From Front Stage to Bed Side, Former Guns N’ Roses Rocker Graduates Premed from Columbia 
Stephen Harris, once a successful rock musician who fought dyslexia to pursue his other dream—becoming a doctor—is now a significant step closer to realizing that achievement. Harris will graduate from Columbia University next week and begin medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in August.
Fame can take its toll on rock stars, but Harris is one of the survivors. As a bass player and guitarist, he performed with big-name bands, including Guns N’ Roses, The Four Horsemen and The Cult.
“Looking back, my rock career only began because I couldn’t seem to do anything else,” Harris said. “I did terribly in school, hated it, hated it. Every time I took a test, I failed it.” …