Life After Converse: Science Grads Celebrate Career & Education Triumphs
Converse prides itself in fostering wise leaders and preparing its students for successful careers. See how our science program graduates have used their Converse degrees to bolster their next steps.
Dr. Victoria Bobo ’15 (Chemistry) is Quality Director and Senior Scientist at Parimer Scientists.
Chen Cheng ’22 (Medical Technology) was accepted into the Molecular Medicine Program at the University of Leeds.
Mary Owens Davidson ‘22 (Biology – Nisbet Scholar) was accepted, with a merit scholarship, into the University College Cork in Ireland to pursue a Master of Science in Marine Biology.
Melissa Brock Erkens ’18 (Biochemistry, German Studies – Nisbet Scholar) is a Health Scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Kelsey Garcia ’17 (Biology, Chemistry, Spanish) is a Resident Physician in OB/GYN at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA.
Avery Gregory ’14 (Biology) is a Nurse Practitioner at Children’s Care Pediatrics and a Pediatric Emergency Room Nurse at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Katie Harris ‘20 (Biochemistry) started the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program at Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Knoxville, TN.
Abigail Ann Jolley ’21 (Biochemistry, Psychology – Nisbet Scholar) is a CRTA (Cancer Research Training Award) Postbaccalaureate Research Fellow.
Dr. Carla Kantara ’07 (Biology, Chemistry) is Vice President at Global Biopharma Business Development Lead, Precision Development Partnering, Caris Life Sciences.
Dr. Ashton Lesiak ’11 (Chemistry – Nisbet Scholar) is a Controlled Substances Analyst and Forensic Toxicologist at the Virginia Department of Forensic Science.
Rhiannon Martinez ‘21 (Chemistry) started a position as Laboratory Analyst at IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group.
Shannon O’Farrell ‘17 (Biochemistry) is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Emily Parker ‘18 (Biology – Nisbet Scholar) obtained her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences at Augusta University.