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Cohorts

Our inaugural class was small, but successful! Of the six students who applied, all six were admitted.

2014 PHPB Cohort — 100% Admission

Nathalie Abenoza

Undergrad Major:
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Previous Field/Career:
Student

Medical School Attending:
University of Wisconsin College of Medicine

Quinton Foster

Undergrad Major:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Previous Field/Career:
R.N.

Medical School Attending:
University of Florida College of Medicine

Ricky Madhavan

Undergrad Major:
Psychology/Sociology

Previous Field/Career:
Counselor and Research Coordinator

Medical School Attending:
Harvard Medical School

Joseph Tubito

Undergrad Major:
Health Science

Previous Field/Career:
Student

Medical School Attending:
Florida State University

Karley Post

Undergrad Major:
B.S. Dance Management

Previous Field/Career:
Dancer

Dental School Attending:
University of Florida

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Eric Warner

Undergrad Major:
Psychology

Previous Field/Career:
Student

Medical School Attending:
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

2015 PHPB Cohort

Jaymi Bautista-Whitaker

Undergrad Major:
Philosophy

Previous Field/Career:
Professional softball player
Medical Assistant, tutor and volunteer

Medical School Attending:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Lauren Bielick

Undergrad Major:
Nursing

Previous Field/Career:
Registered Nurse

Medical School Attending:
Boston University

Kristin Drew

Undergrad Major:
Theater Arts w/ a Minor in Music

Previous Field/Career:
Voice performance, voice teacher with track to pursue arts administration and production

Medical School Attending:
University of Florida

Judi Fusco

Judi Fusco

Undergrad Major:
Health Science
Psychology

Previous Field/Career:
Student

Medical School Attending:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Corey Gallet de St. Aurin

Undergrad Major:
Social Work

Graduate Degree:
MBA

Previous Field/Career:
International Flight Attendant (11 years)

Medical School Attending:
Oregon Health and Science University

Sara Kennedy

Undergrad Major:
Advertising BS, Business Management MS

Previous Field/Career:
Marketing Brand Management

Medical School Attending:
University of Florida

Mallory LeBlanc

Undergrad Major:
Philosophy, Religion minor

Previous Field/Career:
Government policy and advocacy

Medical School Attending:
University of Florida

Samantha Moore

Undergrad Major:
Textiles

Graduate Degree:
Textiles and Product Development

Previous Field/Career:
People Development and Athletic Trainer

Medical School Attending:
St. George’s University

Salim Parbtani

Undergrad Major:
Physiology and Kinesiology

Previous Field/Career:
Student

Medical School Attending:
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Tom Schoenfelder

Tom Schoenfelder

Undergrad Major:
Marketing
Previous Field/Career:
Non-profit athletic equipment supply for Little League teams
Medical School Attending:
Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine

Nathaniel James Williams

Nathaniel James Williams

Undergrad Major:
Nursing
Previous Field/Career:
Emergency Department Registered Nurse
Medical School Attending:
Florida International University

Tristan Morioka Wood

Undergrad Major:
Psychology/Biology

Previous Field/Career:
Did a year of AmeriCorps in public health between undergrad and PHPB

Medical School Attending:
University of Cincinnati

2016 PHPB Cohort

Erik Feldtmann

Erik Feldtmann

Undergrad Major:
Nursing
Graduate Degree:
n/a
Previous Field/Career:
Nurse
Medical School Attending:
University of South Florida

Christopher Gray

Christopher Gray

Undergrad Major:
Nursing
Graduate Degree:
n/a
Previous Field/Career:
Emergency Room Nurse, Emergency Medicine Research Nurse
Medical School Attending:
Lincoln Memorial DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Joshua David Norris

Joshua David Norris

Undergrad Major:
Exercise Science
Graduate Degree:
Exercise Science and Human Performance
Previous Field/Career:
Fire Captain for US Department of Defense
Medical School Attending:
Poznan University of Medical Sciences

Jeremiah Owens

Jeremiah Owens

Undergrad Major:
Psychology
Previous Field/Career:
Law Enforcement
Medical School Attending:
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

Nicole Pineda

Nicole Pineda

Undergrad Major:
Bachelor of Science in Sociology
Previous Field/Career:
SICU Support Technician
Current Profession:
Clinical Research Coordinator in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Florida. Study: The in vitro pathophysiology and treatment of SARS-CoV-2 in lung parenchyma in a novel 3D culture system.

Sylvia Tsang

Sylvia Tsang

Undergrad Major:
B.S. in Economics
Graduate Degree:
M.A. in International Business
Previous Field/Career:
Actuarial Analyst
Medical School Attending:
University of Florida

Ivanna Ward

Ivanna Ward

Undergrad Major:
B.S. in Nursing
Previous Field/Career:
R.N.
Medical School Attending:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nora Marie Wartan

Nora Marie Wartan

Undergrad Major:
English Literature

Medical School Attending:
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

2017 PHPB Cohort

Randell Duggins

Undergrad Major:
Architecture
Previous Field/Career:
Instructional Technology
Current Profession:
Innovative Media Facilitator, UF Marston Science Library with Fused Deposition 3-D Printing for students, faculty, staff, and community.

Sydney DuPre

Sydney DuPre

Undergrad Major:
Finance
Previous Field/Career:
Financial Analyst
Medical School Attending:
Baylor’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Isabella Herrero

Isabella Herrero

Undergrad Major:
Health Education and Behavior

Previous Field/Career:
Student

Dental School Attending:
University of Florida

Brittany Olsen

Brittany Olsen

Undergrad Major:
Animal Science and Equine Concentration

Previous Field/Career:
Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Medical School Attending:
University of Florida

Carolina Rueda

Carolina Rueda

Undergrad Major:
Psychology
Graduate Degrees:
Masters in Counselor Education (M.Ed)
Educational Specialist Mental Health (Ed.S)
Previous Profession:
Mental Health Counselor at the University of Florida, UF COM department of OBGYN.
Current Profession:
Outreach Coordinator for the NewboRN Home Visiting Program
Connect Representative for The Connect Program
Board Member for Children Beyond Our Borders, Inc.

Rebekah M. Villar Mondry

Rebekah M. Villar Mondry

Undergrad Major:
Psychology

Graduate Degree:
Master of Social Work & Master of Public Health

Previous Field/Career:
Public Health

Dental School Attending:
University of Florida

2018 PHPB Cohort

Jamie Blackband

Jamie Blackband

Undergrad Major:
Film Production

Graduate Degree:
Ph.D. in Neuroscience

Previous Field/Career:
Film/TV Production

PhD School Attending:
Boston University – Graduate Program for Neuroscience

Students Interviewed and Accepted

We frequently get questions about which schools our students interview with and are accepted into. This is a partial list.

Interviewed

  • Auburn University CVM
  • Arizona
  • Baylor
  • Boston University
  • Chicago Medical School
  • Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Drexel University
  • Edward College of Medicine
  • FIU
  • FSU
  • George Washington
  • Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Harvard
  • Johns Hopkins
  • KCU
  • LECOM
  • LeCOM Dentistry
  • Lincoln Memorial DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Loyola
  • Miami
  • Midwestern University
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Northwestern University
  • Nova
  • Nova Dentistry
  • Oregon Health Science
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pittsburgh
  • Pritzker
  • Rosalind Franklin Medical School
  • Rush
  • Temple
  • Touro
  • U Wisconsin
  • U. Cincinnati
  • U. of Arizona
  • University of Florida
  • University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • University of North Carolina (UNC)
  • University of South Alabama
  • USF
  • VCOM
  • Wake Forrest
  • Washington U. St. Louis
  • Wisconsin College of Medicine
  • Yale