COVID-19 Updates

Visit UC San Diego's Coronavirus portal for the latest information for the campus community.

Class of 2025

(Cassandra) Ine Collins, MD

MD: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor- Health Management and Policy
BA: UC Berkeley- Rhetoric

Hobbies/ Interests: Writing, surfing, kiteboarding, wakeboarding, rock climbing, trekking, camping, solo traveling, nail art, scuba diving, drawing, meditation, stepping, kizomba, biking

Rahil Hudda, DO

DO: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine- California
MPH: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine- California
BS: University of Washington- Biology/ Physiology

Hobbies/ Interests: Cooking: My love for exploring new foods fuses seamlessly with my joy of cooking. It has always been my way to combat stress and allows me to express myself through flavors and plating presentation. Gardening: I enjoy planting herbs to use in my cooking. Skincare: I love skincare because of the long-term benefits and the self-confidence it provides. I also love helping others create regimens because each person has a unique set of needs that works best for them; it's like a puzzle!

Garrett Kneese, MD

MD:  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
MPH: The University of Texas at San Antonio- Global Health
BS: The University of Texas at San Antonio

Hobbies/ Interests: Triathlon: Swimming, biking, running, and the peace of mind they bring.  Adventures with my Disabled Dog, Leo: He's great! I can't wait for you to meet him.  Live Music of Any Genre: Pandemics-pending, this is one of my greatest personal enjoyments.

Angela Pham, MD

MD: University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
BS: University of California, San Diego

Hobbies/ Interests: I enjoy baking and decorating sweets to share with others (cupcakes, fruit tarts, cream puffs, and more!). I also enjoy acrylic and watercolor painting. Some of my favorite activities are playing tennis, pilates, surfing, and playing with my pet corgi.

Elisabeth Plotner, MD

MD: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
BS: USC- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Hobbies/ Interests: I enjoy yoga, creative vegan cooking, maintaining my cosmetology skills/ license, spending time with my son and husband, and a good night of bad karaoke.

Arielle Schecter, MD

MD: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
BA: New York University- Equality studies

Hobbies/ Interests: I enjoy the beach, books, hikes, abd folk music.

Victoria Waidley, MD

MD: University of Michigan Medical School
BS: University of Michigan- Neuroscience

Hobbies/ Interests: I enjoy running competitively in local road races and training daily. I also enjoy rock climbing, weightlifting, putting together >1,000-piece puzzles, reading nonfiction and novels, and experimenting with new plant-based recipes.

Jason Xu, MD

MD: University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
BS: Duke University- Chemistry

Hobbies/ Interests: I enjoy cooking and baking and am always on the lookout for new recipes to try. Currently, I am experimenting with my ice cream maker! As an Eagle Scout, I have always enjoyed the outdoors. Some of my favorite hikes include Angel's Landing and Mt. Baldy. I love watching and playing sports, especially football, tennis, and basketball.


Kevin Zhen, MD

MD: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
University of Maryland- College Park Biological Sciences: Physiology and Neurology

Hobbies/ Interests:  Bikepacking (completed cycling trips across the United States, New Zealand, and Holland), Hiking & Camping (completed multi-day treks in Morocco, Guatemala, and Indonesia) Rock Climbing (indoor and outdoor), Fishing, Piano (primarily classical ex: Rachmaninoff, some contemporary ex: Elton John, Billy Joel),Vinyl Records, Cooking, Board Games (ex: Settlers of Catan). Soccer (favorite team: Manchester City), Fantasy Football