Exploring Career Avenues with CT JSHS Alumni

During this event on March 1, 2023 we hosted a panel discussion on Zoom with our alumni, asking them questions about their educational and career journeys.

Panelists include (Left to right, top to bottom): 

Isha Walawalkar- Public Health, Biomedical Science, and Medicine

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Master of Public Health
  • Current Role: MD/PhD Student at UConn Health

Dr. LeRoy Robinson- Pathobiology and Translational Medicine

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences and Spanish
  • Master’s Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • PhD in Pathobiology and Translational Medicine 
  • Current Role: Senior Medical Science Liaison, Bayer Pharmaceuticals & Adjunct Professor,
  • San Francisco State University

Billy Huggins (moderator)- UConn Biomedical Sciences PhD pre-doctoral candidate & CT-JSHS Alumni Event Coordinator

Dr. Sam Schick– Medicine

  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics 
  • Master of Science in Clinical Investigation
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) at West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Current Role: Research Fellow at University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Mic Johnson- Engineering

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical and Civil Engineering
  • Master of International Affairs, International Economics and Management 
  • Current Role: Data Scientist at BNY Mellon Technology

Paul Hansel- Physical Sciences 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Minor in Economics
  • Career Focus in Electrical and Systems Engineering for Autonomous and Teleoperated Earthmoving Equipment

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