Soror Cassie L. Hobbs hails from Orlando, FL and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Florida A&M University in May 2015 where she conducted cancer and infectious disease biomedical research. At FAMU, she was the recipient of several awards not only for her scholastic achievement, but her contributions to biomedical science. Currently, Cassie is a fourth-year medical student at Duke University School of Medicine where she continues to exemplify outstanding leadership, scholastic achievement and commitment to improve access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities. In July of 2020, she will begin her OB/GYN residency at Brown University and plans to sub-specialize in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
Since her initiation into our beloved sisterhood on March 30, 2019, Cassie has embodied the core values of the organization through her leadership, excellence in scholastic achievement, and service to others. She is actively involved in several service initiatives aimed to increase patient awareness, healthy lifestyle, and advocacy, such as Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), Cancer Care Experience and Feagin Leadership Scholar Program. Additionally, Cassie serves as a Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) Research Matters for All of US ambassador. As an ambassador her role is to host outreach activities to educate diverse communities about the critical need to participate in biomedical research and to promote the All of Us Research Program. Cassie is dedicated to reducing the prevalence of health disparities, committed to serving her community, and determined to increase awareness of the needs of diverse patient populations.
Cassie Hobbs, our April Soror Spotlight, will receive her Doctorate in Medicine in May 2020 from Duke University. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, her graduation has been cancelled, however she remains in high spirits.