Dr. Alexis Corbitt ‘06 Explores Healthcare from Varied Perspectives

While Alexis Corbitt ‘06 has made a career in healthcare, her recent experiences as a patient have opened her eyes to aspects of the industry to which she had previously given little thought.

Justin Hills ’14 Conducts Childhood Cancer Research at St. Jude

Justin Hills ‘14 recently completed the Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The eleven-week program affords the opportunity for sixty students from across the country to interact with scientists and physicians in their related departments. As a senior in biology with a concentration in human biology, Hills plans to attend medical school after graduation.

Brandon Carlisle ’13 Co-Authors Paper on Ovarian Cancer Detection

posted 2012.10.02 Brandon Carlisle ‘13 is second co-author of a paper published in the journal Analytical Chemistry. An abstract of “Systematic Comparison of Reverse Phase and Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography Platforms for the Analysis of N-linked Glycans” by Walker SH, Carlisle BC, and Muddiman DC, can be found on PubMed, among other databases. Carlisle, a biological sciences major with a concentration in human biology, began exploring undergraduate research opportunities near the end of his freshman year. He connected with David Muddiman of the
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Hayley Stowe ’14 Committed to Battling Cancer

“I watched a dear friend of my family fight melanoma for six years,” says Hayley Stowe ‘14. “That experience shaped my goal to be an oncologist and make a difference in the lives of people battling cancer.” Stowe, a biological sciences major with a concentration in human biology, traveled to El Remate, Guatemala during her first year at NC State. While working in a medical clinic on an alternative service break trip sponsored by the Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public
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Park Scholars Launch Soccer Tournament to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

posted 2011.05.26 Kelly Cox ‘13, Josh Knight ‘13, and John Miller ‘13 have spent the better part of the last year turning an idea into a reality. In the process, the students landed sponsors, applied for status as a nonprofit organization, and recruited students to play in the inaugural Red and White Soccer Classic tournament they organized this spring – all in the name of cancer research. “Kelly turned to me in October and said that we should host a
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Alumna Gives Breast Cancer Talk

Jenny Chang (2000) shared her story with the NC State campus as part of a Breast Cancer Awareness Month event. On October 19, Jenny addressed about 60 people in room 107 of Harrelson Hall. The former student body president’s message was simple: breast cancer can strike all ages. Jenny was 24 when she first noticed a small bump on her breast. She wasn’t worried—”Women this young don’t get cancer,” she thought—until a mammography revealed the unlikely diagnosis. Two years later,
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