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Post-graduate trainees:

  • Michael Arnold, MD, Current position: University of Cincinnati, Internal Medicine Residency
  • Eric Madis, University of Cincinnati, Biomedical Engineering Major
  • Peter Hajdu, PhD., University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • Zerrin Kuras, Ph.D., University of Ulm, Germany
  • Yeo-Heung Yun, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
    Current position: Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC.
  • Nina Boiko, Ph.D., Bogomoletz Institute for Physiology, Kiev, Ukraine
    Last known position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas, San Antonio.
  • Vladimir Kucher, Ph.D., Bogomoletz Institute for Physiology, Kiev, Ukraine
    Last known position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas, San Antonio.
  • You-Qing Peng, Ph.D., Medical College of Shandong University, China
    Last known position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada.
  • Peter Szigligeti, M.D.,Ph.D. University of Debrecen, Hungary
    FOCIS (Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies) TSS (Trainee Satellite Symposium) travel award to attend the “2nd Annual FOCIS Center of Excellence (FCE) Trainee Satellite Symposium held in Boston, May 2005.
    Last known position: Clinical Fellow in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Kenézy County Hospital, Debrecen, Hungary
  • Jennifer R. Robbins, Ph.D., Stanford University
    current position: Professor, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Ahmad Anjak, M.D., Aleppo University - Faculty of Medicine
    current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati.
  • Milan Petrovic, M.D., Belgrade University, Yugoslavia
    Last known position: Clinical Fellow, University of Cincinnati.
    Winner of the 2001 Internal Medicine Fellow Grand Rounds at the University of Cincinnati.
    Last known position: Resident Fellow, Department of Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati.
  • Geoff V. Martin, M.D. UC, Medical School
    Honorable Mention 2010 Internal Medicine Trainee Grand Rounds, University of Cincinnati          Last known position: Radiation Oncology Fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX

Graduate students:

Thesis advisor:

Hannah Newton, Ph.D. Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory, Frederick National Laboratory, NIH, Frederick MD.

Amy Surti Last known position: Medical student, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Steve Shamp Physiology Master student

Kate Mellion Last known position: Medical Student, University of Toledo, OH.

Brent Boyes Last known position: Medical Student, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.

Stella A. Nicolaou Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine PhD student

Academic Excellence Award, University of Cincinnati, September 2004(Award Description: After completion of all didactic coursework this award is given to the student with the highest cumulative GPA in their class).

  • Winner of the 2005 and 2007 Internal Medicine Fellow Grand Rounds at the University of Cincinnati. (Award Description: Trainees in the department of Internal Medicine present their work and prizes are awarded for basic research and clinical presentations).
  • Winner of the APS Caroline tum Suden/Francis A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award, Experimental Biology Meeting, San Francisco, April 2006. (Award Description: The American Physiological Society (APS) Women in Physiology Committee gives this award to up to 36 junior physiologists (graduate students and postdoctoral fellows) who present at the Experimental Biology Meeting).
  • Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) travel award to present at the Trainee Satellite Symposium (TSS) held at the FOCIS meeting in San Francisco, May 2006. (Award Description: Fifty-one trainees were selected from twenty-nine FOCIS centers of excellence in the US and multinationally to attend the FOCIS Trainee Satellite Symposium in San Francisco, May 2006. FOCIS center represented: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio).
  • American Heart Association (AHA), Ohio Valley Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship, July 2006. (Award Description: A fellowship awarded to predoctoral students to help them initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research by providing research assistance and training. For 2006 the pay line percentile rank for predoctoral applications to the Ohio Valley Affiliate was 12.80%).

Last known position: Assistant Professor, Department of Life and Health Sciences; Medical School Curriculum Lead (Years 1 and 2), St George's, University of London Medical Program at the University of Nicosia.

Research Training:
Andras Balajthy visiting PhD student

Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Szilagyi Orsolya visiting PhD student

Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Undergraduate Students:

  • Charles Ebersbacher, University of Cincinnati, Biomedical Engineering Major
  • Jonathan Arthur, University of Cincinnati, Biology Major-premed
  • Tyler H. Thompson, University of Cincinnati, Neuroscience Major
  • Temiloluwa Adeniyi, Independent study 20BME5, (University of Cincinnati, Biomedical Engineering Major)
  • Erin Elizabeth Armao, student worker, (University of Cincinnati, Neuroscience Major) Last known position: Medical student, University of Cincinnati
  • Ryan Fuchs, Capstone Project (University of Cincinnati, Biology Major)
  • Alexandra Schwier, NSF REU program (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN) The NSF REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Site Program in Membrane Science, Technology, and Bio-Applications is sponsored by NSF and it is designed for undergraduate students to gain research experience toward admission to graduate degree programs and future careers as tomorrow's scientists. 2nd place NSF REU/SURF Site Program Award for the Oral Presentation
  • Mike Butler, Biomedical Engineering co-op program 12/27/2009-3/27/10 (University of Cincinnati)
  • Aimi Toyama, NSF REU program 06/15/2009–10/21/2009 (Miami University, OH)
  • Kevin Zhu, ExSEL II summer program 06/10/2009-8/12/2009 (Duke University, NC)
    ExSEL II (a new addition to the Howard Hughes Excellence in Science Education and Learning Extension Program run by Cincinnati Children’s) is a collaborative program in which 5 undergraduate students that have completed the ExSEL program are selected to participate in a summer research-intensive program in the laboratories of faculty from the Department of Pediatrics (Children’s Hospital) and the Department of Internal Medicine at the UC College of Medicine. Honorable Mention Capstone Poster Competition
  • Ashleigh Steckly, NSF REU program June – August 2008 (Kansas State University, KS) 2nd prize NSF REU Site Program Award for the Poster Competition
  • Eric Hill, NSF REU program 6/12/07 – August 2007 (The Ohio State University, OH) 1st prize NSF REU Site Program Award for the Poster Competition
  • Kelly A. Curran, undergraduate student 08/12/2003 – 05/01/2004 (Xavier University, OH) among the sixty undergraduate students selected nation wide to present a poster to State Legislators at the “2004 Poster on the Hill” held in Washington DC in April 2004. This event aims to help State Legislators understand and appreciate higher science education. Last known position: Assistant Medical student, Loyola University, Chicago.
  • Dina Mohammad, student helper 2000 - 2001 UC undergraduate student Last known position: Clinical Pharmacist- Neurosurgery/Neurology, Department of Pharmacy, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
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