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Scholar Outcomes

  • 74 total Scholars admitted to PREP over 12 cohorts
    • 28 males & 46 females
    • 33 Puerto Rican students
    • 21 African American/Black students
    • 18 Hispanic students, non-PR
    • 2 Native American student
  • 66 outcomes (8 Scholars currently in Y1 or Y2)
  • 65 of 66 Scholars completed PREP (98%)
  • 55 of 65 Scholars entered PhD or MD/PhD programs (85%)
  • 51 of 55 Scholars earned PhD or remain in a PhD program
    • 7% attrition versus 30% attrition in STEM PhD programs nationwide
  • 10 PREP Scholars earned a PhD thus far
    • Ramos, Muniz, Reyes, Criado, DeLeon, Babilonia, Ward, Rodriguez, Perez, Allen
  • 17 of 55 Scholars that entered PhD programs chose CWRU (31%)
  • 6 of 65 Scholars spent 2 years in PREP (9%)
    • 2 entered PhD programs
    • 2 entered MD/PhD programs
    • 2 entered other programs
  • 5 of 65 Scholars entered MD/PhD programs (8%)
    • 2 spent two years in PREP
    • 3 spent one year in PREP

2017-2018 Scholars

Annalyn Brown

Annalyn Brown

Annalyn Brown attended CWRU PREP from 2017-2018 and her PREP mentor was Analisa DiFeo. Her undergraduate degree was from the University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas Campus.


Darwin Carbajal

 Darwin Carbajal

Darwin Carbajal is attending CWRU PREP from 2017-2018 and his PREP mentor is Agata Exner. His undergraduate degree was from Stony Brook University.


Jose Diaz-Aponte

 Jose Diaz Aponte

Jose Diaz-Aponte is attending CWRU PREP from 2017-2018 and his PREP mentor is Arne Rietsch. His undergraduate degree was from the University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Campus.


Danielle Ferguson

 Danielle Ferguson

Danielle Ferguson is attending CWRU PREP from 2017-2018 and her PREP mentor is Maria Hatzoglou. Her undergraduate degree was from the University of Cincinnati.


Nelson Garcia-Vazquez

 Nelson Garcia Vazquez

Nelson Garcia-Vazquez is attending CWRU PREP from 2017-2018 and his PREP mentor is Derek Taylor. His undergraduate degree was from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.


Natasha Ingles-Martinez

 Natasha Ingles Martinez

Natasha Ingles-Martinez is attending CWRU PREP from 2017-2018 and her PREP mentor is Ruth Keri. Her undergraduate degree was from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus.


Alejandro Sosa

 Alejandro Sosa

Alejandro Sosa is attending CWRU PREP from 2017-2018 and his PREP mentor is Goutham Narla. His undergraduate degree was from Case Western Reserve University.


Juan Valentin-Goyco

 Juan-Valentin-Goyco

Juan Valentin-Goyco is attending CWRU PREP from 2017-2018 and his PREP mentor is David Wald. His undergraduate degree was from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus.