Alumni Profile and Updates
Eberly College of Science alumni are making life better by serving the sciences and more. Now you have an opportunity to inspire our current students with real life testimony.
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ALUMNI NEWS STORIES (alpha order)
- Alexandra Evans ('12 B.S. Biology) is attending the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
- Daniel A. Griffith, Ph.D. ('85 M.S. Statistics) is the Asbhel Smith Professor of Geospatial Information Sciences at the University of Texas/Dallas. He was elected a 2015 fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He is also an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and currently Chair of the Steering Committee of the International Spatial Accuracy Research Association (ISARA), co-chair of the Geocomputation 2015 conference, a Steering Committee member of the International Geographical Union Commission on Modeling Geographical Systems, and past editor of Geographical Analysis.
- Jacob Hanchar ('02 B.S. Biology) reopened Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and made special arrangements to serve Penn State Creamery ice cream. The location for this old fashioned ice cream parlor is 28th & Penn Streets, Pittsburgh.
- Kevin P. Malobisky, Ph.D., M.S., R.A.C. ('89 B.S. Microbiology), joined the biopharmaceutical company Zafgen, Inc. as the Global Head of Regulatory Affairs. He is a seasoned global regulatory affairs professional with 25 years of laboratory, clinical, and regulatory development expertise spanning devices, biologics, and small molecules. Following his degree from Penn State, he went on to earn his Master of Science degree in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs from Temple University School of Pharmacy, and his Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University School of Business and Technology.
- Thomas Scharnitz ('12 B.S. Biology) is a third-year medical student at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, where he is also a dermatology research assistant.
- James Thomas ('81 B.S. Biology; '85 M.D. Hershey) published a guide to understanding hoarseness and voice disorders, Why is There a Frog in my Throat?. Thomas is a laryngologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of vocal chords. He completed his study of laryngology at Southern Illinois University after receiving his medical degree from Penn State Hershey.