特里顿人走向顶级:ag真人网址的校友开始攻读博士和博士后

特里顿人走向顶级:ag真人网址的校友开始攻读博士和博士后

特里顿人走向顶级:ag真人网址的校友开始攻读博士和博士后


11/18/2021

本学期标志着该领域最高水平教育的开始 ag真人网站注册的几位校友. 

In their pursuit to advance the global body of knowledge through research and teaching in their subject areas, ag真人网址 alumni are beginning doctoral as well as post-doctoral 从纽约到新西兰. 

“We’re always excited to see the paths that our Tritons embark upon and are especially proud of their acceptance into such distinguished schools and programs,” ag真人网址 President Thomas W. Krise said. “triton想要改变世界,ag真人网址感到自豪 that ag真人网址 has provided the foundation and the direction for so many to pursue a career in research and teaching.” 

Following completion of their degree programs, which range from two to six years, many have plans to return home to Guam to serve the community and produce research within their subject areas. 

ag真人网址校友开始的博士项目包括:

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Christopher Andrada
Christopher Andrada 

ag真人网址 degree: ‘19 B.S. in Health Science - Exercise Science & Health Promotion
Current program: Doctor of Physical Therapy 
School: University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (Fla.)
Expected completion: April 2024

Christopher Andrada is pursuing his doctorate in physical therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. 作为ag真人网址 ROTC项目的一员,他 has also been selected, among a small number of other ROTC graduates across the nation, for the Army Medical Department Internship Program, where he will work under the direct supervision of an Army provider. 他希望最终能完成一次神经物理检查 therapy residency program and then return to Guam to work as a neurologic physical therapist specialist.


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Eduardo B. Biala Jr.
Eduardo B. Biala Jr.

ag真人网址 degree: ‘17 B.S. in Biology
Current program: Doctor of Medicine
School: University of Hawai`i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine
Expected completion: May 2025

Following his completion of the year-long ‘Imi Ho‘ōla Program post-baccalaureate program 今年早些时候,约翰·a·霍普金斯大学(John a. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa, Eduardo Biala is now pursuing his Doctor of Medicine at the same school. 他是今年选出的五名学生之一 for the four-year Queen’s Health Systems ‘Imi Ho‘ōla Scholarship. 在医学院毕业后,他希望继续从事住院医师培训项目 考虑到关岛缺乏某些专家,他希望 to also complete a fellowship in gastroenterology to eventually serve the people of Guam and Hawaii.


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Jezreelyn Bulaklak
Jezreelyn Bulaklak

ag真人网址 degree: ‘21 B.S. in Chemistry
Current program: Doctor of Medicine
School: F. 爱德华Hébert美国军队服务大学医学院.)
Expected completion: May 2025
 
Jezreelyn Bulaklak已经开始在F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University. 她是家里第一个进入 field and was influenced to do so through the military by her brother, an ROTC cadet at ag真人网址. 在ag真人网址,她参与了美国国家科学基金会包括海洋岛屿联盟项目 and the Health Opportunities & 医疗暴露(家庭)计划,通过它她 shadowed a surgeon one summer. 完成学业和服务承诺后 with the Air Force, she plans to return home to the Marianas to serve in the health care sector.


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Joseph Casila
Joseph Casila  

ag真人网址 degree: ‘19 B.S. in Biology, ‘19 B.S. in Chemistry, ‘19 B.S. in Mathematics
Current program: 生物工程博士
School: University of Pennsylvania 
Expected completion: May 2025–2027

After graduating from ag真人网址 with three bachelor’s degrees in order to mirror an undergraduate bioengineering program of other universities, Joseph Casila is now pursuing a doctorate in bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university, on a full-ride fellowship package. 他将专注于组织工程和 regenerative medicine with the goal of coming back to Guam to give back and teach and mentor students. 他还希望在关岛领导自己的研究团队.


