The Life of a Medical Sciences Ambassador

by Jay Bhati ('24) In regard to how I became an ambassador, I think back to my junior year of high school. I had just taken my last AP exam of the year when later that day, to my surprise, my uncle had won some free F.C. Cincinnati tickets. The date was March 4, 2019. … Continue reading The Life of a Medical Sciences Ambassador

The Joy of Genetics: An Interview with Dr. David Wieczorek

by Lin Abigail Tan ('22) Last week, I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. David Wieczorek, professor and director of admissions of the Medical Sciences program at the University of Cincinnati. I’ve had Dr. Wieczorek for two courses, Fundamentals of Molecular Genetics and Human Medical Genetics, and I greatly admire his articulate lecture style, presentation … Continue reading The Joy of Genetics: An Interview with Dr. David Wieczorek

A Look into PD1000 with Dr. Robin Selzer

by Kylie Bachmann ('24) All Medical Sciences students are required to take PD1000, Exploring Health Professions, during their first year in the MedSci program. What some may not know, however, is that Dr. Robin Selzer only started the class six years ago. Dr. Selzer teaches several sections of Exploring Health Professions. When asked why she … Continue reading A Look into PD1000 with Dr. Robin Selzer

Do You Know the Wei? An Interview with Dr. Wei Liu

by Jamal Pracha ('23) Last Thursday, I interviewed Dr. Wei Liu, the beloved organic chemistry professor here at UC who’s known for his relaxed yet effective style of teaching students. Since this is Dr. Liu's first year at UC and in-person interactions have been few, I thought it would be great to interview him and … Continue reading Do You Know the Wei? An Interview with Dr. Wei Liu

A Passion for Physics Pedagogy: An Interview with Dr. Pratheesh Jakkala

by Anidya Soni ('23) This past week I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Dr. Pratheesh Jakkala, a physics professor here at UC. Dr. Jakkala teaches introductory physics lectures and advanced physics lab courses to students, all while conducting interesting research projects himself. We began talking with a question most faculty have asked themselves: “How … Continue reading A Passion for Physics Pedagogy: An Interview with Dr. Pratheesh Jakkala

Concerts and Organic Chemistry: An Interview with Dr. Deborah Lieberman

by Abbey Tan ('22) Last week, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Deborah Lieberman, academic director and adjunct professor of organic chemistry here at UC. She runs the undergraduate organic chemistry labs and teaches the evening section of Organic Chemistry I and II. I wanted to get her perspective on the pandemic and its … Continue reading Concerts and Organic Chemistry: An Interview with Dr. Deborah Lieberman

Chromosomes and Courageous Choice: A Conversation with Dr. Anil Menon

by Lin Abigail Tan The other day, I had the great privilege of interviewing Dr. Anil Menon, molecular genetics professor and founder/director of our UC Medical Sciences program. We opened with a lighthearted exchange of trivia questions (the capital of Mongolia is Ulaanbaatar, by the way) and fun tidbits (Dr. Menon’s secret talent is singing … Continue reading Chromosomes and Courageous Choice: A Conversation with Dr. Anil Menon