Chase Morgan-Floyd


Aug 2014 - Present

Bachelor of Arts, Biology (Biochemistry track), anticipated May 2018

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Double Minor in Mathematics and Economics 

Aug 2010 - May 2014

High School Diploma

Grand Rapids Christian High School, Grand Rapids, MI

Professional Experience

Work History
Jul 2015 - Aug 2015

Researcher / DIR Mentor 

URSI - Vassar College

Summer Research Program at Vassar College - investigated predator-prey models of ecological systems using computer simulation in Wolfram Alpha Mathematica. Presented a poster at the URSI Symposium.

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014

Research Assistant

URSI - Vassar College

 Summer Research Program at Vassar College - investigated hydrogen bonding in organic probes using FTIR-spectroscopy. Presented a poster at the URSI Symposium 

Dec 2012 - Jan 2013


Vagotis Medispa

Shadowed Dr. Francine Vagotis and observed the practice of cosmetic plastic surgery.

Dec 2010 - Dec 2012

CPR/ First Aid Certified 

American First Cross

Certified for Infants, Children, and Adults

Professional Activities 

NPC New York State Grand Prix (2015) 

  • Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Competed in a bodybuilding contest in which preparation required strict training and dieting for several weeks. 
  • Placed 1st in Teen Overall,  1st in Junior Overall, and 2nd in the  Novice Heavyweight division. 
  • Qualified for NPC Nationals in all three divisions.

Clinical Anatomy Summer Program (2015)

  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
  • Given a comprehensive introduction to human anatomy, observed surgical procedures on cadavers, and preformed dissections. 

Naval Academy Summer Seminar (2013)

  • United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
  • Experienced life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing leaders in the armed forces.

National Student Leadership Conference (2013)

  • American University, Washington, D.C.
  • Performed clinical rounds; learned medical examination and surgical techniques; participated in diagnosis and treatment while solving the mystery of a fatal outbreak sweeping the nation.

Presidential Inauguration High School Scholars Program (2013)

  • Washington D.C.
  • Attended the 57th Presidential Inauguration and Conference.

National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (2012) 

  • Babson College, Boston, MA
  • Took an interactive role in the study and practice of medicine and the delivery of health care; role played in a triage simulation; meet and interacted with leading psychics and medical students at Harvard University School of Medicine. 

SHAPE Program (2011) 

  • Grand Valley University, Allendale, MI
  • Studied anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, and personal health and fitness;  explored the professions of clinical lab science, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, radiation therapy, sonography, speech pathology, sports medicine, and therapeutic recreation.

Academic Awards 

AP Scholar (2014) 

Grand Rapids Christian Future Physician (2014)

National High School Honors Society (2013-2014) 

Grand Rapids Christian Honor Roll (2010-2014) 

Extra-Curricular Activities 

Vassar College - Vassar Strength, Track, ViCE Music, Hip Hop 101, Pro-Health Club, Vassar Business Club

Grand Rapids Christian - Football, Basketball,  Community Service (In The Image, Mary Free Bed Hospital)