University of Minnesota – College of Pharmacy, Duluth
Name: Amanda Hawthorne
Hometown: Lunenburg, VA
Education: University of Pennsylvania
An experience in my life that has shaped my decision to spend a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA:
As part of a personal-interest project, I performed interview-based research in Appalachia concerning opioid abuse and its widespread effects. This experience planted the desire to undertake more meaningful research in that field.
Three words that best describe me:
Outgoing, enthusiastic, inquisitive
One thing I can’t live without:
Something I like to do for fun:
Read and write books, among other things!