Pathology Residency Program

Pathology Resident Profiles: 2018-2019

Chief Residents

Tricia Cottrell, M.D., Ph.D.Tricia Cottrell was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended college at Washington University in St. Louis and majored in Chemistry and English Literature. Throughout college, she worked in the lab of Dr. Tamara Doering, studying Cryptococcus neoformans. She then moved to Baltimore to join the Johns Hopkins MD/PhD program. Her PhD thesis was completed in the lab of Dr. Antony Rosen in the Division of Rheumatology, focusing on the identification of novel scleroderma autoantigens expressed by differentiating stem cells. Tricia is pursuing AP-only training and performed a 2-year research fellowship in the lab of Dr. Janis Taube studying the tumor immune microenvironment of lung cancer. Tricia enjoys spending time with her husband and son, hiking, and volleyball.

Daniel MillerDaniel Miller is a native of St Louis, MO. He attended Regis University in Denver, CO, where he studied ecology with the plan of teaching high-school biology. However, Jesuit-inspired service work during and after college led him to choose a career in medicine. He matriculated at U. of Missouri SOM and completed both a post-sophomore fellowship in Pathology as well as a PhD in Pathobiology. His PhD thesis was completed with the support of an individual NRSA (F31) from the NIH and addressed microRNA biology in HPV-associated tumors of the Head and Neck. Daniel's wife is also a physician, and together they juggle the care of their two daughters. His hobbies include off road bicycling (mountain bike, gravel and cyclocross racing), cooking, strong black coffee, and microbrewed beers. He is pursuing AP-only training and the Informatics track. He has a strong interest in medical education, molecular diagnostics and computational pathology. He will complete a cytopathology fellowship at Hopkins in 2019-2020.

Kevan SalimianKevan Salimian was born and raised in Salisbury, MD. In 2003, he attended the University of Maryland, College Park as a Banneker/Key scholar where he received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics. In 2007, he attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he pursued an MD/PhD. His PhD work focused on two proteins-CENP-A and Aurora B--which play a critical role in regulating cell division in eukaryotes. Kevan enjoys traveling around the US, trying new, crazy foods and watching/playing sports of all kinds. He is a huge Ravens and Orioles fan. Kevan is pursuing AP/CP training with a special interest in gastrointestinal and molecular pathology.


Jason DenneyJason Denney Jason Denney was raised on a horse farm in Rogersville, MO. He earned a B.A. in Biology and Fine Arts (painting emphasis) from Drury University in Springfield, MO. He earned his M.D. from the University of Missouri. Between his second and third years of medical school, he completed a post-sophomore fellowship in pathology. He conducted a research project evaluating DNA methylation in Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia. He was awarded the W.B. Pete Stewart Memorial Scholarship for excellence in pathology his fourth year. Jason enjoys listening to music, painting, art history, antiques, ethnic foods, riding/showing horses, and spending time with his family and Persian cat Oscar. Jason is pursuing AP/CP training.

Danielle HutchingsDanielle Hutchings was raised in Grand Rapids, MI. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan majoring in Cellular and Molecular Biology. She then spent a year at the Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids, MI researching JAK-STAT signaling in non-small cell lung cancer. She earned her M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. While at Jefferson she completed the Clinical Translational Research Program and participated in research studying the differentiation of dopaminergic neurons from stem cells. Danielle loves playing soccer, mountain biking, yoga, watching TV series and spending time with her family and friends. Danielle is pursuing AP/CP training.

Robert JonesRobert Jones grew up in Valparaiso, IN and studied biology at Truman State University and then attended medical school at the University of Missouri. Throughout those four years of medical school Robby also lived and worked at St. Francis House, a homeless shelter that focuses on particularly vulnerable populations- LGBTQ individuals, immigrants, and those who struggle with mental illness. He wrote a perspective piece on his experience at St. Francis titled "Caring for William" that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. During his second year, Robby spent an elective month studying laboratory accuracy in Kampala, Uganda. In his free time, he enjoys trail running, meal-prepping, and wandering aimlessly around Home Depot. Robby is pursuing AP/CP training, and will be completing a Cytopathology Fellowship here at Johns Hopkins.

