Shamiza Ally - Sophie Davis Class of 1997 - Dr. Shamiza Ally is a board certified Pediatrician with an interest in the area of childhood obesity prevention. Dr. Ally graduated magna cum laude from the Sophie Davis, School of Biomedical Education and earned her medical degree from New York Medical College, in Valhalla New York in 1999. Dr. Ally completed her Pediatrics residency training at New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center in 2002. During that time, she co-authored and published an article on an infant with Vein of Galen Malformation in the Southern Medical Journal.
Diane Aranda - Sophie Davis Class of 2000 - Diane Aranda is a Pediatrician at Morris Heights Health Center. She received her BS from Sophie Davis, School of Biomedical Education and her doctorate from SUNY Upstate Medical University. She has received certifications in basic Life support and pediatric advance life support. She is also a member of American Academy of Pediatricians and American Medical Academy.
Ms. Aseme, Sophie Davis Class of 2010, was awarded a 2008 Sophie and Leonard Davis Scholarship. She graduated in 2002 from Queens College Secondary School in Lagos, Nigeria and came to the United States in 2003 enrolling at City College in the same year.
Daniel Asemota - Sophie Davis Class of 2014 - is a graduate of Queens Gateway to Health Sciences High School, where he made the Honor Roll every semester and was inducted into The National Honor Society.
Vladimir Barayev, Sophie Davis Class of 2010, born in Uzbekistan, came to the U.S. as a child and graduated from Queens Gateway to Health Sciences High School in 2005.
Jonelle Bingham- Sophie Davis Class of 1997 - is a Obstetrician & Gynecologist at Morris Heights Health Center. She received her BS from Sophie Davis, School of Biomedical Education and her doctorate from State University of New York College of Medicine at Syracuse. She has is affiliated with Presbyterian Hospital and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center at Concourse Division.
Olveen Carrasquillo - Sophie Davis Class of 1989 - was Class Day Speaker 2010. Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo, Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, was the keynote speaker at Sophie Davis Class Day 2010 - May 28, 2010.
Dr. Ethan Fried- Sophie Davis Class of 1984 - is a Program Director at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, and Coordinator of the Introduction to Medicine and Physical Diagnosis courses in the 5th year of the Sophie Davis curriculum. Dr. Fried graduated from Sophie Davis, School of Biomedical Education and later went on to Stony Brook University Medical Center School of Medicine.
Itha H. Harewood- Sophie Davis Class of 1996 - is an Internist at Morris Heights Health Center. She provides comprehensive care to adult patients in an outpatient setting. Dr. Harewood is also an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Sophie Davis, School of Biomedical Education, where she teaches Introduction to Primary Care Practice and is responsible for weekly teaching and precepting of medical students on the principle of community based primary care.
Ms. Hernandez, Sophie Davis Class of 2010, is a 2008 Sophie and Leonard Davis Scholarship Winner. She entered Sophie Davis as a Lois Pope LIFE Unsung Hero Scholarship recipient. She was also a Gates Millennium Scholar; having won the highly prestigious national scholarship while at Susan E. Wagner High School on Staten Island where she graduated from in 2005.
Dr. Adina L. Kalet, Sophie Davis Class of 1982, is winner of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery.
Martha Ksepka, Sophie Davis Class of 2010, is a 2008 Sophie and Leonard Davis Scholarship winner.
The daughter of Polish immigrants, Ms. Ksepka graduated from Archbishop Molloy High School, Queens in 2005, bringing to CCNY a reputation for hard work, intellect and a strong motivation to succeed whihc is reflected on her inclusion in the Dean's list.
Ivana Martos - Sophie Davis Class of 2013 - won many academic honors and other recognitions at Aquinas High School in the Bronx where she graduated with a G.P.A. above 95.
Jeny Ng, Sophie Davis Class of 2010, is a winner of a 2008 Sophie and Leonard Davis Scholarship.
Raised in Brooklyn by Chinese immigrant parents, Ms. Ng graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School in 2005. She has been named to the Dean’s List in several semesters and pursued her love for literature by taking many English courses to fulfill her elective requirements.
Fayola Peters, Sophie Davis Class of 2010, is a winner of a 2008 Sophie and Leonard Davis Scholarship.
Ms. Peters came to the United States after completing high school in her native Trinidad. The 2004 Anjuman Sunaat Jamat Association Girls College alumna made a flawless transition into the Sophie Davis program.
Dr. Angel Ruiz MD - Sophie Davis Class of 2002 - Angel Ruiz is specialized in Family Medicine and currently practices at Urban Health Plan-San Juan Health Center. He graduated with a BS from Sophie Davis, School of Biomedical Education and later went on to Albany Medical School and then New York Medical College to complete his specialization in Family Medicine.
Mohammad Sadat - Sophie Davis Class of 2014 - Mr. Sadat was an AP Scholar with Honors and ARISTA National Honor Society member at Brooklyn Technical High School.
Chantal Strachan - Sophie Davis Class of 2014 - A graduate of the Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development, Ms. Strachan is listed in "Who's Who among American High School Students."
Omolara Thomas, M.D. is a 2002 Sophie Davis graduate. She was the first recipient of the Lois Pope LIFE Unsung Heroes Scholarship. In 2007, she was named to the Pediatric AIDS Corps of Baylor University School of Medicine and spent one year in Malawi treating HIV+ children.
Dr. Jonathan Woodson - Sophie Davis Class of 1977 - currently an Associate Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Woodson, also a Senior Attending Vascular Surgeon at the Boston Medical Center, has replaced S. Ward Casscells, who was appointed to the job in 2007 and left the Pentagon in April 2009.
Dr. Laurie C. Zephyrin M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., is Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center. A 1997 cum laude graduate of City College’s Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, she received her M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine in 1999, and an M.P.H./M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 2006.
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