STUDENT RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM (SRTP)
      in DIABETES and OBESITY, KIDNEY DISEASE, and DIGESTIVE DISEASE
Former Students
Vanderbilt Student Research Training Program
2014 Students
Name Institution Emphasis Area
Altshuler, Courtney Keck SOM of USC Diabetes & Obesity
Binns, Chad Univ of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Kidney Disease
Brooksbank, Jeremy Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center Diabetes & Obesity
Buendia, Matt Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center Diabetes & Obesity
Cai, Steven Chicago Medical School Digestive Diseases
Choudhury, Natasha Meharry Medical College Digestive Diseases
Cole, Heather Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center Kidney Disease
Das, Anjali J Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (Newark) Diabetes & Obesity
David, Sthuthi University of Rochester SOM and Dentistry Diabetes & Obesity
Downes, Laura University of Kentucky COM Kidney Disease
Eitel, Kelsey Loyola Univ Chicago Stritch SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Freeman, Casey University of Kansas SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Galletta, Tom Northeast Ohio Medical University Diabetes & Obesity
Ghosh, Sujata Texas A&M Health Science Center Diabetes & Obesity
Harrison, Brad Mercer University SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Jain, Tarun Indiana University SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Jose, Charlie University of Nevada SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Kelly, Emily Florida Atlantic University COM Kidney Disease
Kim, Jessica University of Nevada SOM Digestive Diseases
Kissel, Suzanne Indiana University SOM Digestive Diseases
Landreth, Hannah University of Oklahoma Diabetes & Obesity
Liao, Sherry New York Medical College Kidney Disease
Ludi, Nicolas University of Tennessee COM Diabetes & Obesity
Marks, Bianca Meharry Medical College SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Mizera, Megan University of Central Florida COM Kidney Disease
Mulero Morales, María Ponce SOM & Health Sciences Diabetes & Obesity
Oelsner, Kathryn Medical Univ of South Carolina COM Diabetes & Obesity
Oelsner, William Medical Univ of South Carolina COM Diabetes & Obesity
Olecki, Elizabeth Northeast Ohio Medical University Diabetes & Obesity
Ortiz Baez, Vivian San Juan Bautista SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Penchev, Radostin George Washington University SOM Kidney Disease
Popli, Tanav Indiana University SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Reed, Thomas George Washington University SOM Kidney Disease
Shin, Won Seok Eastern Virginia Medical School Digestive Diseases
Tanaka, Mari Georgetown University SOM Kidney Disease
Venn, April Geisel SOM at Dartmouth Diabetes & Obesity
Verlage, Kenneth Texas Tech Health Sciences Center SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Wang, Eileen Rush Medical College Diabetes & Obesity
Weintraub, Michael Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson (Piscataway) Diabetes & Obesity
Xu, Cassie Indiana University SOM Digestive Diseases
Zhong, Le University of Miami Miller SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Zhu, Lin Medical College of Georgia Kidney Disease
Vanderbilt Student Research Training Program
2013 Students
Name Institution Emphasis Area
Barkate, Temple Louisiana State University - New Orleans Diabetes & Obesity
Bi, Xia (Katie) Jefferson Medical College Diabetes & Obesity
Box, Amanda University of Tennessee Health Science Center Kidney Disease
Brubaker, Allison University of Illinois COM Diabetes & Obesity
Bruce, Brittany University of Kansas SOM Kidney Disease
