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Mina Al-Ani, M.B.B.Ch

Mina Al-Ani, MBBCh

Birthplace/Hometown: Cairo, Egypt/Baghdad, Iraq
Medical School: Cairo University - Faculty of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Programming, Artificial Intelligence, Philanthropy, Guitar Playing, Working Out, Hiking, Trying New Restaurants, Cooking
Academic Interests: Medicine, Radiology, Development, Artificial Intelligence

Nicole Anastasio, D.O.

Nicole Anastasio, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: East Haven, CT
Undergraduate School: Fairfield University
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Boating, Gardening, Baking, Shopping
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Primary Care

Katarzyna Badzinska, M.D.

Katarzyna Badzinska, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Bydgoszcz, Poland
Medical School: Collegium Medicum Nicolaus Copernicus University, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Hobbies/Interests: Dancing flamenco, Traveling to Seville (Spain), Backpacking, and Spending Time with Family
Academic Interests: Health (In)Equity, Working with Underserved and Minoritized Communities

Anvesh Balabhadra, M.B.B.S.

Anvesh Balabhadra, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Hyderabad, India
Medical School: Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad
Hobbies/Interests: I play an array of video games, but mainly DotA 2. Other interests include travel, exploring local cuisine, swimming, soccer, cricket, F1, and anime!
Academic Interests: Leaning towards Stroke and NeuroIR, but I want to explore other avenues during residency.

Julie Braish M.B.B.Ch

Julie Braish, MBBCh

Birthplace/Hometown: Lebanon
Medical School: Beirut Arab University
Hobbies/Interests: Photography, Aviation
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology

Olivia Brooks, M.D.

Olivia Brooks, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Sturbridge, MA
Undergraduate School: Fairfield University
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Golf; trying new restaurants and recipes; journal and book club; research; reading and podcasts; pop music and rom-com movies; fantasy football; my Goldendoodle, Brooklyn
Academic Interests: Sports medicine/nonoperative orthopedics, clinical research, medical education

Paola Michelle Calle Sarmiento M.D.

Paola Michelle Calle Sarmiento, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Cuenca/Ecador
Medical School: Universidad Católica de Cuenca
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Reading, Painting, Spending Time with Family
Academic Interests: Geriatrics, Endocrinology

Jeffrey Chen, M.D.

Jeffrey Chen, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Whippany, NJ
Undergraduate School: Carnegie Mellon University
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Piano, Cello, Tennis, Hearthstone
Academic Interests: Applications of Calculus to Medicine (mass transfer in drug delivery, population genetics/equilibrium, imaging techniques, tumor models, etc.), Artificial Intelligence/Robotics/Machine Learning, Neurology

Manik Choudhary, M.D.

Manik Choudhary, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Born in New Delhi India; Grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia
Undergraduate School: University of Georgia
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: All Things Sports! NFL, SEC Football, Golf, Cricket
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Melissa Colaluca, M.D.

Melissa Colaluca, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Undergraduate School: The University of Toronto
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Running, Dancing, Singing, Acting, Reading, Music Enthusiast
Academic Interests: Infectious Disease, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology

Sumarah Curry, M.D.

Sumarah Curry, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Long Island, Bahamas
Undergraduate School: University of South Florida
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Beaching/Boating, Baking, Watching Chopped, Listening to Music, Working Out
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Preventive Medicine

Molly Deakin, D.O.

Molly Deakin, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: Brookfield, CT
Undergraduate School: West Virginia University
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Fitness, Anything outdoors, College football Saturdays, Cooking, Hosting parties, Trying New Restaurants, Spending Time with My Family
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Critical Care, Health Equity

William Doemland, M.D.

William Doemland, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Farmington, CT / Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate School: Central Connecticut State University
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Too many to list! Skiing, biking, cooking and playing music are a few favorites.
Academic Interests: General Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Community Medicine, System-based Intervention, Integrative and Adaptive Physiology

Yoram Ebrahimi, M.D.

Yoram Ebrahimi, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Great Neck, NY
Undergraduate School: Binghamton University
Medical School: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
Hobbies/Interests: Weight lifting, Running, Hiking, Guitar, Kickboxing
Academic Interests: Neurology

Samantha El Warrak, M.B.B.S.

Samantha El Warrak, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Freetown, Sierra Leone / Beirut, Lebanon
Undergraduate School: American University of Beirut
Medical School: St. George's University of London
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Exploring beaches and tropical places, Writing mémoires , Playing Muay Thai sports
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology, Malignant Hematology, Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Jennifer dos Santos Ferreira, D.O.

Jennifer dos Santos Ferreira, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: Hudson, MA / Bridgeport, CT
Undergraduate School: Boston University
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Baking, Reading, Listening to podcasts, Watching documentaries, Spending time with family/friends, my dog
Academic Interests: Undecided, but a little bit of everything

Sriram Garikapati M.D.

