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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Brandon McKenzie, Manager of Content and Curriculum for Pre-Med Programs

by Brandon McKenzie | April 21, 2021

My areas of expertise include deconstructing complex concepts into manageable bite-size pieces, understanding where students are in their MCAT studies, and creating content that meets them there.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Jeff Weil, Regional Medical Programs Director

by Jeff Weil, Regional Medical Program Director | April 13, 2021

 I believe that my background enables me to see challenges from various perspectives and offer solutions that benefit administrators, faculty, and students.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions

by Kim Canning, Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | March 23, 2021

I have had a wide variety of roles and responsibilities at Kaplan which has been fun and challenging, but my most rewarding and interesting role has been my current job. I absolutely love our mission and building long lasting relationships with our partners.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Susan B. Greger, M.D., Clinical Knowledge Assessment Manager

by Susan B. Greger, M.D., Clinical Knowledge Assessment Manager | March 18, 2021

My favorite part of medicine has always been the teaching aspect, whether it was educating patients about health conditions and their treatment or mentoring medical students and residents throughout their medical career journey.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Aeri Kim, PhD, Instructor and Content Developer

by Aeri Kim, PhD, Instructor and Content Developer | February 8, 2021

Teaching and content development satisfies a deep need I had to explore science, to be able to share that knowledge with others, and to support students in a way that I wish I had when I was in school.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs

by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | January 19, 2021

After more than two decades at Kaplan, I am often asked, “What keeps you here?” The answer is simultaneously simple and complex, but for now, I will keep it simple: it’s the people I interact with―advisors, students, and my colleagues, and the opportunities our programs and services open for students. 

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Mark Ratliff, Regional Business Development Manager 

by Mark Ratliff, International Recruitment Manager | January 13, 2021

In my 13+ years at Kaplan, I’ve found our commitment to students and their success to be the key difference between us and our competition in the industry.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Joshua D. Brooks, Ph.D., Associate Director of Pre-Clinical Academics, Kaplan Medical

by Joshua D. Brooks, Ph.D., Associate Director, Pre-Clinical Academics, USMLE, COMLEX, & NBDE Pharmacology & Biochemistry Faculty Member | November 19, 2020
Meet the Kaplan Medical Experts

It was the first job at Kaplan that helped me see my true passion―it was not just learning pharmacology; it was helping others understand the processes and appreciate the beauty of these pathways.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Eric Quintero, International Director, Medical Programs / Institutional Partnerships for Latin America

by Eric Quintero | September 1, 2020
Meet the Kaplan Medical Experts

I have been with Kaplan Medical for 14 years and have held various positions that each brought along a new set of challenges that expanded my knowledge and love for the company.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Inder Pahal, M.D., MBA, Global Director Institutional/University Partnerships

by Inder Pahal | August 13, 2020
Meet the Kaplan Medical Experts

In my current role I work with institutions all over the world striving to provide excellent products that align with their educational mission.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Melissa King, i-Human Patients by Kaplan Account & Implementation Manager

by Melissa King, i-Human Patient by Kaplan Account & Implementation Manager | July 9, 2020
Meet the Kaplan Medical Experts

During my 9 years at Kaplan, I’ve been fortunate to work with many types of experts, and have learned a great deal from each and every one: from international & US medical students, to nursing faculty, to institutional partners, to standardized patients. 

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Ilonka (ilon) Rincon Portas, M.D., Associate Director of Facilitation and Clinical Skills

by Ilonka (ilon) Rincon Portas, M.D. | June 23, 2020

I am from Venezuela and graduated as a physician from the Universidad Experimental Francisco de Miranda. I started thinking about my career choice from a very early age, and because I was surrounded by philosophers and intellectuals who always said that in order to be a conscious human you need to know yourself, I decided literally, what better way to know yourself than by studying medicine and figuring out how things really worked.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Mary Peeler, Executive Director, Institutional Accounts

by Mary Peeler, Executive Director, Institutional Accounts | May 19, 2020
Meet the Kaplan Medical Experts

The majority of my career has been with Kaplan. I recognize that I’m extremely lucky to have been mentored, challenged, supported and trusted by supervisors and colleagues from the very beginning.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Cheri Julien Hirao, MBA, Director of Institutional Programs, Kaplan Medical

by Cheri Julien Hirao, MBA, Director of Institutional Programs, Kaplan Medical | April 20, 2020

It’s now been 27 years since I first started working with the Caribbean Medical Schools and students.  The appeal is evident once you meet one of these students…they have generally overcome many obstacles to make their dreams come true. 

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Daniel Nelson II, Executive Director, Global Medical Sales

by Daniel Nelson II, Executive Director, Global Medical Sales | February 11, 2020

I have been working to help students achieve their educational and professional goals for my entire career. In my 13 years with Kaplan, I have worked with all types of students from all over the world.

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