本学期标志着各自领域最高水平教育的开始 for several University 关岛 alumni. 

In their pursuit to advance the global body of knowledge through research and teaching in their subject areas, UOG alumni are beginning doctoral as well as post-doctoral 这个学期,从纽约到新西兰,ag真人网址将在全球各地举办项目. 

“We’re always excited to see the paths that our Tritons embark upon and are especially proud of their acceptance into such distinguished schools and programs,” UOG President 托马斯·W. Krise说. “triton想要改变世界,ag真人网址为此感到自豪 th在UOG has provided the foundation and the direction for so many to pursue a career in research and teaching.” 

Following completion of their degree programs, which range from two to six years, many have plans to return home to Guam to serve the community and produce research within their subject areas. 


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Christopher Andrada
Christopher Andrada 

UOG学位: ‘19 B.S. in Health Science - Exercise Science & Health Promotion
Current program: Doctor of Physical Therapy 
学校: University 圣. Augustine for Health Sciences (Fla.)
Expected completion: 2024年4月

Christopher Andrada is pursuing his doctorate in physical therapy at the University 圣. Augustine for Health Sciences. 作为UOG后备军官训练队的一员,他 has also been selected, among a small number of other ROTC graduates across the nation, for the Army Medical Department Internship Program, where he will work under the direct supervision of an Army 提供者. 他希望最终能完成神经系统的体检 therapy residency program and then return to Guam to work as a neurologic physical therapist specialist.

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爱德华多B. Biala小.
爱德华多B. Biala小.

UOG学位: ‘17 B.S. 在生物学中
Current program: Doctor of Medicine
学校: University of Hawai`i at Mānoa John A. 伯恩斯学校 of Medicine
Expected completion: 2025年5月

Following his completion of the year-long ‘Imi Ho‘ōla Program post-baccalaureate program 今年早些时候,一个严格的“医学院训练营”在约翰a. 伯恩斯学校 of Medicine at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa, 爱德华多Biala is now pursuing his Doctor of Medicine at the same school. 他是今年入选的五名学生之一 for the four-year Queen’s Health Systems ‘Imi Ho‘ōla 奖学金. 从医学院毕业后,他希望继续参加住院医生项目 in internal medicine and, given the lack of certain specialists 在关岛, he hopes to also complete a fellowship in gastroenterology to eventually serve the people of Guam and Hawaii.

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Jezreelyn Bulaklak
Jezreelyn Bulaklak

UOG学位: ‘21 B.S. 在化学
Current program: Doctor of Medicine
学校: F. 爱德华Hébert医学院在统一服务大学(Md.)
Expected completion: 2025年5月
Jezreelyn Bulaklak已经开始在F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University. 她是她家里第一个上大学的人 field and was influenced to do so through the military by her brother, an ROTC cadet 在UOG. 在UOG,她参与了NSF INCLUDES SEAS Islands联盟计划 and the Health Opportunities & 医疗暴露(HOME)计划,通过该计划,她 shadowed a surgeon one summer. 在完成她的教育和服务承诺后 with the Air Force, she plans to return home to the Marianas to serve in the health 保健部门.

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UOG学位: ‘19 B.S. 在生物学中, ‘19 B.S. 在化学, ‘19 B.S. 在数学方面
Current program: 生物工程博士
学校: University of Pennsylvania 
Expected completion: 2025年5月- 2027

After graduating from UOG with three bachelor’s degrees in order to mirror an undergraduate bioengineering program of other universities, 约瑟夫Casila is now pursuing a doctorate in bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university, on a full-ride fellowship package. 他的学位将集中在组织工程和 regenerative medicine with the goal of coming back to Guam to give back and teach and mentor students. 他还希望在关岛领导自己的研究团队.



UOG学位: ‘20 M.S. 在生物学中
Current program: Ph.D.
学校: 格里菲斯大学(澳大利亚)与澳大利亚科学院合作 海洋科学

玛丽Deinhart expects to begin a doctorate program early next year through Griffith 大学与澳大利亚海洋科学研究所合作. 下 the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program at AIMS, she will be researching the metabolic 地壳钙化红藻(CCRA)物种诱导珊瑚幼虫的途径 settlement or are avoided by larvae for settlement under various light and nutrient 水平. 在未来,Deinhart希望继续研究CCRA在癌症中的作用 marine environments by unraveling their unique chemical fingerprints and microbiomes.

Tamarie Fegurgur
Tamarie Fegurgur
Tamarie C. Fegurgur 

UOG学位: ‘14 BAE in Elementary 教育; ‘16 M.Ed. 在阅读
Current program: Ed.D. 在课程 & 指令
学校: Capella University (Minn.)

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UOG学位: ‘12 B.A. in 心理学, ‘17 M.S. 在临床 心理学
Current program: 临床心理学博士
学校: Saybrook University (Calif.)
Expected completion: 2027年春季

琼Macalinao began a five- to six-year doctoral program in clinical psychology this 她将这一努力归功于博士. Iain Twaddle and the UOG临床心理学项目理学硕士. She aspires to become a licensed 为关岛社区服务的临床心理学家或教授.


特雷福J. Orot 

UOG学位: ‘21 B.S. Chemistry, Minor 在生物学中
Current program: Doctor of Pharmacy
学校: 加州大学旧金山分校
Expected completion: 2024年夏天 

特雷福Orot began his pursuit toward a doctorate in pharmacy in July at the University of California, San Francisco, the No. 在美国药学院排名中排名第二.S. 新闻 and World Report. 课程结束后,他计划通过参加学校继续深造 参加住院医师培训,成为一名临床药剂师. He then hopes to return to Guam to contribute to the narrowing gap in health care, find solutions in health disparities, and serve the community that has provided him with so many opportunities for growth.

