Katie Emmons, UMHB junior pre-med Biology major from Forney, Texas, has been accepted to the Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP). This exciting achievement, announced by Dr. Ruth Ann Murphy, JAMP Faculty Director, provides guaranteed admission to a Texas medical school, subject to maintaining program requirements. JAMP also provides mentoring at a Texas medical school, a summer internship program, preparation for the MCAT, and more. Katie’s advisor is Dr. Kathleen Wood, Chair of the Biology Department in the College of Humanities and Sciences, of which Dr. Daniel Mynatt is Dean. Katie plans to be a pediatrician.