Each year, the University System of Georgia MD/PhD Program welcomes up to six students into the program. These diverse students are a collection of talented individuals from many different universities. Current students are listed below according to matriculation year.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about the MD/PhD Program. Please do not hesitate to contact anyone in the Program for more information.

2021

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Megh Mehta

  • 1st Year MD Student
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Georgia - Athens, GA

2020

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Jayvon Nougaisse

  • 2nd Year MD Student
  • Undergraduate Institution: Augusta University - Augusta, GA

2019

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Nicholas Moore

  • 2nd Year PhD Student
  • Medical College of Georgia - Neuroscience
  • Mentor: Krishnan Dhandapani, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: Georgia Southern University - Statesboro, GA
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Sophia Sakers

  • 2nd Year PhD Student
  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Biomedical Engineering
  • Mentor: Mark R. Prausnitz, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK

 

2018

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Dakota Booth

  • 3rd Year PhD Student
  • Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Mentor: Kebin Liu, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: Mercer University - Macon, GA
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David Kim

  • 3rd Year PhD Student
  • Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University-Vascular Biology
  • Mentor: Neal Weintraub, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: Augusta University - Augusta, GA
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Oluwamayokun "Mo" Oshinowo

  • 3rd Year PhD Student
  • Georgia Institute of Technology- Biomedical Engineering
  • Mentor: Wilbur A. Lam, MD-PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA

 

2017

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Brandee Goo

  • 4th Year PhD Student
  • Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University - Vascular Biology
  • Mentor: Neal Weintraub, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Evansville - Evansville, IN

 

2016

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Elinor Mannon

  • 3rd Year MD Student
  • Defended 2021:
  • Medical College of Georgia,
  • Augusta University –
  • Physiology
  • Mentor: Paul O’Connor, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: Wellesley College - Wellesley, MA
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Rebekah Robinson

  • 3rd Year MD Student
  • Defended 2021:
  • Medical College of Georgia,
  • Augusta University –
  • Genomic Medicine
  • Mentor: Shruti Sharma, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: Armstrong State University - Savannah, GA

 

2015

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Clare Edwards

  • 4th year MD student
  • Defended 2021:
  • University of Georgia - Integrated Life Science Program
  • Mentor: Michael Terns, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Georgia - Athens, GA
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Saadia Hasan

  • 4th Year PhD Student
  • NIH - Neuroscience
  • Mentor: Michael Ward, MD, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of California - Los Angeles, CA
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Jacob Kumro

  • 4th Year MD Student
  • Defended 2021:
  • Medical College of Georgia,
  • Augusta University –
  • Neuroscience
  • Mentor: David Blake, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of Georgia - Athens, GA

 

2014

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Wonjo Jang

  • 5th Year PhD Student
  • Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University - Neuroscience
  • Mentor: Nevin Lambert, PhD
  • Undergraduate Institution: Duke University - Durham, NC