Joseph Biddix, a SON Doctor of Nursing Practice student, has received two bachelor’s degrees from Carolina. While pursuing his bachelor’s degree in nursing, he was accepted into the U.S. Navy Nurse Candidate Program and, upon graduation with highest honors, was commissioned into the Navy. A lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, he has received numerous distinctions that include two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals and a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. He is currently the service lead nurse for peripheral vascular surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Read about his experience here.