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Portrait of Gabriela Cortes Cortes in front of green shrubs
Microbiology

First-gen biohealth grad achieves huge 'next step' toward career as a dentist

Gabriela Cortes Cortes is proud not to have let any obstacle, including a pandemic or the challenges of a first-generation student, hold her back from earning a four-year degree in the College of Science.

Van Anh Vu
Alumni and Friends

Biohealth sciences, pre-pharmacy alumna graduated early to care for patients during the pandemic

As a 12th-grader, Van Anh Vu was accepted into the College of Pharmacy as part of the college’s Early Assurance Program and completed her bachelor’s degree in biohealth sciences and international studies at Oregon State University.

Jacob Maynes; graduating biohealth science senior
Students

BioHealth senior’s race to the medical school finish line

Jacob Maynes, a senior majoring in biohealth sciences, will start medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) in Erie, Pennsylvania, this July after only three years of college.

Weihong Qiu pointing at samples with female mentee, Haelyn Epp, in lab
Biomedical Science

Focusing on research full-time helps BioHealth Science student get to the ‘why’ behind the ‘what’

BioHealth Sciences junior Haelyn Epp used her SURE Science scholarship to do full-time research on motor proteins.

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Students

The impact of Presidential Scholars after one year

Meet 2018 Presidential Scholars and science students Eli Nicholas and Jordyn Hamilton.

Mikayla Pivec
Students

Science student and basketball star studies resources for homeless populations

Basketball star and BioHealth Sciences junior Mikayla Pivec used her SURE Science scholarship to study how the homeless can have better access to resources.

Coby Cates sitting inside of Valley Library
Students

Seeing a void, student establishes award-winning medical club

BioHealth Sciences major Coby Cates founded and presided over the national award-winning Pre-SOMA (Student Osteopathic Medical Association) club.

Brett Gill and girlfriend in front of townscape
Students

A global approach to pharmacy through BioHealth Sciences

Like so many students, senior biohealth sciences major Brett Gill’s intended path as a freshman at Oregon State veered off course — for the better.

Sydney Phu in front of Kidder Hall
Students

Biohealth student snags prestigious bioethics internship at Mayo Clinic

Biohealth Sciences major Sydney Phu selected for a prestigious bioethics summer internship at the Mayo Clinic.

Coby Cates standing in front of Valley Library
Students

Pre-osteopathic student club earns national honors in its first year

Oregon State’s new pre-osteopathic student club earned national recognition as Chapter of the Year in its first year of operation.