Medical School: Wake Forest University
Graduate: M.S. Biomedical Science, Wake Forest University
Michael is originally from Greensboro and graduated from UNC with a degree in biology and then pursued an M.S. degree in biomedical science from Wake Forest University. Michael has been a productive researcher with over 10 peer reviewed journal articles and multiple presentations and abstracts. His work has included research investigating associations between melanoma patients’ epigenetic phenotypes and their responses to immunotherapy, work with the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and clinical research to identify outcomes of patients with brain metastases receiving stereotactic radiosurgery. His volunteer work includes mentoring, coaching, and work in the student free clinic. In addition, he has volunteered for over 15 years as a therapeutic horseback leader, working with children with disabilities. He enjoys horseback riding, collegiate sports, and hiking. After his intern year, Michael will complete his training at Johns Hopkins in Radiation-Oncology.