Alumni Happenings and Department News


  • Morgan (Henry) Stine (‘07) has moved with husband Paul and their 1-year-old, Parker to Tennessee where she is now working as a Physician Assistant at Vanderbilt University.
  • Nathaniel Prorok (‘08) received a Master’s in Healthcare Administration from Marquette University in May 2015.  He is currently at the University of Utah Health and Sciences Medical Center beginning an Administrative Fellowship in Healthcare Administration.
  • Caitlin Jennings (‘09) has taken the position as our Department Lab Associate.
  • Our own Stephanie Perez (‘10) delivered a healthy baby boy, Romeo, on May 28th. Congratulation to Stephanie and Joe!
  • Alexa Elliot Sales (‘12) graduated from the USC School of Dentistry in May with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
  • Mackenzie Piper (’13) began an MPH program in Community Oriented Public Health Practice at University of Washington in Seattle.
  • Darien Pyka (‘14) recently started the Master’s program in Kinesiology at Cal State Fullerton.
  • Liam Shorrock (‘14), our former Lab Associate, has entered medical school at Georgetown University.
  • Joining Liam at Georgetown University, Meghan Jonikas (’15) is beginning her medical school training.
  • Rakiyah Johnson (‘16) is enrolled at Emory University in Atlanta this fall working on an MPH.
  • Samantha Weckman (‘16) is enrolled in an accelerated MSN program at Western University of Health Sciences this fall.
  • Lacey Smith (‘16) has been awarded a Mitchell Scholarship by the US-Ireland Alliance to study immunology and global health at Maynooth University in Ireland beginning in the fall of 2017.  This follows a year working with the Medical Missionaries Global Health Fellowship in Haiti.
  • Jeanette Ricci (‘16) has enrolled in an Exercise Physiology Ph.D. Program at Michigan State University this fall.
  • Stephanie Horwitz (‘16) has enrolled in the DPT program at St. Mary’s this fall.
  • Sofia Abrate, (‘16) has enrolled in the DPT program at Northern Arizona University this fall.
  • Grant Kinnee (‘16) has started the DPT program at Puget Sound University this fall.
  • Brianna Gaytan (’16) is working as an Administrative Specialist with the UCLA Division of Interventional Neuroradiology.
  • Ashtynn Neslon (’16) is enrolled in DC studies at Southern California University of Health Sciences.
  • Isabel Jones, Kiana Gleason, Audrey Chen, Carrie Whitelam, Tim Brown, and Lawrence VanHook all class of 2016 Athletic Training majors passed their ATC Boards.
  • Tim Brown, ATC (‘16) is now working as an Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team.

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