Students Accepted Into Programs

Congratulations Julissa Rodriguez for getting accepted to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Physician Assistant Program

Julissa driguez

Congratulations Bryan Navarro, Sandra Martinez, Jessica Sosa and Therese Baldado for getting accepted to the UT Austin Pharmacy School

Pharmacy students

Congratulations Frida Perez on the acceptance into Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island 

Frida Perez


Congratulations to Lakshman Vigneswaran was accepted to UTRGV School of Medicine.

Lakshman Vigneswaran

 

Congratulations to Alehli Silguero was accepted to Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Alehli Silguero


Congratulations to Daniela Barbosa for her acceptance to the UT Southwestern Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences Program

Daniela Barbosa


Congratulations to Magdalena Ramirez (left) & Nitchelle Rodriguez (right) for her acceptance to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Physician Assistant Program 

Magdelena Ramirez

Nitchelle Rodriguez


CCP/BMED Students Accepted to Pharmacy School 2019

CPP/BMED students

Top(L-R):
David Jacob Cantu - The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
Sharon Everitt - The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
John Valencia - The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Middle (L-R):
Julian Garza - The University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Steven Duong - The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Bottom (L-R):
Amanda Villafranca - The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
Lucia Peña - The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
Paola Fernandez - The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Mario Aguirre (not pictured) - Texas A&M University Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy.


Congratulations BMED Students admitted to Graduate and Medical Schools Fall 2019!

Alejandra Torres

Sachin George

Gonzalo Cedillo

Alejandra Torres
BMED Class of 2019
UT Medical Branch

Sachin George
BMED Class of 2019
UT Medical Branch

Gonzalo Cedillo
BMED Class of 2018
UT Medical Branch

Alex Olvera Jesus Roberto Franco David Jacob Cantu

Alex Olvera
BMED Class of 2018
McGovern School of Medicine

Jesus Roberto Franco
BMED Class of 2018
UT Medical Branch

David Jacob Cantu
BMED Class of 2019
UT School of Pharmacy

Julian Garza Lucia Pena Steven Duong

Julian Garza
BMED Class of 2019
University of Houston
College of Pharmacy

Lucia Peña
The University of Texas at Austin
College of Pharmacy
Steven Duong
The University of Texas at Austin
College of Pharmacy

Sharon Everitt

John Valencia Amanda Villafranca

Sharon Everitt
The University of Texas at Austin
College of Pharmacy

John Valencia
The University of Texas at Austin
College of Pharmacy
Amanda Villafranca
The University of Texas at Austin
College of Pharmacy

 


Congratulations to the following students who got accepted to summer programs for Summer 2019

Summer Internship 2019

  • Adrian Maldonado, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine , Marshall University
  • Alexa Zarete, CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Experience, UT Health School of Public Health San Antonio
  • Aylin Flores, SMART Program, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Bryan Martinez, CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Experience, UT MD Anderson
  • Chinyere Agba, SHPEP Summer Internship, University of Nebraska School of Medicine
  • Claudia Gonzalez, SMART Program, Baylor College of Medicine
  • David Moreno, Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (LSSURP), University of Minnesota
  • Johanna Mora, SMART Program, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Kenia Castillo, Wayne State in Detroit Michigan.
  • Miranda Sosa, SMART Program, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Paola Vidal, Mayo Clinic Minnesota
  • Roman Sanchez-Martinez, Biomedical Science Summer Abroad Program (BSSAP), School of Medicine and Health Sciences TecSalud of Tecnologico de Monterrey.
  • Walter Otu, Diversity Student Summer Research Opportunity Program (DSSROP), Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Valeria Gonzalez, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Varesh Gorabi, University of Texas Medical Branch 

Congratulations BMED Students admitted to Graduate and Medical Schools Fall 2018!

University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston (UTMB)
Samantha Olvera
Samantha Olvera
Natasha, Jamie, Hari, Giri
Natasha Vora, Jamie Mathews, Hari Kotta, Giri Movva
UT Southwestern Medical School
Hector Filizola
Hector Filizola
  Imran Murtuza
Imran Murtuza
UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine – University of the Incarnate Word
Adriana Contreras Adriana Contreras
A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine (Arizona Campus)
Alexandra Treviño Alexandra Trevino
UTRGV Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
Melanie Vance
Melanie Vance
  Ester Chavez Esther Chavez Cessia Sanchez
Cessia Sanchez
University of Michigan Master of Health Informatics (MHI) 100% Tuition Scholarship
Alexis Villafranca Alexis Villafranca

 


The following students have been accepted to participate in the following Summer Internships for Summer 2018.

