Past Lab Members: Where are they now?!
Vishal Samboju, MSc
Vishal left his role conducting neuroimaging analyses in the Valcour Lab to begin medical school in summer 2018.
Rodrigo Sandoval, BS
In the Valcour Lab, Rodrigo worked on the HIV Elders study and he now attends medical school at USC.
Jen Daniels, B.S.
Jen left her role coordinating the SEARCH studies to begin medical school in May 2017.
Derek Ochi, M. Ed
In the Valcour Lab, Derek helped coordinate the acute HIV-infection study (SEARCH 010) and he now attends medical school at Tuoro University California.
Pardis Esmaeili, B.S.
Pardis left the Valcour Lab in May 2016 and is now enrolled in the UCSF/SFSU Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.
Brandon Imp, B.S.
Brandon returned to New Jersey for his fourth year at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He continues to collaborate with the lab and hopes to return to San Francisco after graduation.
Lauren Wendelken, MS
Lauren joined the Memory and Aging Center at UCSF in 2010 and helped manage the the lab. Lauren and her family have moved back to New York where she hopes to pursue work in editing.
While with the Valcour lab, Akash coordinated the SEARCH 010 and SEARCH 012 projects. He has now gone on to medical school at the USC Keck School of Medicine.
Nicholas is pursuing a career in medicine at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York.
Stephanie Catella, PsyD
Dr. Catella now has her own private mindfulness based psychotherapy practice in San Francisco.
Elijah left the Valcour Lab in 2011 to attend medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
Stephanie Chiao, MD
Stephanie joined the Valcour’s Lab in 2010 and worked on multiple protocols from Bangkok and completed a pilot study of everyday functional limitations associated with HIV over age 60. Stephanie is now completing her medical training at UCSF.
In the Valcour Lab, Krista coordinated the UCSF HIV Over 60 Cohort.
Ben went on to attend the Physician Assistant program at Columbia University in New York.
In 2014, Edgar moved to New York, where he now works in a neuropsychology lab at Columbia University in New York.
After obtaining his Bachelor's degree, Michael coordinated Dr. Valcour's HIV Over 60 Cohort Study before moving on to medical school at UCSF.
Collin Adams, B.S., B.A.
Collin left the Valcour Lab at the end of 2015 to attend an immersive software engineering bootcamp with MakerSquare.
Katherine Clifford, B.A.
At the Valcour Lab, Katherine helped coordinate the pediatric HIV neuroimaging study (SEARCH 012). Katherine is now enrolled in medical school at University of Vermont.