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Houston Dash forward Michelle Alozie’s other arena is at Texas Children’s Hospital pediatric oncology lab [Video]

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Michelle Alozie’s feet are a nod to her favorite soccer player.

“I love Mario Balotelli, and I think it’s unique and fun,” Alozie said. “So why not?”

Why not is a question the Houston Dash forward asks herself about wearing mismatching soccer shoes. How is an inquiry we have upon learning about her other career.

“I was looking for jobs, something to do. I’m just so into medicine,” Alozie admitted. “And thankfully, Dr. Stevens reached out to me.”

Dr. Alex Stevens is a pediatric oncologist at Texas Children’s Hospital. Early last year, she hired Alozie as one of four research technicians to work in her pediatric leukemia research lab.

“She’s far exceeded expectations,” Dr. Stevens shared about Alozie. “She learned all the techniques we’re doing in lab incredibly fast. She has been a full-fledged member of the team.”

So, yes, the 25-year-old is a member of multiple teams. She’s a standout for …

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