Meet Our Students
Get a glimpse into our students’ lives.
Each of our students chooses their unique path. Learn about the work they are doing.
Sam Blizzard, Class of 2025
After attending the University of Cincinnati for undergraduate studies, Sam Blizzard set his sights on Feinberg, hoping to use his skills to improve healthcare at the community and global levels.
Madeline Owen, Class of 2025
While growing up, Madeline Owen remembers visiting Chicago frequently for Irish dance competitions and deep-dish pizza. Little did she know that one day she would call Chicago home to pursue her medical education career.
Sunny Abdelmageed, Class of 2024
Sunny Abdelmageed, a third-year medical student, has always been interested in the brain and has conducted research related to neurosurgery and pediatrics.
Jonathan Huang, Class of 2024
Jonathan Huang, a third-year medical student, has been fascinated with machine learning (ML) since he was an undergraduate at Brown University.
Daniel Latyshev, Class of 2025
Daniel Latyshev, a second-year medical student, has deep ties to Ukraine.
Cheryl Mensah, Class of 2025
Originally from Virginia, Mensah graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a major in biology.
Rohan Chalasani, Class of 2024
Rohan recently won the Mack Lipkin, Sr. Award from the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) at the society’s annual meeting.
Elizabeth Adams, Class of 2024
For Elizabeth, donning her white coat for the first time felt like the culmination of one journey and the beginning of another
Michael Chidweme, Class of 2024
COVID-19 had a big impact on Michael Chidueme’s first couple weeks on campus, but it also changed how he thinks about his future profession.
Kayla Giger, Class of 2024
Kayla shares her thoughts about her first week of medical school and working with Feinberg’s Education Centered Medical Home clinics.
Erick Masais, Class of 2024
Erick reflects on his first week at Feinberg and shares what he’s looking forward to over the next four years.
Mike Boctor, Class of 2023Mike combined his passions for film and medicine by directing an award-winning short film about the healing process for survivors of sexual assault.
Tazim Merchant, Class of 2023
Tazim helped establish a volunteer effort at Feinberg that supports healthcare workers, older community members and working parents in Chicago during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emma Office, Class of 2023
Emma helped organize a successful phone call outreach program for older adults at risk of experiencing social isolation during the pandemic.
Nathan Shlobin, Class of 2023
Nathan graduated from Northwestern University, double majoring in biology with a concentration in developmental and molecular neurobiology, in psychology, and minoring in global health.
Maxwell Edmonds, MSTP
Maxwell, a student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), recently defended his doctoral thesis on generating testicular organoids.