Strong Stories: health professions

Ahead of Her Time

Ahead of Her Time

When Susan Jackson Mellette, ’42, decided to pursue a career in medicine, female physicians were practically unheard of. Nevertheless, she was inspired and encouraged by those around her, including her mother, Bessie Mull Jackson, ’15, also a Meredith alumna – and her family doctor, a woman widely known as one of the first female doctors in Raleigh.<...

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Learning by Observing

Learning by Observing

When Katie Brinson, ’15, enrolled at Meredith, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. She declared a major in chemistry and a minor in biology and set out to find which career would be right for her. By assessing her strengths – she thrives when interacting with and helping others – Katie...

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Strong Seniors | Hawa Tuli

Strong Seniors | Hawa Tuli

Having lived in five different countries and graduating with a degree in biology, Hawa Tuli’s plan to pursue a master of science in global health might seem obvious.

In fact, discerning this interest and developing a plan for what’s next involved several faculty and staff, all of whom helped her explore different career...

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