Mari Deinhart
Mari Deinhart

Mari Deinhart

ag真人网址 degree: ‘20 M.S. in Biology
Current program: Ph.D.
School: 格里菲斯大学(澳大利亚)与澳大利亚研究所合作 Marine Science

Mari Deinhart expects to begin a doctorate program early next year through Griffith 大学与澳大利亚海洋科学研究所合作. Under the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program at AIMS, she will be researching the metabolic pathways of crustose calcifying red algae (CCRA) species that induce coral larval settlement or are avoided by larvae for settlement under various light and nutrient levels. 在未来,Deinhart希望继续研究CCRA在 marine environments by unraveling their unique chemical fingerprints and microbiomes.


Tamarie Fegurgur
Tamarie Fegurgur
Tamarie C. Fegurgur 

ag真人网址 degree: ‘14 BAE in Elementary Education; ‘16 M.Ed. in Reading
Current program: Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction
School: Capella University (Minn.)


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Jean Macalinao
Jean Macalinao 

ag真人网址 degree: ‘12 B.A. in Psychology, ‘17 M.S. in Clinical Psychology
Current program: 临床心理学博士
School: Saybrook University (Calif.)
Expected completion: Spring 2027

Jean Macalinao began a five- to six-year doctoral program in clinical psychology this 她在塞布鲁克大学(Saybrook University)学习了一个学期. Iain Twaddle and the 加州大学洛杉矶分校临床心理学硕士. She aspires to become a licensed 临床心理学家在实践中或作为教授为关岛社区服务.

Trevor Orot
Trevor Orot

Trevor J. Orot 

ag真人网址 degree: ‘21 B.S. Chemistry, Minor in Biology
Current program: Doctor of Pharmacy
School: 加州大学旧金山分校
Expected completion: Summer 2024 

Trevor Orot began his pursuit toward a doctorate in pharmacy in July at the University of California, San Francisco, the No. 美国排名第二的药学院.S. News and World Report. 在他的课程结束后,他计划继续他的教育通过参加 一个住院医师项目,然后成为一名临床药剂师. He then hopes to return to Guam to contribute to the narrowing gap in health care, find solutions in health disparities, and serve the community that has provided him with so many opportunities for growth.

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Tristan Paulino
Tristan Paulino 

ag真人网址 degree: ‘19 B.S. 热带农业,副修化学
Current program: Ph.D. in Anatomy
School: University of Otago (New Zealand)
Expected completion: 2024

Tristan Paulino began his doctorate in anatomy this summer at the University of Otago. Under a full fellowship funded by a research grant from the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi, he will be researching the genetic pre-disposition of Micronesians to gout, a condition that hasn’t been researched in Guam for more than 50 years, and other metabolic conditions. 在完成这个项目后,他希望继续他的 work on gout and other metabolic diseases on Guam as a professor at the University of Guam.

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Aubriana Perez
Aubriana Perez 

ag真人网址 degree: ‘17 B.S. in Biology
Current program: Doctor of Medicine
School: 奥克兰大学威廉博蒙特医学院.)
Expected completion: Spring 2025

Aubriana Perez is pursuing a Doctor of Medicine on an institutional merit award at 奥克兰大学威廉博蒙特医学院. She recently completed her Master of Public Health during the global pandemic, specializing in epidemiology, at Emory University (Ga.). 她希望在继续从事医学学术工作的同时继续自己的职业生涯 her research on racial/ethnic disparities in chronic disease and eventually plans to return to Guam.

Karim Primov
Karim Primov

Karim Primov

ag真人网址 degree: ‘20 M.S. in Biology
Current program: Ph.D. in Integrative Biology
School: The University of Texas at Austin
Expected completion: August 2026/2027

Karim Primov is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in integrative biology at The University of Texas at Austin. 他将在米哈伊尔教授的指导下工作 Matz and Mark Kirkpatrick on a dissertation related to coral genomics and their adaptation to climate change. 普里莫夫计划最终从事博士后项目和工作 as a research scientist in the private or public sector or for a nonprofit organization.

