Alumni

Doctor, Doctor

The COVID-19 pandemic provided twin sisters and Penn State College of Medicine alums Elana McDonald and Delana Wardlaw a platform to expand their reach in improving health care access and outcomes in their Philadelphia community, and beyond.
Savita Iyer

Man's Best Friend's Best Friend

Derrick Campana has helped countless dogs—not to mention elephants, goats, donkeys, eagles, turtles, and even the occasional cat—get back on their feet. How one alum’s unexpected career turn has allowed him to travel the world, get just a little bit famous, and create a whole new industry.
Tina Hay '83 Bus

Every Day a Struggle, Every Day a Gift

Caring for twin sons with autism has dominated Curt and Ana Warner’s lives for two decades. In a “blisteringly honest” new book, they tell their family’s story in a way that they hope will help other families—and, in the telling, themselves.
Lori Shontz '91 Lib, '13 Med Edu WC

The Prophet of Doom

For much of his professional life, William Perry has had a front-row seat for the deliberations, distrust, and terrifying close calls that have defined post-war nuclear proliferation. The former U.S. defense secretary is committed to making sure the rest of us don’t underestimate a threat that’s as real as ever.
Michael Weinreb ’94 Com