Student Profiles

Ralph Cabezas, BA '12, MD ' 19

Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ

Favorite home cooked meal: Patacones Rellenos de Queso

Ralph graduated from Brown in 2012 with a degree in Biology, focusing on the Physiology and Biotechnology track. During his three years away from school he worked as a medical scribe and interpreter at a large emergency department in Paterson, New Jersey. He is excited about returning to his alma mater and is interested in working with underserved Spanish and Portuguese speaking communities. He has been involved in the Pipeline program and wants to continue mentoring and encouraging underrepresented students. In his free time he likes taking apart vintage computers and videogame consoles, hiking, and reading historical fiction.

Darrel Gachette, MD '19

Hometown: Miami, FL.

Darrel majored in Biopsychology at Tufts University and Graduated in 2014. During his undergraduate career he was involved in research in a psychopharmacology lab and in the department of public health and community medicine. In the year between graduating from tufts and starting medical school, Darrel worked as a quality improvement data coordinator at Boston Children’s Hospital in the department of otolaryngology.