The Department is happy to welcome five 2020 PGY1 residents into the program!
Pusan National University College of Medicine
Geunyoung obtained his medical in Korea where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He subsequently completed anatomic pathology residency training in Seoul, Korea. Following service as a Military Medical Examiner at the Ministry of National Defense, he acted as Pathology Medical Director at Lunit, Inc., a Korean company specializing in developing artificial intelligence systems for pathology image analyses.
Uludag Üniversitesi Tip Fakültesi
Aysenur completed her medical training in Turkey, where she was the recipient of a certificate of honor. She subsequently completed an internship year in Turkey before accepting a position as a research associate at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. Her research there has focused on examining the role of necroptosis in anticancer immunity and assisting in efforts to develop a computerized image analysis algorithm to detect and grade lung adenocarcinoma.
Monica Ospina Romero
Universidad del Valle Escuela de Medicina, Cali
Monica completed her medical training in Columbia. She subsequently pursued a Master’s degree in clinical research at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), followed by a postdoctoral scholarship with the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Research interests include examining the trajectory of cognitive function change in older adults pre and post cancer diagnosis.
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Daniel obtained his medical degree in Mississippi with Cum Laude distinction, where he also received multiple academic scholarships and awards. He is currently an Assistant Researcher with the UW Department of Surgery where his work with the Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery focuses on vocal fold scarring, recovery of salivary gland function, and mucus barrier protection. Daniel is concurrently an Assistant Investigator working with Dr. Connor on transfusion medicine-related research.
Nepal Medical College
Kusum obtained her medical degree in Nepal where she graduated with First Division Honors. She subsequently worked as a medical officer at the only infectious disease hospital in Nepal followed by a position as a medical officer within the Internal Medicine and Emergency Department of Alka Hospital, Nepal. She is a founding and lifetime member of OATH (Our Attempt Towards Health), an organization established to provide funds for the impoverished patients that visit Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital.