Katherine Britt

Katherine Britt

Health Sciences

Katherine Britt is graduating from the Honors Program while also minoring in Spanish and being an enthusiastic participant in a variety of campus activities. Among those activities, Katherine was involved with Hatterthon, Stetson's Dance Marathon, which raises money and awareness for children's health; she served on the executive board for two years.

In addition, Katherine was a student instructor for biology and anatomy and physiology, as well as a health and wellness tutor and sociology teacher assistant. Further, she was president of Rho Lambda, an honor society for sorority women and a member of Order of Omega and Omicron Delta Kappa. And she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. 

Katherine presented "Incorporating Research into a College Curriculum" at the Florida Undergraduate Research Leadership Summit. Her senior research project involved the species Ciona Intestinalis and explored how combining both retinoic acid and ethanol would potentially mitigate the damaging effects of congenital defects due to prenatal alcohol consumption. She also participated in a research internship with an endocrinologist at The Mayo Clinic.

Katherine hopes to attend medical school and eventually go into the field of pediatrics.