Congratulations Class of 2024!

March 20, 2020
Class of 2024

Uthman Alamoudi

Dr. Uthman Alamoudi

 

 Education: 

  • King Abdulaziz University MBBS ’15 
  • John Hopkins University MPH ‘20 

Prior Training: 

  • Internship, King Abdulaziz University ‘15
  • Surgical Residency, King Fahad General Hospital ’16-‘17 
  • Medical Research Fellowship, GW ‘18 

 

    Research: 

    • National trends in US EDs and hospitals in the care of UGI/LGI bleeds 

    Leadership: 

    • King Abdulaziz University Emergency Medicine teaching assistant 
    • Saudi Society of EM Scientific Assembly organizational assistant 

    Hobbies/Interests: 

    • Teaching 
    • Playing soccer 
    • Jogging and long-distance running 

    Jordan Feltes

    Dr. Jordan Feltes

    Education: 

    • Emory University BS ‘16 
    • St. Louis University MD ‘20 

    Research: 

    • Mobile health platforms to improve chronic disease outcomes 
    • NJEM publication 

     

    Leadership: 

    • HIV Outreach Task Force 
    • LCME Review Committee 
    • SOM Curriculum Committee 
    • SGA Student Liason 
    • Developmental pediatric elective leader 

    Unique Characteristics: 

    • Makes scarves for rescue cats 

    Hobbies/Interests: 

    • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 
    • Hiking 
    • Cooking 
    • Chess 

    Ian Hunter

    Dr. Ian Hunter

    Education: 

    • University of Vermont BS ‘11 
    • New York Medical College MS ’16, MD ‘20 

    Honors and Awards: 

    • Gold Humanism Honor Society 

     

      Research: 

      • Department of Pharmacology research technician 

      Service: 

      • SOM peer mentorship program 

      Leadership: 

      • EMIG 1st Year Representative, Co-President 

      Unique Characteristics: 

      • Phlebotomist, cardiology technician prior to medical school 
      • EMT for 13 years and held leadership positions such as Captain, supply officer, crew chief, shift supervisor 
      • Vermont USAR rescue diver, rescue specialist 

      Hobbies/Interests: 

      • Plays bass for The Borborygmi Bells, a jass/rock/funk quartet  
      • Recreational and rescue scuba diving 
      • Outdoor activities 
      • Baking tasty muffins 

      Yasir Hussein

      Dr. Yasir Hussein

      Education: 

      • Virginia Polytechnic Institute BS’14 
      • Tufts University MD ‘20 

      Research: 

      • INOVA Heart & Vascular Institute research assistant 

       

        Service: 

        • Active member of Moving Forward Sudan 

        Leadership: 

        • SNMA Multicultural Association of Pre-medical Students Liaison 
        • SNMA Youth Outreach Leader 
        • Tufts Multicultural Fellows Council 
        • Moving Forward Sudan Academic Chair 

        Unique Characteristics: 

        • First-generation Sudanese-American 
        • From Alexandria VA and went to TC Williams High School 
        • Former EM scribe at Sentara with Dr. Mary Chopard 

        Hobbies/Interests: 

        • Basketball, football, track and field 
        • Playing the trumpet 
        • Youth mentorship, community service 
        • Meditation 
        • Salsa dancing 
        • Sudanese cultural events 

        John Lee

        Dr. John Lee

        Education: 

        • Whitman College BS ‘14 
        • Mayo Clinic School of Medicine MD ‘20 

        Research: 

        • Student Education Team (SET) model for family medicine clerkships 
        • Low-dose ketamine in the pediatric ED

         

          Service: 

          • Step 1 board review course instructor 
          • TA for longitudinal surgical skills, pathology 
          • Winter Warmth Festival Sponsorship Coordinator 
          • Ronald McDonald House volunteer 
          • Crisis line training operator 
          • Convocation of Thanks Co-Leader 

          Leadership: 

          • SOM Admissions Operational Committee 
          • Family Medicine Interest Group President 
          • Public Heath Interest Group President 
          • SOM Travel and Selectives Committee 
          • SOM Taste of Diversity Event Coordinator 
          • LCME Site Review Committee 

          Unique Characteristics: 

          • Former wine tasting associate at Seven Hills Winery 

          Hobbies/Interests: 

          • Umpiring baseball 
          • Piano, singing 
          • Running, biking, swimming, tennis 
          • Cross country skiing 
          • Knitting, whistling 
          • Playing with his goldendoodle, Pippin 

          Owen Lee Park

          Dr. Owen Lee Park

          Education: 

          • Cornell University BS ‘15 
          • University of Maryland MD ‘20 

          Research: 

          • Neurosurgical epidemiology in Cambodia 
          • Effects of housing on healthcare utilization in by homeless in Baltimore 
          • Evidence gaps in public health in Korea 
          • Prison reentry practices in Maryland 
          • Epidemiology of hip fracture in Baltimore 

           

            Leadership: 

            • Citizen Physician Co-President 
            • Geriatrics Interest Group Treasurer 
            • World Korean Medical Student Association President 
            • North Korean Outreach Co-Executive Director 

            Unique Characteristics: 

            • Since 2010, he has worked as a staff member at his family-owned assisted living facility, which is run out of his childhood home 

            Hobbies/Interests: 

            • Meditation 
            • Feeding chickens in his backyard 
            • Playing guitar 
            • Mountain biking and hiking 
            • Weightlifting 
            • Baking and cooking 
            • Refugee health 
            • Climate change and waste reduction in medicine 
            • Loneliness as public health issue in elderly 

            Ashleigh Omorogbe

            Dr. Ashleigh Omorogbe

            Education: 

