Meet Our Students

Biomedical Graduate Education students learn from one another as well as from our faculty. Students bring perspectives from different countries, cultural backgrounds and careers to their graduate studies, fueling productive collaborations and innovations.

493students representing 17 countries, 2022-23
30%of our students are of racial/ethnic backgrounds underrepresented in science

Meet Scholarship Recipients

Many of our students receive scholarships and other funding — from BGE, Georgetown and outside organizations — to support their work.

Adriana Valenzuela

My life motto is, ‘Al mal tiempo, buena cara.’ It’s an old Spanish saying that translates to presenting a good disposition in the face of adversity.

Amira Mohamed

Health care workers could not provide the best possible and accessible health care to all communities without a proper understanding and interest in underprivileged and underrepresented minority issues.

Irfan Khan

I realize that a lot of the advice [my thesis mentor] has given for experiments or in analyzing data and results can be applied to things that can happen outside of the lab.

Alexzander Ballard

Student Profiles

“When I’m faced with a new challenge I remind myself who I am and who I am going to be; at which point the challenge becomes nothing more than preparation.”

BGE Student Profiles

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Alexander Braverman

Meet Our Alumni

“The wealth of knowledge and experience I received, the relationships I made and the professional network I tapped into were essential to my career development.”

BGE Alumni