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Health Careers Program

Health Careers Director and Staff

Rosalind Gregory-Bass, M.D., C'92, is the director of the Health Careers Program and assistant professor in the Environmental and Health Sciences Program. She completed her undergraduate education at Spelman graduating cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Interested in musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology, she attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, becoming the first African-American woman to receive her master’s degree for the department in 1994.

Alayna M. Blash, M.D., C’94
, is the associate director of the Health Careers Program at Spelman College. She completed her undergraduate education at Spelman and obtained a bachelor of science degree in chemistry. Following Spelman, she matriculated at the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (now Temple University) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Upon completion of her residency in primary podiatric medicine, she entered private practice. In her role at Spelman, Dr. Blash is focused on enhancing pre-matriculation pipeline programs and exposing minority pre-health students to post-graduate opportunities.