Dr. Hooper

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

A degree from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is like no other.


Third-Year Students

First-Year Students

  • BS, Biomedical Sciences (Minor in Psychology), Liberty University
    MD Candidate, Ponce Health Sciences University

    Hometown: Ponce, Puerto Rico

  • BS, Biological and Physical Sciences (Minor in Mathematics), Florida Atlantic University

    Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

  • BS, Biology (Minor in Chemistry), University of Mississippi

    Hometown: Huntsville, Alabama and Corinth, Mississippi

  • BS, Biotechnology and Molecular Bioscience (Minors in Applied Science and Game Design), Rochester Institute of Technology

    Hometown: Prince Frederick, Maryland

  • BS, Microbiology, Louisiana State University;
    MS, Biology, University of Louisiana-Lafayette

    Hometown: Hallsville, Texas

  • BS, Biotechnology, Purbanchal University (Nepal)
    MS, Computational Systems Biology, Aalto University

    Hometown: Hetauda, Nepal

  • BS, Biology (Minor Chemistry), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology;
    MS, Biology (Specialization in Biochemistry), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • BS,  Biology (Minors in Chemistry, Psychology, Childhood Studies), Case Western Reserve University

    Hometown: Chesterland, Ohio

  • BS, Neuroscience, University of Vermont
    NIH PREP Scholar, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts

  • BA, Medicine, Health and Society, Vanderbilt University
    NIH PREP Scholar, Medical University of South Carolina

    Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee

  • Sarah Sherman

    BS, Biology, Northeastern University
    BS, English, Northeastern University
    Fulbright Scholar

    Hometown: Merrimack, New Hampshire

  • Jamaica Siwak

    BS, Biology, Northeastern University

    Hometown: Topsfield, Massachusetts

Master's Students

  • BS (2013), Universidad de Costa Rica
    General Medical Doctor
    National Children Hospital, San Jose, Costa Rica

    Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica

  • MBBS (2006), University of Colombo
    MD (2011), Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo
    National Cancer Institute, Sri Lanka

    Hometown: Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • MD (1994), University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
    Head, Section of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines

    Hometown: Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

  • MBBCh (2001) Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    MBA (2010) University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
    Health Management and Research Unit Manager, Center for Development Services, Cairo, Egypt 

    Hometown: Cairo, Egypt

  • MD (2012), University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Radiation Oncologist
    University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Hometown: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

  • MD (2006), National University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru
    National Consultant
    Global Initiative of Childhood Cancer, PAHO Peru

    Hometown: Lima, Peru

  • MD (2003), Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    DM (2011), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Professor, Medical and Pediatric Oncology
    Chennai Cancer Institute, Chennai, India

    Hometown: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • MD (2008), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    Coordinator of Pediatric Emergency Room
    Hospital Infantil Teletón de Oncología, Teletón México

    Hometown: Queretaro, Mexico

  • MD, MSc (2000), University of Jordan
    Pediatric Hem/Onc & HSCT Fellowship (2004), Sydney Children’s Hospital, University of New South Wales
    Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
    King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan

    Hometown: Amman, Jordan

  • MD (2008), University San Carlos De Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist
    Unidad Nacional de Oncologia Pediatrica, Guatemala City, Guatemala

    Hometown: Guatemala City, Guatemala

earn how a degree from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences can help you further your science and make a difference.

With world-class basic and translational research, mentorship from internationally renowned faculty and exceptional support and resources, our degree programs offer a unique experience for all our students.