Curriculum Vitae

ROBERT JAMAL DRUMMOND, MD, PhD

Curriculum Vitae


Bachelor of Science, Biology

Morehouse College

Magna Cum Laude,  Phi Beta Kappa

Doctor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Doctor of Philosophy             

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Cellular and Molecular Medicine


Postgraduate Training

LAC + USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Internship – Internal Medicine

Residency – Internal Medicine           

                                               

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Teaching Assistant, General Biology Laboratories, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

  • Chief Teaching Assistant, General Biology Laboratories, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

  • General Biology Instructor, Summer Science Academy, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

  • Staff Research Associate, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA

  • Internist, U.S. Army National Guard, 40th Infantry Division, Los Alamitos, CA

  • Nocturnist, Monrovia Memorial Hospital

  • Locum Tenens Physician, Healthcare Partners

  • Urgent Care Physician, Healthcare Partners (Lead Physician and Director of Laboratories)

       

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Yale University School of Medicine (Dr. Roland Baron) Biological Summer Training and Enrichment Program (BioSTEP).

Project: In-vitro mineralization of metatarsal cartilage rudiment from col2-bcl2 mice


  • Morehouse School of Medicine (Dr. Elijah Smith)

Project: Microanalysis of hypertension related genes in Sprague Dolley rats


  • National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (Dr. Elizabeth Nabel)

Project: In-vitro analysis of cell cycle regulator p27-kip1 phosphorylation sites


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Dr. Peter Agre)

Project: Investigation of Aquaporin 4 in red blood cell membranes


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Dr. Hamid Rabb)

Project: Analysis of erythrocyte sludging in mouse kidneys after ischemic reperfusion injury


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Dr. Antonio De Maio)

Project: Use of a myeloperoxidase assay as a measurement of neutrophil infiltration in mouse lung after LPS injection


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/University of California at San Diego (Dr. Antonio De Maio)

Project: The immune-modulating role of Sra (Msr1) during inflammation and sepsis


  • UCLA (Dr. Donald Kohn)

Project: Novel Approaches to Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

                   

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS/HONOR SOCIETIES

  • Morehouse College Health Careers Society (Vice-President 2001-2002)

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, Georgia Delta Chapter, Morehouse College (Chapter President 2001-2002)

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars

  • Golden Key National Honor Society

  • The Phi Beta Kappa Society, Delta of Georgia Chapter, Morehouse College (Executive committee member)

  • Student National Medical Association, JHUSOM Chapter (Chapter Secretary, Chapter Vice-President, Region 6 Executive Committee Advisor)

  • Thomas J. Blocker Society for Health Professionals (Founding Member)


PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMIC AWARDS

Morehouse College Dean’s List (3.0 GPA or higher)

Morehouse College Distinguished Scholar (3.7 GPA or higher)

Emma and Joe Adams Scholars program

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholar

Minority Access to Research Careers/Undergraduate Science Training and Research Scholar

Morehouse College Frederick E. Mapp Senior in Science Award

Morehouse College Student Government Association Distinguished Leader of the Year Award

Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship

David and Lucile Packard Graduate Fellowship

David E. Satcher SNMA Research fellowship

                        Henry Strong Denison Research Scholar (JHUSOM Medical Student Research Day)

Days of Molecular Medicine Research Conference Travel Scholarship

Diversity Leadership Award, Johns Hopkins University

Student National Medical Association USMLERx Step2CK scholarship

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine MSTP David Shortle Award for Leadership and Mentoring

David E. Rogers, M.D. Award for Medical Professionalism and Community Service

American College of Physicians Southern California Region 1, 1st place Clinical Vignette Presentation

UNCF/MERCK Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


OTHER ACTIVITIES

Dunbar High School Health Careers Program (Mentor)

Peer Tutor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Kappa League, Baltimore Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.   (Counselor)

National Youth Leadership Forum Student Guide and Presenter

Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure program (HPREP), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Counselor)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine MSTP Continuing Medical Education Rounds Attendee

University of California at San Diego, Medical Scientist Training Program, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program (Co-Coordinator)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine student advocate/conference recruiter (Graduate program, Medical School, and combined MD/PhD program)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training program crest design committee (Co-Chair)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Admissions Committee Member (Group Leader)

Brotherhood Alliance for Science and Education (BASE) Mentor

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program Ambassadors Program (Program Creator)

                 

ABSTRACTS AND SCIENTIFIC PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS

  1. Drummond R, Mukhopadhyay K, Baron R. In-vitro mineralization of metatarsal cartilage rudiment from col2-BCL2 mice. MARC/MBRS National Research Conference. 2000

  2. Drummond R, Mukhopadhyay K, Baron R. In-vitro mineralization of metatarsal cartilage rudiment from col2-BCL2 mice. Beta Kappa Chi Annual Research Conference. Atlanta, GA. 2001

  3. Drummond R, Mukhopadhyay K, Baron R. In-vitro mineralization of metatarsal cartilage rudiment from col2-BCL2 mice. Frederick E. Mapp Research Symposium. Morehouse College Atlanta, GA 2001

  4. Drummond R, Boehm M, Nabel B. Nuclear Translocation of cell cycle regulator p27kip1, cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor. National Institutes of Health Summer Research Symposium. Bethesda, MD. 2001

  5. Drummond R, Boehm M, Nabel B. Nuclear Translocation of cell cycle regulator p27kip1, cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Orlando, FL. 2001

  6. Drummond R, Boehm M, Nabel B. Nuclear Translocation of cell cycle regulator p27kip1, cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor. Frederick E. Mapp Research Symposium. Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA. 2002

  7. Drummond R, Pham A, De Maio A. Characterization of Macrophage Scavenger Receptor 1 (Msr1) Modulation of IL-10 levels in A/J and C57BL/6J Mice During Inflammation. Medical Scientist Training Program Annual MD/PhD Student Conference. Keystone, CO. 2007

  8. Drummond R, De Maio, A. Msr1, Cholesterol, and Prostate Cancer: What’s the connection? Student National Medical Association Annual Medical Conference. 2008

  9. Drummond R, De Maio A. In-vitro analysis of peritoneal macrophages from Sra (-/-) mice after LPS stimulation. Student National Medical Association Annual Medical Conference. 2009

  10. Drummond R, Song D, Hawisher D, Vazquez D, Qadi M, De Maio A. In-vivo role of Sra during CLP-induced sepsis.  Student National Medical Association Annual Medical Conference. 2010

  11. Drummond R, Song D, Hawisher D, Vazquez D, Qadi M, De Maio A. Sra (-/-) mice present with acute acalculous cholecystitis-like phenotype following CLP induced sepsis. Johns Hopkins Graduate Student Association Poster Day Presentation. Baltimore, MD. 2010

  12. Song D, Hawisher D, Cheng S, Drummond R, Vazquez D, De Maio A. The Golden Window of Sepsis: A temperature-based approach to understanding and preventing mortality in sepsis. Johns Hopkins Medical Student Research Day. Baltimore, MD. 2010

  13. Drummond R, Song D, Hawisher D, Vazquez D, Qadi M, De Maio A. Sra (-/-) mice have improved survival and present with acute acalculous cholecystitis-like phenotype following CLP-induced sepsis. Days of Molecular Medicine Conference, Karolinksa, Institutet. Stockholm, Sweden. 2010

  14. Song D, Hawisher D, Cheng S, Drummond R, Vazquez D, De Maio A. The Golden Window of Sepsis: A temperature-based approach to understanding and preventing mortality in sepsis. Steps to Success. American College of Physicians Meeting. USUHS, Bethesda, MD. 2012

  15. Drummond R, Boonyasampant M., Feinstein D, Schulman I. Discovery of the D--/D-- genotype in a patient with delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction. American College of Physicians regional meeting. Marina Del Rey, CA. 2013

  16. Drummond R, Boonyasampant M Feinstein D, Schulman I. Discovery of the D--/D-- genotype in a patient with delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction. American College of Physicians National  meeting. Orlando, FL 2014


PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Drummond R, Song D, Hawisher D, Wolf P, Vazquez D, Nino D, Coimbra R, Cauvi D, De Maio A.  Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis-Like Phenotype in Scavenger receptor A Knockout Mice. Journal of Surgical Research. 2011.

  2. Drummond R, Cauvi D, Niño D, Song D, Hawisher D, De Maio A. Deletion of Scavenger Receptor A Gene in Mice Resulted in Protection from Septic Shock and Modulation of Tlr4 Signaling in Isolated Peritoneal Macrophages. Innate Immunity. 2012.


ADDITIONAL MANUSCRIPTS

  1. Drummond R, Dullett S. et al, Los Angeles County + University of Southern California, Internal Medicine Residency Program Surivival Guide. (2013) Unpublished Manuscript.


INVITED TALKS, PANELS, and WORKSHOPS

  • ABRCMS Professional Development Session, “Graduate School Experience: My Personal Story” 2007

  • ABRCMS Professional Development Session, “MD-PhD: Is it right for me?” 2007

  • Cal State Long Beach, Minority Association of Premedical Students (MAPS) meeting. “A Successful Path to Medical School.” 2008

  • ABRCMS Professional Development Session, “Graduate School Experience: My Personal Story” Charlotte, NC 2010

  • Student National Medical Association, Annual Medical Education Conference, “Secrets Revealed: Working Through a Dual Degree Program, Smarter not Harder.” Chicago, IL. 2010

  • Florida/Georgia Louis Stokes Alliance EXPO: “The MD or MD/PhD Career Path.” Jacksonville, FL 2011


STUDENTS TRAINED (Research)

Anh Pham                                            University of California, San Diego

Dorothy Tamayo                                 University of California, San Diego

Muhamud Qadi                                    University of California, San Diego

           

PREMEDICAL STUDENTS MENTORED (matriculating institutions)


Kevin Anderson, Jr., MD, MPH            Duke University School of Medicine

Muhamud Qadi, MD, MPH                  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Janet Choi, MD                                    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Chelsea Earby, MD                              The Ohio State University School of Medicine

Garrett Conyers, MD, MPP                  Harvard University School of Medicine

David Cox, MD, PhD                          Harvard University School of Medicine

Tarek Salih, MD, PhD                          Washington University School of Medicine

Inema Orukari , MD, PhD                   Washington University School of Medicine

Ayodeji Sotimehin, MD                      Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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