Alumni (Scholar)

Megan Dunning

Mary and Daniel Loughran Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Fairfax, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2008)
M.D. Georgetown University School of Medicine (2014)


University Judiciary Committee, First Year judge, investigator; Madison House, Adopt-AGrandparent Program, Migrant Aid Program, Student Interpreter Service Initiative, Medical Services Program; Alternative Spring Break, Publicity Committee co-chair, Ecuador, Guatemala, New Orleans, Shenandoah site leader, selections vice president, Service Learning Research grant; Outdoors at U.Va.; Days on the Lawn; Sustained Dialogue; Monroe Society; U.Va. Medical Center, Radiology Department student researcher; U.Va. Inter-American Health Alliance, co-founder, co-chair; Women in Medicine Initiatives, outreach chair; Women’s Leadership Development Program; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society; Global Development Symposium; Center for Global Health Scholar; David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Award; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Phi Beta Kappa; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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