YEAR OF GRAD STUDY: 2001-2006
MENTOR(S): Johannes Hell
SOURCE(S) OF SUPPORT: NIH, AHA
University of Iowa PhD 2006 Pharmacology
Stanford University MD 2010 Medicine
American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship; L.A. Woods Scholar, University of Iowa; Summer Intern Scholarship, American Association of Thoracic Surgeons; Medical Scholars Research Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine; AMA Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship in the category of Communication of Science; Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award; Award for Best Clinical Teaching by a Medicine Resident, Stanford University; Lillehei Scholar, University of Minnesota.
Teaching Assistant, Neuropharmacology, University of Minnesota; Section Coordinator/Lecturer-Drugs: Their Action, Nature, and Use, University of Iowa; Guest Lecturer, Neuropharmacology, University of Iowa; Teaching Assistant/Lecturer/Lab Supervisor, Stanford Medical Youth Science Program; Teaching Assistant, Cells to Tissues, Stanford School of Medicine; Teaching Assistant, Integrative Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine; Teaching Assistant, Immunology, Stanford School of Medicine; Small Group Lecturer, Medical Student Human Diseases: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, University of Minnesota_
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (prior to entering program):
Undergraduate research assistant, St. John’s University
CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES (brief description):
I work in the lab of Demetris Yannopoulos at the University of Minnesota. I am a cardiovascular medicine fellow. We study the mechanisms of reperfusion injury incurred during cardiac arrest.
POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING APPLIED FOR, UNDERWAY, OR COMPLETED:
None – completed research as part of medical school, residency, and fellowship. I did not apply for independent post-doctoral positions.
APPLICATION(S) FOR FUNDING (BUT THIS PROGRAM):
American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Received funding from July 2005-June 2006
NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship Successful, but declined due to overlap with the AHA grant
Summer Intern Scholarship, American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Received funding from June 2007-Aug 200