Sriram Garikapati, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: New York City/Born in NJ
Undergraduate School: New York University
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Indian classical music, Tennis, Cricket, and Traveling!
Academic Interests: Interested in GI, Cardiology and Hospital Medicine

Garima Gautam, M.D.

Garima Gautam, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Delhi, India
Undergraduate School: Boston University
Medical School: St. George's University, Grenada
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Exploring new restaurants, Cooking, Kickboxing
Academic Interests: Infectious Disease, Hematology/oncology

Fatima Ghazal, M.D.

Fatima Ghazal, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
Undergraduate School: Lebanese American University (LAU)
Medical School: LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, Yoga, Traveling, Baking
Academic Interests: Nephrology, Critical Care

Rachel Gibbs, M.D.

Rachel Gibbs, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergraduate School: Colorado College
Medical School: Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Hobbies/Interests: Modern dance, Anime, Hiking
Academic Interests: Infectious Disease

Kaitlyn Gooding, M.D.

Kaitlyn Gooding, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Ontario, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of Western Ontario
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Figure skating, Yoga, Snowboarding, Traveling, Finding new restaurants
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Preventative Health, Academic Medicine

Melodie Hillhouse, M.D., M.P.H.

Melodie Hillhouse, M.D., M.P.H.

Birthplace/Hometown: Bahamas
Undergraduate School: University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Music, Traveling, Volleyball, Fitness, Scuba Diving, Cooking/Baking
Academic Interests: Primary Care, Geriatrics, Public Health, Preventive Medicine, Quality Improvement

Amanda Katz, M.D., M.Sc

Amanda Katz, M.D., M.Sc

Birthplace/Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of Guelph
Medical School: Tel Aviv University New York State/American Program
Hobbies/Interests: Indoor cycling, Running, Baking (bagels, primarily), All things food!
Academic Interests: Women’s Health, Global Health & Refugee Medicine, Health Policy

Lehar Khanna, M.B.B.S.

Lehar Khanna, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Punjab, India, New Hyde Park, New York
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana
Hobbies/Interests: Cuisine Connoisseur, Cynophilist, Traveling and Swimming
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Clinical and Translational Science Research, Academic Medicine and Medical Education

Abhigna Kolupoti, M.B.B.S.

Abhigna Kolupoti, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Vijayawada, India
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
Hobbies/Interests: I really enjoy reading novels, especially epic fantasies and historical fiction; playing badminton and throwball; adventure sports such as skydiving, bungee jumping, parasailing, etc.
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Ritika Kompella, M.D.

Ritika Kompella, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Richmond Hill
Undergraduate School: University of Toronto
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Binging shows and movies on Netflix, All things Harry Potter
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Nephrology

Ippokratis Konstantinidis, M.D.

Ippokratis Konstantinidis, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Athens
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School
Hobbies/Interests: Interested in photography, Classical music, Hiking and Skiing. A huge tech enthusiast that also tries to improve on his cooking skills
Academic Interests: Hematology/oncology, Cardiology and Infectious Diseases

Ina Lico, D.O.

Ina Lico, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: Korca, Albania
Undergraduate School: University of Connecticut
Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga, Reading, Spending time with family and friends, Cycling
Academic Interests: Preventative medicine, Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology

Dale Long, M.D.

Dale Long, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY
Undergraduate School: Quinnipiac University
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Exercise/nutrition, Baseball, Golf, Dog training, Tailoring clothing
Academic Interests: Cardiology (Electrophysiology)

Ankush Maheshwary, M.B.B.S.

Ankush Maheshwary, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Government Medical College, Amristsar
Hobbies/Interests: Watching movies and TV shows, Cooking, Learning different languages, Playing chess, Ping pong, Board games
Academic Interests: Neurology, Movement disorders

Charbel Matar, M.D.

Charbel Matar, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
Undergraduate School: Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Hobbies/Interests: Travel, films, Hiking, Spending time with friends and family
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology and Global Oncology

Niala Moallem, M.D.

Niala Moallem, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Undergraduate School: Simon Fraser University
Medical School: St. George’s University
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, Hiking, Cooking, Traveling, Games night!
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Critical Care

Paola Morocho, M.D.

Paola Morocho, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Queens, NY
Undergraduate School: The City College of New York
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, Foodie, Hiking and spending time with my family and dogs
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Pulmonary/Critical Care

Erind Muco, D.O.

Erind Muco, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: Tirana, Albania
Undergraduate School: University of Connecticut
Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Playing/watching soccer, Football and basketball. Traveling overseas
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Pulmonary/critical care

Haris Patail, M.D.

Haris Patail, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, California
Undergraduate School: University of California Davis
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, Snowboarding, Music, Coffee, Star Wars, Cartoons, Video games
Academic Interests: Pulmonary Critical Care, Cardiology

Trishan Panchal, M.B.B.S.

