BSP Alumni

We are proud of our BSP graduates and want to follow their progress as they take the next steps in their lives and careers.  Below is a list of several, but not all, of our alumni.  If you are a BSP graduate who would like to be listed below, please contact BSP Coordinator Chris Connelly (chris.connelly@austin.utexas.edu).

Note: While all students below started as biology or biochemistry majors, some changed majors and/or graduated from different colleges.

 

NAMEHOMETOWNDEGREE / MAJORUT GRAD DATEPOST GRAD
Michael AkaolisaDallasBSA Biochemistry w/English and Sociology minorsMay 2021University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Alexandra AlvarezRound RockBSA Biology w/Pre-Health Professions Certificate and Psychology field of studyMay 2019

Gap year: Worked full-time as a medical scribe

Fall 2020: Baylor College of Medicine

Vivek AnandaSpringBSA Biology w/Business of Healthcare and Forensic Science certificatesMay 2023TTUHSC School of Medicine
Mariangela ArataKatyBS Human BiologyMay 2013UT School of Dentistry in Houston
Nakia ArmendarizMidlandBSA Biology w/Business MinorMay 2021MD/MBA program at UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
John-Paul BachDallasBSA Biology w/Business Foundations CertificateMay 2017UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Cabrina BeckerDallasBSA Biology and BS Psychology w/Forensic Science and Pre-Health Professions certificatesMay 2021MD/MPH program at UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Darien BernardDallasBS Exercise Science w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2020Relocating to Los Angeles, CA to pursue a career in music
Nick BirkAustinBS Mathematics and BSA BiologyMay 2019Biostatistics M.S. program at Harvard University
Paola Bojorquez-RamirezAlbuquerque, NMBS Public HealthMay 2020Chronic Disease Epidemiology MPH program at Yale School of Public Health
Anthony BruccoliereAllenBSA Biology w/Health Communication Minor and Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2021MD/MBA program at TTUHSC School of Medicine
Alicia CanoFort WorthBSA Nutrition w/Art History Minor and Pre-Health Professions CertificateDecember 2020UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Kinsey CationAustinBSA Biology and BS Public Health w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2019

Summer 2019: McCombs Health Informatics and Health Information Technology Certificate Program (HIHIT)

Fall 2019: Working at Reliant Immune Diagnostics

Myung-Jin ChaDallas (originally from Seoul)BSA Biochemistry w/French Minor and Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2020UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
Dennis ChauPortland, ORBS Public Health (4+1 Advanced Program)May 2016UT School of Public Health: Austin Campus
Vandan ChavdaCedar ParkBSA Biology w/Business MinorMay 2022College of Dental Medicine - Illinois
Kristine ChenCedar ParkBSA Biochemistry w/Business Foundations Certificate and Sociology MinorMay 2019Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine as part of the FMAT (Family Medicine Accelerated Track) program
Navya Reddy CherukuAustinBS Biochemistry w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2023Long School of Medicine at UTHSCSA
Onyinyechi ChidomereHoustonBS Health PromotionMay 2016UT Southwestern Medical School
Nathaniel ChohrachClear LakeBSA Biology with Business Foundations CertificateDecember 2018UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Gracie ChongHoustonBS Human Biology w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2020UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Nihal ChowdhuryAtlantic City, NJBS Public Health w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2016Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry
Trey CinclairPlanoBSA Biology w/Psychology field of studyAugust 2018

