Michael is a senior at Grand Valley State University. He is earning
his BS in Biomedical Sciences and his BA in Philosophy. He currently
works at the Van Andel Institute as a Lab Assistant. He can also be
found tutoring at Grand Valley's Chemistry Success Center. Michael
volunteers regularly with Kindred Hospice as well as CASA of Kent
County. He is passionate about medical ethics, especially as it
relates to the rights of children. In his free time, Michael enjoys
creative writing, dancing salsa and tailoring clothes. After
graduation, Michael plans on traveling to different parts of South
America and Europe during his gap year. Then, he hopes to matriculate
into medical school and start a dual-degree program to earn his M.D.
and M.S. in bioethics.