Miller granddaughters complete health degrees
For the Gazette
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STEVENS POINT – Norbert and Delores Miller, Stevens Point, along with their family, celebrated the recent graduation of two granddaughters, who have earned a health professional degree. Alissa Small and Cally Gordon graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May.
Small earned her Medical Doctorate. She is the daughter of Karen Small (Miller) and Jeff Small, Watertown. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in Global Health from UW-Madison in 2014. She worked for many years as a CAN in local nursing homes and as a research assistant in the UW Department of Comparative Biosciences.
She then went on to complete medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and was a part of the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine. Alissa will be starting as an Ob/Gyn resident physician at Sparrow Hospital at Michigan State University in June.
Gordon graduated with her masters in physician assistant studies. She is the daughter of Kim Bannach (Miller) and Rick Gordon and grew up in Rib Lake. She earned her bachelor’s degree in health sciences with a minor in psychology at UW-Stevens Point in 2014.
Cally became a licensed paramedic, working several years as a firefighter/paramedic for South Area Fire District, located in Weston. She earned her degree through the physician assistant program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Cally will be starting an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant residency in June at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN.