UA Little Rock Grad ready to take next step in research, community, and medical school
With a father as a doctor and an older sister in medical school, being a doctor would seem the obvious choice for Arooba Ilyas, a recent graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor's degree in biology.
"Ever since I was little, just seeing how happy my dad, a pediatric nephrologist (kidney doctor for kids), is and how many people he gets to help is inspiring," she said. "Ever since I was little, I thought I would be a doctor. When I get into high school, something about marine biology piqued my interest."