Alumni 2000-2009


  • Katherine Kaproth-JoslinRadiology Resident, University of Rochester
  • Melinda TylerPsychiatry Resident, University of California at Fresno


  • Marla BrunsNeurology Resident at Ohio State University
    Marla received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award for demonstrating the highest standard of compassion and sensitivity in their interaction with patients, 2008. And she also received The American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology which is awarded annually to a graduating medical student who exemplifies outstanding scientific achievement and clinical acumen in neurology or neuroscience, and outstanding personal qualities of integrity, compassion and leadership, 2008.
  • William WuPost Doctoral Fellow at Upstate Medical University (2008-08); CA - residency
  • Heidi ZapataInternal Medicine Resident at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


  • Amit DhamoonInternal Medicine Residency at Massachuchusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Stephen MercerPathology Residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
    Steve was the recipient of the John Bernard Henry MD Endowed Scholarship from the College of Medicine. He also was honored with The Pathology Award —presented by the Pathology Medical Service Group to a graduating medical student for outstanding academic achievement in pathology and laboratory medicine.


  • Jacob Dubroff Nuclear Medicine Residency/Molecular Imaging Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Craig GrossmanRadiation Oncology Residency at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Adam TrippPsychiatry Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


  • James HittNeurosurgery Resident at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


  • Eric CohenRadiology Resident at Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, NY
  • Emil Lou Hematology/Oncology Fellow at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York


  • Joseph ChoiFellow in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery at East Bay Shoulder Clinic, Orinda, CA


  • Faramaz SamieDermatology Resident at the University of Rochester
  • Stephen WrzesinskiHematology-Oncology Fellow at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


  • Matt McLeanNaval health Clinic Pediatrician, Pax River, VA
  • Matt Stoll – Rheumatology Fellow in Pediatrics at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA


  • J. Erin StaplesInfectious Disease Fellow in Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center
  • Kathleen StergiopoulosAssistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
Becky Lewandowski

Becky Lewandowski

Becky Lewandowski started in the MD/PhD program at SUNY Upstate after earning a bachelor's degree from Colgate University and working as a researcher for the National Institutes of Health and at Harvard Medical School. She earned her PhD in 2008, and her MD in 2010.

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