Integrative Physiology and Health Science

Brandon Smith

My hometown when I was a student was

Alcona Country, MI

I graduated in


I studied

Major: Exercise and Health Science, now known as Integrative Physiology and Health Science

Minor: Chemistry

I currently live in

Ann Arbor, MI

I am now

After graduating at Alma, I matriculated to the University of Michigan Medical School where I earned an MD and a MSCR(Masters of Science in Clinical Research). I am currently training in Neurosurgery at the University of Michigan Health System.

My Alma education

Alma’s personalized curriculum and intensive mentorship program helped to mold my education and development into what has made me successful. 

My favorite place(s) on campus included

Bahlke Field

My favorite professors(s) included

Dr. Ball and the rest of the IPHS department

My most vivid/best memory of my time at Alma is

The moment when a double-crust, baked on a screen, spices baked in, pepperoni, ham, and bacon Pizza Sam’s pizza was set down in front of me and one of my closest friends. I would guess that I probably had a “Best Moment at Alma” almost weekly.