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Leann Nitschke

'84

Leann graduated from Michigan Tech with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences in 1984. She continued her education by attending medical school and receiving her MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1988. Leann completed her internship with surgical certification in 1989 at Blodgett Memorial Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan  In 1994, she finished her surgical residency at the Marshfield . . .

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Jeffrey Jentzen

'75

A resident of Ypsilanti, Michigan and graduate of Ypsilanti High School, Dr. Jentzen is a 1975 graduate of Michigan Technological University. He received a B.S. degree in biological sciences. While at Tech he also played varsity football and competed in wrestling. He was the 1971 Outstanding Freshman Athlete.

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Mary Janet Kachmarsky Knapp

'72

Dr. MJ Kachmarsky Knapp graduated from Michigan Technological University in three years in 1972 with a BS in Biology and Pre-Med. She furthered her medical education at Georgetown University and Wayne State University, earning her master’s in physiology and pharmacology, summa cum laude. Her research in blood coagulation under professor Dr. Walter Seegers included studies of Antithrombin III, Thrombin and Heparin. . . .

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