Oakwood University Hercules Scholar Erwin Stuffle
Hometown: Bridgetown, Barbados
Major: Biomedical Sciences
Career Goal: MD/PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Scholarship Award: $1,500
Motto for Life:“I can do ALL things through Christ.”
As a physician, Erwin plans to specialize in infectious diseases and wants to help pave the way in combating disparities in health caused by diseases like HIV/AIDS, syphilis and hepatitis.
Those he credits as his role models are Jesus Christ, mentor Dr. Elaine Vanterpool and Dr. Hilda Hutcherson of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Erwin is the first in his family to attend college.
Congratulations, Erwin, on your accomplishments!