Alumni (Scholar)

Kathleen Erwin

Molly Hereford - Susanne Smith Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1987)
M.A. University of California (1990)
Ph.D. University of California (1994)
M.D. University of California (2004)
Professional Sectors:
Healthcare Services


Students Together Against Racial Separatism; University Singers, Representative Council; Women's Chorus, Madrigal Dinner Co-Chairman; United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War; French Club, Publicity; Charlottesville Peace Choir; Creator Magazine, Writer; Part-time job in Neurosurgery Research; Phi Sigma Iota; Phi Alpha Theta; Dean's List; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Semester at the Sorbonne, Paris; Echols Scholar; Raven Society

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