is a second year TMC Fellow and MTS student at Duke Divinity School and medical student at the Medical College of Georgia. He grew up in Athens, Georgia where he also attended the University of Georgia, studying English Literature and Cellular Biology. His academic interests stem from this love of literature, language, and the human body. He intends to pursue Pediatrics following medical school. When not in class, John and his wife, Maggie, can be found cooking, hiking, and playing with their new puppy, Penn.