Born and raised on Oahu, Ms. Lauren McCaul graduated from Leilehua High School in 2009. Lauren entered Chaminade University as a freshman and graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology in Spring 2013.
While at Chaminade, Lauren was inducted into the Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemistry Honors Society. She also served as the Scrubs Club Secretary and Co-President, consecutively. Lauren also worked as a Laboratory Assistant and Peer-Led Team Learning Leader for Organic Chemistry. In addition, she was a proud recipient of two scholarships from Chaminade, the Lee Family Scholarship and the Parish Scholarship. In 2011, Lauren was selected to participate in the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Aside from her excelling academically, Lauren volunteered at the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children for two years. Through St. Michael’s Parish in Haleiwa, Lauren also volunteered for four years at the homeless outreach.
Lauren credits Chaminade for providing her with a strong science background and instilling effective study skills which will be crucial in medical school. She also credits Chaminade with giving her a wide range of opportunities, which have prepared her for medical school. In Fall 2015, Lauren will begin her medical studies at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. After earning her degree in Osteopathic Medicine, Lauren hopes to return to Hawaii to serve the disadvantaged population and make a difference in the community in which she grew up in.