  • Jonathan Abshier, LSUHSC Experience, Louisiana State University New Orleans School of Medicine
  • Priscilla Acevedo, NSF Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (BFRI)
  • Daniela Barbosa, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) program, UT Southwestern (MBRS-RISE) (MBRS-RISE)
  • Aylin Flores, Mayo Graduate School SURF Program, Mayo Clinic (BFRI)
  • Claudia Gonzalez, SMART Program, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Varesh Gorabi, NSF Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (BFRI)
  • Astrid Gutierrez, CLIMB UP iSEED Program, University of Buffalo SUNY
  • Adrian Maldonado, SMART Program, Baylor College of Medicine (BFRI)
  • Raul Ordonez, SMART Program, Baylor College of Medicine (MBRS-RISE, BFRI)
  • Jacob Maciel, Center for Engineering MechanoBiology Summer REU Program, University of Pennsylvania (BFRI)
  • Rozena Shirvani-Arani, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Program, University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston (BFRI)
  • Daniela Vidal, SPUR Program, University of Utah
  • Paola Vidal, Mayo Graduate School SURF Program, Mayo Clinic (BFRI)
  • Alexa Zarate, REU Program in Cell and Molecular Visualization, Brandeis University

Congratulations Fall 2017 Medical Students!
Esteban

Esteban Sosa

UTMB School of Medicine 
Lopez High School Class of 2014
Valedictorian

"BMED has taught much more that what the curriculum offers. Through the friendships and mentorship, I have achieved much more than I would had expected."

Chelsey

Chelsey Abraham

UTMB School of Medicine
High School: Clear Springs High School
Top 5% 

“My experience at UTRGV as a biomedical student has been a valuable one. I have made life-long friendships and I am more knowledgeable in the field of biomedicine.”    

Arnulfo

Arnulfo Garza

High School: First Baptist School.
Top 3% 
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

"I had the privilege of being part of the Department of Biomedicine. I learned from the best faculty and grew thanks to them. I would not be where I am without them. I am eternally grateful"

Ashley

Ashley Garza

UTMB School of Medicine
Hanna High School. Class 02 2012
Top 5%

"UTRGV BMED made it possible for me to do what I have dreamed of my entire life- to be accepted into medical school to ultimately become a physician and serve my community. Through BMED, not only did I gain crucial knowledge that will help me in my future studies, I learned the importance of professionalism, teamwork, and leadership. In my future endeavors, I strive to mirror the actions of the UTRGV professionals and the university that has provided me a crucial stepping stone in my education."

Tino

Florentino “Tino” Saenz

UTMB School of Medicine
Hanna High School. Class 02 2014
Top 10%
National Honor Society, and the University Scholars Scholarship

"Both UTRGV and the BMED Department are full of opportunities that students should seek out. The resources are there; the only limitation is yourself" 

Maria

Maria Abraham

UTMB School of Medicine
Clear Horizons Early College High School Class of 2014
Magna Cum Laude

“In BMED at UTRGV, I become more and more passionate about medicine and was continually motivated to keep at my goal in getting into medical school. I met so many wonderful people and made many lasting memories that I'll cherish for years to come.” 

Marco

Marco Dominguez

McGovern Medical School, Houston TX.
Homer Hanna High School
Top 5%

"I can unequivocally say that BMED has given me the tools and confidence to succeed in whatever it is I set my heart to pursue in the future. I am a better student and person because of it."

 

Congratulations to Arnulfo Garza for scoring excellently on the MCAT and acceptance to Paul L Foster School of Medicine, UT El Paso.

Arnulfo Garza   "My name is Arnulfo Garza, and I will be part of the incoming Class of 2021 at Paul L Foster School of Medicine. Could not have done it without the support of this great department"

Congratulations to Marcus Medrano on acceptance to the Physician's Assistant program at UTRGV!

Marcus Medrano


Congratulations to Victor Hinojosa for acceptance to Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at UNTHSC in Fort Worth!

Victor 

Ms. Nancy Aldape has been accepted to The University of Houston College of Pharmacy. Congratulations, Nancy!

Nancy Aldape


Congratulations!  Elizabeth Hernandez-Elizondo! 

We are proud to announce that one of our students in the Masters Healthcare Administration program was accepted to the very first class of the leadership program at the VA here in Valley Coastal Bend.


It is our great honor to announce our students that have been accepted in different health professional institutions to continue their education. We would like to congratulate:

Rolando Hernandez

Rolando Hernandez has been accepted into the Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Informatics at The University of Utah- Salt Lake City. 

carlos flores

Carlos Flores, a student in the first cohort of BMED’s A-PRIME TIME Program, has been accepted into the McGovern Medical School at UT Health Science Center – Houston. 

anna kuklina

Anna Kuklina for her acceptance into UTMB's Medical School at Galveston

miriam

Miriam De Leon for her acceptance to Physician Assistant Master's program at UTRGV - Edinburg Campus

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Ian Gonzalez, for his acceptance into UT Health Science Center's Dental School Houston.

jose mario

Jose Mario Rodriguez for his acceptance into the McGovern Medical School at UT Health Science Center Houston.

ramiro

Ramiro Tovar for his acceptance into the UTRGV School of Medicine first cohort of medical students.