2019 Graduates
 
 

2019 Graduates

 
 
 
 

Girard Cua, MD

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Interests: Reading, writing, drawing, tennis, biking and learning languages.
Of Note: Girard has a strong interest in the women’s health aspect of Family Medicine and has conducted research in the areas of hyperandrogenism, VBAC, endometrial cancer and the reproductive risks of obesity. He also wrote and maintained a student blog for the University of Florida entitled, “Becoming a Physician: Scholarship Recipients Share Their Experiences as UF Medical Students.”

Girard Cua, MD 

Amanda Dailey, MD

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Interests: College and professional sports, running, biking, hiking, beach volleyball, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Of Note: Mandy has had numerous volunteer experiences which include providing medical evaluations for the homeless, working with disabled children, assisting cancer patients, volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and serving in leadership positions in the AMWA, SMIG, and FMIG at her university.

Amanda Dailey, MD

Sarah Kimble, MD

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine
Interests: Travel… she hopes to visit every continent during her lifetime.
Of Note: Sarah was very involved in academic leadership at USF, serving as the Honors College Student Council President, as an Upperclassmen Student Advisor and as a Near Peer Preceptor. She also participated in lung cancer research and served as a Big Sibling at a children’s cancer center.

Sarah Kimble, MD

Amy-Joy McDaniel, MD

Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine
Interests: Writing and journalism, running, yoga, scuba diving, travel, nutrition, cooking and volunteering.
Of Note: Amy-Joy has had several volunteer experiences including medical mission trips to Nicaragua and Peru, working with the homeless, being a Wish Granter with the Make a Wish foundation and volunteering in the Lifetime Legacies program at Hospice where she interviewed Hospice patients and recorded their life stories for their families.

Amy-Joy McDaniel, MD

Brian McDaniel, MD

Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine
Interests: Weight lifting, watching sports, listening to podcasts, volunteering, mentoring, travel and spending time with his wife.
Of Note: Brian is a co-founder of Equal Access Clinic, a free student-run clinic that provides medical care to the underserved population of Gainesville. Since its inception in 2012, the clinic has provided 1,500 primary care visits.

Brian McDaniel, MD

Okwudili Okpaleke, MD

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Interests: Writing poetry and music, volunteering, tutoring and creating videos for tutoring as well as entertainment.
Of Note: Okwudili has a passion for teaching and has served as a volunteer tutor and tutoring coordinator for the Student National Medical Association where he provided free tutoring to medical students in need. He was also hired by his university to tutor their medical students.

Okwudili Okpaleke, MD

Rachael Sciplin, MD

Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Interests: Long distance running, music and dancing (Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Hip Hop).
Of Note: Rachael served as President of the Black Student Union at her university and as Vice President of the Student National Medical Association. Rachael has a strong interest in preventative medicine and has made educating others about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle a priority in her volunteer work as well as in her patient visits.

Rachael Sciplin, MD

Cindy Shavor, MD

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine
Interests: Baking, crafting, couponing, travel and trying ethnic cuisine with her husband.
Of Note: Cindy has had multiple volunteer experiences including medical mission trips to Jamaica, Mexico, Haiti and northern California. She volunteered with the student-run free clinic at USF and served as Site Coordinator for ESTEEM, a student organization that promotes medical literacy among survivors of domestic violence.

Cindy Shavor, MD