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Graduate Profiles
Class of 2023

Cole DeMott, MS/Biomed '23 | PCOM South Georgia

May 22, 2023

Moultrie native Cole DeMott chose the Biomedical Sciences program at PCOM South Georgia to build upon his biology foundation and prepare for medical school.

Kelsey Martin, DO '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 22, 2023

Mason W. Pressly Memorial Medal recipient Kelsey Martin will begin her residency training in Philadelphia as she pursues a career in orthopedic surgery.

Mai Quyen Dang, PharmD '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 19, 2023

PharmD graduate Mai Quyen Dang shares what drew her to pharmacy and how PCOM Georgia prepared her for a career in health care.

Jasmine Rogers, DO '23 | PCOM South Georgia

May 18, 2023

Jasmine Rogers chose osteopathic medical school upon learning that DOs treat patients using a "whole person" approach to medicine.

Katie O'Shea, DO '23 | PCOM

May 18, 2023

Class president Katie O'Shea credits her time as a student leader with teaching her to develop relationships and handle individuals in stressful situations.

Courtney Burkley, MS/MLS '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 17, 2023

As a post-professional medical laboratory science student, Courtney Burkley used her expertise to become a lab instructor for pre-professional students.

Kristina Grant, MS/Biomed '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 17, 2023

Biomedical sciences graduate Kristina Grant explains how PCOM Georgia's faculty and curriculum prepared her for medical school.

Katherine Grant, MS/Biomed '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 17, 2023

The biomedical sciences program has given Katherine Grant, MS '23, the tools to be successful in medical school.

Ryan Crane, MS/PA '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 15, 2023

Physician assistant studies graduate Ryan Crane explains how he was drawn to PCOM Georgia due to its strong reputation for preparing students for PA careers.

Caleb Jerris, DO '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 15, 2023

Med school graduate Caleb Jerris will soon begin a residency program in general surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Anna Beth and Sarah Kate Boyette, MS '23 | PCOM South Georgia

May 15, 2023

The Boyette sisters share how PCOM's MS in Biomedical Sciences program prepared them for the rigors of medical school.

Ashley Otto, DO '23 | PCOM

May 12, 2023

Otto credits the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program with teaching her care is not a one-way street and involving a patient in their own health care is key.

Will Brewster, DO '23 | PCOM South Georgia

May 12, 2023

Doctor of osteopathic medicine graduate and pro runner Will Brewster thrives in uncomfortable situations and stresses the importance of never fearing failure.

Kendal Schaetzle, DO '23 | PCOM

May 12, 2023

PCOM graduate and OMM Scholar Kendal Schaetzle shares her passion for patient care and her aspirations to become a family medicine physician.

Chris Howard, DO '23, and Molly Blew, PHD '23 | PCOM

May 11, 2023

Chris Howard and Molly Blew recall the story of how they met and share how they supported each other's academic journey during the pandemic.

Briana Krewson, DO '23 | PCOM

May 11, 2023

DO graduate Briana Krewson shares how PCOM allowed her to explore family medicine, osteopathic principles and holistic healing.

Julie Lu, PharmD '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 11, 2023

Gwinnett resident Julie Lu describes how the Doctor of Pharmacy program at PCOM Georgia allowed her to grow as a healthcare provider.

Ures Sarmiento, MS/MLS '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 10, 2023

Working as a medical laboratory scientist allows Ures Sarmiento to work behind the scenes while still being a key member of a healthcare team.

Kelly Whetham, DPT '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 10, 2023

Whetham credits her cohort and the PCOM Georgia faculty for showing her the true meaning of teamwork during her time in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

Zelma Angelique Estrada-Womack, DPT '23 | PCOM Georgia

May 8, 2023

Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate Zelma Angelique explains the what attracted her to PCOM Georgia's DPT program and offers advice to future students.