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EDUCATION

Post-Graduate Training

Damien Hirst

Internal Medicine
Residency

2023-2026 (anticipated)

UC San Diego

Infectious Diseases
Fellowship

2026-2027 (anticipated)

UC San Diego

Post-Doc Research
Fellowship

2027-2030 (anticipated)

UC San Diego

Degrees

Damien Hirst

M.D.

Doctor of Medicine

Honors in Research

2023

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Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy

Medical Biology

2018

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M.P.H.

Master of Public Health

Policy & Management

2023

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B.A.

Bachelor of Arts

Chemistry

2012

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Travis Nielsen receiving Doctor of Medicine degree from President Reed
MPH Commencement
Travis Nielsen receiving Doctor of Philosophy degree from Dean Mosqueda
Travis Nielsen graduating with Bachelor of Arts Degree

Honors

Concrete
ASM

Outstanding Abstract

American Society for Microbiology

This award highlights an abstract about antimicrobial stewardship and the development of future antibiotics.  Only forty abstracts of ten thousand are selected for this honor.  (June 2019)

Honors

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American Public Health Association

The Shaulis Scholarship

Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

HEERF III Student Share Grant

Patricia E. Doyle Scholarship

Patricia E. Doyle Scholarship

HEERF II Student Share Grant

HEERF I Student Share Grant

Infectious Disease Society of America 2020 G.E.R.M. Awardee

T35 AI125220 Student Training in Approaches to Research Program

Institutional Scholarship for MD at LUC Stritch School of Medicine

New England Journal of Medicine Honorarium

Institutional Scholarship for MD at LUC Stritch School of Medicine

LUC Department of Public Health Sciences Travel Award

ASM Outstanding Abstract Travel Award

ASM Travel Grant

Dean’s Scholarship for MPH at LUC Stritch School of Medicine

Good Neighbors Grant for Mentoring Kids in Juvenile Hall

ExBaq-Related Travel Grant

ASM Travel Grant

ASM US Young Ambassadorship

USC Learning Community on Engaged Graduate Education Fellowship

USC Graduate Student Government Student Organization Allowance

USC Graduate Affairs Fall & Spring Research Assistantship Award

NIH Therapeutic Development for Rare Diseases Student Stipend

Social Program Grant – LA County Board of Supervisors

ASM Travel Grant

BioAIM-Related Research Techniques Travel Grant

USC Graduate Student Government Student Organization Allowance

USC Keck/Graduate School Fellowship

USC Graduate Affairs Summer Research Assistantship Award

AAI Introductory Course Stipend

Jun 2022

Jun 2022

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Dec 2021

Jun 2021

Dec 2020

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Mar 2019

Aug 2018

Jun 2018

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Jan 2018

Dec 2017

Aug 2017

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May 2017

Apr 2017

Dec 2016

Aug 2016

Aug 2016

Aug 2016

May 2016

Jul 2015

Awards

Certifications

IHI Open School Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

January 2022

Qualified Bilingual Staff - Spanish

ALTA

November 2021

IDWeek Mentorship Program

Infectious Diseases Society of America

November 2021

Surgical Fire Safety

Loyola University Health System

October 2021

Introduction to Peer Review

Clarivate Web of Science Academy

October 2021

Basic Life Support

American Heart Association

July 2021

Microsoft Teams Essential Training

LinkedIn Learning

January 2021

Harassment Prevention

EVERFI

November 2020

Designing Better PowerPoint Slides

LinkedIn Learning

June 2020

Learning Zoom

LinkedIn Learning

April 2020

Basic Life Support

American Heart Association

August 2019

Mental Health First Aid

National Council for Behavioral Health

August 2019

Sexual Assault Prevention

EVERFI

July 2019

Grants Management Training for Faculty

USC Contracts & Grants

October 2015

Introductory Course in Immunology

American Association of Immunologists

July 2014

Language Proficiency

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English

Native

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Spanish

Advanced

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French

Fair

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Italian

Basic

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