Alumni (Scholar)

Adele Shartzer

Frank Gardiner Wisner Jefferson Scholar
Greenville, South Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (2003)
M.P.H. George Washington University (2005)
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University (2013)
Professional Sectors:
Business Development


Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra cellist; Jubilate Choir; Madison House, Holiday Sharing Program, Big Sibling Program director; Arts & Sciences Council; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Global Public Health Society, co-founder and president; Chi Omega, vice president, Rush Food Committee chair; First Year Fellowship; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Reformed University Fellowship; Student Council, Admissions Committee; New Student Center Committee; Covenant School 7th and 8th grade field hockey coach; Dance Marathon, vice chair, Entertainment, University Relations, and Morale Committees; Campaign for Dance, Programs chair; Order of Omega; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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