Mike attended SMDEP at Columbia University College of Physicians
& Surgeons in 2011. He went on to graduate with honors from
Northwestern University in March 2013 with a B.S. in Psychology.
As an undergraduate, Mike served as the President of the
Minority Association of Premedical Students chapter at Northwestern.
During his tenure, he established a formal mentoring program
for undergraduates in collaboration with the Student National
Medical Association chapter at Feinberg School of Medicine.
In addition, Mike was the co-founder of Northwestern Emergency
Medicine Organization (NEMO), a group that is currently working
with University administration in order to launch a student-run
first response service on campus. During the summer of 2012,
Mike received a fellowship from the International Program
Development office to study public health in Havana, Cuba
for two months.
In the fall, Mike will return to Columbia P&S as a member
of the Class of 2017. He intends to pursue a joint MD/MPH
degree, and aspires to focus his career on investigating and
addressing health disparities within the LGBTQ community.
He plans to serve as a TA for SMDEP at Columbia this summer.
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