Gap year: Worked as a middle school science teacher

Fall 2019: UT Southwestern Medical School

Carolyn CollonsRenton, WABS Cell and Molecular Biology w/Government MinorAugust 2021Gap year / applying to graduate school
Jesse Doyle ContrerasEustaceBS Public HealthMay 2014University of Michigan School of Public Health
Grace CooperDublin, OHBS Human Biology and BA SpanishMay 2019MD/MPH program at Long School of Medicine at UTHSCSA
Santiago DiazReynosa, MexicoBS Human BiologyMay 2014University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Anamaria DraganAustinBS NeurobiologyMay 2017UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Grace DrewAustinBSA Biology w/Women's and Gender Studies Minor and Creative Writing CertificateMay 2022Gap year / applying to medical school
Emmanuella EgbonimRound RockBS Human Biology w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2016UT Southwestern Medical School
Mohanad ElchouemiAustinBS Computational BiologyMay 2023TTUHSC El Paso
Daniel EnwereHoustonBS Human BiologyMay 2013Baylor College of Medicine
Joe Angel Espinoza Jr.BrownsvilleBSA Biology and BA Philosophy w/Business Foundations CertificateMay 2017UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Karina GalvanEagle PassBSA Biochemistry w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2019Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alexandria GarciaSan AntonioBSA Biology w/Art History MinorDecember 2021Working and gaining more shadowing experience before applying to physical therapy schools
Kristie GarzaHoustonBS PsychologyDecember 2015Neuroscience Ph.D. program at Emory University
Roberto GonzalezWaxahachieBSA Biology w/Social Work MinorMay 2022UT Southwestern Medical School
Jaime R. GuerreroMcAllenBS NeurobiologyMay 2014Long School of Medicine at UTHSCSA
Savannah Nicole HamptonSan AntonioBSA Biology w/Business Foundations and Pre-Health Professions certificatesMay 2016UT Southwestern Medical School
Spencer HamrickHoustonBSA Biochemistry w/Business MinorMay 2020Biochemistry and Structural Biology Ph.D. program at Baylor College of Medicine
Nick HancockConroeBS Biology (Genetics and Genomics) w/Business MinorDecember 2021TTUHSC School of Medicine
Ankit HanmandluDallasBSA Biology with Spanish field of studyMay 2019UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Juan HerrejonNew BraunfelsBS Human BiologyMay 2014UT Southwestern Medical School
Madeline HoWacoBSA Biology w/BDP (Social Inequality, Health & Policy) and Pre-Health Professions certificatesDecember 2019UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Abigail HoffpauirPort NechesBS Human Biology and BA Sociology w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateDecember 2021Gap year / applying to medical school
Seongwoo JeongMcAllenBSA Biology w/Elements of Computing CertificateMay 2017Long School of Medicine at UTHSCSA
Guillermo JimenezEl PasoBS Cell and Molecular BiologyMay 2015Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
J. Daniel JimenezSan AntonioBA Russian and East European Studies, HistoryMay 2013Master's program at UT Austin's Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
Luryn John-MillerHoustonBSA Human Ecology w/Health Communication and Women's and Gender Studies minorsMay 2022Master of Social Work program at University of Houston
Sami JoudehMidlothianBSA Biology w/Arabic Minor and Forensic Science CertificateMay 2023UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Carley KaramSan AntonioBSA Biology w/Business Foundations CertificateMay 2016Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Caroline KellyHoustonBS Public Health and BA SpanishMay 2018UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Tynitress KimbleBay CityBS Microbiology and Infectious Diseases w/Forensic Science CertificateMay 2019Statistics MS program at Texas A&M University
Chris KujalowiczChicago, ILBSA Biology and BA EnglishMay 2020Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago
Eric Viet T. LePhiladelphia, PABSA NeuroscienceMay 2017Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Oliver LeeHoustonBS Human Biology w/Business Foundations CertificateMay 2014UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Rachel LeeSan AntonioBSA Nutrition w/Business of Healthcare CertificateMay 2023UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
McKayla LiraHoustonBSA Neuroscience w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2023Gap year / Applying to pharmacy school
Katarina LongoriaMissionBS Exercise ScienceMay 2015UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
Joey LopezLaredoBSA Human Development and Family Sciences w/Kinesiology and Health Education MinorMay 2023Doctor of Occupational Therapy program at UT Health San Antonio
Stephanie MaldonadoDripping SpringsBS Human BiologyMay 2012UT Austin's Alternate-Entry MS in Nursing
