Alumni

Spotlight

Jun
06

Alumni Spot Light: Dr. Lara Farouk Appiah

As a teenager in Ghana, I could only dream of becoming a doctor and bringing healing to the sick. I imagined a world where doctors would be able to provide healthcare to the most vulnerable communities without fail. My undergraduate education at Mount Aloysius College provided me with opportunities to engage in community outreaches, that […]

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Nov
02

Alumni Spotlight : Hunter Caskey, MD, MBA

My experience of the island life: I transferred in during clinicals so I did not spend anytime in St. Lucia (except to visit as a tourist and loved it) so I wont be able to comment well on it but, I know from my other island experience in the Caribbean the adjustment to island life […]

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Jun
21

Alumni Spotlight- Dr. Timea Maxim

“I can still remember my first days and classes at International American University. The medical administration staff and all of my professors were so friendly and welcoming.  Not only did I have the opportunity to live in the beautiful country of Saint Lucia, but I also received a great medical education during my basic science […]

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Apr
09

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Gbalekan Dawodu

“It is most humbling and by far one of the greatest privileges to become a physician. This decision to pursue a career of service & devotion to fellow man is one made with reverence, and my choice to attend IAU in actualizing this dream has proven to be one of the best decisions of my […]

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Mar
26

Student Spotlight: Dr. Ian Rutkofsky

“International American University (IAU) provides a comprehensive foundation of the basic sciences as well as an opportunity to gain US Clinical Experience (USCE) in many different fields of study, in different geographical locations. The experience at IAU provided me with the ability to obtain USMLE scores among the nations average making my application competitive alongside […]

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Aug
15

Alumni Spotlight -August 2017

Dr. Bhargav Marthambadi graduated from IAU in December 2015 and matched at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences South Central Family Medicine program in 2016, located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Currently, he is completing a Dermatology rotation in his second year of residency. What do you like most about your program I get exposure to […]

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Feb
15

IAU Student Success Story, Jesus Medina

Jesus Medina, an IAU Medical student and founder of IFMSA Saint Lucia, leads strategic planning for international representation and medical research collaboration. Jesus E. Medina, a second-year medical student from the International American University (IAU) College of Medicine has been improving the culture of health in Saint Lucia. Mr. Medina currently holds the position of […]

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Jan
25

Meet Dr. Glen Oriaifo, First IAU Graduate to Secure Licensure in Nigeria

Dr. Glen Oriaifo- First IAU Graduate to Secure Licensure in Nigeria. Dr. Oriaifo is currently doing his psychiatry residency at Carilion Clinic- Virginia Tech School of Medicine. He is also the first IAU graduate to get licensed in Nigeria! We asked Dr. Oriaifo to share in his own words, his reason for choosing IAU and […]

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Jan
17

Meet Dave Verkh who recently published an article in the European Medical Journal

Dave Verkh is a second-year medical student at International American University College of Medicine and is a glowing example of the type of student pursuing their medical education at IAU. He recently wrote an article which was published in the European Medical Journal. We asked Dave to provide us some insight into his article and […]

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Dec
21

Meet Nisarg Patel, a recent graduate with an unyielding thirst for knowledge and an unstoppable entrepreneurial spirit.

An embodiment of the University’s mission and vision, Nisarg Patel is a shining example of the caliber of student being educated at IAU.Dedicated to his education and his success, Dr. Patel began to envision and develop BoardBullets..

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