Ashley Overturf is a 2011 graduate who double majored in psychology and Spanish. She attended graduate school at Texas Woman’s University—Dallas where she obtained a masters degree in occupational therapy (OT). She is an occupational therapist at Parkland Hospital where she has helped develop and expand inpatient psychiatric OT services while also working on the… [Read More]
After graduating from Austin College I went on to Grayson and obtained my Associates of Science in Nursing. Once I graduated from Grayson I went to work for Carrus Specialty Hospital for 3 years and now I am at Baylor Scott and White as a Recovery Room/ Pre-Op nurse.
I graduated from Austin College in 2017 with a BA in Business Administration and a double minor in Leadership Studies & Healthcare Studies. Through the Austin College Gateways Program, I am now a dual-degree candidate at Texas Tech University, simultaneously working on earning my MD from TTUHSC School of Medicine and my MBA from TTU Rawls College of Business.… [Read More]
George Zoys ’91 is one of the best in his craft—no bones about it. Actually, he’s all about bones. George is one of Dallas’ top orthopedic surgeons; he’s been included in D Magazine’s Best Doctors list five times. As an orthopedic surgeon, he focuses on repairing bones and joints. He performs hip replacements, sports medicine,… [Read More]
Rathna Nuti ’09 was accepted to Texas Tech University School of Medicine (TTSOM) in Lubbock through the early acceptance agreement between Austin College and TTSOM. After medical school, she spent three years in a Family & Community Medicine residency at UT Southwestern and then a Sports Medicine fellowship at Drexel in Philadelphia. She is currently with… [Read More]
A degree in mathematics and a four-year college football career might not be the background for most physicians. Not only was Matthew Ellington on the Austin College NCAA Division III football team, he started at center for four years and served as a team captain as a senior. He knows well the important lessons a… [Read More]
Alex came to Austin College in 1986 knowing he wanted to pursue an M.D./Ph.D. He had already worked in biomedical research as a high school student and earned a scholarship to Austin College from the King Foundation. So, he took all the required math and science for medical school, but beyond that, he pursued a… [Read More]
Sarah Chilmeran says her Austin College education played a big role in helping her achieve her dream of becoming a dentist. She was able to explore her future career, shadowing dentists during Career Study Off Campus (CSOC) experiences in Syria, Costa Rica, and North Texas. She was president of the Pre-Dental Society, which also allowed… [Read More]
Andrew French ’01 completed his medical degree at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and then began participating in the prestigious Denver Health Residency Program in Emergency Medicine. There he began a leadership development program for young doctors that could be implemented for doctors across the country.
Tanishia Choice, a 2004 Psychology major, attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, completing her degree in 2008 as a co-recipient of the North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians Award for the outstanding student in psychiatry. She continued fellowship work at UT Southwestern and was one of only 10 psychiatric residents nationwide to receive… [Read More]