Class of 2023
- Erik Strandberg
Erik is from Crystal Lake, Illinois. He graduated from Michigan Technological University in 2019, where he majored in Biological Sciences. As an undergraduate, Erik enjoyed studying genetics and began volunteering with Crisis Text Line soon after learning about the genetic counseling profession. Following graduation, Erik began learning more about the non-traditional side of genetic counseling when he moved to Wisconsin to begin working for PreventionGenetics as a Laboratory Genetic Counselor Assistant. During his time in Wisconsin, he also became a volunteer and coach for the Marshfield Area Special Olympics. Erik chose Rutgers because of the strong program leadership, diverse clinical rotations, and connection he felt with the program.