Alumni (Scholar)

Chris Boals

Memphis Jefferson Scholar
Germantown, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (1995)
M.D. University of Tennessee (1999)
Professional Sector:
Healthcare Services


Honor Liaison; Chi Phi, Fall Pledge Class President, Event Chair for Chi Phi/ American Cancer Society's Lifting Pounds to Beat Cancer; IFC Party Patrol; Madison House, Adopt-A-Grandparent; Observer/Advisor for Boy Scouts of America Troop 142; Research in Cerebrovascular Research Lab; Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship.

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