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‘P.E.O. Scholar Award’

Kristin Poole receives P.E.O. Scholar Award

Apr. 14, 2014—Biomedical engineering graduate student Kristin Poole is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic organization that supports educational opportunities for women. Poole was sponsored by Chapter N of Nashville, Tenn. Poole’s research focus is optical imaging methods for evaluating the arteries response to...

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Doctoral student Alexandra Leamy wins P.E.O. Scholar Award

Apr. 22, 2013—Alexandra Leamy, a Ph.D student in chemical and biomolecular engineering, is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter EV in Cincinnati, Ohio. Leamy’s research focus is type-2 diabetes and obesity, and she works with assistant professor Jamey Young in the...

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