Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winners!

The Medical Alumni Foundation offers over 60 scholarships and awards for medical students, many of which are endowed and named by their donors. Criteria vary and may be based on merit, financial need, or donor criteria.  

Congratulations to our 2019 recipients! 

Nathan and Ada August Memorial Scholarship

Jared F. Sweeney ($1,000)

 

A. Geno Andreatta Scholarship
Phillip W. Hwang ($2,600)

 

Benjamin N., Mollie P., Gerson H. '57 and Martin W. Aronovitz, MD '65 Memorial Scholarship
Kiah L. McArthur ($1,600)

 

Stanley A. August, MD Memorial Scholarship

Taylor J. Freetly ($1,000)

 

Zaven S. Ayanian, MD '59 Family Scholarship
Jared F. Sweeney ($13,500)

 

The John R., MD '84 and Deborah L. Ayres Endowed Scholarship

Cameron R. Bosinski ($1,000)

 

Theresa Baltera Memorial Scholarship
Katherine C. Frega ($1,400)

 

N. Barry Berg, PhD Scholarship for Musculoskeletal Medicine

Kaitlyn E. DeHority ($1,800)

 

The Martin Black Family Scholarship (endowed by Drs. Martin, Gerald, Michael and Robert Black)
Craig A. Pille ($1,400)

 

Elliot Brandwein, MD '67 and Arlene Eckstein Brandwein, MD '68 Scholarship

Benjamin L. Fuller ($11,950)

David O. Ola ($11,950)

 

The Sharon A. Brangman, MD '81 Award/Scholarship in Geriatrics
Anyeli P. Mueses ($2,200)

 

Bernard J. Burke, MD '43 Scholarship
Kendall M. Glynn ($1,100)

 

Leonard D. Carpenter, MD '33 and Ruth E. Carpenter Memorial Scholarship
MaryAlice Spin ($2,200)

 

Douglas (Ed Ben-Edison) Cox, MD '63 Scholarship
Catherine B. Braun ($1,500)

 

Edwin T. Dailey, MD '68 Memorial Scholarship in Radiology
Fiorella S. Guido ($1,400)

 

The Dracker Family Scholarship
Colleen C. Feeney ($1,500)

Courtney L. Franceschi ($1,500)

Elizabeth M. Stone ($1,500)

 

Robert Eitches, MD '78 Scholarship in Honor of Shirley and Irving Eitches
Alec G. Miller ($1,800)

 

Alfred F. and Shirley D. Enwright Endowed Scholarship (endowed by Michael O'Leary, MD '78 and Colleen Enwright O'Leary, MD '78)
William E. Borchert ($1,400)

 

Joseph C. Fischer, MD '79 Memorial Scholarship
Adham M. Alifarag ($4,700)

 

The Friendship Scholarship in Honor of Ernest Found, MD '80, in Memory of his wife, Ellyn Slocum Found, and his daughter, Caroline Slocum Found
Amanda N. Balch ($1,700)

 

Medical Alumni Foundation Founders Scholarship
Garrett W. Esper ($1,200)

 

Sarah Loguen Fraser, MD, Class of 1876, Scholarship
Kadeen S. Forrest ($6,000)

 

Joseph J. Gadbaw, MD 12/'43 and Ann Gadbaw Scholarship
Patrick S. Castle ($1,500)

 

Max Gara and Robert H. Gara, MD '56 Scholarship
Nefertiti N. Tyehemba ($4,700)

 

Suzan and Philip M. Gaynes, MD '63 Scholarship
Paul D. Sutcliffe ($2,300)

 

Susan E. and Welton M. Gersony, MD ’58 Endowed Scholarship

Natalie Fordjour ($1,000)

 

Samuel Gersten, MD '39 and Martha Gersten Endowed Scholarship
Taylor J. Freetly ($4,875)

John J. Kelly, IV ($4,875)

Samuel N. Regan ($4,875)

Marissa E. Dale ($4,875)

 

