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Featured Alumni

  • Congratulations to Kwanza (Brown) Devlin, M.D. '01 for being named Family Physician of the Year.
  • Congratulations to Philip G. Taylor, Ph.D. '04, whose doctoral research was published in Nature.  See the video about Dr. Taylor’s research. 

Where Biology Department Majors work after Eastern

Students graduating from our Biology Department can obtain degrees in Biology, Biological Studies, and Environmental Science. These alumni are employed at some of the following companies and organizations:

  • Merck & CO, Researcher
  • University of Pennsylvania (Dept. of Gastroenterology), Technician
  • United States Department of Agriculture Forest Svc, Wildlife Ecologist
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Executive Officer
  • NJ Marine Consortium
  • College of Qatar, Chemistry Professor
  • Catholic University of America (Vitreous State Lab), Lab technician
  • Radnor Family Practice, Medical Assistant
  • Janssen (formerly Centocor), Assistant Scientist
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital, Technician
  • Malvern, Cell Culture Technician
  • Switzerland, Research Technician
  • HAS Haiti Timber ReIntroduction Project
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Technician
  • Ecology-based Environmental Consulting Firm, Consultant
  • United States Air Force, Surgeon
  • Cabarrus Pediatric Clinic, Pediatrician
  • Anesthesia Associates of Lancaster, LTD, Vice President / Anesthesiologist
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Surgical Technician
  • Cardiovascular Associates, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • US Army CHPPM, Lab Tech
  • United States Navy, Lt. Commander-Physician OBGYN
  • Muddy Fingers Farm, Farmer
  • City of Jarrettsville, Environmental Construction Superintendent
  • Witmer's Organic, Owner
  • Family First Health, Physician
  • Ashtabula Clinic, Physician and Director of Physician Medicine
  • Primary Care Associates, Physician Assistant
  • James Madison University, Professor
  • and many more!

Industries and Professions for Biology Department Majors

Students graduating from Eastern's Biology Department can obtain degrees in BiologyBiological Studies, and Environmental Science.

A degree from the Biology Department from Eastern University will provide students with a broad scientific background, analytical skills, and critical thinking capabilities that will allow them to thrive in whatever career area they pursue. Diverse careers exist with a Bachelor's degree, with additional science graduate study, or combined with other training, such as Education, Business, Law, or foreign languages.

Eastern University Biology alumni are successfully employed in various types of medical careers, including physicians (MDs and DOs) at Philadelphia area hospitals and elsewhere; PAs (Physicians Assistants); several licensed dentists; several who went into Nursing; and a number who are working as medical and research technicians. Some of our alumni who went onto medical school won highly competitive merit scholarships.

Biology Majors can be found working in the following industries and professions, among many others:

  • Biology Teacher
  • Lab Technician
  • Life Scientist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Naturalist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Representative
  • Public Health Worker