Joana O. Sampaio Soares Rowlands
Bachelor of Science
While earning my degree, my greatest supporters were
My mother, brothers, my tio Cookie, my Avó, and all of my tios, our amazing STEM professors, and of course Katherine, Laine, McKenna, Megan, and all of my wonderful friends at SMC.
My favorite SMC memory is
There are too many amazing memories to choose from, however one very memorable moment was my first cut into my advanced anatomy cadaver. I will always remember "blade up"!
I'm looking forward to most
Attending medical school while pursuing my dream of becoming a doctor.
"For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you."