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Todd Schoepflin
1997 | Engineering

Todd Schoepflin is a principal engineer at Amazon and served as one of the system architects for Amazon One, Amazon’s technology to use your palm for contactless identity service. 
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Christy Billock
Att. 1990–93 | Preprofessional (occupational therapy)

Christy Billock received the Award of Excellence from the Occupational Therapy Association of California, which recognizes an occupational therapy practitioner who has made significant contributions to the advancement of the profession.
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Elias Lozano
1987 | Engineering

Elias Lozano was featured in the September 2020 issue of MD Tech Review in an article about Esvyda, a telehealth and remote patient monitoring system, where he works as the CEO. (pg. 24-25)
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Back to You
WWU alumni share their stories
in their own words

Remote work
March 26, 2020

Remote work

Four tips from a WWU alumnus for remaining happy, sane, and productive while working from home

Taking bold steps to combat racism
February 25, 2019

Taking bold steps to combat racism

by Elta Jackson-Henry ’95 and ’96

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