1996
Alumni (Scholar)

Kent Nilsson

Reginald S. and Julia W. Fleet Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Greenbelt, Maryland
Degrees:
B.A. University of Virginia (1996)
M.A. Johns Hopkins University (2001)
M.D. Johns Hopkins University (2002)
Professional Sectors:
Education
Healthcare Services
Research/Science

Bio:

Sigma Chi, pledge class president, Scholarship Committee chairman; Madison House, Medical Services, Epilepsy, Burn Unit, Tutoring Program; First Year Fellowship; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Watson Activities Committee representative; Judiciary Liaison; First Year Contact; Virginia Literary Review, Poetry; On-Target Leadership Conference; Ascension Lutheran School substitute teacher; Resident Staff, Bonnycastle Association, Selections Committee; Interfraternity Advisory Committee; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Boy Scout Troop, Assistant Scoutmaster; Chemistry Department Research; Outstanding Chemistry Student Award; Howard Hughes Research Program; 211 th American Chemical Society convention speaker; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Raven Society, CLAS representative, Nominating Committee chair, Scholarship Committee trustee; Golden Key National Honor Society; Lawn resident; Society of Sigma Xi's Undergraduate Research Award for Physical Sciences; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Echols Interdisciplinary with Distinction

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