2013 Alumni Cohort

PhillipLemmons
Phillip Lemmons
Through experience as a patient over the past year and a half, Phillip Lemmons has developed a passion for the medical field. He is currently majoring in MCDB, Economics, and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He plans to attend medical school following the completion of his undergraduate studies. He loves running and skiing and will hopefully be able to get back to being active soon!

SaraAndrews
Sara Andrews
Sara Andrews is a junior majoring in Integrative Physiology at University of Colorado at Boulder. She hopes to go onto medical school after completion of her undergraduate education and become a dermatologist. In her free time, Sara loves to ski and do yoga.

CaitlynMailhiot
Caitlyn Mailhiot
Caitlyn is a sophomore majoring in Integrative Physiology at University of Colorado at Boulder and plans to attend veterinary school after graduating. Her hobbies include playing the piano, going to concerts, hiking, and playing with animals at the humane society.

GregoryWatson
Gregory Watson
Gregory is a junior at the University of Colorado at Boulder; he is studying Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and Integrative Physiology. Greg is working to become a trauma surgeon, and he is actively involved with many volunteer projects in the area. Outside of school, Greg likes to play the guitar, ride his bicycle, and enjoy the outdoors in beautiful Colorado.

SaraStroup
Sarah Stroup
Sarah is a junior at the University of Colorado at Boulder studying Integrative Physiology. She plans to graduate early in December 2013, and then apply to medical school the following year; with luck and hard work, she will hopefully be a wonderful obstetrician/gynecologist one day. When not in classes, she loves being a nanny, relaxing outdoors in the beautiful Boulder with friends, and getting to know the excellent MedAdvance team!

JeffreyLee
Jeffrey Lee
Jeffrey Lee, 24-year-old Colorado resident, graduated from New York City’s Juilliard School of Music in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music degree in classical piano performance. He studied with world-renowned pianists including Juilliard professor Matti Raekallio, Steinway Artist Yoshie Akimoto, and CU Professor Emeritus Larry Graham. As the recipient of numerous competition prizes and awards, Jeffrey has performed as a guest soloist with orchestras and in recitals in the United States, Europe, and Taiwan. He is now completing medical school prerequisites at the University of Colorado and is looking forward to applying in the near future. When away from the piano, Jeffrey enjoys spending time with friends, trying new restaurants, playing video games, and experiencing new things. Jeffrey dislikes the texture of kiwi seeds.

AyaAhram
Aya Ahram
Aya is a junior at the University of Colorado at Denver, majoring in biology. Although she is still not completely certain about what she’ll be doing as a career, she knows she is going to be involved in the healthcare field. She is inspired and motivated by the idea that she will be in a position where she is privileged enough to have people put their trust in her, and that she will, to the best of her abilities, be able to put their minds at ease. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, hiking, reading, and socializing.

ChelseaGardner
Chelsea Gardner
Chelsea is a current senior at the University of Colorado at Denver. She is studying Cognitive Neuroscience. She plans on pursing medical school in the near future. She has spent much of her life traveling, living overseas, and witnessing a variety of medical procedures in a wide range of cultures. She would love to work as a doctor or PA in trauma and be able to practice all over the world. As much as she loves travel, she also loves Colorado. She is extremely interested in anything outdoorsy: skiing, hiking, sports, backpacking… Everything! She may take a year off between undergrad and medical school to work as an EMT for backcountry search and rescue!

ShaliniJain
Shalini Jain
Shalini is a freshman at the University of Colorado at Boulder currently studying biochemistry. She plans to eventually go into medicine, maybe to become an ophthalmologist. She loves to be outdoors, especially to swim in a pool or kick a soccer ball around. She loves to dance and bake and sometimes sing (when no one is listening). MedAdvance has given her the great and unique opportunity to ascertain her interests in the medical field with great hands on experience.

BethMcCarthy
Beth McCarthy
Beth McCarthy is currently a sophomore at University of Colorado at Boulder and is majoring in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and Neuroscience. Currently, she is exploring the many facets of the medical field, but is narrowing her focus on genetic counseling. In her free time, she loves playing basketball and savoring the fact that she has free time.

MadisonMiranda
Madison Miranda
Madison is currently a sophomore at the University of Colorado at Boulder and is majoring in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Neuroscience. She plans to attend medical school, with the hopes of eventually becoming a Neurosurgeon. In her free time, she enjoys music, hiking, travelling, and scuba diving.

MollyGuerin
Molly Guerin
Molly is currently a freshmen at the University of Colorado at Boulder studying Integrative Physiology. After her undergraduate education, she hopes to attend medical school and pursue a career in oncology. Outside of the sciences, she enjoys playing soccer, being involved in clubs on campus, skiing, and cheering on the Red Sox and Patriots!

CodyDelReal
Cody Del Real
Cody attends the University of Colorado at Boulder and is majoring in Integrative Physiology. He plans to go on to medical school upon completion of his undergraduate education. In his free time, Cody enjoys watching movies, playing recreational basketball and lifting weights.

PallaviSaraf
Pallavi Saraf
Pallavi is a senior at the University of Colorado at Boulder studying Integrative Physiology. After completion of her undergraduate education, she plans to pursue a career in dentistry. In her time away from her studies, Pallavi enjoys playing on her family’s farm, hanging with her hippie friends and listening to old school techno music.

ArianaVarasteh
Ariana Varasteh
Ari is currently a freshman at the University of Colorado at Boulder studying Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. She hopes to one day become a neurosurgeon as she loves the idea of touching the lives of others in a way others cannot and she finds the brain extremely fascinating. In her free time, Ari enjoys traveling, playing softball, listening to music, and is an avid video gamer.

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