UMass Chan Medical School confers 270 degrees at 49th commencement exercises

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WORCESTER — Chancellor Michael F. Collins presided over the ceremony Sunday on the UMass Chan Medical School campus, presenting 162 Doctor of Medicine degrees, eight MD/PhD degrees, three Master of Science in Clinical Investigation degrees, 40 Doctor of Philosophy and one Master of Science degrees in the biomedical sciences, 33 Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees, eight PhD in Nursing degrees, four Master of Science in nursing degrees, and 11 postgraduate certificates.

More: Congrats to the grads: College commencements in Central Mass.

Class of 2022 of the UMass Chan Medical School 49th Commencement

Graduate School of Nursing

Post Graduate Certificate

Boston - Marsha V. Charlton*

Braintree - Sulayman Ahmed Zuod

Concord - Nina M. Abelowitz

Lexington - Scotlyn Sullivan Yeates*

Longmeadow - Wendy Ann Libowitz*

Rutland - Juffred Villanueva Colon

Tyngsborough - Maureen R. Daniell*

Woburn - John William Donovan*

Out-of-state

Kennebunk, ME - Patricia Ann Seely

Lewisville, TX - Jobin Sebastian Kalathil*

International

Pagadian City, Philippines - Rosemarie Grace Mondarte Zorola

Master of Science

Boston - Nancy Esther Figuereo*

Dudley - Heidi Ann Marrier*

Millbury - Allison Jayne Dyberg

Out-of-state

New York City, NY - Zoheret Memmert-Miller

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Agawam - Emily Lynn Davenport Alonso*

Ashland - Rachel Singer Niemiec*

Berlin - Alyssa Marie Tonelli*

Billerica - Candace Lorraine Wallace*

Blackstone - Phouangmaly Mimi Oupravanh*

Boston - Cathleen Cuddihyb, Stephanie Caroline Mancini

Grafton - Melody Melissa Banasiak*, Kaitlyn M. Fishman

Holden - Shawna Marie Baker

Lowell - Jeffrey Phortra Chhim*

Mansfield - Meghan Kelly Parrett*

Mendon - Rachel Ann Burke*

Millis - Aisling Aletta Ryan*

Newton - Irina Rojas*

Northampton - Gretchen Elizabeth Peery

Northbridge - Ezequiel De Leon*

Petersham - Cindy Lee Cunningham*

Shrewsbury - Lin Wei Evans Astill*

Waltham - Erick Joel Sandoval*

Westborough - Brittany Taylor Rosenthal

Whitinsville - Jessica A. Donati*

Worcester - Athena Theresa Crowley, Tina Phuong Vo*b

Out-of-state graduates

West Hartford, CT - Grace Schierberl*

Los Angeles, CA - Sabiha Kamran Kaiser

Salem, NH - Alexandra Eileen Cole*b

Bend, OR - Hannah Riley Boorstein*b

Coraopolis, PA - Rebecca Ann Foley

Providence, RI - Daniela Carrasco

Alexandria, VA - Kianna Whitney Warner*

Winooski, VT - Canary Yen Hoang Ly*b

International

Hiroshima, Japan - Yuki Fujita*

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD)

Chelmsford - Rita Konadu Amoah*

Natick - Tara Marie Tehan*

Oxford - Zareen Lakhani Barry*

Palmer - Deborah M. Jean-Baptiste*

Shrewsbury - Amanda Elizabeth Cornine*, Jennifer Katherine DiBenedetto*, Thin Zar Malatesta*

Worcester - Julia Brigette Patrick*

*Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society b Rural Health Scholars Pathway: Pathway students are selected after a competitive application process, are responsible for completing additional curricular requirements above-and-beyond their degree program

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Master of Science (MS)

Millbury - Alexander Czuchra

Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI)

Holden - Gianna Lusiye Wilkie

Boston - Dawn Truong

Out-of-state

Baltimore - Lauren Catherine Orr

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Boston - Pin-Tsun Justin Lee

