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July 15, 2011

Biology department excels with professional school acceptance rate

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Biology Department has exceeded past success after receiving word that 18 students were accepted into professional school.

Biology department head Dr. Sushma Krishnamurthy said the turnout was very pleasing.

"This is the largest number of acceptances we have had in any one year to date," she explained.

"It shows the dedication of our faculty, as well as the hard work of our students."

Of the 18 accepted students, many will stay within Louisiana, but some will venture outside of the state

The following students will attend the following schools:

Medical School
Hunter Christy, LSU Shreveport
Charles DeDeaux, LSU Shreveport
Shante Hill, South Alabama University
Nicholas Keaton, LSU Shreveport
Jeffrey Kendrick, LSU New Orleans
Long Nguyen, LSU New Orleans
Tyler Plauche, LSU Shreveport
Mary Possoit, LSU New Orleans

Dental School
Ariel Brown, LSU Dental
Andy Le, LSU Dental
Mary Webster, LSU Dental

Graduate School-Ph.D.
Chris Wilson, Vanderbilt University

Optometry School
Lindsey Alexander, University of Houston
Brett Bennett, University of Houston
Aron Hughes, University of Memphis

Physician Assistant Program
David Hall, St. Augustine University

Physical Therapy Program
Jerrica Thomas, unknown
Erin Wisenor-Huey, Louisiana State University-Shreveport

For more information about the ULM Biology department, visit or contact Dr. Krishnamurthy at or 318-342-1813.

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