Good News

Jonathan K. Allotey – Class of 2024

Congratulations to Jonathan, who was awarded the 2021-2022 SNMA Region III Chapter President of the Year. Region III is the largest region in the country with 35 SNMA chapters in 7 states including Texas.

Read more about his team's achievements here!

Javaughn GrayJavaughn Gray – Class of 2023

Javaughn Gray has been accepted into the SCORE program at Stanford Anesthesia!





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Ally Noyes and Rachel Trusty – Class of 2023

Ally Noyes and Rachel Trusty have been accepted to participate in the RISE: Developing Future Leaders in Academic Medicine & Science Leadership Seminar sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Ayan AliAyan Ali – Class of 2021

Ayan Ali, TUSOM Class of 2021 is a member of a team of School Of Medicine and School Of Public Health & Tropical Medicine students accepted into the international John Hopkins Center for Bioengineering and Design COVI-19 Design Challenge. Ayan’s team was one of only 200 teams selected. Their plan is to refine and complement the current Department of Health’s contact tracing policy in efforts to streamline, automate and speed up the process in which close contacts are notified about their exposure.

Javaughn GrayJavaughn Gray – Class of 2023

Javaughn Gray has been accepted into the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship Summer Program. He has been assigned to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.




Jeremy FaganJeremy Fagan – Class of 2023

Jeremy Fagan has been named a RAMP (Research and Mentorship Program) Scholar through the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). He will travel to South Africa this summer to engage in HIV Vaccine Clinical Research.




Marcus MosesMarcus Moses – Class of 2023

Marcus Moses is first author of a manuscript published in Oncotarget. The article was published January 7, 2020. The title of the article is: Evaluation of the genomic alterations in the androgen receptor gene during treatment with high-dose testosterone for metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer and can be found here:

Marcus has been accepted to present a poster at the 2020 Wilbert C. Jordan Student Research Forum hosted by the Student National Medical Association at the 56th Annual Medical Education Conference. The conference will be held April 9th – 11th in Cleveland, OH. He has been accepted into the 2020 Summer Experience Program for First Year Medical Students at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Marcus has also been accepted into a Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) sponsored by Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center Program for Faculty Development and Diversity Inclusion and the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership.


2018 Southern Group on Educational Affairs Regional Conference attendees

The 2018 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Regional Conference was hosted by the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Mississippi in April of 2018. The conference theme was "Shifting Paradigms in Medical Education," with particular emphasis on "Changes in Assessment and Education," "Innovations in Teaching and Assessment," and "Faculty Career Paths in Medical Education."

Michael Chan and Victor Chen of Tulane University School of Medicine class of 2021, submitted an abstract for their original research under the mentorship of Dr. Lu Xu and Dr. Cacey Peters, "An Innovative Teaching Methodology Incorporating Cadaver Biopsy in a Medical Histology Course," which was accepted and subsequently presented in the form of an oral presentation.