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Biology alumnus pursuing dental degree at Detroit Mercy

January 11, 2017

Rami NazarianRami Nazarian ’13 Biology alumnus said he had a great deal of help getting to where he is and that’s why he plans to give back.

In 2009, Nazarian came to the United States with his parents, seeking asylum from troubles in the Middle East.  He had a few years of university education at home, and though he spoke three languages, English wasn’t one of them.  But he was determined to succeed.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in Biology at Detroit Mercy, he began the process of applying to dental schools.

“I wanted to be at a place that had a very reputable clinical experience, and I loved the environment at Detroit Mercy so I decided to come back.”

Read more about Nazarian’s story in the Leading Edge, Fall/Winter 2016.

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