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Jacqueline Branch was a four-year letter winner in track & field and a five-time North Coast Athletic Conference Sprinter/Hurdler of the Year.
One of the most decorated track athletes in conference history, Branch won 15 NCAC championships and was a 21-time All-NCAC performer. In outdoor track & field, she won the 100-meter dash in all four years. Branch accomplished the same feat in the 200-meter dash at the NCAC Indoor Track & Field Championships. She qualified for the 2001 NCAA National Indoor Championship in the 4x100 Relay and the 2001 NCAA National Outdoor Championship in the 4x400 and the 4x100 relays. She remains a varsity record holder in three events and was named to the NCAC 20th Anniversary All-Decade team in 2004.
Branch earned her bachelor of science degree in psychology from Denison in 2004 and received her master of education degree in special education and teaching from Canisius College in 2006. In 2011, she earned her M.D. from Ross University School of Medicine. Branch completed her pediatric residency at Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., in 2015 and was honored as the Outstanding Resident there upon graduation. Branch is currently a fellow in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics in the University of Michigan Health System.