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Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Pediatric/Medical Genetics and Genomics Residents

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Current Residents

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Runjun

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Runjun Kumar, M.D.

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Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

College/University: University of Toronto

Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis

Hobbies: Making furniture from salvaged materials

Erica

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Erica Lay, M.D.

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Hometown: Austin, TX

College/University: University of Texas at Austin

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Hobbies: sand volleyball, playing with my doggy, binge-watching TV shows, snowboarding, snorkeling

Rebecca

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Rebecca Markovitz, M.D.

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Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

College/University: Yale University

Medical School: Emory School of Medicine

Hobbies: My family, friends, running, baking and musicals

Laura

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Laura Palmer Mackay, M.D.

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Hometown: Kingwood, Texas

College/University: Clemson University 

Medical School: Texas Tech El Paso 

Hobbies: Peloton, going on walks with my family in Hermann Park/ Rice loop, snail mail, traveling (when there's not a pandemic)

Vittoria

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Vittoria Carey Rossi, M.D.

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Hometown: The Woodlands, TX

College/University: University of Texas at Austin

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Hobbies: Landscaping apartment balconies, camping, cooking and trying new places to eat, playing the banjo, guitar, and violin, and making music with my family

Matthew

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Matthew Snyder, M.D.

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Hometown: Lewistown, PA

College & Grad School: University of Virginia (Bachelors and Masters in Exercise Physiology)

Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Hobbies: Exercising (really into bouldering right now), hiking through state and national parks with my wife, coffee roasting and brewing, exploring Houston’s craft beer scene and home-brewing, finding ways to dominate my wife in deck building games (aka Dominion), learning more about the Korean culture (my wife is Korean).

Scott

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Scott Ward, M.D.

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Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

College/University: Sewanee, The University of the South

Medial school: University of Tennessee

Hobbies: Basketball, car and motorcycle mechanics, watchmaking, reading/writing

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Alumni

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Graduates of Baylor College of Medicine Medical Genetics and Genomics residency and fellowship programs are well prepared to become leaders in the field.

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Awards and Honors

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View a list of awards and honors our trainees have earned.

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Publications

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View publications our trainees have authored.