Recent Graduates – Class of 2017

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Nicholas Abraham

Hometown: Eugene, OR

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Interesting Fact: I found my cat on the streets of Havana.

 


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Ariel Bowman

Hometown: Cambridge, MA

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania

Interesting Fact: I’ve had my appendix taken out in two different countries. True story.

 

 


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Caroline Brandon

Hometown: Washington DC

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: I have a school named after me in Africa.

 


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Crystal Brown

Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: Hobbies – traveling, skiing, basketball, and Kobe Bryant.

 


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Rafy Chavez

Hometown: Sherman Oaks, CA

Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago

Interesting Fact: I like running and working out when I have time. Working at Providence St. Joseph in Burbank next year.

 

 


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Jennifer Farah

Hometown: Burbank, CA

Medical School: Keck USC School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: I still cry at the end of Rudy, I can recite most of The Goonies by heart, and my LA theater debut involved playing The Narrator at my high school’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. It was a smash!

 


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Jerry Farrell

Hometown: Quakertown, PA

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: Hobbies –  traveling, hiking, playing/watching sports, eating cake, drinking beer.

 


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Max Fitzgerald

Hometown: Hastings, MN

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

Interesting Fact: I just rule at canoeing.

 


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Katie Harter

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: George Washington University

Interesting Fact: Hiking? Travel?

 

 


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Aarti Jain

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: Keck USC School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: Michelle Obama and I shared the same dorm room…24 yrs apart!

 


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Saman Kashani

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: Tulane School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: Interested in EMS and disaster Medicine.

 

 


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Allison Luu

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: I have a cute puppy named Cody and I love hiking, good beer, and traveling! I’ll be doing a QI Fellowship next year.

 


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Jennifer Marvel

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Medical School: UC Davis

Interesting Fact: I’m a master scuba diver and lived in Asia diving before medical school

 


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Eugene Park

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago

Interesting Fact: I am a Korean from Korea who moved to Koreatown. But don’t ask me about Korean BBQ.

 


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Neil Rifenbark

Hometown: Agoura Hills, CA

Medical School: Keck USC School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: I love cooking and food science.  That’s not interesting, but I’m old and my back hurts.

 


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Brian Raffetto

Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA

Medical School: UCLA

Interesting Fact: Prince changed my life.

 

 


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Peggy Tseng

Hometown: San Gabriel, CA

Medical School: Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Interesting Fact: Life goals include getting a pet pig, becoming Instagram famous, and eradicating cilantro.