Austin McCuiston, M.D.Austin McCuiston (pronounced McChristian) was born in Louisville, KY and grew up on a farm outside of Murray, KY. He received his B.S. in Chemistry at Murray State University, where he played baseball as a pitcher for a short stent. He also went on three mission trips to Mexico with his church during his time at MSU. He then attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine, during which he studied the use of lipid microvesicles as potential biomarkers for the early detection of non-small cell lung cancer. Austin met and married his wife, Hannah, while at Murray State University. He enjoys reading, cooking, trying new foods and restaurants, and traveling to spend time with family. Austin will be pursuing AP/CP training.

Christopher Paul MorrisChristopher Paul Morris is from the small town of Red Bluff in Northern California. After getting married in 2002, he worked in the mortgage industry for several years before returning to school to major in Biology at California State University, Chico, where he performed research using waste products from a local brewery in the production of biodegradable plastic. He earned his MD and PhD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His research focused on protective mechanisms of vaccines against filariasis and the protein makeup of different anatomic fractions of the filarial worm Brugia malayi. His wife Cheryl and he have 4 children, needless to say, he has plenty of free time for his hobbies of kayaking, amateur knife making, and working on his house. Paul is pursuing AP/CP training.

Maryam ShabihkhaniMaryam Shabihkhani was born in Kashan, Iran. She received her M.D. from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences. After graduation she moved to United States and started working in a neuropathology laboratory at UCLA. Her main area of research involved evaluating different biomarkers and their potential prognostic role in glioblastoma. Maryam enjoys biking, calligraphy, and trying new food. Maryam is pursuing AP/CP training.


Caitlin AlexanderCaitlin Alexander was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended the University of Missouri and majored in Biology and Theatre. Caitlin stayed at the University of Missouri for a Master's in Public Health before attending Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. While at Columbia, she was received the Karl Perzin Excellence in Pathology Award and was actively involved in improving medical education in histology. She also worked at CHHMP clinic, a free student-run clinic targeting the homeless population in Harlem throughout medical school. Caitlin enjoys theatre, tennis, and baking. Caitlin is pursuing AP/CP training.

Jacqueline (Jackie) BirknessJacqueline (Jackie) Birkness was born and raised in Lancaster County, PA. She attended college at Johns Hopkins University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Jackie attended University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where she was an active member of the Pathology Medical Student Interest Group, and studied chromosomal instability in esophageal and gastric adenocarcinomas using fluorescent in-situ hybridization. She is pursuing AP/CP training at Hopkins, likely followed by a fellowship in an AP subspecialty.

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David BorzikDavid Borzik was born and raised in the oppressive heat of the Mississippi Delta. He received his degree in Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi where his research was focused on the kinetics of calcium-induced conformational changes in neural cadherin. He then received his medical degree from University of Mississippi Medical Center. During this time David spent much of his focus advocating for Mississippi's underserved LGBT patient population, including founding the campus' first Gay Straight Alliance, expanding institutional non-discrimination policies, establishing referral networks, advancing the medical school curriculum to include more robust training on sexuality and gender. A proud Eagle Scout, David is chiefly inspired by the natural world and would gladly spend all his free time backpacking through the mountains with a sketch pad and a book of poetry. During his time in the civilized world, he and his husband Tyler both enjoy campy film, spontaneous car rides, and the occasional competitive reality show. David is pursuing AP/CP training.

