Alumni Spotlight

 

Daniel and Elizabeth Stover

 

Daniel and Elizabeth Stover are the first brother-sister pair to serve as fellows at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

Elizabeth Stover, MD, Ph.D., UAHS Class of 1996

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS AT UAHS: 

While at UAHS, Elizabeth was class treasurer, a National Merit Finalist, US Crew Captain and voted outstanding member of the senior class.

College experience: Elizabeth earned a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, a master’s in philosophy from Cambridge University in England and received her Ph.D. and M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

CURRENT PROFESSION:

Future goals: Elizabeth’s goal is a career combining patient care and laboratory research, with the goal of better understanding cancer biology and improving treatments for patients with cancer.

HOW DID UPPER ARLINGTON PREPARE ELIZABETH FOR SUCCESS?

Elizabeth says Upper Arlington Schools inspired her interest in science; provided a strong and broad general education; taught skills for written and spoken communication of ideas; and provided opportunities for extracurriculars such as rowing and orchestra that have enriched my life through enjoyment of activities and long-time friendships long after graduation.

Dan Stover, MD, UAHS Class of 1999

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS AT UAHS:

While at UAHS, Dan was valedictorian, a National Merit Semifinalist, an AP Scholar and president of student council.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE:

Dan earned his bachelor’s degree in molecular biology at Princeton University and went to medical school at Vanderbilt University.

CURRENT PROFESSION:

Dan is currently a fellow in medical oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School.

FUTURE GOALS:

Dan’s ultimate goal is to become a physician-scientist, caring for patients with breast cancer while also studying how cancer cells evade current treatments in the lab.

HOW DID UPPER ARLINGTON SCHOOLS HELP PREPARE DAN FOR SUCCESS?

“UAHS had an immense impact on my success – most notably the encouragement and support from so many different teachers, coaches, and extracurricular supervisors. UA's outstanding science fair program laid the groundwork for my future career in both medicine and science while athletics (rowing) and student council helped develop leadership skills I build on today. I certainly wouldn’t be where I am today without UA.”

Posted by Upper Arlington on Thursday August, 28, 2014 at 11:47AM
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