Dr. Erin Sellner, an assistant professor of biochemistry in the School of Health Sciences at Stephens College, was the opening speaker for the Missouri HOSA Fall Leadership Conference, held Oct. 26-27 in Jefferson City, Mo.

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education. HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. Missouri’s HOSA membership is now more than 3,600 members.

Sellner received a B.S. in Animal Science with minors in rural sociology and English from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She immediately went on to earn a Ph.D. in Animal Science from MU with an emphasis in reproductive physiology and molecular genetics and a doctoral minor in college teaching.

She teaches a number of courses at Stephens, including cell biology, immunology and biochemistry and oversees the seniors’ capstone projects. She also advises Tri-Beta, the national biological honor society on campus. 

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