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Garrison Dabbs
Garrison Dabbs - Personalized Path

Garrison Dabbs

Personalized Path

Garrison Dabbs is a senior majoring in genetic and genomic sciences with a focus on becoming a physician with a clinical interest in aging.

The Personalized Path provided Garrison additional flexibility for his class selection so he could select classes that aligned with his passions. For example, he took BY 436: Biological Processes of Aging as an opportunity to enhance his knowledge in support of his goal of becoming a physician.

Garrison is an Honors Ambassador for the UAB Honors College as well as a Student Mentor and Retreat Team (SMART) Leader. Additionally, he serves the community through different organizations including Habitat for Humanity and the Community of Hope Health Clinic. He volunteers at the clinic as a Spanish interpreter for Hispanic residents of Shelby County without medical insurance. Based on his exemplary service, he was selected as the recipient of the Howard Mullis Non-Medical Volunteer of The Year Award.

Since his first year at UAB, Garrison has amassed numerous academic achievements. He has maintained a position on the Presidential Honors List since his freshman year, earning at least a 4.0 GPA each term. He recently received an experiential learning stipend to travel abroad to Barcelona, Spain for his minor in Spanish.

In his free time, Garrison enjoys training in martial arts, specifically the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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