COVID Corps Biomedical Research Internship Program:

2022 Cohort

2022 Cohort Summary

We are pleased to announce our 2022 MGH COVID Corps Biomedical Research Internship Program cohort. We have selected 15 exceptional interns from a pool of 76 applications. The majority of our cohort are from groups historically underrepresented in biomedical science, with an average graduate and undergraduate GPA of 3.63. ​

  • 3 are Black or African American, 1 is Hispanic or Latinx, 8 are Asian or Asian American, and 3 are White.

 

Meet Our 2022 Cohort

Selina Chung

New York University

Biology

Class of 2024

Mentor: Jordi Merino, PhD

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Eren Gulbas

UMass Amherst

Applied Math and Biology Dual Degree

Class of 2024

Mentors: Caitlin Dugdale, MD, and Emily Hyle, MD, MSc

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Meghna Iyer

Northeastern University

Master of Public Health

Class of 2023

Mentor: Stephen Bartels, MD, MS

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Jovaun Mason

Morehouse School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

Class of 2025

Mentor: John Hsu, MD, MBA, MSCE

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Suraya Mohidul

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Master of Public Health

Class of 2023

Mentors: Kassem Safa, MD, and Camille Kotton, MD

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Angelique "Angel" Sousani-Twumasi

Bucknell University

Arts and Sciences

Class of 2025

Mentor: Mark Siedner, MD, MPH

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Madeleine "Maddie" Wong

Northeastern University

Health Sciences

Class of 2023

Mentors: Jehan Alladina, MD, and Benjamin Medoff, MD

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Leah Zukosky

Bates College

Neuroscience

Class of 2023

Mentor: Marie-Abele Bind, PhD

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Jamesa Fabien

Ross University School of Medicine 

MD Candidate

Class of 2023

Mentors: Lauren Breithaupt, PhD, Lipeng Ning, PhD, and Amanda Lyall, PhD 

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Buuthien Hang

UMass Amherst

Computer Engineering & Pre-Medical

Class of 2024

Mentors: Zachary Wallace, MD, MSc

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Shilei "Lisa" Li

Smith College

Biochemistry

Class of 2024

Mentors: Lauren Breithaupt, PhD, Lipeng Ning, PhD, and Amanda Lyall, PhD 

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Adna Mohamed

Williams College

Political Economy

Class of 2022

Mentor: Peggy Lai, MD, MPH

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Jessica Rosales 

The University of the South

Spanish

Class of 2024

Mentor: Marie-Abele Bind, PhD

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Brooke Wilson

National University of Ireland - Galway

Masters of Arts - Rural Planning

Class of 2022

Mentor: Matthew Tobey, MD, MPH

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Yilun "Lilo" Wu

Bates College

Math and Biochemistry

Class of 2022

Mentor: Andrew Chan, MD, MPH

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Meet Our 2022 Mentors

 

Jehan Alladina, MD

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Marie-Abele Bind, PhD

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Andrew Chan, MD, MPH

Chief, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, Mongan Institute, MGH

Director of Cancer Epidemiology, MGH Cancer Center

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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John Hsu, MD, MBA, MSCE

Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, MGH, Harvard Medical School

 

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Camille Kotton, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Amanda Lyall, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

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Jordi Merino, PhD

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Kassem Safa, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Matthew Tobey, MD, MPH

Director, Rural Medicine Programs, MGH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Stephen Bartels, MD, MS

Director, Mongan Institute

James J. and Jean H. Mongan Chair of Health Policy and Community Health

Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Lauren Breithaupt, PhD

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

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Caitlin Dugdale, MD

Instructor in Medicine, MGH

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Emily Hyle, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Peggy Lai, MD, MPH

Assistant Physician, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, MGH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Benjamin Medoff, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, MGH, Harvard Medical School

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Lipeng Ning, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, MGH, Harvard Medical School

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Mark Siedner, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Faculty, Massachusetts General Hospital / Mongan Institute

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Zachary Wallace, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Program Leadership

 

Esteban Barreto, PhD

Director of Evaluation of Equity and Community Health, MGH

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Long Nguyen, MD, MS

Assistant in Medicine/ Gastroenterology, MGH

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, Mongan Institute, MGH

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Mackenzie Clift

Project Coordinator, Disparities Solutions Center, MGH

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Andrew Chan, MD, MPH

Chief, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, Mongan Institute, MGH

Director of Cancer Epidemiology, MGH Cancer Center

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH

Director, Disparities Solutions Center, Mongan Institute, MGH

Administrative Director of Research, Department of Medicine

Director, Equity in Care Implementation

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