Current Fellows

First Year Fellows:

Name: Breanna Breeding, MD
Hometown: Billings, Montana
College: Whitworth University, Spokane, Washington
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency: University of Arizona Tucson




Name: Leah Bruno, MD
Hometown: San Diego, California
College: UC San Diego
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Med/Peds Residency: Tulane University




Second Year Fellows:

Name: Jennifer Han, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
College: Walla Walla University, Washington
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency: University of New Mexico




Name: Karen Lee, MD
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
College: University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Pediatric Residency: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

 




Third Year Fellows:

Name: Benjamin Briggs, MD
Hometown: Mount Desert, Maine
College: University of Maine
Medical School: University of Vermont
Pediatric Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego, Pediatric Residency Training Program
Research Topic: Developing Pediatric Neuro-Oncologenomic Mapping
Lab/Research Mentor: Dr. David Dimmock


Name: Colette Lauhan, MD
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
College: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: East Tennessee State University
Pediatric Residency: East Tennessee State University
Research Topic: Exploring the efficacy of CAR-T cells in solid tumors
Lab/Research Mentor: Dr. Ananda Goldrath, Ph.D., UCSD


 


Name: Eric Won, MD
Hometown: Bakersfield, California
College: University of California, Irvine
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency: University of California, Irvine-Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Research Topic: Exploring novel aspects of platelet biology
Lab/Research Mentor: Zaviero Ruggeri, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute

 Fourth Year Fellow:

Name: YunZu “Michele” Wang, MD
Hometown: Arcadia, California
College: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency: University of California, San Diego Pediatric Residency Training Program
Research Topic: Natural killer cell therapy in acute myelogenous leukemia
Lab/Research Mentor: Dan Kaufman, MD, PhD,  University of California, San Diego


Fourth Year (Neuro Oncology) Fellows:

Name: Megan Paul, MD
Hometown: Tucson, Arizona
College: University of Arizona
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tuscon Campus
Pediatric Residency: University of Arizona
Research Topic: Chemosensitivity testing in pediatric solid tumor cell lines
Lab/ResearchMentor: Pete Zage, MD, PhD, University of California, San Diego




Name: Katherine Pehlivan, MD
College: Brown University
Medical School: University of Vermont
Pediatric Residency: University of Virginia
Fellowship: University of Virginia



Fourth Year Hemostasis & Thrombosis Fellow:

Name: Kelly Bush, MD
CollegeCalifornia Polytechnic State University
Medical School: New York Medical College
Pediatric ResidencyUniversity of Wisconsin
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin