Meet Our Current T32 Fellows

Safar Center T32 Fellow Jay Rakkar

Safar Center T32 Fellow Jay Rakkar

Dr. Jay Rakkar received his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He completed his M.D. at Medical College of Georgia.

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Jessica Jarvis

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Jessica Jarvis

Dr. Jarvis is completing a T32 fellowship in pediatric neurocritical care at the University of Pittsburgh’s Safar Center to develop skills in prospective, clinical research in pediatric critical care.

Former Safar Center T32 Fellows

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Michael Wolf

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Michael Wolf

Michael Wolf, MD, earned his B.A. degree in molecular and cell biology, with a neuroscience emphasis, from the University of California at Berkeley in 2012, with a goal of gaining a basic understanding of nervous system physiology and anatomy to guide his further...

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Jessica Wallisch

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Jessica Wallisch

Jessica Wallisch was born and raised in Kansas where she completed her undergraduate studies in biology and gerontology at Kansas State University followed by medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.  During medical school she was introduced to...

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Amery Treble-Barna

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Amery Treble-Barna

Amery Treble-Barna completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Toronto before moving to Texas for graduate school. She received a PhD in clinical psychology, specializing in pediatric neuropsychology, from the University of Houston. She...

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Alicia Alcamo

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Alicia Alcamo

Alicia Alcamo, MD, obtained her B.S. in Biology at Elizabethtown College. It was during this time she had her first exposure to scientific research and she was fortunate to participate in several different experiences that sparked her interest...

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Justin Azar

Meet Safar Center T32 Fellow Dr. Justin Azar

Justin Azar, MD, completed his T32 training in June of 2020. He was a highly recruited PICU fellow from Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, having received his MD degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.