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Meet first-year student Michael Gerszewski, OTD/S '17

10/20/2014

Michael Gerszewski, OTD/S '17, from Minneapolis, MN

Why did you choose WUOT?
It’s a strongly rated program and curriculum based on working in groups, which is necessary when collaborating with other health professionals.

What do you like best about your classmates?
They are bright folks with a lot of talent and from many backgrounds.

What do you think of living in St. Louis?
It very much reminds me of home; I enjoy it a lot. There are pockets of culture everywhere and there is always some public music venue happening in the evenings.

Tell us something about yourself that otherwise we wouldn’t know or guess.
My first word was “cookie.”

Tell us about something you are involved in (or were) and how it’s changed you?

Working at a group home in undergrad taught me to look beyond myself and attend to the needs of others.

What word describes you best?
Directed.

What drives you every day?
Dark chocolate.

Tell us something about yourself that otherwise we wouldn’t know or guess.
I still play with LEGOs.

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