The Team

Mica Esquenazi
Editor-in-Chief
Mica is a member of the University of Rochester School of Medicine Class of 2017. She graduated with honors from Stanford University with a B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society, and a B.A. in Medical Anthropology. She is a clinical researcher in the Strong Memorial Hospital Plastic Surgery Department. She served on AMWA's National Student Executive Board as Secretary and was president of her local American Medical Association (AMA) and AMWA chapters.
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Gabriel Glaun
Executive Editor
Gabriel is a member of the University of Central Florida College of Medicine Class of 2017. He graduated magna cum laude with departmental honors from Florida State University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. He is currently conducting research in the field of pediatric orthopedics under Dr. Jonathan Phillips. He also served as President of the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Interest Group at UCF COM.
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Anna Artymowicz
Graphic Design Associate Editor
Anna is a member of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Class of 2018. Graduating from the University of Toronto in 2012 with a B.S. in Neuroscience, she switched gears from research on stem cell transplantation for CNS remyelination and spent a year abroad volunteering with various medical organizations in Panama and Costa Rica. Born in the USA, she grew up in Sweden and then moved to Canada before starting medical school.
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Elizabeth C. Lee
Free Clinic Research Collective Associate Editor
Elizabeth is a student at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She graduated summa cum laude with departmental honors from George Washington University with a B.S. in Biology. She has conducted biomedical research as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Fellow and studied natural killer cell signaling at the NIH. Her motto in life is, "Never lose your ability to smile even through dark times."
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Marija Kusulja
The MSPress Blog Associate Editor
Marija is a medical student at the University of Zagreb, School of Medicine in Croatia. Her interests include infectious disease, emergency medicine, and trauma. She writes for her university paper, is a co-founder of the anesthesiology and reanimatology student group, and is currently working on infectious disease research. She plans to move to Liverpool (UK) and pursue a career in emergency medicine. In her spare time, she greatly enjoys reading, watching films, and going for runs with her dog.
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Susan Mirabel
The MSPress Journal Associate Editor
Susan is a member of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine Class of 2016. Her medical interests include Oncology, Neurology, Family Medicine and Surgery. After finishing a Master's Degree in Biology with an emphasis BioPhysics, Susan worked as a cancer researcher. Originally from Peru, Susan is fluent in Spanish. Her interests include traveling, reading poetry, oil painting and learning new languages.
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Eman Sahloul
Medical Commencement Archive Associate Editor
Eman is a member of the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Class of 2018. She is a Syrian American Muslim living in Chicago. She studied biochemistry and global affairs at Benedictine University. She aims to integrate medicine and journalism to work as a catalyst for change both locally and internationally.
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Shaun Webb
The MSPress Blog Copy Editor
Shaun is a member of the Western University of Health Sciences Class of 2018. He graduated from Weber State University with a B.S. degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, and was born and raised in Kaysville, Utah. He loves playing any type of sport and getting outdoors to go camping and hiking.
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Anand Desai
Editor
Anand is a member of the University of Central Florida College of Medicine Class of 2018. He graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Nutrition.
Matej Goricar
Editor
Matej is a member of the Senate of Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana.
Suraj Kannan
Editor
Suraj is an MD/PhD student at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He graduated with bachelor's degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Louisville.
Kyle Rodenbach
Editor
Kyle is a student at the University of Rochester School of Medicine where he is spending time as a Clinical and Translational Science Institute research fellow. He graduated from Johns Hopkins in 2010 with a degree in Psychological & Brain Sciences and served as an AmeriCorps volunteer while applying to medical school.
Joshua Sheak
Editor
Joshua is a member of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine Class of 2018. Josh graduated from the UNM Biochemistry Honors Program.
Shannon Wongvibulsin
Editor
Shannon is a member of the Medical Scientist Training/MD-PhD Program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a major in bioengineering and minor in biomedical research.
Aleah Chang
Aleah is a second year medical student at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. She graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan.
Ankur Narain
Blogger
Ankur is a member of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Class of 2017. He graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Gunjan Sharma
Blogger
Gunjan is a third year medical student in the UK.
Tony Sun
Blogger
Tony Sun graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014 and started at Cornell's MD-PhD program that same year.
Amy Trinh
Blogger
Amy Trinh is a member of the Michigan State University COM Class of 2018. She graduated with high honors from MSU with a B. S. in Physiology and a minor in Music.
Tara Vartanian
Blogger
Tara is an Osteopathic Medical Student at Western University, expected to graduate 2018. She graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Communications.