Biology, Chemistry, healthcare, pathology, nutrition, health and wellness
Nutrition, health and wellness, medicine, biology, chemistry, economics, current events, and philosophy.
Ella graduated Summa Cum Laude majoring in biology. Ella minored in chemistry and logos (a selective English/ philosophy interdisciplinary honors curriculum). Grand View University is a liberal arts college with an emphasis in writing which has prepared Ella with the knowledge and critical thinking skills applicable to a wide range of topics.
Ella has written scientific research papers for biology disciplines including immunology, genetics, and nutrition as well as psychology. One paper addressed the correlation between intestinal dysbiosis and autism. Over fifteen peer reviewed scientific articles were used for this paper (ten of which were primary text). During the construction of the scientific papers, Ella filtered through relevant information and synthesized material to form a conclusion and/ or to answer the hypothesis. Ella has experience with Chicago/ Turabian, MLA, and APA citation formats.
Ella explored philosophical questions and ideas using an interdisciplinary approach. She tackled topics such as free-will, life after death, and defining the "self" using primary texts from authors including, but not limited to: Margaret Atwood, Aristotle, Charles Darwin, Carl Jung, and Henry David Thoreau. Many of her work was used to facilitate discussion and bring attention towards these lifelong questions.