Graduate Fellows

Class of 2024

Profile PhotoNameMedical SchoolHometownProfessional InterestsPlacement After Graduation
Tamarah AldawoodiAl-Nahrain University College of MedicineBaghdad, IraqOncology community practice. MD Anderson Houston
Michael AusterUniversity of New England College of Osteopathic MedicineBriarcliff Manor, NY As I am at the very beginning of my heme/onc career, I am very open to all aspects of this specialty, but I do tend towards general oncology. Maine Health Cancer Care and Maine Medical Center Assistant Professor of
Raed BenkhadraUniversity of Damascus Faculty of MedicineRabat, MoroccoAcademic based clinical practice in Oncology, with a primary focus in Breast cancer.Samaritan Health Services in Corvallis, OR
Sophia LeeUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center College of MedicineBorn in South Korea; grew up in Johnson City, TNCommunity-based clinical practice in Hematology/Oncology with a primary focus in benign and malignant hematology. Texas Oncology in Houston, TX

Class of 2023

Profile PhotoNameHometownProfessional InterestsPlacement After Graduation
Munaf Al-KadhimiBaghdad, IraqPrivate practice in Houston Area, will likely do 75% clinical (GI and Lung) and 25% phase one clinical trial.
Snegha AnanthChennai, IndiaAcute leukemia, stem cell transplantation, CAR-T cell therapy/Cancer Immunology.
David GregorioBoise, IdahoI dream of working in clinical oncology practice with a focus on excellent management of oncology patients. My focus of patient care remains open to both hematology and oncology topics. I'm interested in practice and quality improvement, leadership, clinical education, and always striving for the best for my patients.
Vidit KapoorNew Delhi, IndiaAcademic Oncology practice with a focus on Gastrointestinal tumors, Neuro-oncology and immunotherapies.

Class of 2022

Profile PhotoNameHometownProfessional InterestsPlacement After Graduation
Sushanth Kakarla,
Chief Fellow
Hyderabad, IndiaCommunity based clinical practice in Oncology with a primary focus in Genitourinary (GU) cancers.Accepted a position at Samaritan Health Services in Corvallis, Oregon.
Kelly Pippin,
Wellness Chief Fellow
Jackson, MississippiIn the future I will be working for a hybrid community/academic based practice. In the coming years, I hope to bring more awareness to physician career longevity and creating work environments where physician well being is a priority. Accepted a position at Ochsner Health System in Louisana.
Christine Moore Clarksville, TennesseeCombined Hematology and Medical Oncology in a Veteran's Affairs hospital or community-based practiceAccepted a position at Genesis Care in Western North Carolina.
James Jae-Hyung YooWayne, New JerseyUndecided, but considering private practice in Hematology and Oncology; primary focus on general oncology, but also in GU and Malignant Hematology.Accepted a position at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon.
Celebrating the Class of 2024 graduating Hematology-Oncology fellows. From left to right, Raed Benkhadra, Sophia Lee, Michael Auster, and Tamarah Aldawoodi.
Class of 2024 with their supporting professors and colleagues.
Our fellow graduates Class of 2022. From left to right, Christine Moore, Sushanth Kakarla, James Jae-Hyung Yoo, and Kelly Pippin.