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Masters of Science in Medical Physiology Program

Master of Science in Medical Physiology class of 2021 group photo.


Class Profile - Entering Class of 2021

  • Total Class Size: 170
  • Female: 66%     Male: 33%
  • Average Age: 25
Background by Academic Field
Natural Sciences & Math 65%
Health Sciences 13%
Social Sciences 13%
Humanities 4%
Engineering 3%
Business 1%
Number of Undergraduate Institutions Represented: 106


Career Goals
Medicine 86%
Dentistry 10%
Physician Assistant 3%
MD/PhD <1%
Podiatry <1%


Student Diversity
Asian 32%        
White 31%
Black/ African American 25%
Other/ Unreported 6%
Hispanic/ Latinx 3%
Two or More Identities Underrepresented in Medicine 2%
American Indian/ Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander < 1%


International Student Heritage
International Student Population 6%    
Countries represented: Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Iraq, Jordan, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Syria, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Vietnam


Geographic Location (U.S. Residents)
Midwest                             40%
South 32%
West 15%
Northeast 13%


Interests, Accomplishments, & Cool Facts
Co-author and publisher of book about CS Lewis  
Medical clown at the LAC + USC Medical Center  
Speaks 7 languages  
Owner/operator of coffee shop in Columbus, OH  
Volunteered to aid humanitarian efforts in South Africa, Jordan, Belize, and Ethiopia  
Has gone scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef  
Worked at Walt Disney World's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge building droids  
Competitive figure skater  
Has heterochromia - two different colored eyes!  
Have visited all 7 continents - yes, even Antarctica!  
Has six pet tarantulas  
Instruments our students play: bass, harp, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, viola  
Has a Tiktok following of over 300K  
Has flown a plane