Trishan Panchal, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Leicester, UK
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: St George's, University of London
Hobbies/Interests: Playing soccer, Cricket, Snooker, Cycling and hikes
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Medical education

Mari-Elena Pino, M.D.

Mari-Elena Pino, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Trinidad and Tobago
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Animal behavior, Playing tennis
Academic Interests: Pulmonary critical care

Alexandria Plant, M.D.

Alexandria Plant, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Swoyersville, PA
Undergraduate School: Boston College
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Running, Baking, and Traveling
Academic Interests: Hospitalist, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Academic Medicine

Brenda Pulgarin, M.D.

Brenda Pulgarin, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Home town: Ridgewood, NY, Birthplace: Ecuador
Undergraduate School: NYU
Medical School: Upstate Medical
Hobbies/Interests: Baking, Hiking, Traveling,
Academic Interests: Stroke and Endovascular, Neuro-Oncology

Tara Raj, M.D.

Tara Raj, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA
Undergraduate School: College of the Holy Cross
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family and friends, Board games, TV shows and movies, Music, Reading
Academic Interests: Medical education, Primary care, undecided fellowship

Kathryn Rentfro, M.D.

Kathryn Rentfro, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska
Undergraduate School: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Water sports, Playing with my dog, Reading, and Figure skating!
Academic Interests: Dermatology, Autoimmune skin diseases, and Medical education

Aida Roman Salcedo, M.D., M.S.

Aida Roman Salcedo, M.D., M.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Hartford, CT/Lima, Peru
Undergraduate School: University of Saint Joseph
Medical School: George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, Traveling, Watching soccer matches, Hiking, Attending live performances
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Women's Health, Health Equity and Global Health

Rajeev Salunke, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

Rajeev Salunke, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

Birthplace/Hometown: Mumbai,India/Dubai,UAE
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Grant Medical College, Mumbai
Hobbies/Interests: Composing Music, Food
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Advanced endoscopy

Abigail Schrang, M.D.

Abigail Schrang, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: New Milford CT
Undergraduate School: Mount Holyoke College
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Hobbies/Interests: Sailing, Kayaking, Hiking, Photography, Keeping my house plants alive, Sitting outside whenever possible
Academic Interests: Clinical applications of meditation and mindfulness

Anjiya Shaikh, M.B.B.S.

Anjiya Shaikh, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Karachi
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Aga Khan University
Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, Hiking, Binge-watching Netflix, and spending time with family and friends
Academic Interests: Critical Care, Gastroenterology

Keerthana Sharma Anand, M.B.B.S.

Keerthana Sharma Anand, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Bangalore, India
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
Hobbies/Interests: Literature and non-fiction, Tennis, Zoology, Podcasts and YouTube!
Academic Interests: Medicine, Radiology, Interdisciplinary medicine

Jordan Siegel, M.D., M.P.H.

Jordan Siegel, M.D., M.P.H.

Birthplace/Hometown: New Canaan, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, Pokemon Go, Philadelphia sports, Pets
Academic Interests: Neurology, Cost-Efficient Medicine, Clinical Research, Statistics

Aditi Singh, M.B.B.S.

Aditi Singh, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Lucknow/Hyderabad
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Gandhi Medical College and Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Huge fan of tennis and Roger Federer in particular! I love traveling and exploring different cultures and cuisines. Waiting for the world to reopen to tick places off my bucket list. 22 countries and counting… A foodie, you will always find something cooking in my kitchen. A perfect day for me is spent on the beach; swimming and snorkeling!
Academic Interests: Nephrology; Global Health and Health disparities; Women’s Health

Kerry Singh, M.D.

Kerry Singh, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Trinidad and Tobago
Undergraduate School: MIT
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Woodworking, Competitive math, Chess, Soccer
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Rebecca Teich-McGoldrick, D.O.

Rebecca Teich-McGoldrick, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: Lots of Places, USA
Undergraduate School: The University of Georgia
Medical School: A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Hobbies/Interests: Drawing, Records, Reading, Walks, Hanging with my cat Thomas, Being hilarious, and napping (with Thomas).
Academic Interests: Critical care medicine, Palliative care/hospice, Street medicine, Addiction medicine.

Moe Uddin, M.D.

Moe Uddin, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: New Milford, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Connecticut
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Hobbies/Interests: Exercising, Video games, Exploring food
Academic Interests: Medical education, Infectious diseases, Medical leadership

Alberto Varon, M.D.

Alberto Varon, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Mexico City
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Universidad Anahuac
Hobbies/Interests: Videogame, Spending time with family, NFL, Table Tennis, Disney
Academic Interests: Strokes, Neurointerventional, Intra-cranial Aneurysms

Siddharth Venkat Ramanan, M.B.B.S.

