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    Students and faculty presented their research at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Conference in Philadelphia, PA in 2019.

Student Research Spotlight

UofSC SOMG student researcher Alex Warren

Alex Warren, Class of 2022

Alex is a third year medical student from Rock Hill, SC. Alex discusses his enjoyment of real world applications from the class room to the world of medicine. His research focused on gastrointestinal granular cell tumors and comes from the Pathology department under his mentor Christine Schammel, PhD.

UofSC SOMG student researcher Kurestin Miller

Kurestin Miller, Class of 2022

Kurestin is a third year medical student from Rock Hill, SC. Kurestin discusses the benefits of being involved in research and stepping outside of your comfort zone. Her research focused on enhancing empathy in medical students  and comes from the BIomedical Sciences department under her mentor Ann Blair  Kennedy LMT, BCTMB, DrPH.

UofSC SOMG student researcher Corbin Morris

Corbin Morris, Class of 2023

Corbin is a second year medical student from Spartanburg, SC. Corbin discusses his role in the evaluation of molecular prognostic platforms for melanoma and how this research will benefit both current and future melanoma patients. This project comes from the Pathology, Surgical Oncology department under mentors Christine Schammel, PhD and Steven Trocha, MD.

UofSC SOMG student researcher Francesca Simeone

Francesca Simeone, Class of 2021

Francesca is a fourth year medical student from Boston, MA. She is currently researching Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management of Musculoskeletal Infections in Pediatric Patients under mentor, David Lazarus, MD from the department of Orthapaedic Surgery.

UofSC SOMG student researcher Victoria Dillard

Tristan Mackey, Class of 2022

Tristan Mackie is a second year medical student from Heath Springs, SC. He is currently researching the Utility of the Ventriculogallbladder Shunt in Pediatric Hydrocephalus: Long Term Outcomes and Complications under mentor Chris Troup, MD from the department of Pediatric Neurosurgery.

UofSC SOMG student researcher Victoria Dillard

Victoria Dillard, Class of 2021

Victoria Dillard is a third year medical student from Dallas, TX. She is currently researching attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of religiosity, spirituality, and cultural competence in the medical profession under mentor Ann Blair Kennedy LMT, BCTMB, DrPH from the department of Biomedical Sciences.

UofSC SOMG Student Jessica Edenfiled

Jessica Edenfield, Class of 2021

Jessica Edenfiled is a third year medical student and Greenville, SC native. She is currently researching Factors Influencing Discharge Location following Ischemic Stroke under Christine Schammel, PhD, Director, Clinical Research Department of Pathology, Pathology Associates here at UofSC School of Medicine Greenville.



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