2012-2014 Student Spotlight

Briana Deer

(Class of 2016)

Briana Deer photoFrom the beginning I was interested in Miami's pre-med program, so during that visit I had a meeting with Robert Balfour in the Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education. He told me that if I combined pre-med studies with the Honors program I would have a very good chance of getting into medical school.


Read what Briana had to say about Miami's pre-med program and her African experiences.


Serena MacDonald

(Class of 2014)

Serena MacDonald photoAnother key person was Robert Balfour, the assistant director of the Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education. As my pre-medical advisor since my first year, he's been extremely influential and helped me get my med school applications in on time!


Read what Serena had to say about her research and internship experiences at Miami.


Justin Chu

(Class of 2015)

Justin Chu photoI chose Miami not only because of its legacy and tradition, but also because of its reputation for preparing students for post-undergraduate work. These were things that really stuck out to me, and on my visit here I fell in love with the campus. From there it was a pretty easy decision.


Read what Justin had to say about liberal arts at Miami and his leadership and volunteering experiences.


Todd Brophy

(Class of 2012)

Todd Brophy photoMiami is an ideal place to spend four years of college … Whether you want to volunteer at a school, conduct research, or any other number of things, you definitely can make it happen at Miami.


Read what Todd had to say about his Mallory-Wilson Center preceptorship and his volunteer work.