Chemistry Graduate Outcomes

Stonehill’s Chemistry program enables students, who benefit from labs taught exclusively by professors, to obtain skilled technical positions after graduation in university research laboratories, biotechnology or pharmaceutical development industries, hospitals and government agencies.

Successful Graduate & Professional School Placements

Stonehill Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates have been very successful in graduate and professional school. Over half of Stonehill Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates continue their education in graduate or professional school. Recent graduates are attending some of the nation’s top universities, including:

Ph.D. Programs (all with full scholarships and a living stipends)

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Stephanie Murray '13
  • Yale UniversityPatrick Kelleher '13
  • Tufts UniversityJenna Walz '13
  • Tufts University - Marc Piquette '13
  • Boston College - Kayla Delle Chiaie '13
  • Boston College - Kelly McCarthy '13 
  • Purdue University - Alicia Carreiro '13
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Shannon Garland '13
  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - Alicia DeColli '13
  • Boston University - Kelly Walsh '13 
  • University of California Santa Cruz – Samantha Sweeney ‘13
  • University of South Carolina – Timothy Ferreira ‘13
  • University of Rochester- Stephanie Milne '12
  • University of Notre Dame - Eve Granatosky '12
  • Brandeis University - Sarah Stumper '12
  • Tufts UniversityEmily Nicotera '12
  • Boston University - Sean Corning '12
  • University of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy – Mike Goretti ‘11
  • Boston College - Meredith Eno '11
  • Boston University - Mitch Keylor ’11
  • Boston College - Maggie Sheehan ’10
  • Wake Forest University - Lily Dubois ’10
  • University of Connecticut - Michael Mercadante ’10
  • University of California, San Diego - Kristin Jackson ’10
  • Cornell University - Evan Tallmadge ’10
  • University of Connecticut - Christopher Kelly ’10
  • Brandeis University - Allison Colthart ’10
  • Boston College - Nicholas Pace ’10
  • Brandeis University - Ashley Lajoie ’09
  • Tufts University - Eric Dombrowski ’09
  • Temple University - Amber Riendieu ’09
  • Boston University – Lynes Torres
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison - Katie Whitaker ’08
  • Washington State University - Chris Rich ’08
  • Montana State University - Ben Bolduc ’07
  • University of California at Berkeley - Ellen Sletten ’06
  • The Johns Hopkins University - Leighanne Brammer ’06
  • Weill Cornell Medical School - Jessica Falco ’06
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice - Andrew Schweighardt ’06
  • Cornell University - Renato Bauer ’05
  • University of Illinois - Andrew Campbell ’05
  • University of Connecticut - Ashley Bartleson ’05
  • UMass Lowell - Laura Ingalls ’05
  • Boston University School of Medicine - Nicole Fazo ’05
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University - Meg Stratton ’05
  • Boston University – Melissa Chesarone ‘05
  • University of Maryland Baltimore – Megan Fitzgerald ‘05
  • University of Vermont - Shaina Byrne ’04
  • University of Connecticut - Kristin Felice ’04

Medical & Other Professional Programs

  • Boston University School of Medicine (Biomedical Forensic Sciences) - Caitlyn Taveira '13 (Master's Program)
  • University of Aberdeen (Clinical Pharmacology) – Anum Mir ’12 (Master’s Program)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine - Meghan Harley '12
  • Florida Atlantic University Medical School - Brad Constant '11 (M.D. program)
  • Weill Cornell/Sloan-Kettering/Rockefeller Tri-Institutional - Raul Martinez (MD-PhD program)
  • Florida Atlantic University Medical School - Brad Constant ’11 (M.D. program)
  • Boston University Forensic Sciences – Brittany Fox ’11 (Master’s Program)
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - Natalie Dogal ’10 (M.D. program)
  • Boston University Dental School - Kelsey Hill ’10
  • Boston University Dental School - Benjamin Irzyk ’10
  • Northeastern University - Stephen Murphy ‘10 (MSA/MBA)
  • Arcadia University Forensic Science - Sarah Keeling ’09 (Master’s Program)
  • New York Chiropractic College - Ryan Golden ’09
  • Ross University School of Medicine – Jessica Kass ’08 (M.D. Program)
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Victoria Fisher ’07 (pharmacy school)
  • SUNY Buffalo Medical School - Robert Doiron ’06 (M.D. Program)
  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine - Ryan Smith ’06 (D.O. program)
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Cara Patten ’05 (physician’s assistant program)
  • Suffolk Law School – Jeffrey Ruggiero ’05 (patent law)
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School - Ryan Hirschfeld ’04 (M.D. program)
  • University of Chicago Medical School - Andre Vandross ’03 (M.D. program)
  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine - Jesse Hart ’03 (D.O. program)
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Patricia Bevans ’02 (pharmacy school)
“One thing that makes the Stonehill Chemistry Department unique is the quality of the professors, not just in the academic sense but their overall attitude toward mentoring students and helping them achieve their post-graduation goals.”
Meredith Eno ’11, who chose to pursue a doctorate in chemistry at Boston College

