2017 Awards Ceremony

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Jessica Renée Albanese

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2016; American Medical Women's Association-Glasgow-Rubin Certificate of Commendation for Academic Achievement, 2017

Brittany Anne Galgana Bartolome

American College of Physicians Regional Poster Competition, 1st Place in Clinical Research, 2015; George G. Bierkamper Award, Best Medical Student Presentation, 2014; Minorities in Medicine President and Founder, 2014-Present; Radiology Student Interest Group President, 2014; Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Social Chair, 2014; Class of 2017 Historian, 2013; American College of Physicians, 2013-present; American Medical Association, 2013-present; Society of Interventional Radiology, 2014-present; Outstanding Student in Internal Medicine, Las Vegas, 2017

Melvin Chan

Student Outreach Clinic, Clinical Director; Hepatitis Program Director; Co-Investigator of the Diabetes Improvement Through Management and Education Program; American College of Physicians

Robert Anthony Childs

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2016; American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2014; Scholarly Concentration in Global Health, 2017

Jonathan Ryan Chino

American College of Surgeons; American Medical Association

Austin James Christensen

Student Outreach Clinic Diabetes Manager; Ophthalmology Student Interest Group, President; American Psychiatric Association; American Medical Association; American Medical Student Association; Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology; Lillian Orchow Prize for Outstanding Student in Psychiatry, Las Vegas, 2017

Fairuz C. Despujos Harfouche

Linda Golden Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Pediatrics, Las Vegas, 2015; Clinical Problem Solving for High School Health Professions Instructor, 2016-17; Supplemental Instruction OB/GYN Clerkship, Las Vegas, 2016-17; Student Outreach Clinic Secretary, 2014; Scholarly Concentration in Service Learning, 2017

Devin Marie Doos

Scholarly Concentration in Clinical Ethics, 2017

Ryan Murdock Dudley

Student Outreach Clinic Diabetes Clinic Manager, 2014-2015; Ophthalmology Interest Group, President, 2015; American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2016-Present; American Medical Association, 2016-Present

Lian K. Farino

Christian Medical and Dental Association, American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons

Colin Freedman

Student Outreach Clinic General Manager, 2014; Class Historian, 2015; Supplemental Instructor OB/GYN, 2016; American Academy of Family Physicians, 2015; American College of Physicians, 2015

Cole Nathaniel Gross

Outstanding First Year Medical School Award, 2014; Community Health Council, Peru, Iquitos, Medical Volunteer, 2014; UNR Med Annual Research Convocation 1st place, 2015; Junior Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2016; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Executive Committee Co-President, Nevada Chapter, 2015-2016; UNR Med Surgery Interest Group Co-Chair, 2014-2015; UNR Med Surgical Skills Interest Group Founder and Chair, 2014-2015; Student Outreach Clinic Director 2, 2014-2015; Supplemental Instructor Surgery Clerkship, 2016-2017; Supplemental Instructor Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Block, 2015; Medical Mission to Uganda with Advocates of Rural Community Health, 2017; Scholarly Concentration in Global Health, 2017

Barré Wilson Guillen

Student Outreach Clinic Chief Financial Officer, 2014-2015; Class of 2017, Treasurer, 2013-2017; Frank McCleary Medical Scholarship, 2014-2017; Scholarly Concentration in Global Health, 2017

Zachary Hanson

Supplemental Instructor Block 1, 2015; Student Outreach Clinic Substance Abuse Support Group Manager

Amanda Claire Hartman

Washoe County Medical Society, 2015; American Academy of Family Physicians, 2015; American Medical Association, 2013

Danielle Hayes

Outstanding Student in Surgery, Reno, 2017

Nicole Alacia Heidt

Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award for Altruism, 2015; Student Outreach Clinic, General Clinic Manager, 2014; Scholarly Concentration in Medical Education, 2017

Nicholas E. Hollister

Richard Blurton Award for Outstanding Student in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Reno, 2017

Annie S. Hong

Richard G. Sugden, M.D. Scholarship Endowed, 2013-16; Research Grant with Dr. Yan, 2014; Class of 2017 Fundraiser Chair, 2013-15

Lance Patrick Aloishus Horner

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2016; Student Outreach Clinic Executive Director, 2014-2015; Student Outreach Clinic Director IV, 2016-2017; Neurosurgery and Neurology Student Interest Group Vice President, 2014-2015; Curriculum Committee Representative, 2013-2017

Stephen Michael Hugdal

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2016; Admissions Executive Committee, 2013-2015; Radiological Society of North America, 2016; Society of Interventional Radiology, 2016; Scholarly Concentration in Medical Education, 2017

Charles Go Jose

Excellence in Public Health Award United States Public Health Service, 2015; Student Outreach Clinic Director IV, 2016-2017; Student Outreach Clinic Community Relations Officer, 2014-2015; American Academy of Family Physicians National Member, 2014-Present; Nevada Public Health Association Northern Nevada Chapter, 2014-Present; Outstanding Student in Family and Community Medicine, Reno; 2017

Jessica Nah-hyung Kim

Clark County Medical Society Student Rising Star Award; Linda Golden Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Pediatrics, Las Vegas, 2017

Christopher G. Kurnik

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2016

Shuang Lei

American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

Amy Janelle Lilly

Junior Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society; Gold Humanism Honor Society; Class of 2017, Vice President, 2014-2015; Student Wellness Committee; Dean's Scholar Award, 2017; Merck Manual Award for Outstanding Student in Medical Studies, 2017; Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award Presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2017; Outstanding Student in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reno, 2017; Outstanding Student in Surgery, Las Vegas, 2017; American Medical Women's Association-Glasgow-Rubin Certificate of Commendation for Academic Achievement, 2107; Scholarly Concentration in Nutrition; 2017

Xibei Liu

The McGraw-Hill/Lange Medical Student Award, 2014; American Medical Student Association; American Medical Association

Roberto Antonio Lopez-Pacheco

Latino Medical Student Association Chair; The Premed Clinic Founder

Michelle Grace Granstrom MacDavid

Student Outreach Clinic Women's Clinic Manager, 2014-2015; Christian Medical and Dental Association Chapter Student Leader, 2014-2015; American Academy of Pediatrics; American Medical Association Christian Medical and Dental Association

Jordon Kenneth March

Office of Medical Research Scholarship, 2014-2015; Admissions Selection Committee, 2015; Student Outreach Clinic, Dermatology Clinic Manager, 2014-15; Class of 2017, Historian, 2014-15; Dermatology Student Interest Group President, 2014-15; American Society for Clinical Pathology; American Academy of Family Physicians; American Medical Association; American Society for Microbiology

Shawn Matthews

American Academy of Pediatrics

Reuel Jake Measom

History of Medicine Award, 2014; Gentlemen in Medicine President, 2014-2015; Scholarly Concentration in Narrative Medicine, 2017

Rachel Elizabeth Miceli

Student Outreach Clinic Chief Operations Officer, 2014; Class of 2017, Secretary, 2013-2017

Eric Richard Michael

Student Outreach Clinic Geriatrics Manager; Student Outreach Clinic Dermatology Co-Manager; American Medical Student Association; Scholarly Concentration in Narrative Medicine, 2017

Nolan Mischel

Outstanding Student in Rural Health, 2017; Scholarly Concentration in Family Medicine, 2017

Rhonda Mittenzwei

Student Outreach Clinic, Immunizations Manager, 2014-2015; Scholarly Concentration in Clinical Ethics, 2017

Catriona Elizabeth Moody

American Society of Anesthesiologists; Scholarly Concentration in Clinical Ethics, 2017

Alex Ann Morrison

Student Outreach Clinic Pediatric Manager, 2014; Class of 2017, Student Health Representative, 2013; American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015; American Medical Association, 2013; Roland W. Stahr Award for Excellence in Clinical Pediatrics, Reno, 2017; Scholarly Concentration in Medical Education, 2017

Danyelle Christine Myers

Frank McCleary Medical Scholarship, 2014-2016; UNR Med Alumni Grant, 2015; Student Outreach Clinic Student Award, 2014; Supplemental Instruction Leader Neurology Block, 2014-2015 and OB/Gyn Clerkship, 2016-2017; Outstanding Student in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Las Vegas; Scholarly Concentration in Medical Education, 2017

Husna Najand

Scholarly Concentration in Service Learning, 2017

Evelyn Ochoa

Scholarly Concentration in Service Learning, 2017

Joyce Hui Pang

Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, American College of Surgeons; Scholarly Concentration in Medical Education, 2017

Lauren Marie Phillips

Class of 2017 Vice President; Nevada to Nicaragua Trip Leader, 2014; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2017

Shreesh Keshava Prasad

Outstanding Medical Student in Biochemistry, 2013; McGraw-Hill/Lange Medical Student Award, 2013; Dr. V.A. Salvadorini Endowed Award for Outstanding Student in Pathology, 2014; Outstanding Student in Pharmacology, 2014; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2016; Student Outreach Clinic, Webmaster, 2014-2015

Sara Marie Robertson

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2017; Outstanding Student in Internal Medicine, Reno, 2017

Stephanie Lynne Rogers

Donald D. Van Dyken Award in Family Medicine, Reno, 2017

Cicero Joseph Running Crane

Class of 2017 President; Gold Humanism Honor Society; Gold Humanism Honor Society Professionalism in Medicine Award

Armita Sadeghi

Clerkship Honors in OB/GYN, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2015-2016; Doubrava Family Medical Endowed Scholarship, 2015-2016; Clark County Medical Society Scholarship, 2013; Herbert E. McCoskey Endowed Scholarship, 2013-2015; Betty Ford Scholarship, 2014; Valley Health System Volunteer Scholarship, 2013-2014; American Medical Association, 2013-current; American Academy of Family Physicians, 2015-current; American College of Physicians, 2015-current; American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015-current; Class of 2017 Social Chair, 2015-2017

Amaan Shafi

Student Outreach Clinic Director II; Class of 2017 AAMC Student Representative

David Lee Warner

Gold Humanism Honor Society Award for Duty, 2015; Outstanding Student in the Clinical Sciences, 2016; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2016; Supplemental Instruction Leader Anatomy, 2014-15; Student Interest Group Leader Surgery, 2014-15; Supplemental Instruction Leader Surgery, 2016-17; Admissions Selection Committee; Scholarly Concentration in Medical Education, 2017

Alexandra Watson

Richard C. Inskip, M.D. Family Medicine Award, 2017, Reno; Scholarly Concentration in Medical Education, 2017; Scholarly Concentration in Clinical Ethics, 2017

Colt Jonas Williams

Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2015; Professionalism in Medicine Award for Respect, 2015; Student Outreach Clinic Chairman of the Board, 2014-2015; Curriculum Committee Representative, 2013-2017; Scholarly Concentration in Clinical Ethics, 2017

Alex Michael Wonnaparhown

Medical Genetics Interest Group President; History of Medicine Essay, 3rd Place; HepBFreeLasVegas Student Outreach Clinic; American Medical Association, Nevada Liaison and Delegate; Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA), Admissions Selection Committee

Justin Yeung

Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Co-founder; Student Outreach Clinic Student at Large, 2014; Harriet and George M. Basta Medical Student Award, 2017; Outstanding Student in Family and Community Medicine, Las Vegas, 2017; Lisa Yao Memorial Scholarship in Family Medicine, Las Vegas; 2017