VHS grad Claudia Ramsey earns medical degree

Claudia Ramsey, a 2013 Vicksburg High School graduate will receive her medical degree in May from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Ramsey graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from Central Michigan University. During her time at CMU, she won four biology department scholarships, completed three medical/public health Global Brigades to Central American and participated in tuberculosis research. While earning her MD at the Medical College of Wisconsin, she received the Hiram Benjamin Award in Anatomy, was a Pasteur Award candidate, and was a four-time recipient of the Scott Scholarship. She managed the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Saturday Clinic for the uninsured and participated in research to increase access to fresh produce for Milwaukee residents. Ramsey will graduate as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and will begin her training at the University of California San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residency Training this July.

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