Caitlin A. McMenamin and Haley L. Nation passed their final oral defenses in May, and have moved into teaching positions at medical universities in New Jersey and Texas respectively.Mid-summer, the second-year doctoral candidates successfully passed their comprehensive exams:
- Elise Orellana, mentor Dr. Andras Hajnal, Neural and Behavioral Sciences
- Sarah Tilden, mentor Dr. Scott Bunce, Psychiatry
The first-year doctoral candidates successfully passed their candidacy exams in May and have chosen their laboratory affiliation and mentors:
- Caitlin Coker, mentor Dr. Yuval Silberman, Neural and Behavioral Sciences
- Taylor Friemel, mentor Dr. Salvatore Stella, Neural and Behavioral Sciences
- Amanda Khan, mentor Dr. Salvatore Stella, Neural and Behavioral Sciences
- Jenna Wilcox, mentor Dr. David Waning, Cellular and Molecular Physiology
The PhD program in Anatomy at Penn State College of Medicine is designed for those interested in acquiring advanced training in the anatomical sciences.
The doctoral degree provides coursework to help students achieve advanced understanding of specific knowledge related to human anatomic sciences, including medical gross anatomy, human embryology and human microscopic anatomy.
The program provides the resources for students to acquire specialty training and teaching experience necessary to pursue an academic career in the biological sciences.
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