Student profiles

Sofia Mendoza

<p>In-this-experience-I’m-designing-the-project.-I’m-the-one-in-charge.”</p>

Sofia Mendoza is one of seven students who earned a 2019 Louise Rosenfeld Undergraduate Research Internship. She plans on being a health care provider and focus on preventive medicine research. 

KJ Rauch

<p>“The-thing-I-like-about-this-field-is-there’s-a-lot-of-different-settings-you-can-go-into.”</p>

KJ Rauch plans to work as an occupational therapist in an acute rehabilitation unit at a hospital. When she isn't studying, KJ enjoys finding recipes on Pinterest, going to concerts and sporting events, watching Netflix, and spending time with friends and family.

Paige Perkins

<p>“I-just-find-enjoyment-in-changing-people’s-health-and-fitness-lives.”</p>

Paige Perkins is geared toward working with campus recreation after she graduates. When she isn't studying or running CHAARG, Paige enjoys working out and spending time with her friends.

Hannah Sunderman

<p>“Here-you’re-working-towards-something-to-better-people’s-lives.”</p>

Hannah Sunderman is studying to become a cardiac rehabilitation specialist after graduation. When she isn't studying, Hannah enjoys being active outside and attending Iowa State University sports events.

Hannah Van Roekel

<p>“I love being able to apply everything I learn in class in the athletic training room every day. It makes classes seem worthwhile.”</p>

Hannah Van Roekel wants to go into athletic training or physical therapy after she graduates. When she isn't working in the gymnastics athletic training clinic, Hannah enjoys running, baking, and crocheting.

Zoe Lambert

<p>“It’s-rewarding-to-see-your-passion-and-service-on-someone-else’s-face</p>

Zoe Lambert is keeping her options open when it comes to her career, but she hopes to go into healthcare policy, academia, or become a physician. When Zoe isn't studying, she enjoys going to the gym, tending to her cacti and succulents, and listening to podcasts.

Katie Stearney

<p>After-taking-a-human-anatomy-class-in-high-school-I-fell-in-love-with-human-science-and-it-became-clear-how-I-could-combine-my-passion-for-helping-others-and-my-love-for-science</p>

Katie Stearney is working to become a physician's assistant in an under-served community after she graduates. When she gets time to herself she enjoys running, reading, cooking, and practicing yoga.

Deborah Asaolu

<p>“MEDLIFE-is-not-restricted-to-just-health-field-majors.-It’s-for-everyone.”</p>

Deborah Asaolu instinctively takes care of everyone else and has always felt becoming a doctor has fit her. When she isn't preparing for her future career, you can find her binge watching shows, reading, and sleeping.

Isabella Ellis

<p>“Classes-like-KIN-232-236-and-282-are-classes-that-made-me-feel-more-confident-with-my-teaching-and-with-various-age-groups.”</p>

Isabella Ellis wants to work as a physical education teacher for an elementary school after graduation. Outside of her classes, clubs, and homework, she enjoys reading, watching HGTV, and working out.

Megan Wiese

<p>Megan-Wiese-is-a-sophomore-studying-kinesiology-and-health-from-Holstein-Iowa</p>

Megan Wiese looks forward to chiropractic school once she completes her undergrad degree at Iowa State University. When she isn't preparing for her next adventure, she spends time hammocking with friends or trying to catch up on sleep and Netflix.