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Ellington Receives Doctoral Degree from Wake Forest University Graduate School

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Jennifer Ellington, daughter of John and Julieta Bento of Bermuda, has received her doctor of philosophy degree from Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Ellington holds a master of science degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She will continue her training as a postdoctoral fellow at the Canon Research Center at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.


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