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Medical Scientist Training Program

Recent Graduates

2016 Graduates


Rebecca Currier Curran

Graduate Program: Environmental Health (Ardythe Morrow, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Four published manuscripts; CDC grant review panel; Gold Humanism Honor Society, Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2015)
Residency: University of Utah, Family Medicine


Jennifer Leddon

Graduate Program: Immunology (Timothy Cripe, MD, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Seven published manuscripts; presentations at national/international meetings
Residency: University of Cincinnati, Internal Medicine; Hematology/Oncology Fellowship



Kyle McCracken

Graduate Program: MDB (James Well, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Eight published manuscripts; numerous professional conferences including the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting; Alpha Omega Alpha,
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2015)
Residency: Children’s Hospital of Boston, Pediatrics


Maggie Schneider

Graduate Program: Neuroscience (Melissa DelBello, MD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Four published manuscripts; Gold Humanism Honor Society, Arnold P. Gold Foundation(2015); Honorable Mention - Medical Student Research Award,
Ohio Psychiatric Physician’s Foundation (2015)
Residency: Harvard Longwood, Psychiatry


Sam Vaughn

Graduate Program: Immunology (John Harley, MD, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Four published manuscripts; research presentation Milan,Italy
Residency: University of Cincinnati, Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Inuk Zandvakili

Inuk Zandvakili

Graduate Program: Molecular & Developmental Biology (Yi Zheng, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Numerous published manuscripts
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, Internal Medicine

2015 Graduates


Nicholas Boespflug

Graduate Program: Immunology (Christopher Karp, MD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Four published manuscripts (one as first author); image selected as cover art for issue of Blood; Alpha Omega Alpha, UCCOM (2015)
Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University, Emergency Medicine


Adam Burr

Graduate Program: Molecular and Developmental Biology (Jeff Molkentin, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Four published manuscripts (one as first author); Alpha Omega Alpha, UCCOM (2014); John Hutton Award, UCCOM (2015)
Residency: University of Wisconsin, Radiation Oncology


Jeeyeon Cha

Graduate Program: Molecular and Developmental Biology (SK Dey, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Sixteen published manuscripts(eight as first author); two book chapters;The Philanthropic Educational Organization International Women’s Scholar Award(2014, 2015); NIH F30 NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship; Harrison Society Scholar
Residency: Vanderbilt University, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Fellowship

Norris Hollie

Norris Hollie

Graduate Program: Pathobiology & Molecular Medicine (David Hui, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Three first-author manuscripts; Funding from the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NIH); Preparing Future Faculty certificate, UCCOM
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Pathology

Eugene Oteng

Eugene Oteng

Graduate Program: NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program (Carole Long, PhD and Dr. Chris Newbold)
Residency: Howard University, Internal Medicine


Benjamin Kay

Graduate Program: Neuroscience (Scott Holland, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Five published manuscripts (three as first author)
Residency: St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University, Child Neurology


Where We Match

Map of Residency Matches

Top 5 Specialties

1. Internal Medicine

2. Pediatrics

3. Ophthalmology

4. Neurology

5. Psychiatry

Where We Are Now

Map of where alumni are now.

With 85 program alumni, we are spread-out across the country. Currently, 77% of graduates are actively involved in research at the top institutions listed on the map. We are proud to say our alumni are Physician-Scientist Leaders.



CARE/Crawley Building

MSTP Graduate, Scott Pomeroy

MSTP Graduate, Eric Raabe

UC MSTP Alumni, Scott Pomeroy and Eric Raabe, unite to uncover a new treatment strategy for malignant children's brain tumor, medulloblastoma. Read the Johns Hopkins Press Release