Mr. Valencia participated in SMDEP at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and UCLA School of Dentistry in 2010. Today, he is a first year medical student at The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. What led to your interest in medicine? Ever since I can remember, I have always wanted to become… Continue reading

Sherket Peterson, Ph.D., attended MMEP in 2002 at Duke University. Dr. Sherket Peterson is Research Fellow at one of the nation’s very first and most prestigious research institutions, Johns Hopkins University. Her research focuses on elucidating the molecular mechanism that links hyperglycemia to the progression of diabetic nephropathy to aid in the development of therapeutics… Continue reading