Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Comprehensive Transplant Center

Surgery Scientist Fellows

Meet the current and past fellows of our TSSTP:

Current Fellows

Kofi Atiemo, MD (Outcomes)
Stephen Chiu, MD (Basic Science)
Jessica Hoch Brown, PhD (Basic Science)
Ramiro Fernandez, MD (Basic Science)

Former T32 Fellows

Josetta Houlihan, PhD (Basic Science)
Colleen Jay, MD (Outcomes)
Nadine Lerret, PhD (Basic Science)
Aaron Martin, PhD (Basic Science)
Derrick McCarthy, PhD (Basic Science)
Lisa McElroy, MD (Outcomes)
Neehar Parikh, MD (Outcomes)
Bara Sarraj, PhD (Basic Science)
JP Savaryn, PhD (Basic Science)
Marina Serper, MD (Outcomes)

An Executive Committee comprised of diverse faculty from across the medical school provides direction for the TSSTP.

Michael Abecassis, MD, MBA (Basic Science or Outcomes)
Carol Clayberger, PhD (Basic Science)
Jane Holl, MD, MPH (Outcomes)
Melinda Kibbe, MD (Basic Science)
Daniela Ladner, MD, MPH (Outcomes)
Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD (Basic Science)
Steve Miller, PhD (Basic Science)

Contact Us

For more information on the fellowship or to start the application process, please contact the Comprehensive Transplant Center at 312-695-3555 or