Success After Wooster

Wooster graduates with degrees in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology have chosen careers in a broad range of fields, from medicine, biological research, veterinary medicine, environmental law, exercise physiology, and cytotechnology, to art illustration, teaching, wildlife and fisheries management, evolutionary biology, and public health. Over half our graduates go on to continue their education at professional schools such as medical, veterinary, dental, or nursing schools at schools like Case Western, The Ohio State University, or Washington University (St. Louis) or in graduate programs at universities such as Yale, Michigan, UCDavis, UCLA, Columbia, Harvard, George Washington University, and Duke.

Kelsie Herring '12

Kelsie graduated in May 2012, took the MCAT and began working part time as a activities coordinator at Nemacolin Woodlands (high ropes course, climbing wall, bowling, paintball instructor). She also worked at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) as a Medical Laboratory Technician in Special Hematopathology. In July she started medical school at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA through the HPSP program with the United States Navy.

Warren Swegal '08

Warren attended the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and graduated 2013 at which point he morphed into a residency program at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit to specialize in Otolaryngology.

Leslie Magida '07

Leslie is currently finishing her final year of pediatric residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC.  Leslie and her fianc√© Peter Farrell (also a pediatric resident) recently returned from a 1 month medical mission trip to Honduras and hope to go back again soon.  

Kate Torrey '06

Kate earned her MS in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois.  She then worked for about 3 years at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  She returned to school, and graduated in December of '12 with a P.S.M. in Food Science and Human Nutrition, also from the University of Illinois.  She currently works for the University in the College of Engineering, running the undergraduate research program.

Ana Clara Azevedo-Pouly '07

Ana just graduated with a PhD in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry from The Ohio State University (2013). Her thesis focused on the role of tumor suppressive microRNAs in the development of pancreatic cancer. Her husband, Severin Pouly '07, graduated in 2012 from The Ohio State University with his MD. He has completed his intern year at Riverside Methodist Hospital and has just started his ophthalmology residency this month at the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX