Class of 2020 - Our Seniors


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LUKE CHANG, MD

  • Interests:
  • Sports, guitar, photography, travel, mentoring and coaching.
Educational Background
B.S. Biology and Neuroscience -- Johns Hopkins University -- 2011

M.D. -- University of Maryland School of Medicine -- 2017

Preliminary Internal Medicine -- Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD -- 2018
 
Presentations & Awards:
April 23, 2019 First Place - James R. Lyle Resident Research Awards
  "Dioleoylphosphatidylglycerol (DOPG) inhibits heat shock protein B4 (HSPB4)/toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) axis inflammatory mediator expression in a macrophage cell line"
April 28, 2019 Mr. & Mrs. Bob Richards Travel Award
  "ARVO 2019"
June 21, 2019 PGY-2 Resident Research Presentation
  "Dioleoylphosphatidylglycerol (DOPG) inhibits heat shock protein B4/toll-like receptor 2"
June 21, 2019 2019 Resident Research Presentation Competition-Second Place
  "Dioleoylphosphatidylglycerol (DOPG) inhibits heat shock protein B4/toll-like receptor 2"
May 3, 2020 ARVO 2020
  "Low-dose dioleoylphosphatidylglycerol (DOPG) inhibits heat shock protein B4 (HSPB4)-induced activation of toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) in a reporter cell line"

Research / Scholarly Activity:

April 23, 2019  ~ Richmond Co. Medical Society ~ 
  Dioleoylphosphatidylglycerol (DOPG) inhibits heat shock protein B4 (HSPB4)/toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) axis inflammatory mediator expression in a macrophage cell line
April 28, 2019  ~ ARVO Abstract ~ 
  Dioleoylphosphatidylglycerol (DOPG) inhibits heat shock protein B4 (HSPB4)/toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) axis inflammatory mediator expression in a macrophage cell line
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ALEXANDER DANIEL, MD

  • Interests:
  • Reading, mystery-legal thrillers, exercise, kayaking and sports.
Educational Background
Bachelor of Health -- University of Florida -- 2013

M.D. -- University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine -- 2017

Preliminary Internal Medicine -- Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University -- 2018
 

Presentations & Awards:
June 21, 2019 PGY-2 Resident Alumni Presentation
  "CNVM Development due to a Case of Toxoplasmosis"
 
Research / Scholarly Activity: Pending
 
After graduation: Pending
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AMANDA KENT, MD

  • Interests:
  • Family, tennis, yoga, running, painting, crafting as well as medical volunteerism and tutoring.
Educational Background
B.S. Cell and Molecular Biology -- Tulane University -- 2012

M.D. -- Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University -- 2017

Preliminary Internal Medicine -- Mercer University / Medical Center of Central Georgia -- 2018
 

Presentations & Awards:
 
June 21, 2019 PGY-2 Resident Alumni Presentation
  "Evaluation of pre-operative crease to brow distance measurements in blepharoplasty "

Research / Scholarly Activity:

February 1, 2017  ~ Journal ~ 
  Bradley [Kent] A, Estes A, Ulrich L, Thomas D, Gay D. Epibulbar Plasmacytoma Masquerading as Subconjunctival Hemorrhage in a Patient With Multiple Myeloma. Cornea. 2017 Feb;36(2):249-251. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001071. PubMed PMID: 28060076.