Siddharth Venkat Ramanan, M.B.B.S.

Birthplace/Hometown: Tamil Nadu, India
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, Gardening, Music
Academic Interests: Hospital Medicine, Nephrology, Gastroenterology

Jan Zeman, M.D.

Jan Zeman, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague
Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Cross-country skiing, Table tennis, Swimming
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Anesthesia

David Chiu, M.D.

David Chiu, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: West Hartford, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Miami
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, Golf, Snowboarding, Stand-up Comedy, League of Legends
Academic Interests: Regional Anesthesia, Critical Care

Anas Dalloul, D.O.

Anas Dalloul, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: Plantation, FL
Undergraduate School: University of Florida
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Fishing, Cooking, Anything in the Outdoors, and Spending Time with My Family and Friends
Academic Interests: Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Medical Education

Blake Forkey, D.O.

Blake Forkey, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Undergraduate School: Norwich University
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: In my free time I enjoy woodworking and performing DIY projects around the house. For exercise my wife, Sari, and I also like to go for runs with our two husky pups, Oakley and Chloe. We love to travel the world and explore new cultures. More recently, we started a small business and wrote a reflective journal for medical students called My Short White Coat: A guided journal through medical school.
Academic Interests: I matched into the UConn Anesthesiology Program, and I am currently completing my Intern Year with the Internal Medicine Program

Lucas Luong, D.O.

Lucas Luong, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: New Haven, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Connecticut
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Camping, Video/Board Games, Going to Breweries, Exercising, Eating, Hanging Out with Friends
Academic Interests: Anesthesia, Critical Care, Medical Education

Lisa Townsend, M.D.

Lisa Townsend, M.D.

Birthplace/Hometown: New Milford, CT
Undergraduate School: Chowan College
Medical School: St. Georges University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Baseball, Ice hockey, Home Renovations, Spending Time with My Family and Dogs
Academic Interests: Pediatric and Obstetric Anesthesia

Lukas Zibaitis, D.O.

Lukas Zibaitis, D.O.

Birthplace/Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergraduate School: University of Toronto
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Road Biking, Alpine Touring/Skiing, Hiking, Music Production, Cooking
Academic Interests: Global Health, Nutrition, Critical Care

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Tahera Abdulali, M.D.

Tahera Abdulali, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Plano, TX
Undergraduate School: University of Texas at Dallas
Medical School: University of Texas San Antonio School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, camping, traveling, board games
Academic Interests: Hospital Medicine

 

Amanda Abi Doumet, M.D.

Amanda Abi Doumet, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Undergraduate School: American University of Beirut
Medical School: Lebanese American University Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, baking, working out, yoga, and watching RuPaul’s Drag Race
Academic Interests: General inpatient medicine and academic medicine

 

Simon Abi-Saleh, M.D.

Simon Abi-Saleh , M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Undergraduate School: Lebanese American University
Medical School: LAU Gilbert and Rose-Mary Chagoury School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, Soccer, Table Tennis, Reading including Fantasy Novels and Japanese Comics, Spending time with friends
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Critical Care

 

Pruthwy Ram Addanki, M.B.B.S.

Pruthwy Ram Addanki, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Gaborone/Hyderabad
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
Hobbies/Interests: Documentaries, dancing, playing soccer and mindfulness.
Academic Interests: Rheumatology, Pulmonary/ Critical Care medicine, Hospitalist

 

Omar Ahmed, M.B.B.Ch.

Omar Ahmed, M.B.B.Ch.

Hometown/Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Cairo University
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer and Tennis, as well as volunteering and teaching
Academic Interests: Undecided

 

Raziye Akdogan, M.D.

Raziye Akdogan, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Usak/ Turkey
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School:Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty (English Department)
Hobbies/Interests: Travelling, cooking
Academic Interests: Cardiology

 

Santiago Alday, M.D.

Santiago Alday, M.D.

Birthplace: Córdoba, Argentina
Hometown: Bethel, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Connecticut
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, electronics, hiking, biking, kayaking
Academic Interests: Academic hospitalist, wellness, cardiology, pulmonary/critical care

 

Mythri Anil Kumar, M.B.B.S.

Mythri Anil Kumar, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/ Birthplace: Chennai/Hyderabad
Undergraduate school: N/A
Medical school :Rangaraya Medical College
Hobbies: Polaroid photography, reading, writing, running/biking
Academic interests: Inclined towards GI

 

Alyssa Bacay, D.O.

Alyssa Bacay, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Manchester, CT
Undergraduate School: Wellesley College
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Baking, spending time with family and friends, listening to and playing music (piano), reading novels, exercising
Academic Interests: Hematology/oncology, primary care, social determinants of health/health equity

 

Erica Becker, M.D.

Erica Becker, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Edmond, Oklahoma
Undergraduate School: University of Central Oklahoma
Medical School: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Ornithology (bird watching), hiking, gardening, NBA (Go Thunder!), and last, but most important sharing my life with my pooch (Hoss), family and friends
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology and Clinical/Translational Research

 

Nicole Bernskoetter, D.O, M.A.

Nicole Bernskoetter, D.O, M.A.

Hometown/Birthplace: Jefferson City, MO
Undergraduate School: University of Missouri
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, traveling, theater, food, and most importantly, my dog
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Pulmonary Critical Care

 

Kaamya Bhandari. M.D.

Kaamya Bhandari. M.D.

Hometown: South Brunswick, NJ
Undergrad: Rutgers University
Medical school: Ross University
Hobbies/Interests: reading, running, foodie, dancing, and travelling
Academic interest: undecided

 

Sriya Bhumi, M.D.

Sriya Bhumi, M.D., M.B.A.

Hometown: Old Westbury, NY
Undergrad: Union College
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Hobbies/interests: Dancing, traveling, cooking/eating out, yoga, being outdoors, watching the Philadelphia Eagles win
Academic Interests: Quality Improvement, Gastroenterology, Global Health, Academic Medicine

 

Sylvia Botchway, M.D.

Sylvia Botchway, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Undergraduate School: McMaster University, ON
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean SOM
Hobbies/Interests: trying new restaurants, traveling, sleeping.
Academic Interests: Academic hospitalist

 

Nagasudha Chigurupati, M.D.

Nagasudha Chigurupati, M.D.

Hometown / Birthplace: Boston, MA / Hyderabad, India
Undergraduate School: Boston University
Medical School: St. George’s University
Hobbies/Interests: Movies, TV Shows, anything involving Boston Sports, Shopping, cooking
Academic Interests: Cardiology

 

Nickolas Coombs, D.O.

Nickolas Coombs, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Groton, NY/Fairbanks, Alaska
Undergraduate School: Siena College
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Running, Basketball, and Checking out new breweries
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

 

Mikhail de Jesus, M.D.

Mikhail de Jesus, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: New York, New York
Undergraduate School: Cornell University
Medical School: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Photography, Watches, Formula 1, NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, Snowboarding, Recreational sports
Academic Interests: Cardiology

 

Adam Gardy, M.D.

Adam Gardy, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Undergraduate School: BS - George Washington University; MS - Georgetown University
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Golfing, anything to do with sports (especially the New York Giants), bird watching, traveling, all things music, and trying new restaurants
Academic Interests: Cardiology

 

Robyn Goldstein, M.D.

Robyn Goldstein, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of Guelph
Medical School: St. George’s University
Hobbies/Interests: Trying new restaurants, Fashion, Interior design, Traveling, Fitness, Finance, Spending time with family & friends
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Rheumatology

 

Ashley Gordon, D.O.

Ashley Gordon, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Massapequa Park, NY
Undergraduate School: Michigan State University
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, swimming, netflix marathons
Academic Interests: Endocrinology

 

Dheera Grover, M.B.B.S.

Dheera Grover, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: New Jersey/Punjab
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
Hobbies/Interests: Adventurous sports and baking
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

 

Robert Harmon, D.O.

Robert Harmon, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Born in Memphis TN, grew up in Cooperstown NY
Undergraduate School: State University of Nee York at Geneseo
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Largely spend my time outdoors running, cycling, hiking and rock climbing. Also enjoy playing guitar.
Academic Interests: I am interested in pursuing fellowship training in Cardiology. I also have a passion for medical education.

 

Leen Hasan, M.B.B.S.

Leen Hasan, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Undergraduate School: Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Medical School: Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, hiking, baking
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

 

Nathan Heller, M.D.

Nathan Heller, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Bronx, NY
Undergraduate School: SUNY Oneonta
Medical School: Tel Aviv University
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Live Music, Yoga, Meditation, Crossword Puzzles
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Nutrition, Medical Education, Wellness

 

Virthika Kesarwani, M.B.B.S.

Vartika Kesarwani, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Lucknow, India
Undergraduate School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur
Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, cooking, yoga, meditation, playing keyboard, spending time with friends and family.
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Pulmonary/Critical Care

 

Kaitlyn Klibanoff-Dombrowski, D.O.

Kaitlyn Klibanoff-Dombrowski, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Falmouth, MA
Undergraduate School: Boston College/Lynn University
Medical School: NSU-KPCOM
Hobbies/Interests: I love being active and the outdoors. I grew up playing competitive tennis and love running, mountain biking and the ocean. I also enjoy a great book.
Academic Interests: I hope to be a clinician and proceduralist one day, with a particular interest in interventional cardiology and gastroenterology.

 

Aditi Kothari, M.D.

