Alumni (Scholar)

Maddie Rita

Penelope W. and E. Roe Stamps IV Jefferson Scholar
Denver, Colorado
Professional Sectors:
Community & Social Services
Healthcare Services


University Judiciary Committee, investigator, First Year Judiciary Committee vice chair; U.Va. Hospital Emergency Department, medical scribe; Sustained Dialogue; Madison House, Beyond the Bars GED, ESL tutor; Winding River Birth Center, intern; Maya Midwifery International, summer intern; Department of Anthropology, guest lecturer under Professor Carrie Douglass; Department of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry teaching assistant; Students Helping Honduras; Echols Scholar; Raven Society; Dean's List; Luce Scholar

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