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Program for PCOM's Math and Science Academy Graduation Ceremony. Opening remarks by Denah Appelt, PhD; Jay Feldstein, DO; and Marcine Pickron-Davis, PhD. Guest speaker: David Addley, DO.

Publication Date



Philadelphia, PA


Aspira, Esperanza, Math and Science Academy


Medicine and Health Sciences


Special Thanks:

  • Denah Appelt, PhD: Professor of Biomedical Sciences Program Coordinator
  • Marcine Pickron-Davis, PhD: PCOM Chief Diversity Officer
  • Yvette Comez: PCOM Administrative Assistant for CDO
  • Amelia Schwarzman: Aspira Charter School Faculty
  • Luis Rivera: Aspira Charter School Faculty
  • Nilsa Graciani, PhD: Esperanza's College Faculty

Guest Speakers:

  • Donald Allison, DO
  • Bohdan Minczak, MD, PhD
  • Jay Johnson, BS, MBA
  • Amber Valeri, DO
  • Oliver Bullock, DO

PCOM Faculty Advisors

  • Cathy Hatcher, PhD
  • Heather Montie, PhD
  • Arturo Bravo Nuevo, PhD
  • Dawn Shell, PhD

PCOM Student Leaders

  • Kevin Amuquandoh, MS, OMS I
  • Brisha Bhikadiya, MS, OMS II
  • Jazmin Garcia, MS, OMS II
  • Sidra Haque, MS, OMS I
  • Brittany Kane, MS, OMS II
  • Danielle Lopez, MS
  • Erika Pack, OMS II
  • Katie Soler, OMS I
  • Erica Stagliano, MS, OMS I
  • Vanessa Valdivia, MS, OMS I

Program Partners and Sponsors

  • PCOM Office of Admissions
  • PCOM Office of Diversity and Community Relations
  • PCOM Department of Biomedical Sciences
  • 3M Foundation
  • Astra Zeneca
  • CSL Behring
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • VWR Foundation

PCOM's Math and Science Academy 2017 Graduation Ceremony Program