June 9, 2016-- 4PM
Iota Nu Delta would like to highlight the accomplishments of our National Vice President, Dr. Beje Thomas.
Dr. Thomas is a brother from our Zeta Chapter, the first South Asian Greek International Chapter. He received his medical degree from the University of Debrecen Medical and Health Science Center. He completed his internal medicine residency including a chief medical resident year, and nephrology fellowship at the University of Connecticut Health Center. He would further subspecialize and complete a transplant nephrology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He would stay at MUSC as a faculty member in the division of nephrology serving as the interim medical director of kidney and pancreas transplantation as well as the transplant nephrology fellowship director. He moved to the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2014. He is presently an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland Medical School and clinically his role is primarily as a transplant nephrologist. At the School he is academically active including publishing, participating in various clinical trials, and involvement in medical student and resident education. He was recognized for his teaching by being awarded the Nephrology Division Teacher of the Year Award.
In addition to serving as our National Vice President, Dr. Thomas also serves as an Alumni Advisor for our Eta Chapter at the University of Maryland.