Graduate Ambassadors

Graduate Ambassadors

At Bouvé College of Health Sciences in Boston, we understand that taking the next step in your academic career comes with a lot of questions. What skills will I need to succeed? Which program is right for me? Is now the right time? What about the right University?

Reach out now and speak to a Graduate Ambassador. Master’s, Certificate, Doctoral Degree: Get their personal thoughts on what makes Bouvé College the right choice for your future. We’re here to help answer your questions and more. Making the process easy, simple, and less stressful.

Your journey in the field of healthcare at Bouvé College of Health Sciences just got easier!

Plus: We offer personalized graduate tours given by our Bouvé Graduate Ambassadors. Please let us know if you are interested and we’ll work with you to schedule a visit.

Meet Our Graduate Ambassadors

Asayl Alzubali
Health Informatics
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Bachelor’s in Biology

Why I chose Northeastern: A beautiful campus in the heart of Boston – a prime networking location for young professionals. NEU also has remarkable professors who genuinely care for their students’ personal success.

Favorite Class: The American Health Care System

What I love most about my program: I enjoy the versatility of the Health Informatics program here at NEU. Whether you’re interested in business, technical, or want to stay focused on healthcare-based informatics there are many courses that can help you gain the necessary expertise to achieve your future career goals and even challenge yourself.

Fun fact about me: I enjoy story writing and poetry.

Jake Benjamin — Graduate Ambassador, Northeastern

Jake Benjamin
MS Exercise Science and MPH
Bolton, MA
Bachelor’s in Kinesiology and Physical Education

Why I chose Northeastern: I was very interested in Public Health, but I was also very interested in Exercise Science. Northeastern provided me with the opportunity to pursue my master’s in both fields at the same time. Also, what better place to attend school than Boston; best hospitals in the world are right next door.

Favorite Class: Race, Ethnicity, and Health.

What I love most about my program: The teachers and the friends I have made. Also, you’re given the opportunity to voice your opinion in every class.

Fun fact about me: I’m from New Orleans, Louisiana, and I rescued a fantastic cat named Lyle.

Lexi D’Abrosca - Northeastern University

Lexi D’Abrosca
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dallas, TX
Bachelor’s in Kinesiology Pre-PT

Why I chose Northeastern: I choose Northeastern because not only did it let me live out my dream of living in Boston, but the curriculum that includes hands on labs and co-op and the small cohort size gave me the opportunity to have the ultimate PT experience.

Favorite Class: Functional Anatomy

What I love most about my program: My favorite part of the program is the relationships I have built with my fellow classmates and faculty. The faculty is one of a kind and their care for all of us has made this experience amazing.

Fun fact about me: I played soccer in undergrad and helped bring my team to our program’s first NCAA tournament appearance!

Tyler Doumaney Northeastern Graduate Ambassador Profile

Tyler Doumaney
Nurse Anesthesia DNP
Tiverton, RI
Bachelors in Biology and Nursing

Why I chose Northeastern: Great instructors, good clinical sites, and a program structure that’s been continuously adapted based on student feedback.

Favorite Class: Chemistry and Cardio-Pulmonary Physiology of Anesthesia

What I love most about my program: Frequent check-in’s, never an issue to reschedule an assignment.

Fun fact about me: I just moved back from Colorado, where I lived for a long time! I’m a big fan of snowboarding, hiking, camping, board games, and reading.

Emily Erhard
MS Counseling Psychology
Perris, CA
Bachelor’s in Behavioral Neuroscience

Why I chose Northeastern: As a Double Husky, I have loved Boston and Northeastern ever since moving here from the west coast 6 years ago. Northeastern has been a home away from home that offered me unmatched educational, research, and clinical opportunities in the field – all from a thriving, lively campus where I have met my best friends, roommates, and partner.

Favorite Class: Psychopathology and Treatment Planning

What I love most about my program: I love that our MSCP program offers focused child and adolescent curriculum (and many other concentrations), champions culturally responsive care practices, and has open door opportunities for students to get involved in evidence-based care research. Our faculty are experts in their field that truly connect with students, foster our individuality, and support our early career development.

Fun fact about me: I am a lifelong musician! I play three instruments and have been trained in classical, choral, and musical theatre voice performance. I obtained an undergraduate minor in Music Performance and currently perform with the NU Madrigal Singers.

Hiral Gujar

Hiral Gujar
Pharmaceutical Sciences Program
Pune, India
Bachelor’s in Pharmacy

Why I chose Northeastern: I love the research done by the professors here and the co-op program is a wonderful aspect of studying at Northeastern University!

