Chiya Abramowitz is a current medical and business student at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM). He graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva University where he studied Economics, Music Theory, and Public Health and received his M.S. in Biotechnology Management and Entrepreneurship. Prior to beginning medical school he taught biological and chemical sciences and conducted research at various medical institutions and life science tech startups.
During medical school, he has continued his research and innovation pursuits and became a recipient of both the National Merit-Based TYLENOL® Future Care Scholarship and the NYITCOM Alumni Association Scholarship Award. His interest in ophthalmology has stemmed from his dual passion in clinical medicine and medical device innovation and is excited to learn more about the specialty as well as the novel treatments being developed throughout the field. Outside of his academic pursuits, some of Chiya's interests include playing musical instruments, table tennis, and hiking.