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What’s It Like?

The Health Studies minor is new for the 2020–21 academic year, so we don’t yet have students on the path to earning it. But students who have majored and minored in the departments represented in Health Studies can give you a great idea of what your experience will be like:

  • Riley Arnold ’19

    Riley Arnold, Class of 2019

    Hometown: Monument, Colorado, and Tampa, Florida
    Extracurriculars: Founder of People to People Permaculture, LC Psychology Collaborative Researcher, Garden Educator and Manager at Abernethy Elementary School, The City Repair Project Placemaking Liaison and Permaculture Designer, LC Student Academic Affairs Board (SAAB) Tutor, Portland Community College Garden Volunteer Educator, The People’s Food Cooperative Volunteer, and Farmer’s Market Intern
  • Malavika Arun ’19

    Malavika Arun, Class of 2019

    Hometown: Palakkad, Kerala, India
    Extracurriculars: Resident Advisor, Bollywood Club Cofounder
  • Salma Bashir BA ’21

    Salma Bashir, Class of 2021

    Hometown: Portland, Oregon
    Overseas Program: East Africa, biology
    Extracurriculars: Club Rugby, Pre-Health Professions Club, Orchestra, Biology Teaching Assistant
  • Morgan Bashore BA ’22

    Morgan Bashore, Class of 2022

    Hometown: Cathlamet, Washington
    Extracurriculars: Leadership and Service
  • Roland Berg BA ’22

    Roland Berg, Class of 2022

    Hometown: Saint Paul, Minnesota
    Extracurriculars: Community Chorale, Admissions Ambassador (lunch host), intramural sports
  • Maggie Beutler BA ’21

    Maggie Beutler, Class of 2021

    Hometown: Portland, Oregon
    Overseas Program: India fall 2019
    Extracurriculars: Resident Advisor
  • Charlotte Brownstone ’20

    Charlotte Brownstone, Class of 2020

    Hometown: San Francisco, California
    Extracurriculars: Watzek Student Advisory Committee (SAC), College Democrats Club, Sailing Club, Wind Symphony
  • Jackie Chill ’18

    Jackie Chill, Class of 2018

    Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
    Overseas Program: Ecuador
    Extracurriculars: College Outdoors
  • Max Clary ’18

    Max Clary, Class of 2018

    Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado
    Extracurriculars: Amnesty International Student Area Coordinator for Oregon, President of L&C Amnesty International Club, cofounder of nonprofit KareMeKuc, cofounder and CEO of Organic Route, lead student researcher and intern at CARES NW

    I founded a nonprofit called CareMeKuc in the beginning of college that partners with local stakeholders to rehabilitate child soldiers in northern Uganda. As part of that, I worked with chemistry professor Janis Lochner to address local dietary health problems such as kwashiorkor.

  • Cristian Cortes Cortes ’20

    Cristian Cortes Cortes, Class of 2020

    Hometown: Gervais, Oregon
    Extracurriculars: Gente Latina Unida (coleader), Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (peer mentor), Phonathon ambassador
  • Katie-Lauren Dunbar

    Katie-Lauren Dunbar, Class of 2017

    Hometown: Santa Rosa, California
  • Michael Glah

    Michael Glah, Class of 2018

    Hometown: Aspen, Colo.

    Hometown: Aspen, Colorado
    Major: Psychology and Studio Art

  • Jordan Gonzalez BA ’21

    Jordan Gonzalez, Class of 2021

    Hometown: Chandler, Arizona
    Extracurriculars: Baseball
  • Lali Guevara-Hernandez BA ’21

    Lali Guevara-Hernandez, Class of 2021

    Hometown: Los Angeles, California
    Extracurriculars: Students for Cultural Inclusion in the Theatre (SCIT), Theatre, Gente Latina Unida (GLU), French Club, Spanish Club, Gaming Society
  • Joelle Hakoum ’20

    Joelle Hakoum, Class of 2020

    Hometown: Homs, Syria
    Extracurriculars: International Students of Lewis & Clark (ISLC), TCK Club, tutor for Arabic and Chemistry, volunteering
  • Eric Hawkins ’18

    Eric Hawkins, Class of 2018

    Hometown: Tracy, California
    Extracurriculars: Football
  • Helen Hitz BA ’21

    Helen Hitz, Class of 2021

    Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
    Extracurriculars: Associated Students of Lewis & Clark (ASLC), Feminist Student Union (FSU), New Student Orientation (NSO), Pioneer Success Institute (PSI)
  • Selina Ibarra ’19

    Selina Ibarra, Class of 2019

    Hometown: Montclair, California
    Overseas Program: Berlin, Germany
    Extracurriculars: Gente Latina Unida (GLU), Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME)

    My favorite class within my major is definitely Organic Chemistry with Professor Louis Kuo and Assistant Professor Casey Jones. I felt they really complemented each other, and they both have a great sense of humor!

  • Joe Iliscupidez

    Joe Iliscupidez, Class of 2016

    Hometown: Fontana, California
  • Kindra Jones ’19

    Kindra Jones, Class of 2019

    Hometown: Portland, Oregon

    I chose to study abroad in Berlin because it offered chemistry credit and a chance to travel somewhere new!

  • Dakota Kennedy ’19

    Dakota Kennedy, Class of 2019

    Hometown: Monument, Colorado
    Extracurriculars: Resident Advisor, chemistry tutor, Queer Student Union

    Lewis & Clark has a stellar chemistry program. It didn’t make sense to go anywhere else!

  • Nabil Khan ’21

    Nabil Khan, Class of 2021

    Hometown: Kandahar, Afghanistan
    Extracurriculars: Track and Field, Soccer
  • Erin Khong BA ’21

    Erin Khong, Class of 2021

    Hometown: Long Beach, California
    Extracurriculars: Student Life Intern, Student Athlete Advisory Committee(SAAC), Pre-Health Club, Luau Dancer, Women’s Swim, Track and Field, New Student Orientation Leader (NSO)
  • Natalie Klee BA ’21

    Natalie Klee, Class of 2021

    Hometown: České Budějovice, Czech Republic
    Overseas Program: East Africa Biology Program (fall 2019)
    Extracurriculars: TCK Club
  • Peter Lahti ’19

    Peter Lahti, Class of 2019

    Hometown: Lincoln City, Oregon
  • Jessye Lavine

    Jessye Lavine, Class of 2016

    Hometown: Mill Valley, California
    Overseas Program: Strasbourg, France
    Extracurriculars: Women’s Soccer, Javelin for Track and Field, French Club
  • Hannah Machiorlete’20

    Hannah Machiorlete, Class of 2020

    Hometown: Kīhei, Hawaiʻi
  • Marissa Marquez '19

    Marissa Marquez, Class of 2019

    Hometown: LaVerne, California
    Extracurriculars: Gente Latina Unida (GLU), Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME)
  • Hannah Meggitt-Nxumalo, Class of 2020

    Hometown: Mbabane, eSwatini
    Overseas Program: Ireland, spring 2019
    Extracurriculars: Psychology Club, Watzek Student Advisory Committee, International Film Festival
  • Alan Misael Gaxiola BA ’21

    Alan Misael Gaxiola, Class of 2021

    Hometown: Juan José Ríos, Sinaloa, México, and Phoenix, Arizona
    Overseas Program: Berlin fall 2019
    Extracurriculars: Student Ambassador for the Annual Giving Department

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