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McCollough Testimonial

A note from McCollough Senior Emily Eichstaedt about her time in the McCollough Institute: “My name is Emily Eichstaedt, and I am a Senior in the McCollough Institute from Huntsville, AL. In May, I will graduate with a degree in Biology with minors in Spanish and Interdisciplinary Studies in Medicine. I am extremely excited to attend the University of Alabama in Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine in the fall. None of this would have been possible without the support and education I received from being a part of the 2020 McCollough […]

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McCollough Spotlight

McCollough Graduates 2022-2023 Class w. Dr. Ted Poston (Director)

Congratulations 2024 Graduates – Bottom row: Dr. Ted Poston, Bailey Jarret, Mary Kate Grossman, Emily Eichstaedt, Mia Liacopoulos Top row: Greyson Taylor, Caleb Vanderberg, Alex Meyer , Alyssa Thompson Graduate plans: Bailey Jarrett – Baylor College of Medicine Greyson Taylor – UAB Heersink School of Medicine Mary Grossmann – UA Masters program Mia Liacopoulos – UA Masters program Alexandra Meyer – UA Masters program Alyssa Thompson – UA Masters program Caleb Vandenburg – Washington University at St. Louis School of […]

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Congratulations to Spring 2023 McCollough Pre-Medical Scholars Graduates

Congratulations!  The McCollough Pre-Medical Scholars Program would like to take this opportunity to extend a congratulations to all UA Spring 2023 graduates! A special acknowledgement to the McCollough Institute Pre-Medical Scholars who will participate on May 5th & 6th Spring Commencement ceremonies. To watch the ceremony live visit Spring 2023 – Commencement | The University of Alabama (ua.edu)

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Congratulations to Fall 2022 McCollough Pre-Medical Scholars Graduates

Congratulations!  The McCollough Pre-Medical Scholars Program would like to take this opportunity to extend a congratulations to all UA Fall 2022 graduates! A special acknowledgement to the McCollough Institute Pre-Medical Scholars who will participate on Saturdays, December 10th, Fall commencement ceremony.   Ashlyn Dull receives a Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Interdisciplinary Studies in Medicine (IDMD) and will be finishing her master’s at the graduate level in Biological Sciences. Lillian “Lilly” Slaughter receives a Bachelor of Science […]

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Pre-Health Advisor Spotlight

Freshmen/Sophomores: Look for opportunities to shadow over the holiday. The most successful applicants from our University have between 50-100 shadowing hours. Get started now! Regardless of your prehealth track, shadowing and volunteering during holiday breaks are a great way to slowly gather your observation hours. Think about what you want your summer 2023 involvement to look like and make a plan. Juniors: Review your resumes and write out reflections for each experience. Start thinking about ideas for your personal statement. […]

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