            • University of Maryland, Baltimore BA/BS ‘14 
            • Inidana University PB ‘16, MD ‘20 

            Honors/Awards: 

            • Gold Humanism Honor Society 

            Research 

            • Cancer in the Underprivileged, Indigent, or Disadvantaged (CUPID) program research associate 
            • Healthcare needs of incarcerated women

             

              Service: 

              • Better Way Passage Inc 
              • SOM peer mentor 
              • Ronald McDonald House volunteer 

              Leadership: 

              • IU AMA Class of 2020 Representative 
              • Edo National Association Worldwide - Youth Section President 
              • Indiana State Medical Association – held multiple leadership roles including Medical Student Section (MSS) President 
              • AMA-MSS multiple leadership roles, including Region V Conference Organizer 
              • SNMA Community Service Chair 

              Unique Characteristics: 

              • Interior designer for individuals living with mental illness 
              • Lead actress for IUSM annual charity show 

              Hobbies/Interests: 

              • Writing and poetry for stress release 
              • Interior design 
              • Cooking – her favorites are Nigerian, Thai, and Mexican recipes 

              Elizabeth Rempfer

              Dr. Elizabeth Rempfer

              Education: 

              • Wake Forest University BS ‘15 
              • West Virginia University MD ‘20 

              Honors/Awards: 

              • AOA 

              Research:

              • Long-term outcomes of hepato-pancreatic biliary surgery

               

                Service: 

                • Peer Assistant Learning Service Program tutor 
                • Student teacher for Department of Med Ed 
                • Project MUSHROOM volunteer 
                • Project Linus knitter 
                • Student Wellness Group volunteer 
                • Girls on the Run assistant coach 

                Leadership: 

                • Peer Assist. Learning Service Program Leader 
                • AOA Chapter President 
                • SGA Community Service Chair 
                • SOM Curriculum Committee Class of 2020 Representative 
                • AMWA Founding Member, Community Service Chair 

                Unique Characteristics: 

                • Served as a Wake Forest EMT 
                • Was a delivery driver for a deli prior to MS 

                Hobbies/Interests: 

                • Weightlifting 
                • Rock climbing 
                • Scuba diving 
                • Attempting to keep her plants alive 
                • Exploring historical sites and road tripping 
                • Corgis and rescue dogs 

                Andrew Singletary

                Dr. Andrew Singletary

                Education: 

                • Emory University BS ‘14 
                • Case Western Reserve University MD ‘20 

                Honors/Awards: 

                • AOA 
                • SAEM Gallery of Excellence Blue Ribbon Abstract, 2019

                Service: 

                • National Youth Sports Program anatomy camp facilitator 

                Research 

                • High-sensitivity troponin in CHF and CKD – 1st author AEM submission, 2 SAEM oral presentations 
                • EKG findings in aortic dissections - 
                • Undisclosed financial conflicts in EM FOAMed – AEM publication 
                • Efficacy of simulation training in EMed interns – 1st author submission to Academic Medicine 

                Leadership: 

                • Clinical Skills preceptor 
                • Science and Art of Medicine Integrated Curriculum Developer 
                • Student Clinic Executive Board 

                Unique Characteristics: 

                • Eagle Scout 
                • Was an ED scribe prior to medical school 

                Hobbies/Interests: 

                • Weightlifting and bodybuilding 
                • Behavioral economics 
                • Creative writing: poetry and short stories 
                • Hip-hop and contemporary dance 

                Ryan Skrabal

                Dr. Ryan Skrabal

                Education: 

                • UNC at Chapel Hill BS ‘13 
                • East Carolina University MD ‘20 

                Honors/Awards: 

                • AOA 

                Research 

                • Medical student knowledge & perception of interpersonal violence and integration of IPV competencies into medical curriculum 
                • Malaria suppression in Zambia 
                • Effects on glucose and thiamine in ED patients with Wernicke’s encephalopathy – publication in Journal of Medical Toxicology

                 

                  Service: 

                  • Peer tutor 
                  • Peer-Assisted study sessions facilitator 
                  • AHA Infant Safety and CPR instructor 
                  • Stop the Bleed instructor 

                  Leadership: 

                  • Student Clinic Co-Executive Director 
                  • Pharmacology Course Review Committee 

                  Unique Characteristics: 

                  • Former EMT 
                  • Was a bartender and server at a beach resort and a fondue restaurant 
                  • Speaks French 

                  Hobbies/Interests: 

                  • Cooking French cuisine 
                  • Home-brewing beer 
                  • International travel 
                  • Surfing, running, paddle-boarding, snowboarding 
                  • 10-time ECU intramural champion 

                  Angela Wu

                  Dr. Angela Wu

                  Education: 

                  • University of Arizona Tucson BS ’14 
                  • University of Arizona Tucson MD/MPH ‘20 

                  Honors/Awards: 

                  • US Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award, 2019 
                  • Graduating with Distinction in Community Service 

                   

                    Research 

                    • Racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screenings 
                    • Cannabinoids in TBI – 1st author publication, poster presentation at ACS 

                    Service: 

                    • Resuscitation Education and CPR Training event co-coordinator 

                    Leadership: 

                    • AZ Medical Association – Legislative & Governmental Affairs Committee, MSS Secretary 
                    • AMA-MSS House of Delegates Coordination Committee, Chapter Chair 
                    • Clerkship Advisory Committee Class Rep 
                    • SGA Class Secretary 

                    Hobbies/Interests: 

                    • Rock climibing 
                    • Hiking with her dogs 
                    • Snowboarding 
                    • Fitness classes – Orangetheory, yoga 
                    • Reading science fiction, audiobooks 
                    • Chinese dating and drama tv shows