Samir ManjeeColleyvilleBSA Biology w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2017Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Daniela MarcanoKatyBS Human Biology w/BDP Certificate (Social Inequality, Health & Policy)May 2018Baylor College of Medicine
Lauren Cary MartinezMercedesBSA Biology w/Educational Psychology Minor and Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2022University of Houston College of Optometry
Brian MbahEulessBA BiologyMay 2014UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Sydney McDanielVan AlstyneBSA Biology w/Spanish for Medical Professions CertificateMay 2022Intern at University of North Carolina Department of Neurosurgery; applying to medical school
Elaine Mensa-WilmotSpringBS Public HealthMay 2016MPH program at Boston University
Nicolette MojicaHoustonBSA Biology w/Sociology MinorDecember 2019Long School of Medicine at UTHSCSA
Brandilyn MoneneArlingtonBS MicrobiologyMay 2017UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Trenell MosleyAtlanta, GABS Human BiologyMay 2015Genetics and Molecular Biology Ph.D. program at Emory University
Bradley NusSugar LandBSA Biology w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2020UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Luke OwensDentonBSA Biology w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateDecember 2021Working as a consultant at Evidera
Geneva PantojaHarker HeightsBA French and Health & Society w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2020U.S. Peace Corps - Community Health Educator in Togo (West Africa)
Kamal PhelpsSouthlakeBSA Biology w/Business Foundations, Forensic Science and Pre-Health Professions certificatesMay 2019UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Samantha PliegoDalhartBS Human Development and Family Sciences: Families and Personal Relationships w/Communication Studies Minor and Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2020Marriage and Family Therapy MS program at Texas Woman's University
Andrew PliszkaSan AntonioBSA Biology w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2018UT Southwestern Medical School
Jafrin PrithaKatyBSA Biology w/English MinorAugust 2022University of Illinois School of Law
Homais QadriHoustonBSA Biology w/Business Foundations and Pre-Health Professions certificatesMay 2018UT School of Dentistry in Houston
Kalei RaglandCedar ParkBSA Biochemistry w/Elements of Computing Certificate and History MinorMay 2023MS Computer Science program at Columbia University
Monica RamirezHumbleBS Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Behavior)August 2013Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
TJ ReevesCypressBSA Neuroscience w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2023Doctor of Physical Therapy program at UT Southwestern School of Health Professions
America Revere ConroeBS Nutritional SciencesMay 2016Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Matthew ReyesSugar LandBSA Nutrition w/Educational Psychology Minor and Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2022Surgical Recovery Specialist at Miracles in Sight
Monica Palafox RobertsEl PasoBS Computational BiologyMay 2020MS Bioinformatics program at Boston University
Dominick RuizCanutilloBachelor of Social WorkMay 2014UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Erica Kaitlin SantosEagle PassBSA Biology w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2020Long School of Medicine at UTHSCSA
Dominick ScottRound RockBS Human BiologyMay 2015UT School of Public Health: Austin Campus
Jordan ShullSan AntonioBS Nutritional SciencesMay 2015UT Health Houston McGovern Medical School
Zainah SiddiqiRound RockBSA Biochemistry w/Studio Art MinorDecember 2022Long School of Medicine at UTHSCSA
Tyler Ellis SmithSan AntonioBS Cell and Molecular BiologyMay 2012UT Southwestern Medical School
Benjamin StropeHoustonBS BiochemistryMay 2020Diagnostic Genetics M.S. program at MD Anderson
Serin ThomasEulessBSA BiologyMay 2016Texas A&M Medical School
Bibiana ToroHoustonBSA Biology w/History Minor and Pre-Health Professions CertificateDecember 2020UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Erick VelardeHarlingenBS Human BiologyMay 2023UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry
Caroline VickersAustinBS Human BiologyMay 2012Master's program in Nursing at Vanderbilt University
Trent WeatherlyFriendswoodBSA Biology w/Business Foundations, Pre-Health Professions, and Forensic Science certificatesMay 2019UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Rachel WhiteHoustonBS Marine BiologyMay 2015UT School of Public Health: Houston Campus
David WuPlanoBSA Biochemistry w/BDP (Ethics & Leadership in Healthcare), Business of Healthcare, and Pre-Health Professions certificatesMay 2021Gap year / applying to medical school
Bing YiAllenBS Public Health w/Pre-Health Professions CertificateMay 2022Long School of Medicine at UTHSCSA
Joshua ZamoraSan AntonioBS NeurobiologyAugust 2015Research Assistant at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio