PDD Alumni

commencementPDD celebrates the achievements of its alumni. This program first admitted students in 2013 and had its first graduates in 2015.

Students have gone on to use their training in academia or the biotechnology industry or pursued additional advanced training.

Use the information below to learn more about PDD alumni and their careers.

2015 - Present
Trainee Year  Current or Last Known Position 
Michael Arciprete
2016 Lab Technician III, Sanofi
Xue Chang 2016 Research Technician, TUSM
Tianmeng Chen
2016 PhD Student, Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, U Pittsburgh
Kyle Garnick 2016 PhD Student, U Massachusetts Medical School
Salwa Hafez 2016 PhD Student, Molecular Pharmacology, Brown U
MD Amin Hossain 2016 Staff Scientist, Sanofi
Maria Ibrahim 2016 Research Assistant, MIT
Joshua Oppenheimer 2016 In transition
Timothy Tran 2016 Unavailable
Naixin Zhang 2016 PhD Student, U Minnesota
Matin Bahar 2015 PhD Student, Mass College of Pharmacy
Maulana Empitu 2015 Research Fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
Yuli Qian 2015 PhD Student, Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology, U Florida
Ahmad Sherbini 2015 Lecturer, King AbdulAziz University
Jiayi Wu 2015 PhD Student, Pharmacology, Boston U

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The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research