Science preprofessional studies major receives national fellowship

by William G. Gilroy

Jill S. Joehl, a University of Notre Dame junior preprofessional studies pre-med major from Carmel, Ind., is one of 12 national winners of an American Physiology Society (APS) undergraduate research fellowship.p. Now in its fourth year, the program aims to excite and encourage students about careers in biomedical research. Fellowship winners spend the summer in the laboratory of an established scientist and APS member. Joehl’s research host is Marshall H. Montrose, a professor of physiology at Indiana University.p. Each fellow receives a $2,000 stipend to cover travel and living expenses during the 10-week fellowship. Fellows also receive an additional $800 in travel funds to present their research at an experimental biology meeting, which attracts nearly 15,000 scientists annually.

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