Elizabeth Beebe Longo, Natural Science 2011, graduated from University of Memphis Nursing School with her BSN in December.
Samantha Sol Bownes, Biology 2012, and Javier Gutierrez announced their engagement. Samantha works at the Church Health Center as the Wellness Education Coordinator.
Porsha and Edgar’s wedding!
Porsha Chillis, Biology 2012, and Edgar Kisoka, Natural Science 2013, were married on Nov. 14th at Holy Trinity. They went on their honeymoon to Zanzibar, Tanzania. Porsha is currently working in Atlanta as a scribe for Physioscibe Inc.
Dr. Rebecca Scott Crow, Biology 2008, and her husband, Vincent, welcomed their son, Hudson Lochlan Crow, in 2015. Dr. Crow is finishing up a geriatric fellowship in OK.
Rachel Escue, Biology 2010, and Ben Helmes were married in November 2015. Rachel is currently finishing up her Ph.D. at UTHSC and hopes to finish in the next year.
Sherita Granderson, Biology 2013, graduated from Baptist College of Health Sciences with a Bachelors of Health Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences.
Rebekkah Griffith Robbins, Biology 2005, and her husband, Paul, Computer Science 2003, welcomed Genevieve Aurora Robbins on November 30, 2015. Just in time for their 10th wedding anniversary! Rebekkah and her husband live in NYC. Rebekkah studied epidemiology at Columbia University School of Health.
Patrick Graham, Biology 2013, obtained his M.S. from Texas A & M Corpus Christi in December. His degree was in in Fisheries and Mariculture. He looked at using different materials for oyster reef restoration. He has moved back to Ocean Springs, MS, and is currently working at the Gulf Coast Research Lab (University of Southern Mississippi) in the laboratory where he did his undergraduate research.
Jeremy Hunt, Biology 2006, was accepted to American University of Antigua College of Medicine Spring 2016 entering class.
Jessica Jameson, Biology 2013, and Blake Ward, Civil Engineering 2013, announced their engagement.
Kevin Liao, Biochemistry 2014, has been accepted into the fall 2016 entering class of the University of Tennessee School of Pharmacy in Memphis, Tennessee.
Carrie McIvor, Biology 2005, graduated with her doctorate in nursing December 2015. She is currently working at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Dr. Sana Mujahid, Biology 2007, and her husband, Dr. Asif Khan, welcomed their bundle of joy, Haseeb Muhahid Khan, in 2015. All are doing fine and Dr. Mujahid is currently doing a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University.
Charlene Patino, Biology 2015, will start at the University of Memphis Nursing School in 2016. She is currently a research assistant at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Kevin Pham, Biology 2014, has had his senior research published:
Chawan Rasheed, Biology 2014, has been accepted to the OD program at the Southern College of Optometry.
Gabby Salinas, Biochemistry 2011, was selected as one of the Memphis Flyer’s “20<30″ for 2016, 20 young Memphians who are shaping the city’s future who were featured in the cover story of the January 21 edition. Gabby is currently a graduate student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and works as a research technologist seeking a treatment for malaria at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital — where she was successfully treated for the bone cancer Ewing’s Sarcoma and for whom she is also an active fundraiser and advocate.
Dr. Sania Sayani, Biology 2010, finishes her M.D. from St James this month, and is currently finishing up rotations and studying for boards.
Colt Terhune, Biology 2015, has been accepted to medical school at the University of Central Lancashire in Cambridge, England. He will begin this fall, 2016.