Alyssa is a Biomedical Sciences major in the
class of 2016. She hopes to pursue a career in medicine, perhaps
working with Doctors Without Borders in aiding developing
countries. She works part time at the Medical Sciences Library, so
you can always find her there, either working or studying. When she
is not at the library she is at home cooking and playing with her
“I have a precious puppy named Ginger, who I recently rescued
from an animal shelter back home,” Alyssa said.
“I knew I wanted to pursue a career in medicine ever since I was
young, but the ambition to assist abroad came when I went to
Honduras with Global Medical Brigades, and we helped communities in
the struggling regions,” she continued
Her school survival tip? Start off strong in the beginning of
the semester. As the semester continues, classes tend to become
difficult, but if you take the time to apply yourself at the
beginning it will help for what is to come.