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Life in the MSTP – June 2019

Jun. 27, 2019—Congratulations to Rachana Haliyur (M3) and Vandan Patel on their engagement! Congratulations to Rachel Brown (G2) and Matthew Stier (’19) on their engagement! The rising M2 class had a murder mystery dinner party! The rising M2s welcomed the new M1s with trivia at the Flying Saucer! MSTP and MD students attend Nashville Pride Festival!

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MSTParents

Jun. 26, 2019—MSTParents: Paula Marincola Smith (G2), Peyton Smith (VU Law ’14) Name of Child: James Britt Smith Actual Age: 13 weeks Age your child acts: 14 weeks (he’s very advanced) Favorite Food: Milk! Favorite Hobby: Milk! Research Interest: Investigating the appearance, taste, and function of the human hand. One piece of advice for other MSTParents: First...

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We’re all #MSTPStars!

Jun. 26, 2019—Sam Beik (G1), in her own words, “actually took breaks from quals studying to pursue a hobby.” You can find her swing dancing. Donald Okoye (M1) finally took the plunge and signed up with Title Boxing. Nowrin Chowdhury (M2) single-handedly cooked a delicious meal for more than 15 people whilst in the bowels of her...

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We’re all #MSTPStars!

May. 31, 2019—Abin Abraham (G2) learned how an ultrasound worked with the help of Megan so he could explain it to middle schoolers who came for MiniMSTP! Danny Sack (G1) took his laundry out of the dryer the same day he put it in the dryer; it’s been a while… Submit your #MSTPstar here

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Life in the MSTP – May 2019

May. 30, 2019—Congratulations to Michael Raddatz (G2) and Demetra Hufnagel on their engagement! Five generations of an MSTP “family” in Sutherland College gathered for a family dinner! The graduating M4 class hosted a Wine and Whine party for the M3s and G4s…some wisdom was passed along as well! The MSTP gathered to build community at a happy hour sponsored...

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Four Years Later and Still Friends: Reflections on Halfway to MD/PhD

May. 30, 2019—The rising G3 class just celebrated our halfway party with a wonderful evening at Fifth and Taylor. During our time in the MSTP, we’ve had two engagements and five weddings, won one Dean’s Award (given to Brad Reinfeld for an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction while scrubbed in), adopted five dogs, four cats, and two guinea pigs,...

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Life in the MSTP – April 2019

Apr. 29, 2019—  Congratulations to Ben Fensterheim (M4) on his engagement to Tori Waddell!   Chris Wijers (G1) and Alissa Cutrone (M2) recently got engaged in Centennial Park. Congratulations to the happy couple!   As part of the Physician-Scientist Speaker Series, the Vanderbilt MSTP hosted Gretchen Purcell Jackson, MD, PhD, Vice President and Director of the Center for...

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We’re all #MSTPStars!

Apr. 29, 2019—Not to be hindered by his recent diagnosis of narcolepsy, the stress fracture in his foot, or the fact that he had just biked for 30 minutes at a sustained heart rate above 180 bpm, Eric Donahue (G1) took his talents to the rec basketball courts to compete against undergraduates in the crate stacking contest....

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We’re all #MSTPStars!

Mar. 28, 2019—  Shan Parikh (M3) planted flowers on his balcony, and his vermiculture is flourishing!      Courtney Edwards (G1) GOT A PUPPY!!! Her name is Keena, and she is 5 months old. Stay tuned for a future edition of MSTPets to learn more about Keena. Submit your #MSTPstar here

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Life in the MSTP – March 2019

Mar. 28, 2019—Congratulations to Selby and Kevin Graepel (G4), who welcomed daughter Sadie Vaughan Graepel to their family!   Congratulations to J-N (M4), Jessica, and big sister Brigitte Gallant, who welcomed baby Arthur Louis Gallant to their family!      Congratulations to Paula Smith (G2) and her husband, Peyton, on welcoming baby James to the world!         ...

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