Ohio Wesleyan alumna, including Briana Zellner ’13, are playing key roles in the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Rising to the Challenge

Ohio Wesleyan Alumna Help to Battle the COVID-19 Pandemic

By OWU Magazine

Ohio Wesleyan is one of the leading universities in America for preparing Ph.D. scientists, especially women in the life sciences. Since 2020, many have helped lead our battle against COVID, and the pandemic has shifted their careers.

As SARS-CoV-2 upended the world, Ohio Wesleyan University’s many women of science have pivoted, tirelessly continuing their work with global impact.

Whether they are working at research centers, public health agencies, pharmaceutical companies, or hospitals, none as undergraduates could have foreseen the importance of being a scientist during a pandemic and influencing public health.

Read the full OWU Magazine story.