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School of Medicine and Dentistry

Join us in congratulating graduates on their accomplishments. Watch the recorded broadcast and search for graduates within the listing below.

May 14, 2021

Ceremony
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Watch the recorded School of Medicine and Dentistry medical degree Commencement ceremony. The ceremony took place on May 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. ET. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.

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School of Medicine and
Dentistry graduates

Explore a list of graduate names below, and find profile pages for each student.

School of Medicine and Dentistry

Adrián Moisés Molina Vargas
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Genetics - Major
Alejandra P. Rodriguez
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Neurobiology and Anatomy - Major
Alessandra Araujo
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Alexandra Strohm
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Toxicology - Major
Alicia Healey
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Allison Ciesla
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Epidemiology - Major
Allison Marian Magnuson
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Clinical Investigation - Major
Alyssa Kristine Merrill
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Toxicology - Major
Andrea Milne Wenderlich
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Clinical Investigation - Major
Arianna Corinne Lopez
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Immunology Microbiology and Virology - Major
Asha Thuraisamy
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Medical Humanities - Major
Ashley Fields
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Toxicology - Major
Ashley Holub
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Epidemiology - Major
Ashley M. Nelson
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Azva Alvi
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Medical Humanities - Major
Benjamin S. Schwabe
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Booyeon Han
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Brandon Berry
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Physiology - Major
Brandon S. Kleiman
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
TEAM Biomanufacturing and Therapeutic Development - Major
Bri Anna Rae Di Luigi
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Candace Wong
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Toxicology - Major
Chao Xue
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Chapin Cavender
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Biophysics - Major
Charlotte Bender
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Epidemiology - Major
Cheyenne Elizabeth Kalfsbeek
Master of Arts
(February 26, 2021)
Statistics - Major
Cody McKee
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Colin Lockwood
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Cooper J. Sailer
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Pathology - Major
Courtney Olson-Chen
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Clinical Investigation - Major
Cuong Pham
Master of Arts
(October 2, 2020)
Statistics - Major
Daphne Pariser
Doctor of Philosophy
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
David Skrill
Master of Arts
(October 2, 2020)
Statistics - Major
Denise Herr
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Toxicology - Major
Denisse Vega Ocasio
Doctor of Philosophy
(October 2, 2020)
Translational Biomedical Science - Major
Elinore Anne VanGraafeiland
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Biochemistry - Major
Elizabeth Greener
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Health Services Research and Policy - Major
Elizabeth Lindsay
Doctor of Philosophy
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Emily Joyce Doyle Przysinda
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Neurobiology and Anatomy - Major
Emily Rose Quarato
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Toxicology - Major
Emily Weber
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Emma Lenore House
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Pathology - Major
Erin Gibbons
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Erin Mast
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Medical Humanities - Major
Fanfan Hao
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Biochemistry - Major
Fei Shang
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Ferralita Soniat Madere
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Frances Tolibzoda Zakusilo
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neurobiology and Anatomy - Major
FuJu Chou
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Gabrielle Catherine Gebel
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Gabrielle Kosoy
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Biophysics - Major
Gayathri Guru Murthy
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Gregory Peter Reilly
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Griffin Mark Schroeder
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Biochemistry - Major
Howard Mark Kenney
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Humberto Mestre
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Ian N. Krout
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Toxicology - Major
Jack Battaglia
Master of Arts
(February 26, 2021)
Statistics - Major
Jacob Rudlong
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Jacquelyn Howitt
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Medical Humanities - Major
Janelle Veazey
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Jenifer R. Cope
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Jennifer Jean Twardowski
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Biochemistry - Major
Jerry Saunders II
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Jesse Wang
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Translational Biomedical Science - Major
Jessica Orth
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Health Services Research and Policy - Major
Jiatong Liu
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Pathology - Major
Jiatong Sui
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Statistics - Major
Jimin Han
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Pathology - Major
Jina Lee
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Immunology Microbiology and Virology - Major
Jingyi Yang
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Jinyeong Yim
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Immunology Microbiology and Virology - Major
Jonathan Bartko
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Jonathan Pinney
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Joseph David Murphy
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Joseph H. Lucas
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Toxicology - Major
Joshua Hinkle
Doctor of Philosophy
(October 2, 2020)
