Prehealth

DaVinci's Man

Awards and Prizes

Clark premedical students are eligible for awards and prizes:

  • The Dr. Kenneth A. Senter '43 Endowed Award for Premed Undergraduates provides an award to a premedical undergraduate student who is of high academic standing and deserving of financial assistance.
  • The Edward N. Trachtenberg Endowed Prize provides an award to a health professions applicant based on such factors as academic record, suitability for the profession, and financial need.
  • Students applying to Clark who are interested in careers in medicine may qualify for merit-based scholarships that provide substantial tuition discounts and financial support for doing research during the summer following the student's junior year at Clark.

List of Award and Prize Winners:

David Doran Trager '64 Memorial Prize for Excellence in Biology was awarded each year through 2010 to a senior accepted to a medical school:

  • 2010 - Papiya Sinha
  • 2009 - Salvatore Pezzella (University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine)
  • 2008 - Shyamal Asher (The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University)
  • 2007 - Peter Abdalla (University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine)
  • 2006 - Kasmir Ramo (University of Massachusetts Medical School)
  • 2005 - Mary Badon (Yale U. School of Medicine)
  • 2004 - Andrew Max Somberg (Albert Einstein School of Medicine)
  • 2003 - Julia Crawford (Tufts U. School of Medicine)
  • 2002 - Victoria Byfield (Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • 2001 - Rachel Peragallo (Harvard Medical School)
  • 2000 - Amy Pritchard (Oregon Health & Science U. School of Medicine)

Dr. Kenneth A. Senter '43 Endowed Award for Premed Undergraduates:

  • 2018 - David Berry (Lincoln-Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine), Lucyna Kogut, Jordan Majka
  • 2017 - William Hawkins, Iva Hoxha (New England College of Optometry), and Andres Torres (University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine)
  • 2016 - Phoebe Hughes (Florida International U. Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine), Claire Krasinski, Meghan Monk (MCPHS), Courtney Pharr, and David Powers (Tufts U. School of Dental Medicine)
  • 2015 - Kasiemobie Nwaedozie (New York Medical College), Shivani Patel, Kayli Schulz, Elizabeth Severson (Western U. of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest), and Ying Ge Wang (Cooper Medical School of Rowan University)
  • 2013 - Evan Foley (Pennsylvania State U. College of Medicine) and Samantha Zorn
  • 2012 - Brianna Anthony (Rocky Vista U. College of Osteopathic Medicine) and Simone Palladino (Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • 2011 - Margo Sheck (Stony Brook U. School of Medicine)
  • 2010 - Tara Devaraj (Jefferson Medical College)
  • 2009 - James Wilson (Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine)
  • 2008 - Miranda Simon (Medical College of Wisconsin)
  • 2007 - Rebecca Louzan
  • 2006 - Peter Abdalla (University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine)
  • 2005 - Kasmir Ramo (University of Massachusetts Medical School)

Edward N. Trachtenberg Endowed Prize:

  • 2018 - Kole Brownstein, Ogechi Ezemma
  • 2017 - Vladislav Kiveliyk (University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine)
  • 2016 - Elizabeth Chan (St. George's U. School of Medicine) and Ethan Wainblat (Ohio U. Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine)
  • 2015 - Matthew George (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) and Yadana Khin (Georgetown U. School of Medicine)
  • 2013 - Alison Berlent (Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine) and Jeffrey Medoff
  • 2011 - Alexa Navasero (University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry)
  • 2010 - Papiya Sinha
  • 2008 - Shyamal Asher (The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University)
  • 2007 - Sara McNiff (New England College of Optometry)
  • 2006 - Matthew Phillips (University of Texas Medical School at Galveston)

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