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Tristan Paulino
Tristan Paulino 

UOG学位: ‘19 B.S. 热带农业,辅修化学
Current program: Ph.D. 在解剖学
学校: University of Otago (New Zealand)
Expected completion: 2024

Tristan Paulino began his doctorate in anatomy this summer at the University of Otago. 下 a full fellowship funded by a research grant from the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi, he will be researching the genetic pre-disposition of Micronesians to gout, a condition that hasn’t been researched 在关岛 for more than 50 years, and other metabolic conditions. 完成课程后,他希望继续他的课程 work on gout and other metabolic diseases on Guam as a professor at the University 关岛.

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Aubriana Perez
Aubriana Perez 

UOG学位: ‘17 B.S. 在生物学中
Current program: Doctor of Medicine
学校: 奥克兰大学威廉博蒙特医学院.)
Expected completion: 2025年春季

Aubriana Perez is pursuing a Doctor of Medicine on an institutional merit award at 奥克兰大学威廉博蒙特医学院. She recently completed her 全球大流行期间的公共卫生硕士,专攻流行病学, at Emory University (Ga.). 她希望在继续学业的同时从事学术医学工作 她对慢性疾病中的种族/民族差异进行了研究,并最终制定了计划 to return to Guam.



UOG学位: ‘20 M.S. 在生物学中
Current program: Ph.D. in Integrative Biology
学校: The University of Texas at Austin
Expected completion: August 2026/2027

卡里姆Primov is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in integrative biology at The University of Texas at Austin. 他将在米哈伊尔教授的指导下工作 Matz and Mark Kirkpatrick on a dissertation related to coral genomics and their adaptation to climate change. Primov计划最终攻读博士后项目和工作 as a research scientist in the private or public sector or for a nonprofit organization.

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玛雅L. Raymundo
玛雅L. Raymundo

UOG学位:'09 B.A. 在生物学中, ‘14 M.S. 在生物学中
Current program: David H. 史密斯保护研究博士后奖学金
学校: Princeton University (N.J.)
Expected completion: 2023年10月

Having recently earned her doctorate in ecology from The University of Queensland (Australia), Maia Raymundo has begun a postdoctoral fellowship through Princeton University in partnership with the USDA Forest Service and the Guam Department of Agriculture. The work for her project, “Loss of a key frugivore disperser: Assessing effects on ecosystem structure and identifying priority areas for restoration” will be based 在关岛. 作为UOG的学生,她获得了宝贵的实验室和实地研究经验 国立卫生研究院的RISE项目. 她渴望继续参与其中 in the restoration 关岛's ecosystems moving forward and hopes to help create space 让更多来自亚洲和太平洋地区的声音在保护问题上被听到.

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UOG学位: ‘21 B.S. 在数学方面
Current program: Ph.D. 在数学方面
学校: University of California, Riverside

威廉Sablan has begun his doctorate in mathematics at University of California, Riverside, which he chose for its supportive and friendly graduate student community. He was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate 研究 Fellowship, a five-year 奖学金,包括每年的津贴. 此外,萨布兰还被授予 尤金·科塔·罗伯斯奖,包括津贴.

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Chellette San Nicolas
Chellette San Nicolas 

UOG学位: ‘21 M.Ed. 在二级 教育
Current program: Ed.D.
学校: Gonzaga University (Wash.)

Chellette San Nicolas is back with her undergraduate alma mater of Gonzaga University 在华盛顿完成她的教育学博士学位. She began the program in an online 七月格式.

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UOG度: ‘19 B.S. 刑事司法,' 21公共管理硕士
Current program: Ph.D. in Public Administration
学校: Liberty University (Va.)
Expected completion: 2026年秋季

埃利奥特·昂塔兰(艾略特Untalan)今年秋天开始攻读公共管理博士学位. 作为军队 作为一名老兵,昂塔兰选择了自由大学,这是一所对军方友好的学校. Untalan will complete the program online while continuing to work as a firefighter with Andersen 火 & Emergency Services. 他希望提升自己的领导能力,回馈社会 to his island community.

Other alumni beginning doctorates

UOG学位:'21 B.S. 在化学, ‘21 B.S. 在农业 & Life Sciences – Nutrition & 食物
Current program: Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences

Edward Leon Guerrero 
UOG学位:'20 M.A. in Micronesian Studies
Current program: Ph.D. in Political Science

UOG学位:'18 B.S. 在数学方面
Current program: Ph.D. in Systems Modeling and Analysis

Alymark Portacio 
UOG学位:'16 B.S. 在数学-中等教育,' 20 M.Ed. 在二级 教育
Current program: Ed.D. 在课程 & 指令

Vanalyn Quichocho 
UOG学位:'17 B.A. in English/心理学, Minor in Writing; ‘20 M.S. 在临床 心理学
Current program: Ph.D. 临床心理学-康复心理学
Expected completion: Spring 2026

伊曼纽尔年代. 桑托斯 
UOG学位:'21 B.S. 在化学 – Chemistry-Biology
Current program: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry 

Jongkeon Enoch Shin 
UOG学位:'18 B.S. 在化学
Current program: Ph.D. in Biochemistry