John Miller

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2018
Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
B.S. North Carolina State University, Raleigh (2013)

In 2013, John was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship. As part of the NSF Graduate Fellows community, he applied and received an internship at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Air and Space Museum for 2016, where he plans to write about biomedical innovations in the space program.

He is currently conducting a climbing study to investigate the efficacy of utilizing climbing as a recreational therapy for children with cerebral palsy and other movement disorders.

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