Department of Biology
Spotlight on Joan Shang

Joan Shang was presented with the 2017 Darrell Stokes Award in Biology on May 8.  This award includes a gold name plate on a plaque of winners displayed in the Biology department, recognition at the post-commencement luncheon in Biology and a monetary award.

Joan is a Biology major and interested in pursuing an MSc to study health at the University of St. Andrews through the Robert T. Jones Scholarship, and then train at the Baylor College of Medicine’s MD/PhD program. Some of her other awards include the Dean's Achievement Scholarship, the Barry Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention, Phi Beta Kappa, Emory Scholars Conference Travel Grant, as well as the Emory Scholars Study Abroad Tuition Award and Supplemental Grant.

Read about the incredible things Joan has done in her application essay here.

Pictured here with Biology chairman, Steve L'Hernault and Professor Emeritus, Darrell Stokes (for whom the award is named). 


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