CVM Students Receive Doctorates During December Commencement Exercises

Dec2016 PhD graduates
From left to right: Rachel Curtis-Robles, William (Ben) Stoughton, Sharla Birch, Yating Cheng, and Erik Hedrick

On Dec. 16, 2016, eight graduate students from the CVM were awarded their PhD degrees. Five of them attended the ceremony to receive their diplomas and be hooded.

Students who received their doctorates were: Sharla Birch, Yating Cheng, Sarah Coquis-Knezek, Rachel Curtis-Robles, Erik Hedrick, Jessica Hokamp, William “Ben” Stoughton, and Canaan Whitfield-Cargile. CVM faculty/researchers who graduated students were: Dr. Noah Cohen, Dr. Sarah Hamer, Dr. Joe Kornegay, Dr. Mary Nabity, Dr. Christopher Quick, and Dr. Stephen Safe.