Past Apgar Scholars

2016

  • Kasey Grewe, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons / Undergraduate: Pomona College

    Kasey Grewe, MD
  • Christopher Massa, MD, PhD

    Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School / Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University

    Christopher Massa, MD
  • Ammar Siddiqui, MD

    Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai / Undergraduate: Dartmouth College

    Ammar Siddiqui, MD

2015

  • Andrew Greenwald, MD

    Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School / Undergraduate: Rutgers University

    Andrew is currently working on the effects of GABAa agonists on vascular smooth muscle physiology in sepsis as well as ICU measures of quality.

    CA2 Andrew Greenwald
  • Zachary Henderson, MD

    Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine / Undergraduate: Rice University

    CA2 Zachary Henderson
  • Joseph Pena, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: Dartmouth College

    CA2 Joseph Pena

2014

  • Matthew Barajas, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: Rice University

    CA3 Matthew Barajas
  • Jennifer J. Lee, MD

    Medical School: Harvard Medical School / Undergraduate: Harvard University

    Jennifer J. Lee, MD

2013

  • Jerri Chen, MD, PhD

    Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Undergraduate: Wellesley College

    Jerri Chen, MD, PhD
  • Elvedin Lukovic, MD, PhD

    Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine / Undergraduate: Haverford College

    Elvedin Lukovic, MD, PhD

2012

  • Adam Gerber, MD, PhD

    Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University / Undergraduate: Binghamton University

    Adam Gerber, MD, PhD
  • William Jackson, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: New York University

    William Jackson, MD

2011

  • Brandon Esenther, MD

    Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine / Undergraduate: New York University

    Brandon Esenther, MD
  • Yolanda Huang, MD, PhD

    Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine / Undergraduate: Wellesley College

    Yolanda Huang, MD, PhD
  • Jacob Schaff, MD

    Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine / Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University

    Jacob Schaff, MD
  • Peter Yim, MD

    Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine / Undergraduate: Columbia University

    Peter Yim, MD

2010

  • Ryan Ivie, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: Loyola University

    Ryan Ivie, MD
  • Andrea Miltiades, MD

    Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine / Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania

    Andrea Miltiades, MD
  • Emily Vail, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: University of Iowa

    Emily Vail, MD

2009

  • Alexander Rusanov, MD

    Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University / Undergraduate: Stony Brook University

    Alexander Rusanov was appointed to the NIH T32 research training grant and is pursuing bioinformatics research with the Department of Biomedical Informatics and has joined the Columbia faculty as a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist.

    Alexander Rusanov, MD
  • G. Thomas Yocum, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: Northwestern University

    Thomas Yocum was appointed to the NIH T32 research training grant for basic science research and is a clinical neuroanesthesiology fellow.  He has embarked on studies related to GABAA receptor modulation of immune cell function during asthmatic lung inflammation and was awarded the Resident Travel Award at the annual meeting of the Association of University Anesthesiologists in 2014.  In 2015 he was awarded the Stony Wold-Herbert Foundation Research grant for his lung biology research and the Foundation of Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Mentored Research Training Grant in Basic Science.

    G. Thomas Yocum, MD

2008

  • Jennifer Danielsson, MD

    Medical School: New York University School of Medicine / Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University

    Jennifer Danielsson was appointed to the NIH T32 research training grant and did a clinical fellowship in regional anesthesiology.  She received the Resident Travel Award at the annual meeting of the Association of University Anesthesiologists in 2013 for her work entitled:” Novel chloride channel blockers relax airway smooth muscle: potential new tools to treat bronchospasm.” In 2014 she was awarded the Stony Wold-Herbert Foundation Research grant for her lung biology research and the Foundation of Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Mentored Research Training Grant in Basic Science.

    Jennifer Danielsson, MD
  • Meredith Wagner, MD

    Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School / Undergraduate: Barnard College

    Meredith Wagner, MD

2007

  • Cyrus David Mintz, MD, PhD

    Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine at New York University / Undergraduate: Brown University

    David Mintz was appointed to the NIH T32 research training grant and in 2012 received the resident travel award from the Association of University Anesthesiologists for his research talk entitled “Anesthetics Interfere with Axon Guidance via a GABAA Receptor Mechanism.”  His research abstract was also selected as one of the “Top Ten Abstracts” submitted to the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and won first place in the resident research contest for the 2012 Postgraduate Assembly (PGA) of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA).  In 2013 he received a National Institutes of Health K08 mentored research grant.

    Cyrus David Mintz, MD, PhD
  • Nitin Sekhri, MD

    Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Undergraduate: Manhattan College

    Nitin Sekhri, MD

2006

  • Rebecca Bauer, MD, MPH

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: Columbia University

    Rebecca Bauer, MD, MPH
  • Connie Chung, MD

    Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine / Undergraduate: University of Southern California

    Connie Chung, MD
  • May Hua, MD

    Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine / Undergraduate: Harvard University

    May Hua, MD
  • Sarah Smith, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: University of Virginia

    Sarah Smith, MD
  • Steven Yap, MD

    Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science / Undergraduate: Illinois Institute of Technology

    Steven Yap, MD

2005

  • Christopher Gay, MD

    Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine / Undergraduate: Duke University

    Christopher Gay, MD
  • Elena Reitman, MD

    Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School / Undergraduate: Rutgers University

    Elena Reitman, MD

2004

  • Laurence Ring, MD

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / Undergraduate: Rutgers University

    Laurence Ring, MD
  • Julia Sobol, MD, MPH

    Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine / Undergraduate: Harvard University

    Julia Sobol (MD/MPH) was on our T32 program before becoming a CA1 resident, and in 2009 commenced her Critical Care Medicine Fellowship training. She joined the faculty later in the year.

    Julia Sobol, MD, MPH

2003

  • Neil Gleason, MD

    Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine / Undergraduate: University of Connecticut

    Neil Gleason, MD
  • Hannah Wunsch, MD

    Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine / Undergraduate: Harvard University

    Hannah Wunsch, MD

2002

  • George Gallos, MD

    Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Undergraduate: Fordham University

    George Gallos joined our faculty on July 2008 as an obstetric anesthesiology attending. In October 2008, he received a FAER Mentored Research Training Grant for Basic Science Research and in 2010, Dr. Gallos was awarded a KO8 award from the National Institutes of Health.  In 2013 Dr. Gallos received a junior faculty award for his oral presentation at the Association of University Anesthesiologist’s annual meeting for his work entitled: “A novel strategy to treat human pre-term labor: Targeting the TMEM16/anoctamin chloride channel in human pregnant uterus.” In 2014 Dr. Gallos received a 3 year Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., Junior Scholar Award and in 2015 received an NIH RO1 grant.

    George Gallos, MD