Welcome Class of 2023



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Danielle Austen, MD - Virginia Commonwealth University

Undergrad: Virginia Commonwealth University - Biology and Political Science
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and four-year-old daughter and co-leading community parents group, dabbling in a variety of The Great Courses lectures and listening to podcasts, reading short stories in science fiction and fantasy genres, trying different kinds of coffee and visiting new cafes

Peter Clements, MD- UC San Diego

Undergrad: St. Olaf College - Biological Sciences
                     UC San Diego Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program
Hobbies: Trail running, surfing, road biking and bike commuting, hiking and backpacking, playing bluegrass music with my family, ice hockey, practicing yoga, cooking healthy meals


Ray deKay, MD - University of New Mexico

Undergrad: Xavier University - Biology
Hobbies: Playing basketball, soccer, snowboarding, rock climbing, camping, podcasts, and traveling

Kenya Lyons, MD - Stanford University

Internship: UCLA - OB/Gyn (2018-2019)
Undergrad: Yale - Psychology/ Behavioral Neuroscience
                    Goucher - Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program
Hobbies: Doing Pilates (reformer and mat), jogging, meditating, reading (favorite genres include thriller, mystery, & suspense), and watching movies (favorite genres include drama, action, and horror)

Priya Nayak, MD, PhD - UC San Diego

Ph.D.:
UC San Diego - Bioengineering
Undergrad: California Institute of Technology (Caltech) - Physics
Hobbies: Making art using a variety of media: pencil/ pen portraits; draw/paint animals, especially horses; cut paper 3D representation of epigenetic regulation; paint murals; make some simple furniture; gardening; science outreach, reading, and following baseball

David Powell, MD University of Rochester

Undergrad: Xavier University of Louisiana - Chemistry
Hobbies: Weight training, swimming, traveling, and playing the saxophone

Theodore Roper, MD University of Cincinnati

Undergrad:  UC Berkeley - Psychology; African American studies  
                      Mills College - Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program
Hobbies: Participating in martial arts, traveling to National Parks, reading and writing poetry,and participating in Intramural Sports

Priya Sharma, DO Midwestern University

Undergrad: UCLA - Biochemistry
Hobbies: Running, hiking, listening to podcasts, reading, and watching basketball