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Life After Linfield

Departmental Alumni

Linfield's degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology was formally established in 2012. Before then, students could either self-design a biology/chemistry interdisciplinary major or earn bachelor's degrees in both chemistry and biology.

The post-graduate pursuits of a selection of recent graduates of the Interdisciplinary major (ID) or double majors (chemistry/biology) are:

  • Class of 2019

    • Ana Alfaro
    • Katherine Andersen
    • Kelsey Bruce
    • Angelica Dove
    • Evette Dow
    • Jesus Perez-Romero (Aug. 2019)
    • Jil Rehbein
    • Kelly Schultz
    • Shareeta Senthithasan
    • Atchara Sripeng
    • Itzel Romero (Dec. 2018)
    • Courtney Stroh (Dec. 2018)
    • Sydney Willcox
  • Class of 2018

    • Ashley Clark
    • Shae Reece
    • Sarah Rempelos
    • Austin Requa
    • Hayden Rock
    • Alexis Rollins - Dental Student, Creighton University School of Dentistry, Omaha NE
    • Anna Vanderschaegen
    • Matthew Walser
    • Jessica Woodruff
    • Brandyn Wyatt
    • Tenzin Yangchen
  • Class of 2017

    • Nicole Aguilar
    • Lauren Bishop - Covance Bioanalytical, Salt Lake City UT
    • Damien Cannon - Medical student, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda CA
    • Cody Jackson - Dental student, Oregon Health and Sciences University,  Portland OR
    • Ana Martinez Aguilar
    • Michael Morin - Scientist, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland OR
    • Leslie Perez-Cervantes
    • Jorge Rodriguez
    • Nikita Singh
    • Jacob Smith - Wy'East Post Baccalaureate Program, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland OR
    • Megan Schwehr (Dec 2016) - Medical student, University of Washington, Seattle WA
    • Nalea Trujillo (Dec 2016) - Doctor of Pharmacy Student, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona CA
    • Henry Wienkers - Graduate student, biochemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT
    • Victoria Wood - Scientist, McMinnville Water and Light, McMinnville OR
  • Class of 2016

    • Robert Beezer - Graduate Student, fermentation science, Washington State University, Pullman WA
    • Adam Hernandez
    • Brianna Norris - Medical student, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University, Chicgao IL
    • Daniel Palacios - Technician, CoreEnology, McMinnville, OR
    • Emily Severson
    • Rheese Thompson -  Graduate student, biophysics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC
    • Mitch Vandenberg
  • Class of 2015

    • Kameron Bates
    • Trey Chiu
    • Dana Gibbon  M.S. - Biology (bioinformatics and genomics),  University of Oregon, 2016.  Bioinformaticist, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City MO
    • Victor Gonzalez
    • Piper Jahnke - Dental student, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR
    • Miriam Morales-Ayala - The Oregon Clinic - Medical Scribe
  • Class of 2014

    • Mary (Depner) Herberger - Western University of Health Sciences, medical student
    • Jake Hillyer - Oregon Health Sciences University, medical student
    • Eric Lemieux - University of Colorado, medical student
    • Dr. Morgan (Lushenko) Johansen - (DPT - George Fox University, 2018) - Intern, Select Rehabilitation, Bend OR
    • Daniel Namazi - Skåne University Hospital - Research Assistant
    • Julie Sadino - University of Colorado, graduate student in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
    • David Scheafer - Oregon Health Sciences University, medical student
  • Class of 2012-2013

    • Dr. Amanda Wolf ’13 (ID, DVM - Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames IA, 2017) - veterinarian, Mount Vernon, WA
    • Sean Boedeker ’12 (ID) - ON Semiconductor, Process Engineer II

Alumni Profiles

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Kristen Gehring
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Helping patients take control of their health
"I learned to be a part of a community, and was given many experiences that pushed me past my comfort zone and gave me confidence."
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Austin Hilton '20
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Seizing Every Opportunity
“Linfield is a special place. We have so many opportunities here – it’s what sets us apart from other schools. Support is important for us to continue.”