Alex is originally from Minnesota and attended Colby for college where she majored in Global Health with an Honors thesis focusing on the Ebola outbreak. Prior to medical school, she worked as a scribe at an ED in Minnesota.
She enjoys medical education and mentoring and has served as a peer mentor for first and second year medical students and an officer with the Preparing for Oral Presentations Student Group. Alex has been an active volunteer with Hospice, serving as a companion and “11th hour” volunteer since 2016. She has been involved in biomedical research since her time as a research assistant in her undergraduate studies and is currently completing a two year study examining outcomes of patients with immune thrombocytopenia who underwent open vs laparoscopic splenectomy.
In her spare time, Alex enjoys dancing, running, skiing, and anything involving spending time outside and in nature.
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Undergraduate: Colby College