Jerome C. Goldstein, MD '63 and Rochelle Goldstein Scholarship
Joseph F. Toth, III ($1,100)

 

Frances A. Harmatuk, MD '41 Geriatric Scholarship
Dominic N. Facciponte ($2,200)

 

Edward F. Higgins, MD '78 Scholarship

Cara E. Boothroyd ($3,500)

 

Grant Hobika, MD '52 Scholarship
Julian T. Sit ($400)

 

Robert V.P. Hutter, MD '54 and Ruth L. Hutter Scholarship
Rachel M. Peterson ($1,200)

 

Kasten Aker Family Scholarship

Thomas A. Bedard ($1,300)

 

E. Gregory Keating, PhD Memorial Scholarship
Ryan M. Thibodeau ($500)

 

Martha S. Kincaid, MD ‘73 Scholarship
Hannah E. Doyle ($4,700)

 

Sonya A. LaBella Memorial Scholarship
Nayanka Etienne ($1,600)

 

Stanley D. Leslie, MD '51 Memorial Scholarship
Kywanna M. Alfred ($15,000)

 

The Lynch Family Scholarship
Cara E. Boothroyd ($2,200)

 

Alphonse A. Maffeo, MD '72 Scholarship
Logan Mancuso ($1,100)

 

B. Dale Magee, MD '75 Scholarship
Julied F. Bautista Alvarez ($3,400)

Bryan Mera Reyes ($3,400)

 

The Stephen Major, MD Psychiatry Award

Mitchell D. Arnovitz ($1,000)

 

Angeline R. Mastri, MD '59 Scholarship

Katherine M. Bunch ($5,000)

 

Patrick T. Mathews, MD '03 Memorial Scholarship
Samuel N. Regan ($2,700)

 

McAnarney Family Endowed Scholarship in Pediatrics

Amanda N. Balch ($1,000)

 

James L. McGraw, MD '41 Scholarship
Ryan L. Kimmis ($1,100)

 

Gustave P. Milkey, MD '43 and Janet B. Milkey Merit Scholarship
Amanda E. Kaley ($1,100)

 

The James and Dolores Moffett Memorial Scholarship

Michael A. Lynskey ($1,000)

 

Peggy and Adolph Morlang, MD '66 Scholarship
Hannah M. Connolly ($5,400)

 

Rudolph J. Napodano, MD '59 Scholarship
Azfar Basunia ($8,100)

 

Sam and Carol Nappi Endowed Scholarship

Felix S. Liriano ($4,900)

 

Patricia J. Numann, MD '65 Endowed Scholarship

Nia S. Jagroop ($2,200)

 

Onondaga County Medical Society (OCMS) Medical Student Scholarship
Joseph F. Toth, III ($5,500)

John J. Paliakkara ($5,500)

 

Betty Reiss, MD '68 and Jacob Reiss, MD '68 Family Endowed Scholarship
Colleen C. Feeney ($3,500)

 

Esther and Monroe Richman, MD '55 Scholarship
Konstantinos C. Hantzidiamantis ($1,200)

 

Samuel Rosenthal, MD '64 Scholarship

Paris J. Hantzidiamantis ($3,700)

 

Sanders/Kilkelly Scholarship
Felix S. Liriano ($4,400)

 

The Schein Family Scholarship
Brandon J. Zaffuto ($1,300)

 

Jack J. Schneider, MD '66 Scholarship
James W. Assif ($2,200)

 

Julius Schwartz, MD '33 Scholarship
Paris J. Hantzidiamantis ($2,900)

 

The Setnor Family Endowed Scholarship (endowed by Rose and Jules R. Setnor, MD '35 and Stanford S. Setnor, MD '42)

Brendan Donovan ($38,000)

 

The Ara A. Sheperdigian, MD Memorial Scholarship

Bruce D. Gaylord ($5,000)

 

John B. and Henrietta E. Simeone Scholarship in Memory of Fiorindo A. Simeone, MD
Urvi J. Patel ($4,500)

