Student Spotlight: Natalia Lopez (MSCR ’23)

Natalia Lopez is a student in the Graduate Medical Sciences Masters in Clinical Research program. She also works full-time as a Senior Clinical Trial Manager for Moderna, where she manages a global Phase I oncology trial. Natalia graduated from Boston University Sargent College with a BS in Health Science in 2014 and will graduate from […]

Student Spotlight: Jhonatan Henao Vasquez

Jhonatan Henao Vasquez is a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Graduate Program in Molecular and Translational Medicine (MTM). Henao Vasquez entered Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) through the Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS). He currently works in the Pulmonary Center, researching MIWI2 positive multi-ciliated cells.     Fourth-year PhD candidate Jhonatan Henao Vasquez is keeping his […]

Student Spotlight: Monet Bland, MS’22

Monet Bland is a student in the Physician Assistant Program enrolled in the Cambridge Integrated Clerkship (CIC), as well as an exercise physiologist, diabetes educator and world-class powerlifter. She will graduate in August 2022.  Monet Bland (MS’22) has known she wanted to work in medicine since she was a child – and she knew she […]

Student Spotlight: Darius Haghighat MS ’22

“I’m going to miss the people,” Darius Haghighat (MS’22) said, reflecting on his last two years at Boston University. “It’s a cheesy answer, but it’s the truth. I feel like I’m really lucky.” The May 2022 degree candidate is preparing to graduate with an MS in Genetic Counseling – a program that has allowed him […]

Student Spotlight: Caitlin Ridgewell PhD ’22

Caitlin Ridgewell is a PhD candidate in the Behavioral Neurosciences program whose lab studies brain health and cognition in active duty military service members. Her dissertation studied the use of a novel neuromodulatory technique on stress and performance. Caitlin will graduate in May 2022. Which topic did you choose for your dissertation research? How did […]