Mentoring

Mentoring Multicultural Students

 for the Health Professions

 

Outcomes as of Spring 2018

  • 152 students have completed MEMS, including 19 completing Advanced MEMS
  • 147 (96.7%) have graduated
  • 30 (20.4%) completing/completed master's degrees
  • 54 (35.5%) admitted/completing/completed professional school

(9 public health, 16 medicine, 10 dietetics, 4 dentistry, 6 pharmacy, 4 physical therapy, 3 chiropractic, 2 nursing)

  • 5 completing/completed the Ph.D.

Graduate and Professional Placements

  • Inyang Akamune, UF-Jacksonville (pharmacy)
  • Lorenzo Amato, USF (nursing)
  • Alvaro Bada, FSU (medicine), surgical resident, Orlando Health
  • Inaki Bent, Nova Southeastern (DO)
  • Jason Boothe, FSU (medicine), completing residency in North Carolina
  • Sharica Brookins, Morehouse (master’s, public health), Meharry (medicine), internal medicine resident, UF-
  • Tunisia Marine Carter, FSU (master’s, motor learning and control)
  • Yashica Ceasar, FSU (master’s, nutrition)
  • Bernice Cherfrere, Palm Beach County Health Department (dietetic internship)
  • Deirdra Chester, FSU (master’s, nutrition) FIU (Ph.D., nutrition)
  • Cerrone Cohen, Medical University of South Carolina (medicine)
  • Evelyn P. Davila, FIU (master’s and Ph.D., public health); selected for CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service; senior epidemiologist, Naval Health Research Center, SanDiego)
  • Tej Diah, FSU (master’s, exercise science), Barry (master’s, biomedical sciences), Roseman University (dentistry)
  • Marvin Dupiton, FAMU (master’s, sports management), LSU (Ph.D., higher education)
  • Dykibra (Montgomery) Gaskin, FSU (master’s, nutrition, dietetic internship)
  • April Glenn, Temple University (medicine)
  • Joshua Golden, A&T Still University (master’s, public health), University of Southern California (dentistry)
  • Rochelle Gordon, FAU (master’s, special education)
  • Angela Green, FSU (medicine)
  • Brandon Green, Howard University (medicine)
  • Joe Green, Cleveland Chiropractic School (chiropractic)
  • Kim Griffin, USF (master’s, public health)
  • Nadia Groves, University of Pennsylvania (dentistry)
  • Vadley Faugue, Ross School of Medicine, West Indies (medicine)
  • Samantha Hacker, Nova Southeastern (pharmacy)
  • Kambria Haire, FAMU (public health), USF doctoral program (public health & toxicology)
  • Michelle Harper, FSU (medicine)
  • Darlene Hart, New York University (dentistry)
  • Crystal Hightower, Mississippi State (master’s, nutrition)
  • Alana Hopewell, FSU (master’s, food science)
  • Navalee Hylton, FSU (master’s, food and nutrition)
  • Anne-Lynn Jean-Baptiste McCalla, University of Michigan (master’s, public health)
  • Kimberly C. Johnson, St. Augustine (physical therapy)
  • Brandy (Doby) Jones, FAMU (master’s, public health)
  • Roselette Joseph, FAMU (master’s, public health)
  • Alpha Journal, Nova (master’s, health sciences)
  • Clauden Louis, Nova (pharmacy), Howard University (medicine)
  • Miranda Mack, FSU (medicine)
  • Susie Mathis, FSU (master’s, nutrition)
  • Bethie Melidor, FSU (master’s, nutrition)
  • Yesenia Mendez, FSU (medicine)
  • Vernet Morency, FAMU (master’s, physical therapy)
  • Erika Potter Morgan, FSU (master’s, health education)
  • Kenya Morris, Tulane (master’s, public health)
  • Joseph Negusei, Cornell (medicine, fellowship in cardiovascular imaging), UCLA (cardiology   fellowship)
  • Maxim Olivier, FSU (medicine)
  • Micolette Perry, Nova (biomedical sciences)
  • Kevin Prophete, University of Miami (master’s, business administration), Amgen pharmaceutical sales
  • David Quintana, Duke (medicine), radiology resident, University of Miami
  • Calvin Randolph, George Washington University (master’s, health science, physical therapy)
  • Jenna Reed, FAU (master’s, athletic training), named Adjunct Professor of the Year at Broward College
  • Kimberley Rose, St. Louis Veteran Affairs Medical Center (dietetics internship)
  • Diego Rouylle, Nova Southeastern (dentistry)
  • Sergio Samoen, UF (pharmacy)
  • Maranda Sapp, FSU (public health)
  • Aseelah Shareef, FSU (master’s, arts administration)
  •  Annalise Smith, University of Miami (Ph.D. in biomedical science)
  • Latosha Soloman, USF (master’s, physical therapy)
  • Michael Solomon, North Carolina Central (master’s, nutrition)
  • Adeeba Spann, USF (master’s, public health and dietetic internship)
  • Carol Porter Stallworth, FSU (master’s, biochemistry)
  • Jevetta Franklin Stanford, Kansas State (master’s, urban and regional planning) UNF (Ed.D, education)
  • Deja Stephenson (pharmacy)
  • Ashley Suah, Indiana University (medicine)
  • Vista Suarez, FSU (master’s, nutrition) Kansas State (Ph.D., food service)
  • Thaiser Taylor, Ken Blanchard’s School of Business (MBA)
  • Naomi Thelusma, FSU (medicine)
  • Jessica Tillman, University of South Carolina (master’s, public health)
  • Rachelle Thomas, Nova Southeastern (pharmacy)
  • Javier Vasquez, FSU (master’s, public health)
  • Kadijo Wade, FSU (medicine)
  • Naimah Wajd, Nova Southeastern (DO)
  • Eric Walker, FAMU (master’s, public health), Southern Illinois (MEDPREP program), FSU (medicine)
  • Breanna Williams, Southern Illinois University (dietetic internship)
  • Kateuaisa Wilson, Parker College of Chiropractic (chiropractic)
  • Jaleena Wortham, FSU (master’s, nutrition)

 

 

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