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2018 Hoyas for Science Scholarship Recipients

Opened Doors of Opportunity

October 22, 2018

Biomedical Graduate Education welcome the 2018 Hoyas for Science and DMV Hoyas Biomedical Academic Scholarship Recipients to Georgetown. Congratulations to all the scholarship recipients!

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  • Vivian Dickens
    J. Vivian Dickens

    Vivian Dickens is a 4th year MD/PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience. He was awarded a 5-year predoctoral fellowship (F30) from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). Congratulations Vivian!

  • Allison O'Connoll outside of the Med Dent building arms crossed and smiling.
    Allison O'Connell

    Allison is a 4th year MD/PhD Candidate in the Tumor Biology program at Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE). She was recently awarded with the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Service Award (F30) by the National Cancer Institute.

  • 2019 Graduates
    Students Leave BGE Programs Inspired by Courses, Faculty and Opportunities

    “Congratulations to our BGE graduates!” said Barbara Bayer, PhD, senior associate dean of BGE. “May your new scientific expertise and Georgetown values guide you through your professional journeys.”

  • Shiwei Lin
    Shiwei Lin

    Shiwei Lin is pursuing an MS in Biostatistics and aspiring to attend medical school afterward.

  • Susan Mulroney, Director of Special Master's Program
    Susan Mulroney, PhD: Making dreams come true.

    "In my favorite students, who often may have lower undergraduate GPAs, I see an incredible amount of passion and spark. You give them the chance to be a part of the [SMP Program] and they’re stars."

  • Above, students from Hardy Middle School participate in one of several Brain Awareness Week stations they visited that day.
    MCGSO Welcomes Middle School During Brain Awareness Week

    For nearly a decade, students in the Medical Center Graduate Student Organization (MCGSO) have sought to instill young learners from Hardy Middle School with a sense that they can one day make their mark in the field of science, including during what is among the most exciting weeks of the year for MCGSO students who are studying the brain.

  • Richard Calderone
    Richard Calderone, PhD: Make Success Your Own

    "Teaching gives you new ideas for research; that's an old adage but it’s true."

  • Greg Gallanis
    Greg Gallanis

    Greg Gallan pursues the Tumor Biology MD-PhD in order to become a physician-scientist oncologist. He hopes to provide compassionate and evidence-based care through creative discovery.

  • Dane Pizzo
    Dane Pizzo

    Dane Pizzo is pursuing a MS in Physiology and Biophysics in order to further his education in medical school.

  • Group photo at the BGE Lunar Year
    BGE Lunar Year Celebration

    As an effort to help international students feel welcomed Biomedical Graduate Education hosted their 5th annual Lunar New Year celebration.

  • Travis Day
    Travis Day

    Travis Day pursues a M.S. in Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases in order to mesh his science background with his interests in national security and counterterrorism!

  • Lismay Real
    Lismay Real

    Lismay Real pursues a M.S. in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy and plans to use this degree to enroll in medical school and start her own nonprofit!