Pre-Health Spotlights

Learn more about alumni and partners with an interest in CLA pre­-health studies.

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Makoto Hang

Makoto Hang graduated from Century College in 2014 with an Associate of Arts. Following graduation, he furthered his education at the University of Minnesota to earn a Bachelor's of Arts in Biology, Society, and the Environment (BSE). Currently, Makoto is enrolled in the College of Pharmacy program at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in hopes to graduate in the spring of 2021.
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Jared Venier

Jared Venier earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology spring of 2014. He completed the Master of Occupational Therapy program at the University of Minnesota summer of 2016.
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Alana Dopp

Alana Dopp is a former CLA student who graduated May of 2016 with a major in American Indian Studies and a minor in Biology. She’s currently a medical student at the University of Minnesota, Duluth campus.
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Yena Yoo

Yena Yoo graduated in the spring of 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at University of Minnesota. Prior to this degree, she received a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) from Seoul, South Korea. Yena is a medical student at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences where she started in the fall of 2017.
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Daniel Ditch

Daniel Ditch graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Society, and Environment in May 2014. After graduating from CLA, he was admitted to the Doctor of Dental Surgery program at the University of Minnesota.
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Emily Carstens

Emily Carstens graduated May 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, Society, and Environment. She started the Physical Therapy program at the University of Minnesota in fall of 2017.
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Margaux Jensen, BA

Margaux Jensen graduated from the College of Liberal Arts with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Society, and Environment in May 2014. She is currently a third year Doctor of Pharmacy student at the University of Minnesota.
If you would like to be featured in CLA Pre-Health Spotlights or have someone that you would like to nominate, please email clamed@umn.edu with your information.