Coppola, John-Anthony Florida State University COM Digestive Diseases
Corcoran, Connor Keck School of Medicine of USC Diabetes & Obesity
D'Ambrosio Eleonora Sapienza University of Rome Medicine Diabetes & Obesity
Druce, Jennifer (Page) University of Central Florida COM Digestive Diseases
Hembd, Austin UT Southwestern Medical School Kidney Disease
Hsiao, Joseph St. Louis University Diabetes & Obesity
Huda, Imran Meharry Medical College Diabetes & Obesity
Kabani, Samat Medical College of Georgia Diabetes & Obesity
Kurtz, Brian Louisiana State University - New Orleans Kidney Disease
Ladak, Farah Eastern Virginia Medical School Diabetes & Obesity
Lane, Alexandra Loyola University Chicago Stritch SOM Digestive Diseases
Lara, Daniel Creighton University SOM Kidney Disease
Lau, Melissa Albert Einstein COM Diabetes & Obesity
Li, He (Jack) Texas A&M Health Science Center COM Diabetes & Obesity
Li, Toni University of Oklahoma COM Diabetes & Obesity
Loubnan, Zeyad Thomas Jefferson University Digestive Diseases
McKenney, Meredith Univ of Texas Health Science Center Houston Diabetes & Obesity
McRae, Kamelia Meharry Medical College Diabetes & Obesity
Mitchell, Perry Louisiana State University - New Orleans Digestive Diseases
Oswald, Thomas University of Utah Digestive Diseases
Prabhu, Nicole University of Oklahoma COM Diabetes & Obesity
Ramachandran, Gowri University of Toledo COM Kidney Disease
Reuter, Bradley Wake Forest University Diabetes & Obesity
Singhi, Eric Medical University of South Carolina Diabetes & Obesity
Sun, Lucy SUNY Downstate COM Diabetes & Obesity
Venkatraman, Sneha Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center Diabetes & Obesity
Zeidan, Laura (Nora) Medical College of Georgia Diabetes & Obesity
Vanderbilt Student Research Training Program
2012 Students
Name Institution Emphasis Area
Arasar, Arasi Kavin  University of Illinois at Chicago Diabetes & Obesity
Basu, Sambita University of Alabama SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Bond, Brittany LSUHSC-New Orleans SOM Digestive Disease
Chen, Kevin Wake Forest  Diabetes & Obesity
Choi, Nicole Loma Linda University Digestive Disease
Clark, Amanda Albert Einstein COM Kidney Disease
Crees, Zachary University of Illinois College of Medicine Diabetes & Obesity
Day, Bradley University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne Diabetes & Obesity
de Chavez, Vincent University at Buffalo SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Diaz, Katherine Paul L. Foster SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Drayton, Phillip Indiana University SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Elios, Megan Florida State University Diabetes & Obesity
Garcia, Oscar San Juan Bautista SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Hills, Jeffrey University of Kansas SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Johns, Jeremy University of Buffalo Digestive Disease
Kammeyer, Ryan Indiana University SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Kandath, Rachael Dartmouth Medical School Diabetes & Obesity
Liu, Kevin LSUHSC-New Orleans SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Lorch, Robert University of South Florida Diabetes & Obesity
Nani, Nina Meharry Medical College Kidney Disease
Powers, Mike Vanderbilt University SOM Diabetes & Obesity
Reinert, Kaela Medical University of South Carolina Diabetes & Obesity
Satterthwaite, Amanda Meharry Medical College Diabetes & Obesity
Sutton, Nicholas The Ohio State University COM Diabetes & Obesity
Vanderbilt Student Research Training Program
2011 Students
Name Institution Preceptor
Ambrose, Jacques  John A. Burns SOM John Oates
Ang, John  SUNY Downstate David Jacobson
Arinze, Nikki  Vanderbilt University SOM Sabina Gesell
