Graduation year: 2018
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Katrina Dewitt is currently a second-year graduate student and teaching assistant at Rutgers Camden. Her goals are to continue into a Ph.D. program and become a research scientist in the area of ecology.
Graduation year: 2017
Parth Lalakia is a Rutgers-Camden alumnus (Class of 2017) with a major in Biology and minors in Philosophy and Chemistry. Parth was the President of Student Government Association; President of the American Medical Student Association; Resident Assistant with the Office of Housing and Residence Life; Vice-President of the West Indian-Indian Connection; Civic Scholar; Orientation Leader, and a student researcher in Dr. Kwangwon Lee’s lab where he researched on circadian rhythm.
Parth also completed his Master’s Degree in Public Health at the Jefferson University College of Population Health. He is currently a Research Associate in the Office of Global Affairs at Thomas Jefferson University. His areas of research interests include global and public health, maternal and fetal medicine, and medical education. He currently works on multiple NIH and Gates foundation research conducting interventions to improve healthcare globally and locally. Additionally, Parth also works as a Research Assistant in the Department of Urology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He assists in qualitative research by conducting and translating interviews in Gujarati and Hindi at the annual workshop titled, “Understanding the Patient’s Perspective: Experience with Bladder Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex in India.”
Graduation year: 2014
Heather Stang is currently working as a Physician Assistant (PA). After Rutgers, she worked at Virtua for 2 years as an EMT. Then she went to Chatham University in Pittsburgh to get her masters to become a PA. Now, Heather works full time at a multi-specialty practice in Berlin, NJ, but mainly works in primary care and addiction medicine. She may plan to venture into another medical specialty down the road such as surgical subspecialty.