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Justine Meierhofer graduates U of M



Justine Meierhofer, daughter of Randy and Nia Meierhofer of Cold Spring, has graduated from the University of Minnesota. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2008, and she completed a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree in May 2012. She was recognized during graduation for having the best thesis paper and presentation and the highest dedication to community service of her graduating class. Her family proudly watched her receive her diploma, after seven years of collegiate study.

She is now employed within a branch of UnitedHealth Group, OptumHealth, located in Eden Prairie, MN. Justine is working at OptumHealth as a pharmacy resident on the pharmaceutical solutions team, finding ways to help people better navigate the healthcare system and designing programs to help people live healthier lives.