IMSD Ph.D. Alumni

Name / Years in VCU IMSD Ph.D. Program

Research Mentor/Topic

Current Position

Daniel Abebayehu
2015-2017 


Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) Postdoctoral fellow at Univeristy of Virginia School of Medicine 

Fatmata Sesay
2015-2017 



Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Clinical and Translational Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University

Briana James
2016-2018 
 
Graduate research assistant at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Nicole Jimenez
2016-2018



Microbiology research assistant at Virginia Commonwealth University

Essie Komla
2014-2017
 
Graduate research assistant and PhD candidate at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 

Elsamani Abdefadiel
2014-2016
 
Virginia Commonwealth University Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) graduate 

Matthew Allen-Daniels
2013-2014



Microbiology and Immunology PhD candidate at Virginia Commonwealth University

Courtney Braxton

2012-2014
 
Graduate research assistant and PhD candidate at Virginia Commonwealth University 

Kasalina Kiwanuka
2012-2014
 
Graduate student and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PhD candidate at Virginia Commonwealth University 

Michelle Laws
2013-2015 
 
Director of Policy and Public Advocacy at National Alliance on Mental Illness in North Carolina 

Joy Ngwainmbi

2013-2015
 
Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) graduate at Virginia Commonwealth University

Rachel Osborn
2013-2014
 
Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) graduate at Virginia Commonwealth University  

Robert Allen Owens
2011-2013
 
Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) graduate at Virginia Commonwealth University  

Jasmine Allen
2011-2013
 
Scribe trainer at Scribe America 

Howard Forbes
2011-2012
 
Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) graduate at Virginia Commonwealth University  

Aaron Randolph
2010-2011
 
Fellow at Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) and employee at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research