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Patrick Hyppolite

Region: Long Island
Program Institution:
SUC at Old Westbury


High School: Martin Van Buren High School
Graduation Date: 2001

College/University: SUC at Old Westbury
Major/Minor: B.S. Biological Sciences/Psychology

Graduate School/University: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM)
Graduation Date: 2014

Significant Professional or Academic Accomplishments: Patrick Hyppolite was born in Neptune, New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn and Queens, New York. He graduated from Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village, New York in 2001. After completing high school, he continued his education at State University of New York (SUNY), College of Old Westbury. There he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences, with a minor in Psychology. During his time at SUNY Old Westbury, he received several honors including Academic Achievement in Research Awards (2004, 2005), a Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society) Induction and Outstanding Achievement Award , Collegiate All-American Scholar Awards (2004, 2005) and Outstanding Involvement in Service Learning Awards (2004, 2005). In 2004, he was selected to complete a Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Program for the National Institute of Health in Baltimore, MD. In addition to these outstanding achievements, Patrick had the honor of having his work, “Initial synthesis and characterization of an alpha 7 nicotinic receptor cellular membrane affinity chromatography column: Effect of Receptor Subtype and Cell Type”, published in the American Chemistry Journal.

Following the accomplishment of attaining his undergraduate degree, Patrick decided to pursue his dream of becoming a Doctor. He is now a second year medical student attending New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) and plans to receive his Doctoral degree in 2014. He is an active member of several organizations including the Student National Medical Association, Student Osteopathic Medical Association, Scientific Research Society and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.

In his free time, Patrick enjoys weight-lifting, reading, and watching movies. In the future, Patrick plans to devote his Medical career to helping underserved populations and ending Health disparities.


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