Successful Graduates

Wooster graduates with degrees in Neuroscience have chosen careers in a broad range of fields, from medicine, biological research, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, environmental law, exercise physiology, and cytotechnology, to art illustration, teaching, wildlife and fisheries management, evolutionary biology, and public health. Over half our graduates go on to continue their education at professional schools such as medical, veterinary, dental, or nursing schools at schools like Case Western, The Ohio State University, or Washington University (St. Louis) or in graduate programs at universities such as Yale, Michigan, UC Davis, UCLA, Columbia, Harvard, George Washington University, and Duke.

Jordan Kindinger '18

Is pursuing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Akron

Matea Paveskovic '18

Is pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience at Baylor University, after working in their summer research program for 2 years.

Megan Mey '17

Is a 2ndyear graduate student pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Kent State University.

Emily Wilson '16

Attending the Doctoral Physical Therapy program at Washington University in St Louis.

Hannah Olson '15

Is entering her 4th year in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. For my thesis work, she is studying molecular and genetic mechanisms behind collective cell migration using zebrafish as a model system. Also, check out this website:

Colleen Kill '15

Recent graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic

Hannah Redding '15

Attending Medical school at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.

Aidan Smith '14

Is in his 4th year in the Brain and Cognitive Science program at Southern Illinois University; investigating Vitamin B3 on the developing brain after TBI.

Shawn Drulia '14

Is in her final year of the Physician Assistant program at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Steve Schott '14

After graduating, Steve worked with the AMRE program to help design augmentative and alternative communication software for people with Autism or cerebral palsy. He received his Masters in linguistics with a focus in psycho- and neurolinguistics at Northeastern Illinois University where he studied how being multilingual affects performance on cognitive tasks.

Greg Norris '13

Is a 2nd-year pediatric resident physician at Children's Hospital Colorado/University of Colorado.

Hanna Gabriel '13

Received her Masters in Neuroscience and Physiology in 2015 from Wright State University and went on to manage the Microscopy Core Facility at Wright State University. She is now a Research Coordinator for the Biopathology Center/Biospecimen Bank at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.

Carolyn Cahill '11

After completing two years of AmeriCorps service with College Possible in the Twin Cities, Carolyn started working as a research specialist at the American Academy of Neurology in Minneapolis, MN.

Hanna Yousuf '12

After graduating from Wooster in 2012, Hannah began working at the Indiana University School of Medicine - South Bend as a Research Assistant in a lab that conducted research on brain circuits involved in stress, anxiety and depression. She is now a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her current research is focused on sex differences, aging and neurodegenerative diseases in electrophysiological responses in a variety of brain regions.

Greg Norris '13

Greg is currently a Resident Physician at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Rebecca Lang '12

Rebecca just finished nursing school at Case Western Reserve University and earned a Master of Nursing degree. She now works as a Registered Nurse at Cleveland Clinic on the neuroscience floor, which covers neu-rology and neurosurgery services.

Noah Armstrong '18

Noah Armstrong, 2018, After graduating from Wooster in 2018, Noah began working in the University of Iowa Anatomy and Cell Biology program as a PhD candidate. Noah is currently researching sleep in Drosophila melanogaster.

Katy Reindel '16

Katy Reindel, 2016, After graduating from Wosoter in 2016, Katy worked as a City Year tutor in the Washington DC area, and is now in her second year as a post-baccalaureate research fellow at the National Institutes of Health.