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Julia Solomina MD 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2015-2017

Omid Savari MD 

Postdoctoral Research 

Fellow, 2012-2015

Julia came to us after her surgical training in Moscow, Russia. Currently, she is a general surgery resident at Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburg , PA. 

Omid joined us for research training as a young physician from Iran.

After his research training, he accomplished his  residency in pathology in Cleveland, OH and now continues his education as pathology fellow in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the New York City.

Randall Grose PhD 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2015-2016

Ryosuke Misawa MD PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2010-2012

Randall came to us for training from Australia. Currently, he is back home and works as ACRF Research Fellow in South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in Adelaide, Australia 

Ryosuke came from Japan after his surgical training and PhD. Currently, he is  general surgery resident at Sunny Downstate University, Brooklyn, NY, 

Zehra Tekin MD 
Postdoctoral Research 

Fellow, 2014-2015

Xiao-Jun Wang MD PhD
Postdoctoral Research

Fellow, 2011-2013

Zehra, originally from Turkey, after our research training she accomplished her medical residency in Queens, NY and fellowship in endocrinology in Cleveland Clinic, OH. Now, she practices endocrinology in Texas. 

Xiao-Jun came for his research fellowship, he then went back to China to defend his PhD thesis and completed his surgical training. Currently,  heworks as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Military University Hospital, in China. 

Evelyn Konsur MD, 
Research Volunteer 

2016-2017

Sabrina Matosz MD 

Research Volunteer,

2015-2016

Evelyn is from Chicago, but obtained her medical training in Krakow, Poland.  Currently, she is a Pediatrics resident in Cleveland, OH.  but she has recently match for Fellowship in Immonology and Allergology at Rush University in Chicago, IL. 

Congratulation Evelyn!

Sabrina, a native of Alabama, graduated from  Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poznan, Poland. This year, she matched to a Internal Medicine residency at the University of Alabama. Congratulations Sabrina!

Natalie Fillman, MD 
Research Administrator 

Research Fellow 

2017-2018

Mark is from Chicago and graduated from Jagiellonian Medical University in Krakow. He completed a 1 month surgical elective with us, followed by extensive training in clinical research as a volunteer. This year, Mark matched into pediatric residency program at the Layola University Medical Center in Chicago. Congratulation Mark!

Natalie was born and raised in Chicago, but  she accomplished her medical training at Medical University ion Poznan in Poland. She was essential for the progress of own clinical research projects as administrator and a research fellow. Now, she decided to purse her career in business and administration with special interest in US health care system. . 

Mark Kijek MD, 
Research Volunteer 

2017-2018

Monica Para, MD 
Research Administrator

2018-2019

Filip Antic MD, 
Research Volunteer 

2018-2019

Filip is from Chicago but graduated from Medical University of Belgrad in Serbia.

Filip matched into an Internal Medicine Program in Bronx, NY. Congratulation Filip!

Monica was born and raised in Chicago too. She accomplished her medical training at Jagiellonian Medical University in Krakow in Poland. 

This year, she matched into internal medicine in Tampa, FL. Congratulation Monica! 

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Peter Borek MD, 
Research Volunteer 

2019-2021

Kamil Cieply MD, 
Research Volunteer 

2017-2018

Kamil  is from Chicago but graduated from Medical University of Lublin in Poland

Kamil matched into Family Medicine Program in Michigan State University, MI

Congratulation Kamil!

Peter is Chicagoan and graduated from the Medical University of Poznan in Poland but.

Peter matched into Internal Medicine Program in Providence, RI

Congratulation Peter!

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Gabriela Stepinska- Generrete MD, 
Research Volunteer 

2020-2021

Gabriela joined us from Poland after graduation from her Medical University of Warsaw. 

Gabriela matched into Internal Medicine Program in Rockford, IL. Congratulation Gabriela!

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Marta Szymanska, MD 
medical student

2018

Monika Halas MD, 
medical student

2018

Monika joined us for her surgical rotation and then after graduation from the Medical University of Warsaw she was involved in the basic science projects in surgery. Now, she matched into surgical residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. 

Congratulation Monika!

Marta chose our program for her surgical elective. After that, she graduated from the Medical University of Warsaw in Poland and now matched into obstetrics and gynecology residency program in Detroit, MI. Congratulation Marta! 

Roi Atenby MD

collaborator

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Aaron Lucander

student- collaborator 

Roi is from Tel Aviv University Israel, was accepted to a clinical surgical elective in the transplant service at UCM. After excelling in the clinical elective, he was enthusiastic in joining our research team as a project collaborator. His work focuses on the results of islet transplants in type 1 Diabetes Mellitus patients and the role of autoantibodies as possible future biomarkers.

Recently, Roi has been accepted to the  Harvard School of Public Health Program. 

After graduation from college (Duke University) Aaron  and plans to attend medical school. His strong interests in clinical transplantation and autoimmunity motivated him to collaborate with our team.

This year Aaron has been accepted to the MD PhD Program at the University of Alabama this year. Congratulation Aaron, well deserved.!

CONTACT:

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Piotr 

Witkowski

Laboratory

Transplantation Institute

Clinical  Research Center

 

Islet and Kidney Transplantation

Manager, Lindsay Basto RN MSN 

Lindsay.Basto@uchospitals.edu

tel. (773) 702-2504

fax (773) 926-0671

 

Islet and Cell Processing and Research

Manager, Karolina Golab, PhD

kgolab@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu


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Polish-American

Transplant Center

Polish-American Transplant Center

 

Clinical Coordinator

Patrycja Ulijaszyk RN 

Patrycja.Ulijaszyk@uchospitals.edu

 

Transplantation Institute

University of Chicago Medicine

5841 S. Maryland Avenue

MC 5026, J-517

Chicago IL 60637

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