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Heather Brunges

Class of 2018

Hometown: Gainesville, Fla.
Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida

Heather Brunges graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor in leadership. While completing her undergraduate degree she was involved in UF Premed AMSA and Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity. She served as director for UF Premed AMSA in both the health outreach and education committee and the campus delegates committee. She worked in the operating room at UF Health as an anesthesia technologist and also did research on pancreatic cancer through the department of anesthesiology. She volunteered at the Oak Hammock Health Pavilion, where she helped put on events for the assisted living and skilled nursing members. Heather is excited to attend the Florida State University College of Medicine because of its emphasis on primary care.