Commencement Celebrates Two Classes

Cedars-Sinai Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Class of 2020 and 2021
Cedars-Sinai Women's Guild Chair, Gastroenterology, Shelly C. Lu, MD

Shelly C. Lu, MD, winner of Cedars-Sinai Prize for Research in Scientific Medicine

Cedars-Sinai David L. Rimoin Teaching Excellence Award, Marcio A. Diniz, PhD

Marcio Diniz, PhD, winner of David L. Rimoin Teaching Excellence Award

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical and Translational Sciences

Marzieh Akhlaghpour (2021)
Rachel Emily Baum (2021)
Andrew Beppu (2021)
Victoria Dardov (2019)*
Kenneth H. Gouin III (2021)
Nicole Marie Gull (2020)
Stefanie Marek-Iannucci (2021)
Madelyn E. McCauley (2020)
Erica N. Montaño (2021)
Andriana Nikolova (2019)*
Seeun Oh (2021)
Maria Rodriguez (2020)
Sara Sabet (2021)
Kenneth A. Steadman Jr. (2020)
Blandine Faustin Victor (2021)
Michael James Workman (2020)
Alyson R. Yeckes (2021)

Thesis projects completed by the doctoral graduates focused on scholarly discovery of a wide range of disorders, including adverse cardiac events, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Crohn's disease, immuno-oncology, infectious diseases, Kawasaki disease, myocardial remodeling, prostate cancer and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Master's Degree in Health Delivery Science

Onyemaechi Anoruo (2021)
Brandon Birckhead (2020)
Janine A. Booth (2020)
Shreya Celly (2021)
Yufei Chen (2021)
Diana Cheng (2021)
Christine Jagolino Easterling (2021)
David E. Goldenberg (2020)
Jennifer Hajj (2020)
Leslie Shoji Johnson (2020)
Mitchell Kamrava (2021)
Elizabeth H. Kim (2020)
Helena Kozlova (2020)
Daria Ma (2020)
Monica Mita (2020)
Thu Nguy (2021)
Matthew S. Plume (2021)
Tahli Ariane Singer-Englar (2020)
Chetana Singh (2020)
Gaurav Syal (2020)
Mani Vahidi (2020)
Angela Wagner Velleca (2020)
Matthew Wells (2021)
Haoshu Yang (2020)

Master of Science in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Adebola Aragbaye (2020)
Taylor Beaulieu (2020)
Karandeep Singh Cheema (2020)
Matthew Dausch (2021)
Alan Kwan (2021)
Meng Lu (2020)
Jhelum Paul (2020)
Zhangziyi Zhou (2020)

*Defended dissertation after 2019 Commencement