ABOUT ME

Normal is not my thing.

FRANK A CUSIMANO

Frank is currently a Medical Student and PhD Candidate with degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Nutrition, and Metabolic Biology. His passion is all things Science, Technology, Education, Leadership, Medical Education Reform, Fitness, Endurance Athletics, & Bioart. He enjoys motivating others, teaching how to use leadership in education, volunteering with youth programs, educating, and helping clients reach their health & wellness goals. You can find his work on Medium or follow him on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook for daily updates!
RESIDENCE
New York City, NY
EDUCATION
BA, BS, MA, MS, MPhil
HOBBIES
Running, Biking, Reading, Teaching
CURRICULUM VITAE

PROJECTS, BUSINESS, & WORK

Click on any image to read more about my different projects, businesses, research, and work.

HOW I SPEND MY TIME

Everyone says they do not have "time" these days. The reality is, we can make time for anything when it matters enough to us. Here is an inside look at how I spend my time on a day-to-day basis. NOTE: Everyday is different, but on a weak to weak basis this is my average per day.
8hr
RESEARCH
I took a side step during med school to finish my PhD. Research and advancing our scientific understanding is very important to me.
2hr
STUDYING
Whether studying medicine, or reading new research, learning is a big part of my daily routine and my education.
3hr
FAMILY
My wife is my everything, she is my best friend, my family, my motivation, and my mentor.
2hr
TRAINING
As an ex-Elite Athlete and Certified Personal Trainer, I am always training for something!
3hr
BUSINESS
As an Entrepreneur at heart, I am always looking to build something. Currently building an academic counseling company: School Acceptance
6hr
SLEEP
Although I only average 5-7hrs a night, sleep is the most important part of my productivity.

MY AMBITIONS

Enough about what I have done, I am only as good as my next accomplishments, below outlines the next 10 years in my life.

EDUCATION

  • 2019

    PhD GRADUATION

    With a lot of work left, I anticipate that I will graduate with my PhD in Nutritional and Metabolic Biology from the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University in the spring of 2019. My current work is in the Harris Wang Lab at Columbia University Medical Center studying the effects of the individual bacteria or engineered probiotics on the Microbiome-Gut-Brain-Axis.

  • 2021

    MED SCHOOL GRADUATION

    After my PhD, I will return to medical school completing my last two clinical years rotating through the different specialties. I anticipate I will apply to Residency programs in Internal Medicine looking for a program at a University Hospital. During my last two years, I will try to remain active in my research and improving my companys' reach.