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“If you’re beautiful, you’re led to believe that you can’t also be smart. But you can be fun and fit and social and be really smart. And the smarter you are, the more capable you’ll be to handle whatever challenges come up in life.“
Danica Mckellar, Mathematician and The Wonder Years actress of iconic character Winnie Cooper.

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Episode 22: Excellence in Biomedical Engineering

Summary Dr. Adrienne Madison  a native of Fairfield, Alabama. She is currently the Chief of the Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention and Protection Team at the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory in Fort Rucker, Alabama.. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of…More

Episode 24: Scattered: A Caregiver’s Journey for Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Summary Michelle Sumrall was born in Columbus, Georgia and now resides in Macon, Georgia with her daughter Aleisha. She attended the University of Georgia and Columbus State University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree. She furthered her education at Troy University, where she obtained a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology, with…More

Episode 23: Alzheimer Researcher and Advocate, Dr. Amy Nelson

Summary Dr. Amy Nelson is a neurobiologist studying Alzheimer’s disease in her lab at the University of South Alabama in the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology. Dr. Nelson received her B.S. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry. She went on to receive her Masters in…More

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Dr. Sabrina Walthall

Dr. Walthall is currently an Associate Professor of Science and the  Pre-Health/Science Coordinator for her department. On her journey in the STEM pipeline she hasdealt with being a first generational college student with impostor syndrome. She started the STEM Lab podcast to highlight Women in STEM, especially Women of Color. Dr. Walthall views herself as a STEM activist for the  equity and inclusion of women and minorities in STEM.

Dr. Walthall is known as the Passionate Steminist as she works to make sure Women, especially Women of Color are highlighted in STEM.

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