Eugene BrooksEugene Brooks was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He attended California State University - Fullerton to pursue his B.S. in Biochemistry. During his undergraduate years, Eugene played for the men's Division I soccer team and worked in an after school program for the community of Fullerton, CA. As a senior, the college named him male student athlete of the year and he earned a spot on ESPN The Magazine All-American Academic Soccer Team. Eugene would then head to Marshall University in Huntington, WV, for graduate study. While at Marshall, he earned a M.S. in Forensic Science with emphasis in Forensic Biology, Forensic Chemistry, Crime Scene Investigation and Computer Forensics. He returned to California to work as a criminalist in the forensic biology section of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Crime Laboratory. It was during this time that he became interested in pathology and decided to return to Marshall University to pursue his M.D. There he studied the use of ascorbic acid to reduce HIF-1 in human melanoma. Eugene loves to play soccer, travel, dance, eat BBQ, go to major league sporting events, and spend time with his family and English bulldog. He is pursuing AP/CP training.

Mark HopkinsMark Hopkins was raised in Mossyrock, WA, a small community of about 500 in the Cascade foothills. He attended Washington State University where he received his B.S. in chemistry. While there, he worked in the lab of Dr. Clifford Berkman investigating experimental small molecule inhibitors of prostate cancer enzymes to be used as novel imaging and therapeutic agents. He then went on to attend the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he was the president of the Pathology Student Interest Group. His academic interests include the role of both germline and acquired mutations on gynecologic malignancies, particularly ovarian cancers. Mark enjoys cooking, good coffee, animals of all kinds, Asian cuisine, and freshwater aquariums. He is pursuing AP/CP training.

Karin MillerKarin Miller was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She attended Brown University where she received an AB in Middle Eastern Studies. She also studied abroad in Salalah, Oman and Alexandria, Egypt. After graduation, Karin interned at a think tank in Washington, DC where she focused on health policy research. Karin received her MD from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. During medical school, she participated in research in gynecologic surgical pathology, helping to build a tissue microarray of endometrial cancers. Karin enjoys traveling, reading fiction, hiking, vegetable gardening, and studying ancient Egyptian history. Karin is pursuing AP/CP training.

Robert MooreRobert Moore grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received his B.A. in Biology and Latin from Tufts University. He was a member of the Tufts Sailing Team. For three years after college, Robby worked in the Transplantation Research Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital, studying the utility of mesenchymal stem cells in type 1 diabetes. He received his M.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine. During medical school, he developed a History of Medicine elective course, and participated in basic and translational research projects, studying biomarkers and novel treatments for thyroid cancer. Robby met his wife in lab during her post-doctoral research fellowship at BWH. She is a transplant nephrologist. Together, they enjoy being outdoors. Robby enjoys folding origami, sailing, skating, following Boston sports teams, and ancient medical history. Robby is pursing AP/CP training.

Meaghan MorrisMeaghan Morris was born in Washington DC and raised in Springfield, Virginia. She received her B.S. in chemistry at Boston College where she also competed in varsity fencing. She then attended the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the MSTP program. For her PhD research she traveled to San Francisco to study mouse models of dementia at the Gladstone institute of Neurologic Disease in the lab of Dr. Lennart Mucke. In medical school she earned the William Welch Award in Pathology for 2015 and joined Alpha Omega Alpha. Meaghan and her husband, a chemist at the NIH, enjoy playing outside with their daughter Michaela and going for leisurely hikes as a family. Meaghan is pursuing AP/NP training.

Amy PlotkinAmy Plotkin was born in Nashville, TN on the eve of her father's medical school anatomy final. Thus a precedent was set for her interest in medicine and impeccable timing. She then moved every 1 to 4 years, as most Army children do. She attended Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA and during this time was a member of the swim team and warmed the bench during water polo season. She majored in Biochemistry and Spanish, both of which would serve useful during her MD/PhD years at the University of Miami. Her PhD was in cancer biology and concerned the transcriptional regulation of estrogen receptor in response to hyperactive growth factor signaling in breast cancer. The majority of her patients spoke Spanish. In her spare time, Amy enjoys cycling, playing with her scary bulldog, Kinney, trying new breweries (or just beers in general), and taking monster naps. Amy is pursuing AP only training and will complete a fellowship in GYN pathology at Hopkins.