Aditi Kothari, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Rockland County, New York
Undergraduate School: Northwestern University
Medical School: University of South Florida, SELECT Program
Hobbies/Interests: Dance, volleyball, hiking, spending time with family/friends, watching TV, reading, sleeping
Academic Interests: Rheumatology, Hospitalist, Women’s Health, Addiction Medicine, Health Disparities

 

Krishnasai Madathanapalli, M.B.B.S.

Krishnasai Abhishek Madathanapalli, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/ Birthplace: Hyderabad, India/ Manama, Bahrain
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
Hobbies/ Interests: I'm a huge pop culture and trivia fan. I love food and trying out different cuisines. Travelling (when its allowed) is also a passion. I follow cricket and soccer religiously and enjoy playing tennis and ping pong.
Academic Interests: Leaning towards Gastroenterology but would like to explore various fields during residency

Samantha McPeck, M.D.

Samantha McPeck, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: LaGrangeville, NY
Undergraduate School: Tufts University
Medical School: University of Buffalo
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking/Backpacking, Running, Surfing
Academic Interests: Health Disparities, Gastroenterology, Medical Education

 

Carolina Mendes Pessoa, M.D.

Carolina Mendes Pessoa, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Belém, Brazil
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Centro Universitário do Estado do Pará (CESUPA)
Hobbies/Interests: Running, traveling, movies
Academic Interests: Medical Education, Preventive Medicine, Cardiology

 

Obiageli Obiako, M.D.

Obiageli Obiako, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Nigeria
Undergraduate School: Cleveland State University, Cleveland OH
Medical School: Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton OH
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Painting, Cooking, spending time with family and friends, watching Netflix
Academic Interests: Cardiology

 

Gonca Ozcan, M.D.

Gonca Ozcan, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Turkey
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Exercising, hiking, dancing, spending time with friends and family.
Academic Interests: Hematology-Oncology

 

Angela Quental, M.D

Angela Quental, M.D

Hometown/Birthplace: Newington, CT
Undergraduate School: Fairfield University
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Crafting, cooking different styles of food, costume design, cats
Academic Interests: Academic medicine, medical education, physician and trainee wellness, endocrinology

 

Sonali Rodrigues, M.D.

Sonali Rodrigues, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Shelton, CT
Undergraduate School: Northeastern University
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, running, biking, ice cream
Academic Interests: Primary Care, Academic Hospitalist

 

Stephen Simeone, D.O.

Stephen Simeone, D.O.

Hometown: Princeton, Massachusetts
Undergraduate School: University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, cooking, blues and jazz guitar
Academic Interests: Pulmonary and critical care medicine, sepsis, ARDS, minimally invasive diagnostics in lung cancer

 

Harrison Sims, M.D.

Harrison Sims, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Plymouth, MA
Undergraduate School: Hamilton College
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, golf, skiing, cooking, traveling, spending time with family and friends, watching my C’s, B’s, Sox and Pats.
Academic Interests: Keeping an open mind.

Meher Singha, M.B.B.S.

Meher Singha, M.B.B.S.

Hometown: New Delhi, India / Birthplace- Seoul, South Korea
Undergraduate school: N/A
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
Hobbies/Interests: Vocals and playing guitar, reading, traveling and exploring places every opportunity I can!
Academic Interests: Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine

Krishna Vijayendran, M.D.

Krishna Vijayendran, M.D.

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hometown: Brentwood, NY
Undergraduate School: New York University
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
Hobbies/Interests: Exercise, music
Academic interests: Oncology

Jevin Yabut, D.O.

Jevin Yabut, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Hayward, California
Undergraduate School: University of California, Davis
Medical School: Kansas City University
Hobbies/Interests: Working out, trying new food, basketball, hiking, DJing, playing with my dog Addy
Academic Interests: Cardiology, GI, or pulmonary/critical care

Michelle Zur, D.O.

Michelle Zur, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Island Park, NY
Undergraduate School: St. John's University
Medical School: Touro University California
Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, cooking, trying new food, going out with friends, boating, fishing, surfing, paddle boarding
Academic Interests: Academic hospitalist, pulmonary/critical care

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Swetha Ann Alexander, M.B.B.S.

Swetha Ann Alexander, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Kerala, India
Undergraduate School: Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
Medical School: Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
Hobbies: Globetrotting
Academic Interests: Rheumatology

Kenda Alkwatli, M.D.

Kenda Alkwatli, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Syria
Undergraduate School: University of Damascus
Medical School: SUniversity of Damascus
Hobbies: Baking, traveling, tennis
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Primary Care

Allaa Almoush, M.D.

Allaa Almoushref, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Syria
Undergraduate School: University of Damascus
Medical School: University of Damascus
Hobbies: Tennis, soccer, playing the piano, food lover enjoy trying different food and cooking.
Academic Interests: Pulmonary and Critical Care

Sandra Apenteng M.D.

