University of Minnesota Medical School
Diana was a Psychology major and Chemistry minor at the University of Minnesota. She spent time abroad working in Chile as a clinical observation intern for public, private, and community health care facilities while in college. During medical school, she was awarded the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Summer Medical Student Fellowship. Diana has volunteered at Planned Parenthood and her student-run clinic.
Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
Stephen graduated Summa Cum Laude from Layafette College with a major in Neuroscience. In college, Stephen worked as a mental health technician and a special Olympics swim coach volunteer. Stephen is a member of the AOA at Penn State College of Medicine. Stephen’s research has ranged from studying eating disorders in Drosophila to clinical studies of bipolar disorder.
Tufts University School of Medicine
Ann attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where she graduated with a major in Brain and Cognitive Science and a minor in Chemistry. As a medical student, Ann has volunteered at the MIT student mentor group as well as the Phoenix club where she educated inmates about substance use, mental illness, and nutrition. Ann participated in research at the Mother Infant Research Institute at Tufts that analyzed fetal brain MRIs in down syndrome.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lauren graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh with a major in Chemistry and a minor in Spanish. In college she was a TA for foundation biology course and founded the professional development group of Phi Sigma Pi. During medical school Lauren was a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She was a member of the school committee that enhanced the learning environment and volunteered both to accompany pregnant adolescents to prenatal appointments at a local women’s shelter.
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Tina graduated from Rice University Houston with a major in mathematical economic analysis. In college, she volunteered at a math and reading program for 4th graders and was the fundraising chair for the Chinese student association. Prior to medical school, Tina worked for Bain and Company as a consultant analyzing energy consumption. During medical school, Tina was a student representative for the TX medical association and volunteered in Guatemala on a medical mission trip. She has worked on several quality improvement projects including the need for 24/7 ICU staff.
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Jessica graduated from the University of Georgia with a major in Dietetics and subsequently received a Masters in Food and Nutrition. Prior to medical school, Jessica worked as a renal dietitian and then as a clinical dietician in an acute rehabilitation setting. In medical school, Jessica is a member of the AOA, and the Alpha Upsilon Phi Service and Leadership Honor Society. She has also served as the president of the student interest group that coordinated meetings and community service events with local farmers markets and the Salvation Army. Her research has focused on studying the role of Vitamin K in overweight children and its association with cognitive control time and depression symptoms.
INCOMING CHILD TRACK RESIDENTS
University Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Christina graduated with a perfect GPA from the University of Minnesota with a double major in Physiology and Psychology. Prior to starting medical school, Christina worked as a medical scribe in emergency care. In medical school, she has been active in student government and is the Honor Council President. She has also won awards for her contributions to the medical school and community.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Glynis graduated Cum Laude from Georgetown University with a major in the Biology of Global Health. Prior to starting medical school, Glynis worked at a charter school teaching introductory science to middle school students. In medical school, Glynis has preformed in the school’s improv club. She was also the co-president for the Jefferson Youth Emergency Services which educates troubled youth at a homeless shelter about adolescent-focused general health and mental health topics.
Incoming Research Track Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine
Jacinta graduated from Rice University Houston with a major in Bioengineering, Global Health Technologies. After College, she received the James Wagoner Fellowship Grant with the WHO and developed a tool to look at the commercial potential of medical devices in low resource settings. At Stanford, Jacinta’s scholarly concentration has been in health services and policy research with an application to global health. Jacinta was an AACAP research fellow and has looked at the barriers to CAP in the Bay Area. She has also researched tech based hypnosis for smoking cessation.