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Chris Puntasecca

Chris Puntasecca

Chris Puntasecca

Wayne, New Jersey
United States
MD
School of Medicine

Chris Puntasecca, from Wayne, New Jersey, is pursuing an MD at Stanford School of Medicine. He will graduate from the College of the Holy Cross with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and classics. Chris aspires to devote his life to the holistic care of the sick by translating scientific discoveries to the treatment of patients in a clinical environment. He was student program director of Parsons Hill Nursing Home, interned at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in Tarrytown, New York, and was a research assistant at UMass Memorial Medical Center and in an organic chemistry lab at Holy Cross. A varsity athlete, he was team captain of Holy Cross’s NCAA Division I track and field team, competing as a pole vaulter and decathlete. As an undergraduate, he received the Kate C. Power Award and the Polytec Award in Organic Chemistry.

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