Miranda Mason

2016 Etscorn International Summer Research Award

Miranda Mason

Miranda Mason

UofL sophomore Miranda Mason has received an Etscorn International Summer Research Award to travel to Athens to explore socialized health care and the impact of Greece’s difficult economic situation on public health. She will intern at Evaggelismos Hospital (public) and Iaso Hospital (private) in Athens. The $4,000 scholarship was awarded to Mason by the College of Arts and Sciences and another $1,000 came from the university’s study abroad office.

“I have never left the United States and with the awards I have received I will have the opportunity to visit one of the most important cities in global history and explore its modern and ancient features.”

Collegiate experience

  • Areas of study:
    Graduates May 2019 with an individualized major in medicine and society from the College of Arts and Sciences.
    • Other recognition and honors:
      McConnell Scholar and Guaranteed Entrance to Medical School awardee.

    Hometown information

    • Hometown:
      Corinth, Ky
    • High school:
      2015 graduate of Owen County High School
    • Parents:
      Tammy and Randy Mason of Corinth