Successful Career Placements

Stonehill Chemistry graduates have found employment as analytical chemists, synthetic chemists and pharmaceutical chemists. We also have recent graduates teaching chemistry and others working as forensic chemists.

  • College Academy Chemistry Teacher – Jennifer Chalmers ‘13
  • Esoterix Genetics of LabCorp – Sarah Meloche ‘13
  • Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science – Nicole Sjoblom ‘13
  • Ashland Specialty Chemical Company – Fabrizio Lopes ‘12
  • Bishop Connelly High School Chemistry Teacher – Timothy Rose ‘12
  • Lundbeck Pharmaceutical – Madeline McGohey ‘12
  • St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital – Amy Orcutt ‘11
  • Medfield High School Chemistry Teacher – Bailey Karr ‘11
  • Rhode Island Analytical – Jeff Gazaille ‘11
  • Alexion Pharmaceutical – Kerri Soscia ‘11
  • Good Samaritan Hospital – Nicole Leonard ‘11
  • Children’s Hospital Boston – Kim Canty ‘11
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - David Wilson ’10
  • Ashland Specialty Chemical Company – Sara Roderiques ‘10
  • Radiation Monitoring Devices - Dan Uyttebroek ’10
  • Enthone a Bussiness of Cackson Electronics – Michelle Houle ‘10
  • Harvard University – Christina Wong ‘10
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Priscilla Tanger ‘10
  • Dow Chemical Company – Brian French ‘09
  • Chemic Laboratories - Julie Radziewicz ’08
  • Delcath Systems Inc. – Jen Barcus ‘08
  • Predictive BioSciences – Samantha Sheller ‘08
  • Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates – Jessica Kass ‘08
  • Sentinel Process Systems – Richard O’Brien ‘08
  • Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates - Annie Liu ’07
  • Melrose High School – Kristen Demick ‘07
  • CREC Coconino Rural Evironmental Corp. – Maura Cassell ‘07
  • Siemens – Brandon Beloin ‘07
  • Amgen - Jennifer Martin ’06
  • WGGB-TV & New England Cable News - James Hummel ’06
  • Cytec Industries – Marie Viggiano ‘06
  • Harvest Power Inc. – Bryanna Glod ‘06
  • Molecular Devices – Laura Ficociello ‘05
  • IDEXX Laboratories – Amanda Landry ‘05
  • Strem Chemicals, Inc. - Erik Swanson ’04
  • Arkema, Inc. - Sean Arsenault ’04
  • Organogenesis - Mark Tuden ’04 
  • OSI Pharmaceuticals - Kathryn Stolz ’03
  • Pfizer - Patrick Furcolo ’03 
  • Organogenesis - Brian Gardell ’03
  • The Broad Institute - Jeremy Duvall ’01

Successful Service Placements

Fostered by the many service opportunities at Stonehill College including spring break HOPE trips, many of our graduates feel the need to give back to society after they graduate.  While most of our students meet this need while pursuing a career or graduate study by volunteering, some of our student decide to devote a year or two to full-time service.  Recent graduates have participated in both domestic and international service opportunities including:

  • Peace Corp (Kenya) – Cameron Hill ‘13
  • Teach for America – Jacqueline Genovese ‘12
  • Jesuit Volunteer Corp – Katherine O’Toole ‘12
  • Humility of Mary Volunteer Service – Sara Roderiques ‘10
  • AmeriCorps – Priscilla Tanger ‘10

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