East Longmeadow - Carolina Galan

Framingham - Krishna Sumanth Ghanta, Georgia Gunner

Methuen - Nathan Michael Gioacchini

Newton - Kyle Gellatly

Rutland - Ariel Leigh Beccia

Sturbridge - Sage Emery Foley Sutton Gabrielle Elizabeth Giese

Uxbridge - Stephanie Pepper Carreiro

Waltham - Victoria Lynn Julian

Weymouth - Melanie Rose Walker

Winthrop - Patrick Joseph Kearney

Waltham - Nien Chen Li

Worcester - Catherine Suubi Nagawa

Out-of-state

Orlando, FL - Priya Saikumar Lakshmi

Lee, NH - Sarah MacDonald Anderson

Brooklyn, NY - Kevin Luk

Glassboro, NJ - Kyvan Dang

San Juan, PR - Javier A. Solivan-Rivera

International

Windsor - Ontario, Canada Jiayi Fan

Beijing - China Danni Zhao

Shenyang - China Yiyang Yuan

Tianjin, China - Ke Cong Yantai, Tong Wu

Bogota, Colombia - Maira Alejandra Castañeda-Avila

Les Cayes, Haiti - Jacqueto Zephyr

Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Anne Myrline Jecrois

Aligarh, India- Amena Arif

Lagos, Nigeria - Oluwabunmi Maria Emidio

Khan Younis, Palestine Mennatallah Albarqi

Seoul, South Korea Yeonhee Cho, Jennifer Eunmi Moon

Taipei, Taiwan Shun-Yun Cheng

Taitung, Taiwan Yu-Jung Lu

Hatay, Turkey - Betul Akgol Oksuz

Istanbul, Turkey - Mehmet Hakan Güney, Batuhan Orbay Yenilmez

Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz - Daniel Hidalgo

Egypt - Maggi Ahmed Reffat Aly Ahmed

Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Malden - Annie Hien

Newton - Benjamin Kevin Inouye Helfand

Paxton - Michael Charles Kiritsy

Worcester - Jordan Leigh Smith*

Out-of-state

Boston/Miami, FL - Peter G. Cruz-Gordillog

Wichita, KS - Eric J. Schmidt

Austin, TX - Alec Kragie Gramann*

Spring, TX - Samson Michael Jolly

School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Acton - Nichita Jitendra Kulkarnia, Ashley Lidong Linc, Mark Teng Liu*

Amherst - Garrick Han Gu

Andover - Iha Kaulg

Auburndale - Alexandra Christine Palmer*

Baldwinville - Alec Allain*

Barre - Tatiana Alexandra Petrovicka

Belmont - Hannah Emily Swartz*, Wanlu Xuc

Beverly - Benjamin Maxner*

Bolton - Hayden Federspiel Peirce

Bondsville -Matthew A. Suzor

Boston - Deirdre Geraldine Buckley*g, Peter G. Cruz-Gordillo+g, Hans Askjell Erickson, Kelly E. Flanagan*g, Molly Rose Ingemi

Boxborough - Adrian Fanucci-Kissg, Anni Rong

Boxford - Leslie Sparks Panella

Braintree - Stephanie Boey Ng

Brighton - Hallie Gellerb, Hannah Whiting Kilcoyne

Brookline - Emily Elizabeth Adlerg, Sam Kendrick Lauffer, Arden M. Marin*

Cambridge - Peter Makhoul*

Canton - Amberly Tâm Diêp *g

Chelmsford - Matthew Richard Linnehan, Holly Dawn Neale*

Chestnut Hill - Alexandra Ruby Rabin*

Concord Rose - Carroll Healy

Dalton Erin - Cathryn Caffrey

Dartmouth - Nayha Chopra-Tandonb

Dracut - Sarah Jane Blackwellg

East Walpole - Manasa P. Raman

Everett - Khoi Do

Florence - Meghan Brooke Harrington

Foxboro - Hussein A. Antar

Hanover - Christopher Michael DiTulliog

Hingham - Amanda Leea

Holden - Brennan Patrick Dagleg

Holliston - Daria Emily Santoro

Hopkinton - Kara Micah Bansong, Qiuwei Yang

Ipswich - Shauna Mary Rice*

Jamaica - Plain Xinmiao Yangd

Lancaster - Alexander Schryver*b

Lenox - Fiona Jill St. Leger Dore

Lexington - Havisha Bindu Karnam, Diana W. Liu, Eleanor Montgomery, Tara K. Patel-Saavedraa, Jacob E. Paulson, Elizaveta Reznichenko, Christine Yao

Lincoln - Bronwyn Mako Wada-Gillg

Lowell - Zachary J. Michaelsg

Malden - Jannifer Ho

Marion - Terence Bryan Lee, Jr.