Neuroscience - Major
Justin Galardi
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Biochemistry - Major
Justin R. Leach
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Kah Poh Loh
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Clinical Investigation - Major
Kai-Ting Huang
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Pharmacology - Major
Kassandra Doyle
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Clinical Investigation - Major
Katherine Best
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Katherine Joanne Rosen
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Epidemiology - Major
Kathleen C. Munger
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Clinical Investigation - Major
Kathleen Miller-Rhodes
Doctor of Philosophy
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Kathryn Kennedy Toffolo
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Kevin James Jaatinen
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Medical Humanities - Major
Kimberly Burgos Villar
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Kumari Yoshita Srivastava
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Biophysics - Major
Laura Owlett
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Neurobiology and Anatomy - Major
Lianlian Lei
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Health Services Research and Policy - Major
Lily Cisco
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Pharmacology - Major
Lingfeng Luo
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Biochemistry - Major
Lorne Farovitch
Doctor of Philosophy
(February 26, 2021)
Translational Biomedical Science - Major
Louis Smith
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Biophysics - Major
Luke Duttweiler
Master of Arts
(October 2, 2020)
Statistics - Major
Luke Marr
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Biochemistry - Major
Luke Shaw
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Mark Blohm Stoessel
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Neuroscience - Major
Mark Nickolas James
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Pathology - Major
Matthew Tanner
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Genetics - Major
Megan Ulbrich
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Michael Sportiello
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Miranda Klein
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Epidemiology - Major
Monique Mendes
Doctor of Philosophy
(October 2, 2020)
Neuroscience - Major
Nasjere S. Williams
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Nathalie Jeanisse Colón Torres
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Nicholas Battaglia
Doctor of Philosophy
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Noah Kosloske
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Noah Pollack
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Noah Salama
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Noel J. Vega
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Immunology Microbiology and Virology - Major
Patrick Miller-Rhodes
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Neuroscience - Major
Philip Meacham
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Epidemiology - Major
Priyanka Saminathan
Doctor of Philosophy
(February 26, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Qiuyi Wu
Master of Arts
(October 2, 2020)
Statistics - Major
Rachel Bonn-Breach
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Biochemistry - Major
Rachel Piselli
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Radha S. Tummalapenta
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Medical Humanities - Major
Rohith Palli
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Biophysics - Major
Ronghao Wang
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Samantha Abbott
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Neuroscience - Major
Sami Leon
Master of Arts
(October 2, 2020)
Statistics - Major
Sara Farag
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Sarah Phelan
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Toxicology - Major
Sean Reid
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Medical Humanities - Major
Shannon M. Smith
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Shawn Yih-Hsuan Hsu
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Clinical Investigation - Major
Si Chen
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Pharmacology - Major
Sijiu Wang
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Health Services Research and Policy - Major
Silei Zhu
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Neuroscience - Major
Siyi Yang
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Stephanie Monticelli
Doctor of Philosophy
(May 21, 2021)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Su Lei Yi Soe
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Marriage and Family Therapy - Major
Sydney Simpson
Doctor of Philosophy
(December 31, 2020)
Microbiology and Immunology - Major
Thareendra De Zoysa
Doctor of Philosophy
(February 26, 2021)
Biochemistry - Major
Thomas Neal O’Connor
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Genetics - Major
Thomas Robert Lamb Jr
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Toxicology - Major
Thuytien To
Master of Science
(May 22, 2021)
Medical Humanities - Major
Tina I. Bui
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Microbiology - Major
Uday K. Baliga
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Pathology - Major
Willard Charles Lipe IV
Master of Science
(October 2, 2020)
Clinical Investigation - Major
Wooree Ko
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Physiology - Major
Yeunkyung Kim
Doctor of Philosophy
(August 31, 2020)
Health Services Research and Policy - Major

Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Abdullah M. Albelali
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Davide Romeo
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Hoonji Jang
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Hussein Alhasan
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Maryam Rajab Abdulloh Altuhafy
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Mohamed Abulgasim Abdulati
Master of Science
(August 31, 2020)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Noor Al-Obaidi
Master of Science
(December 21, 2020)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Osamah Al-Azzawi
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Othman Abdullah O. Alkhateeb
Master of Science
(February 26, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Surya Aparna Bhavaraju
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Suzanne Horani
Master of Science
(August 31, 2020)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Theocharis Nikellis
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Virginia Bautista
Master of Science
(December 21, 2020)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
Weiran Jiang
Master of Science
(May 14, 2021)
Dental Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences - Major
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