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Medical Scientist Training Program

Recent Graduates

2018 Graduates

Kristina Betz

Kristina Betz

Graduate Program: Immunology (Sean Moore, MD, MS)
Accomplishments & Awards: John J. Hutton Academic Excellence Award (2018); Selected Attendee, National MD/PhD Student Conference, Keystone, CO (2015)
Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Email: weagekj@mail.uc.edu

 

 

Roger Fecher

Graduate Program: Immunology (George Deepe, MD)Roger Fecher
Accomplishments & Awards: Selected Attendee, National MD/PhD Student Conference, Keystone, CO (2012); AAI Travel Award (2014); GSGA Travel Award (2014);  Department of Pathology Grant in support of Senior Project , "Glioblastoma expression of TAM kinase relative to PTEN" (2018)
Residency: Pathology (AP/CP), Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center
Email: fecherra@mail.uc.edu

 

 

Jed Kendall

Jed Kendall

Graduate Program:  MDB (Nancy Ratner, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Authored one manuscript and has several coauthored manuscripts in preparation or under review. He presented his research at several conferences including the annual NF1 Children’s Tumor Foundation meeting.
Residency: Radiology, Emory University
Email: kendaljj@mail.uc.edu

 

 

2017 Graduates

Rahul D'Mello

Rahul D'Mello


Graduate Program: Immunology (Marc Rothenberg, MD, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Co-author of numerous manuscripts (one as first author); Robert Swain Memorial Award (UC College of Medicine); Mentor of the Year (Cincinnati Youth Collaborative); Graduate Student Research Forum First Place Award (UC College of Medicine)
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University and Perinatology Research Branch of the NICHD
Email: dmellorj@mail.uc.edu



Steven Gilday

Steven Gilday

Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering (David Butler, PhD; Jason Shearn, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Co-author of five manuscripts;Dean’s Fellowship (UC College of Medicine); John J. Hutton Academic Excellence Award (UC College of Medicine); Excellence in Science Award, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Golden Scalpel Award (UC College of Medicine)
Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Email: gildays@mail.uc.edu




2016 Graduates

CurrierRebecca

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  
Residency: University of Utah, Family Medicine
Email: curriera@mail.uc.edu

LeddonJennifer

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
Email: leddonjl@mail.uc.edu



McCrackenKyle

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 (UC College of Medicine)
Residency: Children’s Hospital of Boston, Pediatrics
Email: mccrackw@mail.uc.edu


SchneiderMaggie

Maggie Schneider


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


Vaughn,-Sam

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
Email: vaughnsu@mail.uc.edu


Inuk Zandvakili

Inuk Zandvakili


Graduate Program: Molecular & Developmental Biology (Yi Zheng, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Numerous published manuscripts
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, Internal Medicine
Email:zandvaik@mail.uc.edu



2015 Graduates

nick-boespflug

Nicholas Boespflug


Graduate Program: Immunology (Christopher Karp, MD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Four published manuscripts (one as first author); Image of Nick's research selected as cover art for issue of Blood; Alpha Omega Alpha (UC College of Medicine)
Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University, Emergency Medicine
Email: boespfnd@mail.uc.edu


BurrAdam

Adam Burr


Graduate Program: Molecular and Developmental Biology (Jeff Molkentin, PhD)
Accomplishments & Awards: Four published manuscripts (one as first author); Alpha Omega Alpha (UC College of Medicine); John J. Hutton Academic Excellence Award (UC College of Medicine)
Residency: University of Wisconsin, Radiation Oncology
Email: burram@mail.uc.edu


JeeyeonCha

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; NIH F30 NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship; Harrison Society Scholar
Residency: Vanderbilt University, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Fellowship
Email: chaj@mail.uc.edu


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 (UC College of Medicine)
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Pathology
Email: hollien@mail.uc.edu


Eugene Oteng

Eugene Oteng


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



benjamin-kay

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
Email: kaybp@mail.uc.edu

Where We Match


Match Map 2017

Top 3 Specialties
  1. Internal Medicine
  2. Pediatrics
  3. Psychiatry

Other Top Specialties 
   Family Medicine, Neurology, Opthamology, Anesthesiology, Dermatology,
   Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiation Oncology

 

 

Where We Are Now

Map of where alumni are now.

96 program alumni are spread across the country.  We are proud to say that our alumni are Physician-Scientist Leaders. 74% of graduates are actively involved in academic medical research at top institutions, and others hold leadership positions in government and industry.  

 

 


 
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