Medfield - Brandon Matthew Sepe

Melrose - Joseph Anthony LiCausi

Millis - Dina Lee Rochea

Milton - Jaclynne Helaine Nader, Edward Paul O’Connor

Needham - Emily Catherine Gentilegad, Charles Yang Yia

Newton - Julia Beth Sherman*

Northborough - Taryn Jeanne Ryan

Norton - Rachel Nicole Anderson

Pembroke - William Connolly Coughlin

Princeton - Jacob Maalouf

Rockport - Sara Kathryn Carbone

Roxbury - Rodney Brunogd

Shrewsbury - Richa Chhaya*, Joshua Erban, Tamanna Patel, Filia M. Van Desselgc, William Weir, Megan Yuen

Somerville -Sumner Eaton Kilmarx

South - Dennis Lindsey Allison Brown

Southwick - Simone Rose Thibault*g

Sturbridge - Prithwijit Roychowdhury

Sudbury - Anthony Patrick Foscolos

Swampscott - Lindsay Victoria Walsh*

Taunton - Steven P. Ayala, Jr.

Tewksbury - Jessica Ma

Upton - Peter Alexander Jordan

Uxbridge - Alexander Brandan Kaplanga

Waban - Alice Berenson

Wayland - Emily Alyson Nussga, Ryan Garrett Payne*, Charlotte Sanden Walmsley*g

Webster - Olivia Josephine Hall

Wellesley - Emily Stabnick Eiel*, Carol Norris Renneburg, Margaret Lillian Ruddy

West Harwich - Stephanie Trimbolia

Westford - Delia Tikkanen Sanders, Xunuo Shen

Weston - Deniz Cataltepe*gd

Wilbraham - Heloise Marie Dubois

Winchester - Sahil Girish Shah, Megan V.J. Trilokekar-Fernandez

Worcester - Brian Thomas Argus, Matthew Beth Urhoy, Colby Pasha Cayton, Adam Arrigo Cellurale, Andrea Chiang, Erica N. Christenson, Nolan Blau Condron*, Sean Hamill, Kathryn Hiller*, Jessica B. Kahand, Rosemary H. Kelley*, Jessica E. Kloppenburgbc, Christopher Mujin Leeg, Guyu Liu, Gabrielle Anna Luiselli*, Sheikh Moinul, Vadim Molla, Shafik Matovu Mutaaweg, Julia Theresa Rose O’Donoghue, Charles O. Ogagan, Jr., Michelle Susan Parrisbc, Ariana Mary Perryd, Paolo Tavares, Rebecca Kim-Hong Tooheya, Alexandre Joseph Wenk-Bodenmiller, Imani Michaela Williamsg

Yarmouth - Port Haley N. Schachter*

Out-of-state

Calabasas, CA - Max Lee Dengd

La Canada, CA - Andrea T. China

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA - Lauren Young Nguyena

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - Brittany Ashley Tran

San Diego, CA - Rachel Tu-Uyen Duong

San Jose, CA - Samuel Leea

Woodland Hills, CA - Kian D. Samadian

Simsbury, CT - Christine Johanna Donohuea

Washington, DC - Christine Grech

Wilmington, DE - Colin Patrick Flannellyc

Sharpsburg, GA - John Leonard Romano

Homer Glen, IL - Lauren Ellyse Cralle

Mount Prospect, IL - Olivia Nuelle*g

Fulda, MN Theodore - William Medling

Auburn, NH Andrew - D. Johnson

Belle Mead, NJ - James Joseph

Lawrenceville, NJ -Zachary Joel Cartunc

Tenafly, NJ - Leo J. Kuwamag

Auburn, NY - Katherine M. Cooper*

Manhasset, NY - Victoria Weic

Cumberland, RI - Katherine Barbara Lynch*

Providence, RI - Timothy D. Winn*g

Tiverton, RI - Mary E. Bassalyg, Rachel Sophie Padilla*

Dallas, TX - Kimberly Reimold*

Falls Church, VA - Collin McCloskey Leibold*d

* Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society gGold Humanism Honor Society – Recognition by their peers as exemplars of humanism

a Global Health Pathway

b Rural Health Scholars Pathway

c Clinical and Translational Research Pathway

d Urban Health Scholars Pathway

Pathway students, selected after a competitive application process, are responsible for completing additional curricular requirements above-and-beyond their four-year medical degree program.

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