Alumni (Scholar)

Karen Mayer Ross

Class: 1988
Hometown: Wallingford, Pennsylvania
B.S. University of Virginia (1988)
M.D. University of Virginia (1992)
Professional Sector:
Healthcare Services

Pianist for First Year Musical; Dormitory Intramural, Chairman; Madison House, Burn Unit, Infant Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, Program Director for Medical Services, Resident Coordinator; Catholic Student Organization, Social Service Officer; University's Catholic Religious Education Teacher; Towers Nursing Home, Volunteer; Hospital Eucharistic Minister and Lector at St. Thomas Aquinas Church; Peer Major Advisor; Campus Outreach Opportunity League-U.Va. Representative; Leadership America Scholarship Recipient; Echols Scholar; Marine Corps Marathon, Third Prize 1985; Omicron Delta Kappa; Dean's List; Chemistry with High Distinction

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