Alumni (Scholar)

Monica Kasbekar

Reginald S. and Julia W. Fleet Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Charlotte, North Carolina
B.S. University of Virginia (2010)
Ph.D. University of Cambridge (2016)
M.D. Washington University in St. Louis (2018)


Madison House, Tutoring Program, Medical Services Program director, Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center volunteer; The Oculus co-editor in chief; Undergraduate Research Network Executive Board; Cavaliers Care site leader; V-Rise Research Planning Group; Harman Lab research assistant; CHEM 181 and CHEM 181L teaching assistant; Alternative Spring Break, Costa Rica; Alternative Winter Break, Zion National Park; Club Swimming; Indian Students Association; Days on the Lawn; American Chemical Society Section Award; Kenneth C. Bass Scholarship; Raven-ODK First Year Award; College Science Scholar; Raven Society; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Phi Beta Kappa; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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