Brendan McColgan

Brendan is a Minnesota native who grew up in central Minnesota before attending The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN for his undergraduate studies. Brendan double majored in biology and global, cultural and language studies and spent semesters studying abroad in Amsterdam and Ecuador. After graduating, Brendan moved to Minneapolis where he spent three years working as en emergency department technician in a level one trauma center. Brendan is thrilled to be a part of the OHSU PA class of 2016 and for the adventures of living in a new city.

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