Current Fellows

First Year Fellows:

Name: Benjamin Briggs, MD
Hometown: Mount Desert, ME
College: University of Maine
Medical School: University of Vermont
Pediatric Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego, Pediatric Residency 
Training Program






Name: Colette Lauhan, MD
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
College: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: East Tennessee State University
Pediatric Residency: East Tennessee State University

 




Name: Eric Won, MD
Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
College: University of California, Irvine
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency: University of California, Irvine-Children's Hospital of Orange County




Second Year Fellows:

Name: Megan Paul, MD
Hometown: Tucson, AZ
College: University of Arizona
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tuscon Campus
Pediatric Residency: University of Arizona
Research Topic: Chemosensitivity testing in pediatric solid tumor cell lines
Lab/Research Mentor: Pete Zage, MD, PhD, University of California, San Diego


 

Name: YunZu “Michele” Wang, MD
Hometown: Arcadia, CA
College: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency: University of California, San Diego Pediatric Residency Training Program
Research Topic: Natural killer cell therapy in acute myelogenous leukemia
Lab/Research Mentor: Dan Kaufman, MD, PhD,  University of California, San Diego



Third Year Fellows:

Name: Erin Trovillion, MD
Hometown: Vernon, NJ
College: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Medical School: UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Pediatric Residency: University of California San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital
Research Topic: Immune Reconstitution after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Lab/Research Mentor: Gerald Morris, MD, PhD, University of California, San Diego

Name: Scott McCarty, DO
Hometown: Dayton, OH
College: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Pediatric Residency: Northeast Ohio Medical University, Akron Children's Hospital
Research Topic:  T cell avidity/exhaustion association with immunotherapy
Lab/Research Mentor: Gerald Morris, MD, PhD, University of California, San Diego

 



Fourth Year (Heme-Onc/Infectious Disease) Fellow:

Name: Lauge Farnaes, MD, PhD
Hometown: San Diego, CA
College: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: University of California, San Diego
Pediatric Residency: University of California, San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital
Research Topic: Applications of rapid genomic technologies to clinical practice
Lab/Research Mentor: Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc, University of California, San Diego



Fourth Year (Heme-Onc Research) Fellow:

Name: Ksenya Shliakhtsitsava, MD
Hometown: Minsk, Belarus
Medical School: Belarusian State Medical University, Minsk, Belarus
Pediatric Residency: UCSF-Fresno, Fresno, CA
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship: University of California, San Diego/Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Research Topic: Reproductive health intervention for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
Lab/Research Mentor: Irene Su, MD, MSCE, UCSD Moores Cancer Center


Fourth Year (Hemostasis Thrombosis) Fellow:

Name: Fadi Nossair, MD
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Medical School: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Pediatric Residency: St. Christopher's Hospital, Philadelphia
McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship: University of California, Irvine / Children's Hospital of Orange County





Fourth Year (Neuro Oncology) Fellow:

Name: Hamza Gorsi, MD
Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
College: Government College, Lahore, Pakistan
Medical School:  King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan                                  Pediatric Residency: New York Medical College, New York, NY                                   Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship: Brown University Program, Providence, RI