Life After Stetson
Whether you wish to be an industrial or academic chemist, or prefer a career in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, or other health-related specialty, chemistry is good preparation.
Stetson chemistry graduates go on to attend a medical or other health-related professional school, pursue advanced degrees in chemistry, and enter teaching or chemical research positions.
OUR SPRING 2011 GRADUATES:
Front Row: Catherine Klima (Chemistry); Jen-Chou Wang (Biochemistry & Chemistry); Rebecca Levine (Chemistry). Back Row: Dr. W. Tandy Grubbs, Dr. Harry Price, Dr. John York, and Dr. Ramee Indralingam.
OUR SPRING 2010 GRADUATES
Back row: Bill Furlong, Dr. Harry Price, Dr. John York, Dr. Tandy Grubbs, and Dr. Ramee Indralingam.
Front row: Naomi Perricone (Chemistry), Sarah Sears (Biochemistry), Shekeria Stewart (Biochemistry), Ashli Simone (Chemistry) , Parker Chapman (Chemistry) , Jesica Spreng (Chemistry)
OUR SPRING 2009 GRADUATES
Back row: Dr. John York, Dr. Harry Price, Dr. Pete Hauck, Dr. W. Tandy Grubbs, Bill Furlong,
Dr. Ramee Indralingam, Front row: Mary Jane Simpson (Chemistry), Ember Leipert (Biochemistry), Megan Lewis (Chemistry), Kyle Schmitt (Biochemistry), Danny Infield (Biochemistry), Jon Beusse (Chemistry)
A few of our successful Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates include:
Courtney Rouhier Varney - (Biochemistry 2005), University of Florida '10, Veterinary Medicine, D.V.M.
Amy Luce- (Biochemistry 2005), University of Florida '09, Dentistry,D.M.D.
Danny Infield - (Biochemistry 2009), Ph.D., Emory University
Mary Jane Simpson - (Chemistry 2009), Ph.D., Duke University
Jon Beusse - (Chemistry, 2009), Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Ashley Morris - (Chemistry 2008), Georgetown University
Darash Desai - (Biochemistry 2008), Ph.D., Boston University
Christina Schafer - (Biochemistry 2008), University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Aguirre de Cubas - (Biochemistry and Chemistry 2007), Ph.D. Spanish National Cancer Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
Taylor Lewis - (Biochemistry 2007), University of Florida Medical School
Gail Ferek - (Biochemistry 2007), University of Florida Medical School
Becky O'Neill -(Biochemistry 2006), Nova Southeastern University Pharmacy School
Daivd Piechocki -(Chemistry, 2006), Stetson Law School
Chris Stefancik - (Chemistry, 2005), University of Florida
Courtney Rouhier - (Biochemistry, 2005), University of Florida Veterinary School
Erin Hurley - (Chemistry, 2004), Notre Dame University
Kristin Margadonna- (Chemistry, 2004), Employed at an Environmental Conservarion Lab
Other Alumni - Where Are They Now?
We love hearing from and keeping in touch with our many graduates. And as we do, we want to share with you their whereabouts and accomplishments. If you have been trying to track down that certain classmate, then take a look and see if you can find their name below. All information posted below was given by permission by each alumnus in response to our annual Vita Survey which was sent to them.
You will find listed below their name, year of graduation, e-mail address, URL's to their web sites, and some other information that our alumni have shared with us. Feel free to get in touch with them.
Jessica Spreng - '09 Biology, '10 Chemistry - Administrative Assistant, Flight-1, LLC.email@example.com
Aguiree Andres de Cubas - '07 - Presently working on his Doctoral Thesis in th eHereditary Endocrine Cancer Group in the Human Cancer Genetics Programme at the CNIO.firstname.lastname@example.org
Allison Fulton - '06 Biochemistry - Environmental Specialist, Volusia CountyEnvironmentalHealth Laboratory.
