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Dr. Shelly (Strickland) Lowery ‘04 Combines Healthcare Expertise and Hometown Pride

As a young college student who shadowed physicians while in high school, Shelly (Strickland) Lowery ‘04 was initially uncertain whether she wanted to pursue a career in medicine. She opted to double major in biomedical and biological engineering at NC State, believing these fields to be the best match for her love of mathematics and science as well as her tentative interest in medicine.

Alumna named NC Schweitzer Fellow

Shelly Strickland (2003) works to improve the health of North Carolina’s Native Americans. Shelly Strickland (2003) believes in making a difference. As a second-year medical student at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, she’s well on her way. Yet, Shelly’s history of service began long before her medical career. The Pembroke, NC, native has served as an ambassador for the Lumbee tribe and the seven other Native American tribes of North Carolina for more than eight years. A former Miss Lumbee
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