Dr. Courtney Aldrich
Dr. Courtney Aldrich is a medicinal chemistry faculty member who was nominated by Adriana Hudson as her faculty member leader for MNPACC. Adriana noted Dr. Aldrich’s enthusiastic efforts to make group members feel excited and comfortable. He worked to make the MNPACC conversation enjoyable and approachable. In this era of Zoom, those connections can be hard and Dr. Aldrich’s efforts did not go unnoticed.
Dr. Laura Palombi
Dr. Laura Palombi was enthusiastically nominated by Lucas Kosobuski for her six years of mentorship, working on research projects, publishing papers, and grants, while opening contact doors for him. He cited her encouragement, support and guidance, stating, “Dr. Palombi is inspirational and it is both an honor and a pleasure to work with her.”