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Maia L. Raymundo
Maia L. Raymundo

ag真人网址 degree: ‘09 B.A. in Biology, ‘14 M.S. in Biology
Current program: David H. 史密斯保护研究博士后奖学金
School: Princeton University (N.J.)
Expected completion: October 2023

Having recently earned her doctorate in ecology from The University of Queensland (Australia), Maia Raymundo has begun a postdoctoral fellowship through Princeton University in partnership with the USDA Forest Service and the Guam Department of Agriculture. The work for her project, “Loss of a key frugivore disperser: Assessing effects on ecosystem structure and identifying priority areas for restoration” will be based in Guam. 作为一名ag真人网址的学生,她获得了宝贵的实验室和实地研究经验 美国国立卫生研究院的RISE项目. 她渴望继续参与 in the restoration of Guam's ecosystems moving forward and hopes to help create space 希望更多来自亚洲和太平洋地区的声音能够被听到.


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William Sablan
William Sablan 

ag真人网址 degree: ‘21 B.S. in Mathematics
Current program: Ph.D. in Mathematics
School: University of California, Riverside

William Sablan has begun his doctorate in mathematics at University of California, Riverside, which he chose for its supportive and friendly graduate student community. He was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a five-year 包括年度津贴的奖学金. 此外,萨布兰还被授予了 尤金·科塔·罗伯斯奖,包括津贴.


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Chellette San Nicolas
Chellette San Nicolas 

ag真人网址 degree: ‘21 M.Ed. in Secondary Education
Current program: Ed.D.
School: Gonzaga University (Wash.)

Chellette San Nicolas is back with her undergraduate alma mater of Gonzaga University 在华盛顿完成她的教育学博士学位. She began the program in an online format in July.

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Elliot Untalan
Elliot Untalan 

ag真人网址 degrees: ‘19 B.S. 刑事司法,21级公共管理硕士
Current program: Ph.D. in Public Administration
School: Liberty University (Va.)
Expected completion: Fall 2026

艾略特·翁塔兰(Elliot Untalan)今年秋天开始攻读公共管理博士学位. As a military 作为一名退伍军人,Untalan选择了利伯缇大学,这是一所对军队友好的学校. Untalan will complete the program online while continuing to work as a firefighter with Andersen Fire & Emergency Services. 他希望提升自己的领导能力,回馈社会 to his island community.


Other alumni beginning doctorates

Karen Bacalia 
ag真人网址 degree: ‘21 B.S. in Chemistry, ‘21 B.S. in Agriculture & Life Sciences – Nutrition & Food
Current program: Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences
学校:罗格斯大学-新不伦瑞克.J.)

Edward Leon Guerrero 
ag真人网址 degree: ‘20 M.A. in Micronesian Studies
Current program: Ph.D. in Political Science
学校:夏威夷大学Mānoa

John Palacios 
ag真人网址 degree: ‘18 B.S. in Mathematics
Current program: Ph.D. in Systems Modeling and Analysis
学校:弗吉尼亚联邦大学

Alymark Portacio 
ag真人网址 degree: ‘16 B.S. 在数学-中等教育,' 20 M.Ed. in Secondary Education
Current program: Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction
学校:美国教育学院(印第安纳州.)

Vanalyn Quichocho 
ag真人网址 degree: ‘17 B.A. in English/Psychology, Minor in Writing; ‘20 M.S. in Clinical Psychology
Current program: Ph.D. 临床心理学-康复心理学
学校:伊利诺伊心理研究所
Expected completion: Spring 2026

Emmanuel S. Santos 
ag真人网址 degree: ‘21 B.S. in Chemistry – Chemistry-Biology
Current program: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry 
学校:史蒂文斯理工学院(N.J.)

Jongkeon Enoch Shin 
ag真人网址 degree: ‘18 B.S. in Chemistry
Current program: Ph.D. in Biochemistry
学校:爱因斯坦医学院(N.Y.)