With aspirations of being a physician assistant, Paige is currently finishing her
Exercise Science, M.S. and will be attending the University of South Carolina School
of Medicine Physician Assistant Program in the spring. She is a lover, helper, and
leader that loves to travel to see other cultures outside of the small-town where
she grew up. She believe that hardwork can overcome any obstacel adn dreams are meant
to come true.
Marcey is a student in the Exercise Science Master’s program. After completing this
degree, she plans to pursue a PhD in Kinesiology and Nutrition. Ultimately, she hopes
to become a research professor and study the implementation of nutrition and exercise
interventions to combat obesity and other illnesses. Marcey chose to work in the WVHL
because her mother suffered pregnancy complications which led to later cardiovascular
Zoe is a second-year exercise science master’s student. She hopes to attend PA school
in the future. She spends most of her time outside of class napping, working and studying.
William is a senior biology major with chemistry and business administration minors
at UofSC. After graduation in May 2021, he plans on obtaining a PhD in molecular biology.
In his free time, he loves fishing, playing guitar, and hanging out with friends.
Erin is a senior public health major at UofSC. Following graduation, she plans to
attend medical school to become an osteopathic physician specializing in obstetrics
and gynecology. She values being a member of the Women’s Vsacular Health Lab as we
seek to discover more about women and the factors affecting our health.
Lohita Kollipara is an ambitious pre-medical student pursuing a Biological Sciences
major at UofSC in the Honors College. She hopes to attend medical school and continue
her focus on women’s and minority focused health, using her clinical and personal
skills that she has gained through the Women’s Vascular Health lab. In her free time
she an avid nap-taker, hiker, and enjoys playing the guitar.
Deja is an undergraduate student majoring in exercise science with a psychology minor.
She hopes to pursue a career in physical therapy after graduating in December 2020.
She’s excited to learn more about women’s and vascular health!
a. Brooke is an Honors College student graduating in May 2021 with an Exercise Science
major and Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior minor. She plans to attend medical
school and become a rural Family Medicine physician with obstetrics training. In her
free time, she enjoys going on long walks, listening to podcasts, and learning local
At the Honors College at UofSC, Chloe studied Public Health and Spanish and graduated
May 2020. Chloe is currently in medical school at USC School of Medicine Greenville
pursuing a MD degree. She aspires to be a physician who will serve all individuals
with cultural competence and understanding to ensure the highest level of care.
Abby graduated from the South Carolina Honors College in May 2020, There, she studied
Exercise Science with a minor in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior. Currently,
Abby is working in Chattanooga, TN as an emergency room technician in the Children’s
Hospital at Erlanger Health System. She plans to attend Physician Assistant school
and eventually work in obstetrics and women’s health.
At UofSC Nicole majored in Exercise Science and minored in Medical Humanities and
Spanish before graduating in 2019. Currently, she is working as a tutor and volunteering
with the refugee community outside Atlanta while applying to Master’s of Nursing programs.
During her time at UofSC, Catherine majored in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
and minored in English. She graduated in May 2020 and is now a medical student at
the University of Florida College of Medicine. She is currently undecided about which
specialty she will enter. However, she is partial to Obstetrics and Gynecology to
continue using the skills and knowledge she gained in Dr. Lane-Cordova’s lab!
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