Ariel Alexander ’24 interviewed by MinnPost about medical research internship

Alexander studies biology at Carleton and hopes to attend medical school after and work in pediatric oncology.

6 October 2022 Posted In:

Ariel Alexander ’24 was recently interviewed by MinnPost to discuss her summer research at the University of Alabama’s Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship. Alexander helped researchers there with a study looking at how financial barriers in health care affect children with cancer and their families toward the end of a child’s life.

To fund her internship, Alexander was chosen as one of 10 students nationwide to share the $50,000 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s 2022 Pediatric Oncology Student Training Program grant. Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is a pediatric cancer charity and Alexander’s grant was announced by sponsor Northwestern Mutual insurance company.

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