Augustana's major prepares students for admission to a wide variety of graduate programs in neuroscience and other fields related to the brain sciences.
What Graduates Are Doing
Here's a sampling of what recent neuroscience graduates are doing:
Brittany Hatlestad ‘20 is completing a master’s degree in occupational therapy at the University of Illinois-Chicago
Josie Fioretto ' 16 is an intraoperative neurophysiologist with Nuvasive, Chicago area.
A. Ayanna Wade ‘15 earned her PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, Davis where she used genomics and bioinformatics approaches in her research. She is now a senior data scientist at App Annie where she analyzes mobile market data.
Sarah Rothenberg ’14 is working as a Memory Care Manager where she oversees day-to-day operations of long-term care for older adults with dementia and provides education and training for staff and families. She is also pursuing her master’s degree in public health.
Doug Peters '13 is currently a postdoctoral researcher studying viral replication mechanisms after earning his PhD in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Christopher Carter '13 completed an MA in bioethics at Indiana University and an MA in health administration at the University of Iowa. He is director of results management at SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, Rockford, Ill.
Eric Pease '13 received a doctorate of osteopathic medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He is resident physician fellow in psychiatry at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Research Internship Program
Cancer Center and other institutions within the Texas Medical Center. (See Augustana Magazine, "Making It Count in Texas")