Alumnus-in-Residence for October 11 and 12, 2007
Kara Milliron, M.S., CGC
1995 Graduate with a B.S. in Biology
Kara Milliron graduated from GrandValleyStateUniversity in 1995 with a B.S. in Biology. While at GVSU, Kara was president of the Biology club, worked as a grader for the Biology department, and participated in laboratory prep for the genetic courses. Kara is currently a genetic counselor at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Program.
Since her time at GrandValley, Ms. Milliron pursued a masters degree in genetic counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. Since 1998, she has been the coordinator and genetic counselor of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. She has participated in more than 1000 adult cancer genetic counseling sessions, is a study coordinator for genetic research into novel breast cancer inherited susceptibility genes, and teaches in the genetic counseling program at the University of Michigan.
Alumnus-in-Residence for October 19 and 20, 2006
"Lessons Learned: Reflections from the field of a 2000 NRM Alumnus"
Scott Abella, Ph.D.
2000 Graduate with a B.S. in Natural Resource Management
Cumulative GPA: 4.00 Summa cum laude
Assistant Research Professor, Vegetation Ecology
Public Lands Institute and Department of Biological Sciences
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
A link to his web site is:
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