Kelly McDermott

Student Division Region 3 Director

Kelly is a third-year medical student at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014. After graduation, she worked for a year as an Emergency Department scribe in Portsmouth, Virginia, and then completed a Masters in Biomedical Sciences from EVMS in 2016. During medical school, Kelly worked as a teaching assistant for the Masters Program in the anatomy department. She was a leader in the service-learning program Choosing Healthy Options for Wellness (CHOW) in which she and her classmates created and taught an exercise and nutrition curriculum to patients at local free clinics. Kelly has served as secretary and co-president of her school’s recently established AMWA branch and is very proud of their projects with physician mentorship, domestic violence training and volunteering, and networking events.  In her free time, Kelly enjoys running, biking, yoga, and going to the beach. She is a devoted Red Sox and North Carolina basketball fan.

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