Samantha Hamilton is an undergraduate student at Southern Oregon University majoring in Biology. She is a first generation college student interested in rural health.
Before attending Southern Oregon University Samantha spent eight years working in health care as a Lab Assistant and X-Ray Technologist. These experiences deepened her desire to be actively involved in patient care. Samantha wants to serve underprivileged people, specifically children.
As a student at Southern Oregon University Samantha is a member of the 2011 cohort of the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program. She is also involved in the Biology Club.
After completing her education at Southern Oregon University Samantha hopes to earn a Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies and contribute to strengthening the quality of rural health care in our country while continuing her education. She hopes to pursue a doctoral program focusing on rural health and engage in researching and developing new strategies to allow affordable, quality health care nationwide.
Dr. John Sollinger, Associate Professor of Biology
COPLAC (Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges) Metamorphosis Academic Journal Spring 2012
SOU McNair Scholars Journal Spring 2012 – Vol. 8
Article: The Epigenetics of Autism (PDF)
2011 McNair Scholar Symposium
|Presentation: The Role of Epigenetics in Autism (PDF)|