Alumni (Scholar)

Babita Panigrahi

William A. Hobbs Jefferson Scholar
Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (2008)
M.D. Yale University (2013)


Honor Committee, Educator, LASE 151 (Ethics and the Honor System) class facilitator; Madison House, Medical Services Program, inpatient epilepsy volunteer; Maupin House Council; University Singers; Learning Needs and Evaluation Center volunteer; Math Tutoring Center, tutor; Tucker Lab cardiology research; CHEM 242 (Organic Chemistry II) teaching assistant; U.Va. Medical Center, Radiology Department student researcher; Virginia Women’s Chorus, Managing Board, logistics chair; Harvard Kennedy School of Government Public Policy and Leadership Conference; Alternative Spring Break, Dominican Republic, Ghana; Sustained Dialogue; Alpha Phi Omega; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Merck Index Award; Francis Carey Undergraduate Teaching Award; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society; Lawn Resident; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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