SCB Executive Board

2021-2022 Executive Board

David Lim
Vice-President of Curriculum
Head of SCB

hlim43@uic.edu

  • M3
  • Undergraduate Studies: B.S. Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, 2013
  • Graduate Studies: M.S. Physiology, Georgetown University, 2018
  • Academic Interests: medical education, interventional radiology, psychiatry, preventive medicine
  • Hobbies: cooking, singing, drawing, weaving baskets – really any sort of act of creation

Ruby Chien
Curricular Progress Co-Chair
rchien3@uic.edu

  • MS3
  • Undergraduate Studies: Molecular and Cellular Biology, Immunology Track at UC Berkeley (2018)
  • Graduate Studies: M.S. Physiology, Georgetown University, 2018
  • Academic Interests: academic medicine, endocrinology, neuropsychiatry 
  • Hobbies: finding all the best Asian restaurants in the city and running so that I can do it guilt-free, watching walking tour videos of all the Asian cities I miss because travel isn’t allowed right now.
  Sean Lai
Curricular Progress Co-Chair
slai25@uic.edu



Raj Patel

M1/M2 (Phase 1) Chair

rpate334@uic.edu

  • M2
  • Undergraduate Studies: B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2020
  • Academic Interests: Anesthesiology, Academic Medicine, Value-Based Healthcare, Healthcare Economics, Executive Medicine 
  • Hobbies: Basketball, Tennis, Investing, and anything with food!

Sophie Gough
M3/M4 (Phase 2/3) Chair
sgough2@uic.edu

  • M3
  • Undergraduate studies:  B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
  • Academic Interests: academic internal medicine, cardiology, medical education, plant-based medicine
  • Hobbies: running, yoga, baking, drawing, MRKH patient advocacy

Faculty Support

Eric Wallbruch is the Office of Curricular Affairs SCB Coordinator