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Haleigh Eubanks
Class of 2021
Auburn Campus
Prior School: 
Mississippi Valley State University (BS), Jackson State University (MS), University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (PhD)
Degree: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Cleveland, MS

Haleigh Eubanks

I chose to go into medicine because I love the idea of grasping the concepts and methods of basic science combined with clinical studies in order to fulfill the true meaning of “bench to bedside”.
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I want to help people because

Everybody has a calling or a service to pay in life. I believe research and medicine is my service and duty to the public. I want to help people because I get satisfaction from seeing other people happy and living long, healthy lives.  If I can contribute to that, then I will help as much as I possibly can. One of my favorites quotes is “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. - Gandhi”.

The reason I chose VCOM-Auburn is

I chose VCOM-Auburn for a few reasons: 1) the supportive and familial environment, 2) the professors and osteopathic physicians on staff set a prime example and are committed to our education, and 3) VCOM-Auburn expressed genuine interest in me—VCOM-Auburn CHOSE ME!!!

I chose to go into medicine because

I chose to go into medicine because I love the idea of grasping the concepts and methods of basic science combined with clinical studies in order to fulfill the true meaning of “bench to bedside”.

My friends would tell you that I am

God-fearing, fun, loving, purpose-driven, athletic, traveler, and foodie (French Fry Connoisseur)

The accomplishment I am most proud of is

The accomplishment that I am most proud of is that I am continuing to pursue my dream of becoming a physician-scientist despite all odds and setbacks.