Class of 2018

akindutire Olumide Akindutire
Hometown: Lagos Nigeria/Staten Island NY
Undergrad: City College
Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Hobbies: hanging out with my princess Ayla, sports (every sport), gym, biking, EATING, hanging out with friends and family, and occasionally tanning
berkowitz Justin Berkowitz
Hometown: Livingston, NJ
Undergrad: University of Rochester
Grad School: Drexel University COM
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: golf, drums/percussion, reading, TV and movies, eating
birnbaum Kylie Birnbaum
Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ + Coronado, CA
Undergrad: Colorado College
Grad: NYU – MA in bioethics
Medical School: New York University
Hobbies: snowboarding, biking, good times with friends, and exploring NYC – especially its food!
blumenberg Adam Blumenberg
Hometown: Manhattan
Undergrad: NYU
Grad: NYU
Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Hobbies: Photography, filmmaking, computer programming, history, traveling, eating
garcia Stephanie Garcia
Hometown: Oakland, CA
Undergrad: UC Berkeley
Medical School: UCSF
Hobbies: cooking, reading, horseback riding, running, cycling, and spending time with family
griesinger Michael Griesinger
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Medical School: Cornell
Hobbies: soccer, running, gardening, diaper-changing for the past year
hernandez Raul Hernandez
Hometown: Queens, NY
Undergrad: NYU
Medical School: David Geffen SOM at UCLA/Charles Drew University COM
Hobbies: running, cooking, playing the guitar (badly), telling corny jokes, hanging out with friends and family
janairo Maria-Pamela Janairo
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
Undergrad: Brown University
Grad School: UMDNJ
Medical School: Rutgers NJ Medical School
Hobbies: Sports, especially soccer; traveling; eating; music; hiking; snowboarding; international medicine; running; writing
jardine Logan Jardine
Hometown: Old Town, ME and Seattle, WA
Undergrad: New York University
Grad: MPH at SUNY Downstate
Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Hobbies: biking, cooking, hiking, reading science fiction
jarrett Bryan Jarrett
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Undergrad: Cornell University
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Hobbies: Rock climbing, backpacking, mountaineering, triathlons, running, biking, cooking, photography, and of course, bar games
johnson Krystle Johnson
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Undergrad: Duke University
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Hobbies: Trying new restaurants, hanging out with friends and family, exploring the rest of New York, baking decadent triple chocolate cakes…
kaufman Benjamin Kaufman
Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergrad: Pomona College
Post-Bacc: Bryn Mawr College
Medical School: Boston University
Hobbies: Tennis tournaments, bike touring, poker, basketball, hiking, board games, cooking, guitar
kim Eden Kim
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
Undergrad: Binghamton University
Medical School: NYCOM
Hobbies: sports, working out, netflix, cooking, eating, spending time with friends and family, trader joe’s cookie butter
mciver Gregor McIver
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Undergrad: LMU
Grad: Georgetown (Masters in Physiology and Biophysics)
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine at USC
Hobbies: Surfing, snowboarding, fishing, beach, traveling, Lakers, Dodgers, Kings, ESPN, and nighttime shenanigans
russo Linda Russo
Medical School: Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
roodsari Gholamreza Sdeghipour Roodsari
Hometown: Roodsar, Iran
Grad: New York University (MPH)
Medical School: Tehran University, Iran
Hobbies: Playing with my daughter, reading, writing, history, traveling, watching and playing football (real football, also called soccer!)
sasi Nidhish Sasi
Hometown: Montreal, Canada
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
Hobbies: musical performance and production, biking, basketball, weightlifting
schnitzer Eric Schnitzer
Hometown: Merrick, NY – NY’er for life
Undergrad/Grad: Buffalo
Medical School: NYCOM
Hobbies: sports, traveling, eating, growing beard, going to shows
selby Maurice Selby
Hometown: New York
Undergrad: City College of New York
Medical School: SUNY Donwstate
Hobbies: I host a radio program Health in Harlem on Thursdays at 7pm on WHCR 90.3FM! I’m a huge fan of the New York Football Giants and I am always ready for a Giants trivia challenge
thomas Vladimir Thomas
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Undergrad: Hunter College
Medical School: Weill Cornell
Hobbies: film/filmmaking, cooking, hiking, crossfit, reading, collecting hobbies
tu Brian Tu
Hometown: California
Undergrad: UC Davis
Medical School: Albert Einstein COM
Hobbies: basketball, tennis, gardening equipment