C. Taylor Lewis -'06 -University of Florida College of Medicine. email@example.com
Erin Hurley - '04 -University of Notre Dame,Ph.D. '09. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristin Margadonna - '04 - Employed at Environmental Conservation Labs (ENCO) as an Analyst in the Organics department. email@example.com
Matt Soto '03 B.S. (Biochemistry), Stetson University '03 M.S. (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology), University of South Florida '05 Pharm.D., University of Florida '09, PGY-1 Residency Primary Care Clinical Pharmacy, North FL/South GA Veterans Health System (NF/SG VHS) '10 Currently a primary care clinical pharmacist at a Community Based Outpatient Clinic for the NF/SG VHS
Siu (Jennifer) Wah Wong- Deyrup - '01 - University of Iowa, Ph.D. Bioinorganic Chemistry, '07. Adjunct Professor, Heidelberg University. firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy [Shackelford] Whitten - '01 -Ph.D. canditate inGenetics and Developmental Biology at West Virginia University.Cytogenetics Technical Specialist, West Virginia University Hospitals.email@example.com
Cary M. Bucasas - '00,http://www.linkedin.com/in/carybucasas
Richard C. Laughlin - '00 -Clemson Universtiy, Department of Genetic & Biochemistry.firstname.lastname@example.org
Angelito Inocencio Nepomuceno - '00 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Ph.D. in Chemistry email@example.com
Melissa Fries - '99, Received D.D.S. from New York University in 2003. Currently employed with the U.S. Navy as a Lt./Dentist in General practice since July 2003. Is moving to Bremerton, WA in 2004. Will be stationed on USS Carl Vinson as a dentist. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dawn (Jackson) Armbrtester - '98, Received M.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arizona. email@example.com
Matthew Steven Nelson - '98, Received M.S. Molecular Biology , M.S. Business Management, from the University of Florida in 2002. Currently employed as an account manager at Bio-Rad Laboratories.firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Kottmann - '97, Received MD from Thomas Jefferson University in 2001, Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital - 2001-2004, Puminary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship - University of Rochester, SMH. email@example.com
Nelly Haddad, DMD- '95 - General dentistry. firstname.lastname@example.org
Julia (Cordek) Rusak - '94 - M.S. Analytical Chemistry, University of Florida. Received her B.S. in Nursing from the University of Scranton. email@example.com
Chuck Hammett - '91, Owner of Dominion Marketing, a company that markets for a national charity that helps people with the down payment of thier home. Enjoys golf and tennis. Sers as an Associate Pastor of his church as well as being involved in many ministry firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael T. Kelly - '89, Received F.A.G.D, from the University of Florida in 2000, is in private practice in Orange City, FL. email@example.com
W. Todd Lowther - '89 - Ph.D., University of Florida in 1994. Postdoctorial at the University of Oregon, '02. Is an Assistant Professor, Center for Structural biology, Department of Biochemistry, Wake forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC. firstname.lastname@example.org. URL:http://www1.wfubmc.edu/biochem/faculty/Lowther.htm
Thomas Barnard - '88 Chemistry -'93 MD, University of South FL. Ophthalmologist - Florida Retna Institute. TBarn84530@aopl.com
Major August Way Fountain, III - '85 United States Military Academy, Department of Chemistry, West Point, New York, Chemical Corps/Academy Professor
Belkis Musalen Jones - '82, Received D.M.D. from the University of Florida in 1986, is in private practice in Haines City, FL. email@example.com
J. Michael Digney - '81 - Georgetown University School of Dentistry - '85, Internship at Jackson Memorial Hospita, Miami, FL - '85, Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida, Jacksonville - '86-'90. Private Practice Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. www.drdigney.com
Harold Crum, OD. - '74 - Received O.D. from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1979. Self employed for the past 27 years. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bert M. Gordon, Ph.D.- '74 - Received Ph.D. at Duke University in 1978. Employed at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company as a principal scientist for the past 28 years. Co-editor - Journal of Chromatographic Science for 20 years. email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe T. Bamberg - '73 Chemistry, Economics - Research Scientist - Roche. email@example.com
Steven Harless - '72 - Harless & Associates, CPA's, Atlanta, GA. firstname.lastname@example.orgLeon Smith - '70 - D.D.S University of Maryland '77. Practicing dentistry for the past 30 email@example.com
Susan Jones Cooper - '71 Received her M.A. Science Ed. in 1974 from the University of South Flordia. Teaching Science & Mat at LaBelle High School, LaBelle, Fl firstname.lastname@example.org
Larry W. Robertson, Ph.D., M.P.H. - '69 - Ph.D. Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, 1981. Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology (http://toxicology.grad.uiowa.edu) and Program Director, Iowa Superfund Basic Research Program (http://www.uiowa.edu/~isbrp/).email@example.com
Bob Lowry- '66 - Earned his M.S. in Chemistry from Florida Atlantic University in 1969. Co-organizer of medical device materials task force. Is an ACS tour speaker and a reviewer for Device Materials Reliability Journal. firstname.lastname@example.org,www.electronic-materials.com
William R. Dolbier, Jr. - '61 Professor, Chemistry Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Received an honorary Doctor of Science from Stetson University in email@example.com,www.chem.ufl.edu/~wrd
Oren Rudolph Smith, Jr., MD - '55, Received MD from Tulane University in 1959, From 1961 to 1981, served as a flight surgeon, hospital commander in the USAF. Physican/surgeon at Grandury Eye Clinic from 1981-1995
John Ladd Buckingham, MD, MPH, MBS, M. Miss. - '55, Received MD from Wake Forest University, and MPH from Johns Hopkins University. Retired Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabams School of Medicine. Served as a medical missionary to Eastern Cambodia. Continues as an FAA Sr. Aviation Medical Examiner. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean McCormick Merrill - '53, Lab Technician at University of Pittsburg 1953-1957. Substitue teacher in elementary school for 15 years. email@example.com
Howard E. Merrill - '52, Received Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburg in 1957. Retired from Exxon Mobil, Sr. Staff Chemist in 1986
Edward A. Tjarks - '50 Retired. Olin Chemicals. ACS Member for 40 years. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann Stine Hughes-Johnson - '49, Received MD from National-Louis University in '64. Worked as an assistant chemist at Abbott Laboratories. Teaching Mathematics, computer for the past 20 years at Waukeyan High School. email@example.com
Cortez "Corky" Tedder Dannals - '46, Received B.S. in Chemistry and Biology, with a minor in Math, and worked as a Research Technician at Duke Hospital
Karl F. Kesmodel, Jr., MD - '44, Received MD from Tulane School of Medicine. Retired from Radiology Associates in 1987. Served as Chief of Radiology, Fort McClellan, AL from 1953-1955
Sydney J. Nix, Jr. - '42 - Retired from E.I. duPont de Nemours, Inc. as a Sr. Research Chemist after 34 years, in 1984. firstname.lastname@example.org