Congratulations Advance-K Scholars! 

Eleven clinical and academic investigators from Brown and URI have been selected for the inaugural Advance-K Scholar Career Development Program.

During this year-long, intensive program, the scholars will receive individualized training to prepare and submit a successful extramural career development award application (NIH K series or equivalent).

The program kicked off on November 6, 2019 and is led by Ulrike Mende, MDSharon Rounds, MD, and Audra Van Wart, PhD. 

The scholars are: 

  • Adeel Abbasi, MD, Instructor of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University 
  • Harrison Bai, MD, Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging at Brown University 
  • Roma Bhuta, DO, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University 
  • Sevdenur Cizginer, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Research at Brown University 
  • Sebhat Erqou, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Providence VA Medical Center 
  • Jared Fridley, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Rhode Island Hospital 
  • Joshua Honeyman, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University 
  • Michael Reznik, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Brown University 
  • Amy Stamates, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Rhode Island 
  • Maya Vadiveloo, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Rhode Island
  • Manshu Yang, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Rhode Island

We look forward to your successes!