Healthcare Student Profiles

See the academic and career paths of recent Kellogg graduates in the following healthcare concentrations:

Biotechnology+
Jamie McAdoo Jamie McAdoo ‘17 

Boston, MA
Jmcadoo2017@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Major(s): Managing Organizations and Marketing
Pathway: Health Enterprise Management
Academics
Year 1
Healthcare Strategy STRT 945
Biomedical Marketing  HEMA 914

Year 2
Health Economics STRT 444
Critical Issues in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Medical Device Industries HEMA 453
Pharmaceutical Strategy HEMA 931-5

Clubs / Events
Healthcare Career Trek  
Business of Healthcare Conference – Attendee  
MacEachern Symposium – Attendee  


Career
Internship Genentech, Marketing Strategy
Full-Time TBD
Interview(s) Genentech, AbbVie, Medtronic, DaVita, Baxter, Becton Dickinson
Prior Career Financial Services / Consulting
Consulting +
Greg Darland ‘14 Andrew Shane 

Major(s): Operations, Finance
Pathway: Pathway: HEMA
Academics
Year 1
Healthcare Strategy, Patient Centric Business Models  

Year 2
NUVention Medical I & II, Healthcare Economics, Healthcare Quality  

Clubs Participated In
Healthcare Club, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Big Data & Analytics, Entrepreneur Club  
Business of Healthcare Conference – Attendee  


Career
Internship BCG
Full-Time BCG
Prior Career Accenture Health Strategy, Evolent Health
Startups/Tech +
Jason Ferdinand ‘15 Rob Nagel 
 
Academics
Year 1
U.S. Healthcare Strategy STRT-945
Medical Product Early Stage Commercialization KIEI-911
Venture Lab (with Abbott Laboratories) FINC-912
Product Management for Technology Companies: An Entrepreneurial Perspective KIEI-932
New Venture Discovery KIEI-942

Year 2
Biomedical Marketing HEMA-914
NUVention Medical Innovation I HEMA-915
NUVention Medical Innovation II HEMA 916

Clubs Participated In
Business of Healthcare Conference: Speaker Chair Healthcare Club: Director of Careers


Career
Internship Jiff, Inc
Full-Time TBD
Interview(s) Senior Consultant at PwC
Pharma +
Ashley Harris ‘14 Lucas Waldron ‘17

Major(s): General Management
Academics
Year 1
Biomedical Marketing  
Population Health  
Patient Centered Business Models  

Year 2
Healthcare Strategy  
Healthcare Policy  

Clubs / Events
Healthcare Club – Member  
General Management Club - Member Healthcare Conference – Attendee  


Career
Internship Abbvie - Pharmaseutical Marketing
Full-Time TBD
Interview(s) AbbVie, Baxter, DaVita, Medtronic
Pharmaceutical +
Rochelle Ross ‘14 Lexi Mele-Algus '14 
 
Majors/Pathways: Strategy, HEMA, Analytics
Academics
Year 1
Healthcare Strategies  
Population Health: Healthcare Transformation  
Patient-Centric Business Models, Solutions and Strategies  
Analytical Consulting Lab, Client: Cigna  
Analytics for Strategy, Final Project: Healthcare Report Card development  

Year 2
Health Policy HEMA 441
Healthcare Strategy MGMT 945
Intellectual Capital Management MGMT 441

Clubs / Events
Healthcare Club – VP of Marketing  
Business of Healthcare Conference – Attendee  


Career
Internship Johnson & Johnson – Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Full-Time Baxter
Interview(s) AbbVie, Amgen, Baxter, Becton Dickinson, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Pfizer
Provider +
Lexi Mele-Algus ‘14 Davis Greene 
Second Year – Full-time MBA Program
New York, NY
amelealgus2014@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Major(s): Health Enterprise Management (HEMA), Management & Strategy, Management & Organizations
Academics
Year 1
Global Initiatives in Management  
Health Information Technology  
Healthcare Quality  

Year 2
Healthcare Quality  
Healthcare Economics  
Critical Issues in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Medical Device Industries  
Service Operations  

Clubs
Healthcare club (Academics Director, First Year)  
Business of Healthcare Club (Second year: Co-chair, First year: Speaker's Committee)  


Career
Internship Intermountain Healthcare
Full-Time TBD
Interview(s) UNC Healthcare
Medical Devices +
Anita Prasad Anita Prasad  
Major(s): Marketing
Academics
Year 1
Medical Device in Developing Countries KPPI 973
Healthcare Strategy, Biomedical Marketing STRT 945, HEMA 914
Healthcare Quality  

Year 2
Healthcare Quality  
Healthcare Economics  
Critical Issues in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Medical Device Industries  
Service Operations  

Healthcare Clubs Participated In:
Healthcare Club - Member  
Business of Healthcare Conference - Attendee  


Career
Internship Intuitive Surgical
Full-Time TBD
Interview(s) Conducted Abbott, Baxter, BD, Medtronic, J&J, Intuitive Surgical, Genentech [non-healthcare: Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Carbon3D]
Prior Career Mechanical Engineer in medical device development (4 years), Engineering Project Manager in alternative energy (1 year)