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MD-PhD Class of 2014 - Harvard Medical School
Academic Degrees/PhD Titles/Postgraduate Year Destinations

Vincent C. Auyeung
B.S., California Institute of Technology (2005)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Biology (2012)
DISSERTATION: Sequence determinants of pri-miRNA recognition and processing
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Internal Medicine at University of California, San Francisco, CA

Daniel A. Buckland
B.S., Georgia Technical Institute (2004)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Aeronautics and Astronautics (2011)
DISSERTATION: Ultrasound imaging of cervical spine motion for extreme acceleration environments
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Emergency Medicine at George Washington University, Washington, DC

Iahn Cajigas González
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2002)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology in HST MEMP/Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (2012)
DISSERTATION: Methods Toward Improved Lower Extremity Rehabilitation
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Neurological Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

José A. Canseco
B.S., Rice University (2003)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology in HST MEMP (2013)
DISSERTATION: Tissue Engineering the Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A Regenerative Medicine Approach in Orthopaedic Surgery
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Vijay S. Ganesh
A.B., Harvard University (2004)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Neuroscience (2012)
DISSERTATION: Identification and Characterization of Genes Essential for Human Brain Development
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCIES: Preliminary Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Neurology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Luis Nicolas Gonzalez Castro
B.S., Georgia Technical Institute (2004)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Engineering & Applied Sciences (2012)
DISSERTATION: Understanding generalization, credit assignment and the regulation of learning rate in human motor learning
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCIES: Preliminary Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Neurology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Yin Pun (Rex) Hung
B.A., College of the Holy Cross (2004)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (2012)
DISSERTATION: Single Cell Imaging of Metabolism with Fluorescent Biosensors
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Pathology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Sariah Khormaee
B.S., B.S., University of Washington (2006)
Ph.D., NIH-GPP at University of Cambridge (UK) (2009)
DISSERTATION: Biological Properties of Poly(L-lysine iso-phthalamide)
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

ChieYu (Chewie) Lin
B.S., M.S., Yale University (2006)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (2012)
DISSERTATION: Developmental Origins of Aggressive Medulloblastoma
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Pathology Clinical at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Elizabeth W. Mayne
B.S., Stanford University (2005)
D.Phil., NIH-GPP at University of Oxford (UK) (2010)
DISSERTATION: G-Protein Coupled Receptor Mediated Modulation of Network Activity in an in Vitro Model of Persistent Activity
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Child Neurology at Stanford University Programs, Stanford, CA

Devarati Mitra
B.S., Stanford University (2006)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (2012)
DISSERTATION: The Role of Pigmentation and Oncogenic BRAF in Melanoma
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCIES: Preliminary Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Radiation Oncology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Amy Saltzman Porter
A.B., Princeton University (2005)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Anthropology (2013)
DISSERTATION: Mobile Patients, Static Response: (Mis)managing well-being amidst South Africa’s dual epidemic
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Pediatrics at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Arvind Ravi
B.S., Stanford University (2006)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Biology (2011)
DISSERTATION: The Functional MicroRNA Landscape of Mammalian Development
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Internal Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Yin Ren
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2006)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology in HST/MEMP (2012)
DISSERTATION: Tumor-Penetrating Delivery of Small Interfering RNA Therapeutics
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Otolaryngology at HMS/Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

Elizabeth Rossin
B.S.E., University Pennsylvania (2005)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (2012)
DISSERTATION: The proteomic landscape of human disease: construction and evaluation of networks associated to complex traits
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCIES: Preliminary Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Ophthalmology at Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

Tisamarie B. Sherry
A.B., Princeton University (2005)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Health Policy (2012)
DISSERTATION: Maternal Health and Child Development Programs in the United States and Rwanda: An Evaluation of Policies to Improve Quality and Efficiency
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Medicine-Primary/DGM at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Takahiro Soda
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles (2005)
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Brain and Cognitive Sciences (2012)
DISSERTATION: Converging biochemical pathways in psychiatric disorders
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Psychiatry at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Zirui Song
B.A., Johns Hopkins University (2006)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Health Policy (2012)
DISSERTATION: Financial Incentives in Health Care Reform: Evaluating Payment Reform in Accountable Care Organizations and Competitive Bidding in Medicare
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Medicine-Primary at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Sae Takada
A.B., Harvard University (2003)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Health Policy (2012)
DISSERTATION: Quality of life, health-related stigma, and the social context: longitudinal analyses of PLWHA in Uganda and a literature review
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCY: Medicine-Primary at UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Amy J. Xu
A.B., M.A., Harvard University (2007)
Ph.D., Harvard University in Biophysics (2012)
DISSERTATION: Force Sensitivity of the von Willebrand Factor A2 Domain
M.D., Harvard Medical School (2014)
RESIDENCIES: Preliminary Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, New York, NY


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