California State University, FresnoTrustee Emeritus Peter Mehas Scholar
Catherine Mueller grew up surrounded by substance abuse and violence. She
knew she wanted more for herself and that an education could help her achieve
her dreams. While attending California State University, Fresno, she decided to
combine her dedication to serving the community with her love of science to
pursue a career in pharmacy.
Catherine currently serves as president of the Pre-Pharmacy Club at Fresno
State, conducts research in a biochemistry research lab on campus, and
volunteers in the pharmacy at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, California.
As a top student leader, she also dedicated her time to serving as a mentor for
incoming Health Careers Opportunity Program students.
Catherine is in her senior year at Fresno State, majoring in biochemistry. She
plans to obtain a doctor of pharmacy degree with the goal of becoming a clinical