Alumni (Scholar)

Jessica Simmons

Maryland Jefferson Scholar
Annapolis, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (1997)
M.D. Univ. of Maryland School of Medicine (2002)
Professional Sectors:
Healthcare Services


Alpha Phi Omega Coed Service Fraternity, Save Our Streams coordinator, Red Cross Blood Drive coordinator; Madison House, Medical Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit director, Charlottesville Free Clinic director and outstanding volunteer efforts recognition; Students for Environmental Action, Environmental Education Committee; Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society; Learning Needs and Evaluation Center volunteer; Virginia Discovery Museum, environmental education volunteer; Mountain Lake Biological Station; Outdoor Recreation Center, backpacking/hiking coordinator, rental staff; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Echols Interdisciplinary/Biology/History

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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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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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