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Resident Biography



Katherine Ahrens, MD

Chief Resident Year

Medical School

University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio


Hometown: Lenox, MA 

Undergrad Institution: Carnegie Mellon University

Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine

Future plans: General Surgery Practice

Why UMASS?: UMass offers rich operative experience in a collaborative atmosphere.  Also, graduating residents are able to go directly into practice or match in competitive fellowships depending on their interests and goals.

Favorite thing to do in Worcester: Railers hockey games

Recent abstracts, posters, or publications:
Benichou G, Wang M, Ahrens K, Madsen JC. Extracellular vesicles in allograft rejection and tolerance. Cell Immunol. 2020;349:104063. doi:10.1016/j.cellimm.2020.104063