At home in the lab and at the bedside

Fourth-year Tyler Culpepper is on the road to becoming a clinician-scientist thanks to help from scholarship

By: Tyler Francischine
Tyler Culpepper and family at white coat ceremony Tyler Culpepper, pictured here with his family, received his first white coat in a ceremony Nov. 23, 2014 at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
UF medical students at annual Medstock fundraiser Culpepper (pictured second from right) and several of his classmates performed at Loosey's in downtown Gainesville in February as part of Medstock, an annual concert hosted by medical students to raise funds for global health trips. Culpepper played drums in the cover band, called Tim Chong and the Hepatocytes, and performed songs such as “Come Together” by The Beatles and “Closing Time” by Semisonic.