 

Frederick W. Sloan, MD '74 Scholarship
Erik C. Baim ($1,100)

 

Susan B. Stearns, PhD Scholarship for Community Engagement
Shannon E. Seeland ($2,000)

 

Ralph Stevens, MD '81 Madison-Oneida County Scholarship
Alec G. Miller ($1,000)

Alison D. Stedman ($1,000)
Katherine C. Frega ($1,000)

Julia K. Raleigh ($1,000)

Thomas R. Bieganowski ($1,000)

 

Rosemary Stevens, MD Annual Scholarship (endowed by Thomas Stevens, MD '65 in Memory of his mother)
Gamael Surin ($1,500)

Deashia McAlpine ($1,500)

Robertha Barnes ($1,500)

Taylor Pong ($1,500)

Samantha Williams ($1,500)


Marc A. Subik, MD '79 Family Scholarship
Arianne J. Wilson ($1,400)

 

The Swift Family Legacy Grants
Michael A. Lynskey ($10,000)

Marshall T. Mahon ($10,000)

Connor James Young ($10,000)

Ryan L. Ta ($10,000)

Ayesha S. Ropri ($10,000)

 

Dr. Oscar and Mrs. Luba Trief Memorial Scholarship
Katherine C. Frega ($1,000)

 

Barbara and Harold H. Wanamaker, MD '56 Scholarship
Jonathan M. Kennedy ($2,100)

 

Andrew D. Weinberg, MD '78 Memorial Geriatric Scholarship
Mitchell D. Arnovitz ($1,400)

 

Herbert M. Weinman, MD '65 and Suzy Weinman Scholarship Award
Craig A. Pille ($10,000)

 

Weiskotten Scholar

Danielle E. Clifford (full tuition, room & board for all 4 years)

 

Susan and Jack Yoffa, MD '69 in Memory of Elaine Yoffa Hornung Scholarship
Mary Beth Gadarowski ($1,700)

 

Leanne and Frank E. Young, MD '56 Scholarship
Hannah M. Connolly ($3,300)

 

Class Scholarships

Class of 1966 Scholarship
Ryan M. Thibodeau ($4,400)

 

Class of 1971 Scholarship
Gary M. Shmorgan ($1,400)

Carol Kavanaugh and Class of 1973 Scholarship

Eunice Choe ($2,400)

Class of 1977 Scholarship

Megan A. Harris ($1,000)

 

Rick Zogby, MD, Class of 1984 Memorial Scholarship

Adham M. Alifarag ($1,500)

 

 

Student Citizen Awards

($1,000 each)

Class of 2020
Ryan S. Alden

Lilly C. Rizzo

   

Class of 2021
Amanda N. Balch

Mallika A. Rajamani

Megan C. Taggart

   

Class of 2022
Haley L. Burdge

Daniel T. Katz

Sunita C. Singh

 

Nightingale Scholars

Sydney H. Russell-Leed ($1,000)

Stacey J. Martinez ($1,000)

 

 

Dean’s Distinction Awards

Nicolas Graham

Milladge Griffin

Kiersten Kennedy

Jada McMahon

Angelique D. Woods

Matthew I. Rebel

Kyle A. Powers

Oghale Obaro-Best

Cory R. Emborski

Evelisse E. Viamonte

Nathaniel P. Mercer

Eden Y. Gizaw

Kwaku O. Domfe

Kevin N. Damri

 



Alumni Scholars

Jerry M. Cuenca

Ian C. Boor

Nefertiti N. Tyehemba

Stephanie Cortes

Richard Jean-Louis

Amanda A. Ghanie

Sudie Ann Robinson

Gabrielle J. Sagesse

Jaimie L. Rogner

Zachary T. Farina

Chelsie L. Jacques

Amylisa M. Christophe

Nicolette C. Nunez

Tyler Pocchiari

Ryan Hart

John J. Paliakkara
Avery T. Pellnat