Undergraduate: University of Miami
MD/PhD: Columbia University
José was born in Matanzas, Cuba, a culturally rich city that gave rise to the music traditions of danzón and rumba. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Miami and then moved to New York to pursue a medical scientist training program at Columbia University. His hobbies include attending jazz concerts, baking, and exploring the outdoors with his wife. He is very happy to have matched at UNC where he will be pursuing his goal of becoming a physician scientist.