Ankit RajgariahAnkit Rajgariah was born and raised in Houston, TX. He attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina where he received his BSE in Biomedical Engineering. At Duke, he was a Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellow, studying targeted genome editing using zinc finger nucleases for applications in bone regeneration. He earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He was president of the Pathology Student Interest Group, mentoring students interested in the field and connecting them to members of the department. During his time at Baylor, he studied Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumors in the setting of immunocompromised patients. Ankit picked up figure skating as a child and continues to enjoy it in his spare time. He is also a huge sports fan, basketball in particular. He loves traveling, trying new cuisines, playing board games, and spending time with friends and family. Ankit is pursuing AP/CP training.

Nick RogersNick Rogers was born in California but grew up in Overland Park, KS. He attended Harding University in Searcy, AR where he graduated with a degree in Political Science and competed on the Quiz Bowl Team and spent a semester in France. He received his M.D. from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha. He was also awarded the Schlumberger Award for performance in Pathology and was an active member in the SCOPE pathology student group. Nick spends his time hiking and camping in the mountains and forests near his home alternating with watching television on the couch. He also enjoys following his favorite sports teams, the Kansas Jayhawks and the Kansas City Royals. Nick is pursuing AP/CP training.


Nicolas Giraldo-CastilloNicolas Giraldo-Castillo was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. He received his M.D. from the Universidad de los Andes. He later pursued a PhD in Immunopathology at the Sorbonne University, and a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins. His work mainly focused in the discovery and validation of prognostic and theranostic immune-related biomarkers in renal and skin cancer. Nicolas' areas of interest include digital pathology, tumor immunology, bioinformatics and artificial intelligence. He also enjoys reading, fine arts, hiking and traveling. Nicolas is pursuing AC/CP training.

Cherub KimCherub Kim was born in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with degrees in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering. He continued at Berkeley for a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering. He then attended the New York University School of Medicine as one of the inagural Silverstein Scholarship recipients. During his time at NYU, he spent one additional year in the Applied Dynamics and Optimization Lab developing a mathematical model for the energetics of human motion based on molecular muscle energetics. He enjoys programming and 3D printing. He is pursuing AP/CP training.

Regina KwonAfter graduating with a degree in literature from Yale, Regina Kwon started her career as an editor in New York City. She began working on startups and Internet product development and received several national awards for her work. A career change led her to the University of Colorado, where she received her MD and an MPH in epidemiology. At CU, she was involved in many projects to improve medical education and student life. She served as the national chair of the AAMC Organization of Student Representatives and was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Her academic interests include medical education and informatics. Regina also enjoys science fiction and mysteries and learning about religion, art, and behavioral economics. She loves a good word game and believes you can never have too many pens. She is pursuing AP/CP training.

David PeskeDavid Peske was born and raised in San Diego, California. He graduated with honors from the University of California, San Diego with degrees in Molecular Biology and Political Science. David then switched coasts to earn his MD and PhD from the University of Virginia. His PhD research in the laboratory of Dr. Victor Engelhard focused on how the tumor microenvironment controls T cell infiltration into melanoma. David and his wife Merrilee, their two sons, and their chocolate Lab all love spending time outdoors and home improvement projects. He also loves playing strategy card and board games, particularly with a fine beer or whiskey in hand. He is pursuing AP only training as part of the Research residency track, and plans to continue studying how to harness the immune system to combat cancer.

Andrew LaymanAndrew Layman is a native of Baltimore. He graduated from West Point with a degree in Mathematics and Operations Research and was commissioned as an officer in the US Air Force where he served both home and abroad as a staff scientist and operations analyst. After his military service, he worked as a defense contractor in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, specializing in the technical design of border defense and surveillance systems. Andrew returned home to attend the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He pursued a variety of research topics across several departments including Pathology, Otolaryngology, Hematology, and History of Medicine. Outside of the hospital he enjoys DIY projects and is happy to share his homebrew beer, cider, and wine with anyone brave enough to try it. Andrew is pursuing AP only training.