Ballenger, Laura  Vanderbilt University SOM Russell Rothman
Best, Jennifer Vanderbilt University SOM Jim May
Bice, Tristan Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Takamune Takahashi
Bodepudi, Snigdha Northeastern Ohio Universities COM Ray Harris
Brown, W. Colby Case Western Reserve University SOM John Stafford
Castaneda, Antonio University of Iowa Carver COM Masa Shiota
Daniels, Steven Medical College of Wisconsin Wenbiao Chen
Dreischerf, Amy Indiana University SOM-Indianapolis Kevin Niswender
Ebba, Sahbina Meharry Medical College Chandra Osborn
Fausel, Chaz Medical College of Georgia Mac Buchowski
Fox, Austin University of South Alabama COM Shari Barkin
Garcia, Anna Vanderbilt University SOM Naji Abumrad
Ghaila, Keng The University of Tennessee COM Luc Van Kaer
Gharahdaghi, Pouya Howard University COM Aurelio Galli
Grelli, Kimberly Vanderbilt University SOM BethAnn McLaughlin
Gupta, Isha University of Utah Bill Russell
House, L. McLean University of Tennessee COM Owen McGuinness
Jacobson, Richard Rush Medical College Jonathan Schoenecker
Lee, Stephen Meharry Medical College Dave Schlundt
Mencio, Marissa University TN Health Science Center Jonathan Schoenecker
Min, Sarah Northeastern Ohio Universities COM John Penn
Morden, Amanda Florida State University Agnes Fogo
Pardilla, Richard CMS-Rosalind Univ Medicine & Science Tom Aune
Ryzhkova, Lora University of Oklahoma COM Adriana Hung
Thomas, Analise Vanderbilt University SOM Dan Moore
Wang, Aileen Eastern Virginia Medical School Nancy Brown
Wawrin, Nicolina University of Toledo COM Jamey Young
Wright, Brian Vanderbilt University SOM Maureen Gannon
Yee, Derek New Jersey Medical School Al Powers
Yeung, Michele UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical Mac Linton
Vanderbilt Student Research Training Program
2010 Students
Name Institution Preceptor
Ashfaq, Samir TX A&M Health Sci Center COM Davidson, Jeff
Bai, James Stony Brook Univ SOM Galli, Aurelio
Bhatia, Anisha NE Ohio Univ Colleges of Med & Pharm Aune, Tom
Cavanaugh, John Indiana University SOM Muglia, Louis
Chen, Jason Vanderbilt University SOM Hasty, Alyssa
Derrick, Edward Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center Chen, Wenbiao
Desa, Nolan Wayne State University SOM Shiota, Masakazu
Gipson, Graham Univ of TN Health Science Center Rothman, Russell
Hagan, Scott Vanderbilt University SOM Niswender, Kevin
Harris, Amanda Vanderbilt University SOM Gannon, Maureen
Hux, Vanessa Vanderbilt University SOM Gesell, Sabina
Inouye, Brendan Univ of Hawaii John A. Burns SOM Young, Jamey
Jethwa, Ashok Univ of N Dakota SOM & Health Sci McGuinness, Owen
Johnson, Khaisha Meharry Medical College Means, Owen
Judge, Erica Meharry Medical College Osborn, Chandra
Kopsombut, Gift Univ of TN Health Science Center Buchowski, Mac
Moran, Shannon Meharry Medical College Schlundt, David
Nickle, Alexander Wake Forest University SOM Wasserman, David
Olude, Abraham Univ of Nebraska Medical Center May, Jim
Patel, Amit East TN State Univ Quillen COM Niswender, Kevin
Poonnen, Pradeep University of North Carolina SOM Russell, William
Smith, Padget Carver COM, Univ of Iowa Barkin, Shari
Spinner, Michael Vanderbilt University SOM Powers, Al/
Papagiannis, Ioannis
Stowe, Robert University of Louisville SOM Stafford, John
Sundby, Russell Mount Sinai SOM Powers, Al/
Papagiannis, Ioannis
Treadwell, Gillian Univ of Illinois at Chicago COM Penn, John
Wang, Shuwei UMDNJ-Rbrt Wood Johnson Med School Fogo, Agnes
Ye, Audrey Vanderbilt University SOM Major, Amy
Vanderbilt Student Research Training Program
2009 Students
Name Institution Preceptor
Ark, Jacob Vanderbilt University SOM May, James
Avolio, Marissa UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Buchowski, Mac