Dr. Charles B. Idom Jr. grew up in a small town in East Texas. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in physics as an undergraduate and a Masters of Science in physics from the University of Mississippi in 1989. Dr. Idom obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1994. He completed his internship and residency at the Department of Surgery and Urology from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.
Dr. Joseph Veys was born in Buffalo, NY. He was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was a valedictorian and National Merit Scholar at Sycamore High School. He graduated from M.I.T. in 1995 with a BS in biology, receiving the Hodges Prize for outstanding thesis. Dr. Veys earned his MD in 1999 from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. He then did a urology residency in Winston-Salem, NC at Wake Forest University, where he received the 2003 Gold Award in Clinical Sciences for his research on kidney cancer.