One of the best ways to learn about our programs is through the testimonies and stories of our students and alums. The profiles below highlight the diversity and academic excellence our students bring to our programs while giving prospective students an insiders view of an academic and research career at Georgetown.

Please also see our Spotlight page that features the fun things that the BGE community has been up to outside of the classroom.

Redab Alnifaidy

Redab Alnifaidy
M.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

 "One of my advisors always reminded me that “the perfect is the enemy of the good,” paraphrased from Voltaire. It’s a lesson that has taken me a long time to learn and at times it still falls by the wayside."

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heidi Coia

Heidi Coia
PhD in Cell Biology

"If you have chosen this path, take interest in what you are doing, get involved in organizations, meet people in your field and out, and keep following the things that really excite you about science."

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Orrianne Morrison

Orrianne Morrison
MS in Physio-Complementary and Alternative Medicine

"Most of all, come in with the understanding that the supportive faculty, staff, and the nurturing environment of the program will allow you to soar as high as you wish if you are willing to put in the work."

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Andrew Grand-Pierre

Andrew Grand-Pierre
MS in Biotechnology

"My professors gave me the tools to be able to speak with CEO’s and founders of companies with confidence."

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Alana Lelo

Alana Lelo
MD/PhD in Tumor Biology

"After graduating from the MD/PhD program here at Georgetown, I plan to enter a residency program in Internal Medicine and then do a fellowship in pediatric oncology and hematology."

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John Campbell

John Campbell
MS in Biomedical Science Policy & Advocacy

"We live in a world full of disparities. We live in a world where incredible scientific breakthroughs and advancements are available but have still not been translated into policies."

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Nicole Bolick

Nicole Bolick
M.S. in Physiology

"Some of my past experiences were made possible due to relationships I made through networking at school events."

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Ramy Mitwalli

Ramy Mitwalli
MS in Pharmacology

"I have always been inspired by the emergence of complexity from the stochastic molecular collisions at the cellular level to the behavior of people interacting in the world."

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Nousha Eshaghi

Nousha Eshaghi
M.S. in Biomedical Science Policy

"I have always had a strong passion for practicing medicine and pursuing biomedical research, and I came into the program with a strong belief that the concepts we cover within Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy will give me a fresh perspective how health policy and bench research affect the lives of patients and medical practitioners."

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Jared May

Jared May
PhD in Microbiology & Immunology

"The research diversity and scope of work being done here has allowed me to do rotations in fields of research that interested me before ultimately settling on my final thesis research."

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Benjamin Oster

Benjamin Oster
MS in Biotechnology

"Naturally, not possessing a biology, chemistry, or biochemistry background makes the curriculum challenging, but very few individuals have accomplished something worthwhile by taking the easy route..."

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