)
  • Patrick Clements, Dean's Medalist, is pursuing an MD at the College of Medicine at University of Toledo*. (posted July 2006)
  • Dustin Fleck is pursuing an MD at the College of Medicine at University of Toledo*. (posted July 2006)
  • Joe Froehlich is pursuing an MD at the College of Medicine at University of Toledo*. (posted July 2006)
  • Jon Hassel is pursiung an MD at theUniversity of Cincinnati. (posted July 2006)
  • Diamond Harris (£) is pursuing an MD at the University of Pittsburgh. (posted July 2006)
  • Aimee Jalkanen will pursue her DVM at Ohio State University Veterinary School. (posted July 2006)
  • Audrey Kosik (£) was accepted to the Ohio State University Dental School. (posted July 2006)
  • Karin Krouse (£) is pursuing a DO at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL.(posted July 2006)
  • Liz Lawlor (£), Founder's Scholar, will pursue a Master's in Public Health at George Washington University before joining the Peace Corps. (posted July 2006)
  • Angie Medure was accepted at the Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine. (posted July 2006)
  • Nikko Ronquillo (£) is pursuing an MD/PhD at Utah State University. (posted July 2006)
  • Rachel Ryland (£) is participating in the Teach for America program at University of Connecticut. After 2 years of service, she will attend Georgetown University School of Medicine. (posted July 2006)
  • Crissy Stewart, Founder's Scholar, was awarded a President's Scholarship to pursue her MD at the College of Medicine at University of Toledo*. (posted July 2006)
  • Alyson Sujkowski is pursuing a PhD in Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo. (posted July 2007)
  • Rachel Sullivan (£), Founder's Scholar, is pursuing her MD at Ohio State University. (posted July 2006)
  • Jennifer Quinlan is pursuing a DO at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Nevada. (posted July 2006) 
       
     

Class of 2005

  • Bruce Benton is pursuing his MD at MUO*. (posted June 2005)
  • Eric Cole (£) is pursuing his MS in cell/ molecular biology at UT. (posted June 2005)
  • Robin Davidson is pursuing her DDS at OSU Dental School. (posted June 2005)
  • Steve Driver is pursuing the joint MD/MPH degree at the Ohio State University School of Medicine. (posted June 2005)
  • John Fenner is pursuing his Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies/ Health Sciences at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He plans to move back to Ohio and work in an Emergency Department after he graduates in 2007. (posted August 2005)
  • Sunny Gupta is pursuing his MD at OSU. (posted June 2005)
  • Liz Ingraham (£) is pursuing her MD at MUO*. (posted June 2005)
  • Josh Keeler is pursuing his MS in cell/ molecular biology at UT. (posted June 2005)
  • Kristin Kunklier is pursuing her MD at MUO*. (posted June 2005)
  • Tony Licata joined the Department of Defense (Intelligence). (posted June 2005)
  • Rachel Mintz (£) is pursuing her MD/PhD at University of Cincinnati.(posted June 2005)
  • Beth Mossing is pursuing her DO at the West Virginia Osteopathic School of Medicine. (posted June 2005)
  • Kaylan Policherla is pursuing an MD at Ross Medical School. (posted July 2006)
  • Morgan Sammons, Dean's Medalist, received a University Fellowship to pursue his PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Cancer Center. (posted June 2005)
  • Amy Shipley (£) had ecology/ conservation internships in Denmark, California and Florida. She is applying to conservation biology programs. (posted June 2005)
  • Jennifer Watson is pursuing her DO at Ohio University School of Osteopathic Medicine. (posted June 2005)
  • Steve Zook (£) is pursuing his MD at MUO*. (posted June 2005)
      
     

Class of 2004

  • Amy Biros works for the Human Tissue Procurement Facility at Case Western Reserve U./University Hospitals providing tissues to researchers and is pursuing an M.S. in biotechnology entrepreneurship at CWRU. (posted July 2005)
  • Joel Davidson is currently attending University of Toled College of Medicine. (posted April 2007)
  • Jessica Falk (£), Dean's Medalist, is in the M.D. program at The Ohio State University School of Medicine (Dean’s Scholar). (posted June 2004)
  • Devon Jensen is working on his PhD at the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California at Berkeley. (posted July 2006)
  • Katy Meeker is pursuing an MD at The Ohio State University School of Medicine. (posted July 2006)
  • Julie Murdock (£) is applying to veterinary programs (posted June 2004)
  • Shannon Schwartz (£) is attending medical school in the Caribbean.(posted June 2004)
  • Brianne Sturt (£) finished her M.S.in Cell/ Molecular Biology at The University of Toledo (molecular parasitology) and is working as a technician for Dr. Bruce Bamber. (posted July 2007) 
       
     

 Class of 2003

  • Allison Cihla (£), Dean's Medalist, entered the M.D. program at the Medical College of Ohio*. (posted Dec 2004)
  • Kristi Cook entered the PhD program in chemistry at UT in spring 2006. (posted July 2006)
  • Jeff Henke (£) entered the M.D. program at The Ohio State University School of Medicine. (posted Dec 2004)
  • Gratia Pitcher (£) graduated from the M.D. program at the Medical College of Ohio* in June 2006. (posted June 2006).
  • Meredith Snapp (£) is in the M.D. program at The Ohio State University School of Medicine. (posted Dec 2004)
  • Margaret Uhrich entered the Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine in Fall 2004. (posted Dec 2004) 
       
