The Clemson University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has recognized Allison Marshall Puechl of Raleigh, NC as one of the 2018 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
Honorees were selected based on their continued efforts to uphold the university’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect and to demonstrate an “ever-loyal” relationship with Clemson University.
Puechl is a Gynecologic Oncology Fellow with Duke University Medical Center. While a resident at Duke University, she was selected as Administrative Chief Resident, and in this role, was responsible for the scheduling of 32 residents. Puechl is a three-time recipient of the Charles B. Hammond Research Grant and has used the grant award to research various cancer treatments.
Puechl is involved in the medical community, serving on the Society of Gynecology Oncology Education Committee, Duke Department of Ob/Gyn Wellness Committee, and Duke Graduate Medical Education Council. She also spends a great deal of time mentoring students regarding their career paths. After joining the group in 2015, Allison has served on the executive board of the Clemson Alumni Association’s Clemson Women’s Alumni Council as the secretary.
The primary mission of Clemson YAC is to support the goals of the Clemson Alumni Association specifically on matters pertaining to Young Alumni. Clemson YAC exists to connect Young Alumni with the University, assist Young Alumni in the transition from active student to alumnus, facilitate fellowship, personal growth and professional development opportunities for young alumni and formally represent Young Alumni interests to the Clemson Alumni Council. The purpose of these efforts is to affect seminal influence on young alumni so they may continue to be connected and contributing alumni for a better Clemson throughout their lives.