Stephen NixStephen Nix was born and raised in Hope, AR and studied English Literature at the University of Arkansas before attending medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. During his time in medical school and year of research in the Medical Research Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health, he performed research on various projects including stroke neuroprotection, meningiomas, exosomes, and social media outreach in pathology. He received the Richard J. Webber Award from the department of pathology for research and served as the pathology interest group (SCOPE) president. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Fabiola, and their cats, Misha and Gustavo, as well as sports, literature, video games, and creative writing. Stephen will be pursuing AP/NP training.


Yembur Ahmad was born and raised in Houston, TX. She attended the 6 year combined BA/MD program at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), where she earned both her BA in Liberal Arts and her MD. At UMKC, she spent her free time volunteering with a local hospice as well as the No One Dies Alone (NODA) program for actively dying patients, culminating in induction into Gold Humanism Honor Society. She also participated in various research projects including the role of beta-oligomers in secondary amyloidosis in Alzheimer's disease, and the role of the renin-angiotensin system in fat embolism. Yembur participated in a Global Health and Social Issues course in Cape Town, South Africa during medical school, leading to her interest in the global health track at Hopkins. Outside of medicine, she enjoys indulging in vegetarian cuisine (especially Thai food), hiking and traveling. She loves languages and speaks English, Kashmiri, Hindi-Urdu and Spanish, as well as some basic French. She is also the proud owner of an impressive earring collection. Yembur is pursuing AP/CP training.

Kelly Craven was born and raised in South Bend, IN. She attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN where she graduated with Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Computer Science. After college, she accepted a position as a bioinformatician at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, IN, where she worked for 5 years developing numerous computer applications that were utilized by Lilly Research Laboratories for drug discovery. She then returned to school to pursue further training as part of Indiana University's Medical Scientist Training Program in Indianapolis, IN. As part of her doctoral work, she utilized human genomic data from The Cancer Genome Atlas to identify important angiogenic pathways in a subset of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients. Additionally, successful targeting of these pathways was demonstrated in pre-clinical models. She has received various awards throughout her career, including the Lilly Research Laboratories President's Award, an NRSA Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellowship (F30), and a Woman in Cancer Research Award from the American Association of Cancer Research. Kelly enjoys visiting local restaurants with her husband, Andrew, as well as biking, golfing, and computer programming. Kelly will be pursuing AP/CP training.

Katelynn Davis was born and raised in Des Moines, IA and received a B.S. in Biology from Iowa State University where she discovered an interest in performing research and tutoring and mentoring fellow college students. She participated as a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow at the University of Michigan and studied molecular alterations in a mouse model of traumatic brain injury. Katelynn earned her M.D. with Teaching Distinction from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. She completed the Pathology Externship (a one-year fellowship in Pathology) after M3 year working primarily in surgical and autopsy pathology. During medical school, Katelynn studied the expression of NAMPT in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and wrote up cases on appendiceal signet-ring cell carcinoma and a lightning death. She continued developing her teaching skills as a TA and coordinator for Introduction to Medical Education at Iowa, a pre-M1 introductory course, and as a small group facilitator for dental students in their Introduction to Human Pathology course. As a senior, she served as Chair of the Student Education Committee, a committee tasked with creating initiatives for curriculum improvement and providing student input on institutional education committees. Katelynn enjoys going on walks with her husband and dog, bicycling (rain or shine), practicing yoga, trying new recipes, and watching TV shows. Katelynn will be pursuing AP/CP training.

Curtis Gravenmier hails from Orlando, Florida, where he grew up playing soccer, camping, and going to the beach. As an undergraduate, he attended Florida State University and earned degrees in Chemistry and Biological Science. As well, he contributed significantly to studies of cell cycle regulation and received the university's Helen Louise Lee Award for undergraduate cancer research. Curtis married Catherine, his high school sweetheart, prior to starting medical school. Curtis earned his medical doctorate at the University of South Florida. Many of his clinical rotations were completed at Moffitt Cancer Center, where he composed mathematical models to explain the evolution of cancer hallmarks including the Warburg effect. He was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and won a Carolyn L. Kuckein Fellowship. His academic interests include microenvironmental niche construction and stem-like behavior of human malignancies, microscopy, and applied mathematics. During his free time, Curtis enjoys craft beer, brewing, cooking, outdoors activities, video games, and computer programming. He is pursuing AP/CP training.

