Alumni (Scholar)

Jessica Fowler

St. Louis Jefferson Scholar
St. Louis, Missouri
B.A. University of Virginia (2006)
M.P.H. University of North Carolina (2010)
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine (2011)


Honor Advisor; Madison House; Sustained Dialogue, chair, vice chair, moderator; The IMPACT Movement Club; Field Hockey; Alpha Kappa Alpha; Inter-Greek Committee; Black Voices section leader; Black Student Alliance, Programming Committee; Offi ce of African-American Affairs, Peer Advisor Program, senior peer advisor, Academic Committee chair; BUCKS, mentor; Black Leadership Institute; Iota Phi Theta, First Year Leadership Award; Daniel Hale Williams Pre-Medical Honor Society, Academic Achievement Award; Offi ce of African-American Affairs’ Longevity of Excellence Award; Greek Councils Outstanding Contributions to the University Award; Golden Key Honour Society; Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society; Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity; M. Rick Turner Distinguished Student Award; Genesis Society Recognition; Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award; Raven Society; Lawn Resident; Holland Scholar; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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