Kerri is pictured here with Dr. Stanley, president of Stony Brook, and her research mentor, Dr. Sharon Pochron. Kerri graduated with honors in May of 2014. She conducted research with several other undergraduate students where they tested the effects of acid rain on earthworm biomass. Their findings will be published later this year. She recently won the vice president of clubs and organizations position in the undergraduate student government elections. In this position she was responsible for education over 160 clubs on USG policies and procedures. She was a teaching assistant for the Ecological and Social Dimensions of Disease class taught by Dr. Pochron. She to pursue a career in epidemiology, and would like to focus on the effects of environmental toxins on human health. She hopes to become an expert in the field and plans to pursue a Ph.D. in the future.
Kerri Mahoney was awarded for the following achievements in the Spring of 2014; Vice President of Clubs and Organizations in the Undergraduate Student Government, Presenter at URECA, annual undergraduate research exhibition, Student representative on Faculty Student Association and Campus Recreation Advisory Boards, Member of the Seawolves Against Cancer Club, Dean’s List for Academic Achievement, Ukrainian Society Co-Founder
Research Participant in Ecotoxicology Project in Sustainability Studies.