Sandra Apenteng M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Accra
Undergraduate School: Cornell University
Medical School: University of Connecticut Medical School
Hobbies: Cooking, avid sports fan -basketball, tennis
Academic Interests: Internal Medicine-Rheumatology

Roberta Baah-Sackey, M.D.

Roberta Baah-Sackey, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Undergraduate School: McGill University
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Traveling, Playwriting, Badminton
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology, Endocrinology, Global health

Ana Florencia Becerra, M.D.

Ana Florencia Becerra, M.D.

Hometown: San Luis, Argentina
Undergraduate School: Argentina
Medical School: Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, board games including chess, reading and movies. I also enjoy handy crafts!
Academic Interests: Hemostasis, anticoagulation, thrombosis, vascular diseases, quality improvement and women’s health.

 

David K. Bowers M.D.

David K. Bowers M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Westmoreland, NY
Undergraduate School: Siena College
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Hobbies: Golf, Movies, Traveling, Spending Time with Friends and Family
Academic Interests: Academic Hospitalist, Quality Improvement, Medical Education, Wellness

Leanne Brown, M.D.

Leanne Brown, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Undergraduate School: Brock University
Medical School: University of Medicine & Health Sciences (UMHS)
Hobbies: Music, Dancing , Traveling
Academic Interests: Minority Health/Health Disparities, Endocrinology

Teresa Da Cunha , M.D.

Teresa Da Cunha , M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
Hobbies: Sailing competitions, yoga, jogging and travelling!
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

Dimitrios Drekolias, M.D.

Dimitrios Drekolias, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School
Hobbies: Music, philosophy, working out, novels
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology

Joshua A. Fein, M.D.

Joshua A. Fein, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Connecticut
Undergraduate School: The Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester
Medical School: Tel Aviv University
Hobbies: Spending time with family; singing and playing piano; visiting art museums, going to the theater/symphony/opera; hiking
Academic Interests: Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Clinical/Translational Research, Genomics

Maria Gabriela Fernandez Manrique M.D.

Maria Gabriela Fernandez Manrique M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Guayaquil/Ecuador
Undergraduate School: Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Medical School: Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Hobbies: Baking and running
Academic Interests: Diabetes / Cardiology

Dominique Feterman, M.D.

Dominique Feterman, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Undergraduate School: Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Medical School: Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Hobbies: Indoor cycling, yoga, reading, cooking/baking and trying new foods, spending time with family, traveling
Academic Interests: Rheumatology, Medical Education, DEI, Wellness

Garrett Fiscus, D.O.

Garrett Fiscus, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Russell, PA
Undergraduate School: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Soccer, golfing, cooking, hiking and traveling
Academic Interests: Pulmonary and Critical Care, Interventional Cardiology

Perry Fumuso, M.B.A., M.D.

Perry Fumuso, M.B.A, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Garden City, New York
Undergraduate School: Bucknell University
Medical School: Saint George's University
Hobbies: Cryptocurrency / blockchain technology, finance / investment, model building
Academic Interests: Targeted gene - and cell-based therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

N. Vaishnavi Gadela, M.B.B.S

N. Vaishnavi Gadela, M.B.B.S

Hometown/Birthplace: Hyderabad
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences
Hobbies: Poetry writing, and cooking!
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Manasvi Gupta M.B.B.S.

Manasvi Gupta M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Undergraduate School: Maulana Azad Medical College
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College
Hobbies: Anything related to music, water and/or outdoors
Academic Interests: Cardiology, with an inclination towards EP

Sean Andrew George Harford M.D.

Sean Andrew George Harford M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: St. George's, Grenada
Undergraduate School: St. George's University
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies: Football (soccer), music, cooking, hiking
Academic Interests: Pulmonary/Critical Care, Gastroenterology

Marissa Hobocan, D.O.

Marissa Hobocan, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Shelton, CT
Undergraduate School: Wheaton College Norton, MA
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, Baking, Spending Time with Family and Friends
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Jasmin Hundal, M.D.

Jasmin Hundal, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Undergraduate School: Philadelphia University
Medical School: Ross University, School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, traveling, spending time with family and friends, trying out new restaurants
Academic Interests: Hematology-Oncology, Academic Medicine, Quality Improvement

Sana Hyder, M.B.B.S.

Sana Hyder, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India
Hobbies: I love reading and writing poetry, travelling and learning about different cultures, playing tennikoit/badminton or just simply lazing around with a good book/ tv series. Lastly, for me nothing can beat a good cup of tea while spending quality time with family and friends.
Academic Interests: I like to keep an open mind but have a preliminary inclination towards Heme-Onc

Neiha Kidwai, D.O.

Neiha Kidwai, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Bridgeport, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Connecticut
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, reading, working out, cooking
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology, Hospitalist, Academic Medicine

Radhika Kulkarni, M.B.B.S.