      

Class of 2002

  • Kevin Aston (£) earned his Master's in Public Health from Medical University of Ohio in 2006. (posted June 2006)
  • Elise Donovan is in grad school in biology at Long Island University. (posted 2003)
  • Megan Ballinger (Henderson) (£) is pursuing her Ph.D.in immunology at The University of Michigan. (posted June 2004)
  • Jacob Maciejewski (£) is pursuing his M.D. at the Medical College of Ohio (posted June 2004)
  • Sarah Miller (£) is finishing her M.S. program in Cell/ Molecular Biology at the University of Toledo (molecular parasitology). (posted July 2006)
  • Florencia Pauli (£), Dean's Medalist and Outstanding Arts and Sciences Student, is pursuing her Ph.D. in Stuart Kim's lab at Stanford University (molecular genetics). (posted June 2004)
  • Lawrence Robinson received his MD from the The Ohio State Univeristy College of Medicine. He is currently a resident at the at the University of Chicago this coming July, training in the discipline of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. (posted June 2006)
  • Ann Steck received her MD from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. She is currently a resident at the WW Knight Family Medicine Center in Toledo, OH. (posted July 2006) 
       

Class of 2001

  • Jaime Beebout earned a JD from UT Law in 2005. (posted July 2006)
  • Stephanie Holz (Kimberlain) earned her MD from MCO*. Her residency is in Diagnostic Radiology at MCO*. (posted 2004)
  • D'Anna Mullins (Brown) (£) is pursuing an MD/PhD at the College of Medicine at University of Toledo* and received a full scholarship for her final years of study. (posted July 2006)
  • Jacob Maciejewski (£) is pursuing an MD at College of Medicine at University of Toledo*. (posted June 2004)
  • Melissa Bentle (Srougi)(£) who is in the Department of Pharmacology at Case Western Reserve PhD program in Biomedical Sciences received a Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the Department of Defense for her breast cancer research and was invited to the June 2004 54th Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students in Lindau, Germany. (posted July 2006)

Class of 2000

  • Sarah Achen received her DVM from the Ohio State School of Veterinary Medicine. She did a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Michigan Veterinary Specialists in Southfield, MI. After completing the internship, she moved back to Columbus, OH to work as an emergency doctor at MedVet while applying for a residency in cardiology.(posted July 2006)
  • Alisha Anderson went to OSU Dental School. After graduation, she became an associate at Toth, Wissler and Myers dentist office in Chillicothe, OH. In 1989, then a second-grader, Anderson told readers of her hometown newspaper she had one dream -- to become a dentist. (posted 2004)
  • Tom Baltzell received his DVM from the Ohio State School of Veterinary Medicine. He joined the team at Banfield, The Pet Hospital® by opening a partnership practice in Columbus, Ohio near the Polaris Mall. The Open House was held in conjunction with the opening of the Polaris Mall PETsMART on August 27, 2005. (posted August 2005)
  • Beth Tittl (Bohnlein) (£), Presidential Scholar, received her DVM from the Ohio State School of Veterinary Medicine. She joined Kelly Veterinary Clinic in Adrian, MI, and has begun to work with the Toledo Humane Society. (posted July 2006)
  • Rhea Busick (£) finished her Ph.D. program at the University of Toledo (cell/molecular biology) in May 2006 and accepted postdoctoral at the University of North Carolina. (posted July 2006)
  • Marc Draeger (£) is in the M.D. program at the MCO* (entry fall 2001). (posted June 2004) Omar Hajibrahim began his residency in Neurosurgery at University of Florida in 2004. He is a Captain in the US Army. The Army awarded him a full scholarship as part of a program to foster cooperation in training between the Department of Defense and the Veterans' Administration. He obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio in June 2004. He has participated in medical mission work in Honduras as well as volunteered in inner city clinic work for uninsured patients. He is scheduled to complete his Residency in June 2011. (posted July 2006)
  • Lisa Loudermilk (£) completed the Riverside Hospital Medical Technology Program (forensic science). (posted June 2004)
  • Lori Mininger (Militello) married fellow classmate Tim Mininger (UT MS '05). Lori received her J.D. from the UT Law School in May 2004 while Tim was completing his M.S. in Cell/Molecular Biology at UT with Dr. Scott Leisner. (posted 2004)
  • Jonathan C. Pfeifer went on to receive an MS from the UT Biology department in 2004. He then went to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for his MD. He is currently a Psychiatry resident at the University of Cincinnati and plans on doing a fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. (posted July 2006
  • George Skandamis received his MD from MCO* in 2004. He is in residency at University of Michigan in Dermatology. (posted July 2006
    Ji Ho Sohn has accepted a post doc position with Dr. Bruce Trapp (Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute) working on oligodendrocyte progenitors and the mechanisms underlying remyelination using human brain tissues and animal models.(posted January 2007 

Undergraduate Program Alumni

Last Updated: 3/22/15