Hometown: Evansville, IN
After growing up in southern Indiana and earning his undergraduate degree from the College of Wooster in Ohio, Michael appreciates the abundance of options his has in graduate school, educationally and socially.
“Baltimore is able to provide a wealth of educational and professional opportunities that other cities would be hard pressed to match, especially for students focused on a career in healthcare.” Michael is completing an internship with the Powell Recovery Center, a center for alcohol and drug treatment in Baltimore. As a graduate intern, he facilitates mental health groups and provides counseling services to clients.
An avid sports fan, Michael was excited to move to a city where he could watch professional teams in person. Growing up in Indiana, without a major league baseball team nearby, he was not a big baseball fan. As soon as Michael moved to Baltimore though, he immediately began attending Orioles games. “Camden Yards is a fantastic ballpark, which has helped turn me into an Orioles fan. I was even able to attend game two of the American League Championship Series this year!"