About Me

Karissa's Education

Before graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Hope College in 2019, Karissa served as a TA and tutor in biology, chemistry, neuroscience, and human physiology. She also served as a writing coach and editor for written work at the Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing. After graduating college, Karissa attends Ohio State University College of Medicine where she is in her 4th and final year of medical school. She is a published academic author with research interests in complex medical dermatology. 


BA in Chemistry

Hope College

2024: Anticipated


Ohio State University


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