2009 Biology Graduates



The Biology Department welcomes updates from our 2016 graduates. If you are an alum and would like to share news with classmates, please email mjenks@westmont.edu, Biology Secretary.

Kirk Fetters '16 writes:

"I am close to finishing up my first block of medical school (anatomy at the University of Colorado School of Medicine) and loving all of it, no matter how tiring."

Lauren Sende '16 writes:

"I am assistant coaching women's basketball at Westmont!"

Jaagruthi Chitithoti '16 writes:

"Currently I am working as a medical assistant under a neurologist in Mind and Body Pain Clinic in San Jose. I am getting a lot of work experience. I am really enjoying my work and learning a lot."

Kha-ai Nguyen '16 writes:

"I am an Accounting Analyst at Quartzy, which is a lab management start-up in downtown Palo Alto. I'll be applying to business school in the next few years."

Aaron Wilk '16 writes:

"I started the MD/PhD program at Stanford and am loving it! I think I have identified a mentor that I want to start rotating with soon, and I got accepted to a piano studio so I can continue taking private lessons this year."

Michelle Duan '16 writes:

"I am currently in the Teacher Education Program at UCSB getting a Single Subject Teaching credential in science and M. Ed. with an emphasis in teaching."

Mindy Chow '16 writes:

"I am working as an Environmental Scientist for a construction consulting firm called AECOM (some biology field surveys, mostly environmental planning permitting and document-writing as well as working with geologists/engineers to remediate the many polluted oil and gas-related sites in the county."

Raquel Bruinsma '16 writes:

"I am currently doing a masters of biomedical sciences program through Duke University School of Medicine and planning on applying to medical school this upcoming cycle."