Favorite Class: Cellular Physiology with Dr. Eugene Bernstein

What I love most about my program: Interactive classes

Fun fact about me: Painted a six-foot-long painting just to add some color to the room! Also, a huge Potterhead and read the books thrice…because why not?

Mary Gulino — Northeastern University

Mary Gulino
MS in Pharmacology
Melrose, MA
Bachelor’s in Behavioral Neuroscience

Why I chose Northeastern: Double Husky! And the program is very nicely tailored towards working professionals so I can work on my masters while staying at my full time job

Favorite Class: Advanced Drug Delivery Systems

What I love most about my program: Learning about other areas of research beyond what I do in my day to day job

Fun fact about me: My sister has Down Syndrome! She is what inspired me to go into science and research 🙂

Jake Ludwig — Northeastern University

Jake Ludwig
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Buffalo, NY
Bachelor’s in Biochemistry

Why I chose Northeastern: I love Boston.

Favorite Class: Anatomy

What I love most about my program: The people!

Fun fact about me: I’ve run the Boston Marathon.

Grace Maggio — Graduate Ambassador, Northeastern

Grace Maggio
Speech-Language Pathology Program
Rochester, NY
Bachelor’s in Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations

Why I chose Northeastern: I chose Northeastern because the curriculum allows me to gain hands-on clinical experience in a variety of settings (school, hospital, specialty). It is a beautiful campus in the heart of Boston, one of my favorite cities to live in!

Favorite Class: Dysphagia.

What I love most about my program: The ability to gain hands-on experience through clinical work starting in Northeastern’s very own clinic!

Fun fact about me: I have traveled to every continent except Antarctica (next on the list!)

Chelsea  McManus
School Psychology MS/CAGS
East Longmeadow, MA
Bachelor’s in Behavioral Neuroscience

Why I chose Northeastern: I chose Northeastern because of the program’s focus on evidence-based practices, diversity and inclusivity, and child and adolescent behavior. The location is a big plus!

Favorite Class: Introduction to Cognitive Assessment

What I love most about my program: The faculty!

Fun fact about me: I have a guinea pig named Cookie.

Mayomi Meggison — Northeastern University

Mayomi Meggison
DNP Nurse Anesthesia
Winthrop, MA
Bachelor’s in Nursing

Why I chose Northeastern: I really like that Northeastern University is located in the city, and as someone who is pursuing an education in the medical field, I have the opportunity to gain experience at a variety of great hospitals.

Favorite Class: Anything with math.

What I love most about my program: The professors have all been very supportive.

Fun fact about me: I attended Northeastern as an undergraduate, so I am a Double Husky! I also love to travel!

Kalpaka Pradip
MS in Human Movement & Rehabilitation Science
India and Bahrain
Bachelor’s in Kinesiology

Why I chose Northeastern: I chose Northeastern for the research labs and being set in Boston, a hub for biomechanics.

Favorite Class: My favorite class is Core Concepts in Rehabilitation Science.

What I love most about my program: I enjoy the endless access to different research labs and sitting in the same classes as PhD students who push me to be better everyday.

Fun fact about me: I am half Hindu, half Christian, grew up in a Muslim country, and attended a Catholic school!

Kaylee Schnur — Northeastern University

Kaylee Schnur
DNP Nurse Anesthesia
Houston, TX
Bachelor’s in Nursing

Why I chose Northeastern: The amazing location, supportive faculty, and renowned clinical sites.

Favorite Class: Pharmacotherapeutics in Anesthesia and Critical Care

What I love most about my program: My classmates!

Fun fact about me: I have a three-legged dog named Kaptain (for Captain Hook)!

Paige Wallet — Graduate Ambassador, Northeastern

Paige Wallat
Direct Entry Master’s Nursing Program – Pediatrics
Bedford, NH
Bachelor’s in Biology and Psychology

Why I chose Northeastern: I chose Northeastern because of its great clinical partnerships in the Boston area allowing me to learn in the nation’s top hospitals. Furthermore, Northeastern holds a strong reputation for producing knowledgeable, respected nurses and I wanted to follow in that tradition.

Favorite Class: My favorite class has been Nursing Care of the Child. I am on the Pediatric track and this course has given me a solid foundation to practice nursing in an acute Pediatric setting. The experience that the professors have been able to bring to the classroom has greatly enhanced my learning experience.

What I love most about my program: I love the community that the Direct Entry cohort creates. Truly, classmates collaborate and work together to ensure that everyone succeeds in becoming skilled nurses and nurse practitioners.

Fun fact about me: A fun fact about me is that I am a twin.