Monica Hill was born and raised in Gainesville, FL, home of the Florida Gators. She then moved 15 minutes across town where she received both her B.S. in Nutritional Sciences and then her M.D. at the University of Florida. Thankfully, she managed to leave Gainesville briefly for a summer abroad studying Spanish art and architecture in Barcelona, Spain. In medical school, Monica discovered her passion for education, serving as an individual tutor and assisting in the development of a peer group-tutoring program. Her research interests focused on medical student health and wellness including the exploration of factors contributing to career ambivalence. Monica enjoys running, putting together jigsaw puzzles while watching Netflix, experimenting with cookie recipes and playing with other people's dogs. Monica will be pursuing AP/CP training.

Robert Kruse was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He attended college at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry. During his time at Yale, he researched renewable energy using algae and later HIV therapy using red blood cell traps. After graduating, he spent a year studying piggyBac transposons for gene therapy and designing new chimeric cytokine receptors for immunotherapy. Robert earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. As a member of the Medical Scientist Training Program, he also earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine for his work in developing a new animal model and immunotherapies for chronic hepatitis B virus infection. He presented his research on a travel award at the International HBV meeting in Seoul, South Korea. Robert enjoys spending time with his large family, including four siblings with a twin sister. He also has a love for sports, history, trivia, and traveling. Robert is pursuing CP only training.

Alice Meiss was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. She split her undergraduate studies between Princeton University and Savannah College of Art and Design. She took a year off from college to work at St. Elizabeth Homeless Shelter in Santa Fe, NM. After college, she worked for SCAD as an international student recruiter, traveling extensively throughout East and Southeast Asia. Along the way, she decided to become a physician and enrolled in the post-bacc pre-med program at the University of Virginia. She worked as a TA for several pre-med courses and as an HIV tester and counselor before attending the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Incredible pathologist-educators inspired her to enter pathology, an area of medicine perfectly suited to her visual arts training. She worked on several medical education projects and studied the histopathology of breast cancers in patients with non-BRCA hereditary mutations. She was involved in medical humanities activities through the Hook Scholars program and joined the Gold Humanism Honor society. Alice enjoys hiking, cooking, illustrating, and reading with her cat Matilda in her lap. She is seeking teammates for the Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race. Alice is deciding between AP/CP and AP-only training.

Clark Robinson was born in Abilene, Tx, raised in San Antonio, Tx, and moved to Denton, Tx at the age of sixteen to attend the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, an early entrance college program. He attended the University of Texas in Austin, where he received his B.S. in Microbiology and B.A. in English. He earned his medical degree from the Texas A&M College of Medicine, where he was the president of the Pathology Student Interest Group for over three years. During his time at Texas A&M, he studied the effects of traumatic brain injury on the hippocampus in mice, as well as, cardiovascular pathology at the Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute. Clark enjoys music, cooking, and travelling. Clark will be pursuing AP/CP training.

Sintawat Wangsiricharoen, whose name is much easier to pronounce than it may first appear, was born in Uttaradit, a small town in northern Thailand. After receiving his MD from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, he practiced as a general practitioner for three years, then came to the United States for an Internal Medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic. This led to two important events in his life, the discovery of his passion for Pathology, and meeting his future partner. After completing his work in Ohio, Sintawat returned to Thailand to begin and complete training in Anatomic Pathology at Chiang Mai University. In 2017, he moved to San Diego to live with his spouse, John. Like many Thai, Sintawat loves cooking and eating spicy food. Luckily, his interests have always included swimming, hiking, kayaking, and biking, so he has (sort of) been able to maintain his weight over the years. Sintawat is honored and thrilled to have matched at Johns Hopkins, and will be pursuing AP/CP training. If anyone wants to play math dice, please let him know.