Radhika Kulkarni, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Bangalore, India
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College,Manipal, India
Hobbies: Playing basketball, yoga, cooking
Academic Interests: Hematology-Oncology

Eduardo Mantovani Cardoso, M.D.

Eduardo Mantovani Cardoso, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Cascavel, Brazil
Undergraduate School: State University of West Parana
Medical School: State University of West Parana
Hobbies: Soccer, tennis, travelling (especially road trips)
Academic Interests: Pulmonary/ Critical Care Medicine, Oncological ICU

Ashita Mittal, D.O.

Ashita Mittal, D.O.

Birth Place: Bhopal, India
Home Town: Farmington, CT
Undergraduate School: Bloomsburg University, PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking, Birdwatching
Academic Interests: Pulmonology/Critical Care Medicine, Medical Education

Turab J Mohammed, M.D.

Turab J Mohammed, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Kolkata
Undergraduate School: Rangaraya Medical College
Medical School: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
Hobbies: I like to bike on a rainy day and hike on a sunny day. I enjoy late night talk shows and love to sleep it off in my free time.
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology especially Lymphoma, Leukemia and Monoclonal Gammopathies

Suong Nguyen, M.D., M.B.A.

Suong Nguyen, M.D., M.B.A.

Hometown/Birthplace: Russellville, Arkansas
Undergraduate School: Arkansas Tech University
Medical School: Medical University of the Americas
Hobbies: Fashion and styling others, cooking, baking, trying new restaurants, playing board games, traveling, and working out.
Academic Interests: Undecided

Nino Nozadze M.D.

Nino Nozadze M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Stockholm/Tbilisi
Undergraduate School: Karolinska Institute
Medical School: David Tvildiani Medical University
Hobbies: Travel, films, hiking, spending time with friends and family
Academic Interests: Undecided

Belinda Nwagbara M.D.

Belinda Nwagbara M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Santa Rosa, CA
Undergraduate School: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Medical School: St. George's University SOM
Hobbies: Volleyball, Photography, Crochet, Running, Biking, Gardening,Hiking/camping, Yoga
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

Brenda Nyatanga, M.D.

Brenda Nyatanga, M.D.

Hometown: Zimbabwe
Undergraduate University: Memorial University of NL, Canada
Medical School: St George's University, Grenada
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, movies and family
Academic Interests: Cardiology and Nephrology

Nishka Setty, M.B.B.S

Nishka Setty, M.B.B.S

Hometown/Birthplace: Mumbai
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Grant Government Medical College
Hobbies: Dancing
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Khailidi Shalaby,

Rafae Shaikh, M.B.B.S

Hometown/Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Undergraduate School: Imperial College London, University of London
Medical School: Barts & The London, University of London
Hobbies: Aspiring world traveler - 6 continents so far and still counting, trying my hand at drone photography and movie making, deep sea diving, avid tennis and football player (…Nadal and Manchester United supporter!)
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Aleksandra Sliwinska M.D.

Aleksandra Sliwinska M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Krakow, Poland
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Jagiellonian University Medical College
Hobbies: Science, Traveling, Spicy food, Movies
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Rheumatology

Ivan Stanford, M.D.

Ivan Stanford, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Mudgee, Australia
Undergraduate School: University of New Souths Wales
Medical School: University of Queensland
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, cooking, travelling and hiking
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology

Asma Syeda, M.B.B.S.

Asma Syeda, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Vijayawada, India
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: P.S.I Medical College
Hobbies: Travelling, Cooking, Movies and Family!
Academic Interests: Hemonc and Cardiology

Asiya Tafader, M.B.B.S.

Asiya Tafader, M.B.B.S..

Hometown/Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Undergraduate School: Royal Holloway, University of London
Medical School: Barts & The London, University of London
Hobbies: Call of Duty fanatic, deep sea diving especially caves and shipwrecks, canyoning, rock climbing, enthusiastic world traveler with 29 countries and 6 continents under my belt so far particularly seeking out UNESCOs sites all over the world, abstract and nature photography and a Marie Kondo devotee
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

Maria Camila Trejo Paredes M.D.

Maria Camila Trejo Paredes M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Manizales, Colombia
Undergraduate School: Universidad de Antioquia. Medellin, Colombia
Medical School: Universidad de Antioquia. Medellin, Colombia
Hobbies: My favorite sport is underwater rugby. I love learning languages and traveling. I enjoy cooking and trying new food. I consider myself a cinephile, my favorite genres are historical, biographical and psychological thrillers.
Academic Interests: Cardiac imaging and structural cardiology. Clinical research. Global health.

Alla Turshudzhyan, D.O.

Alla Turshudzhyan, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Moscow
Undergraduate School: Boston University
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Piano, languages, medical illustrations
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Pulmonology/Critical Care, and Neuroanatomy

Sruti Velamakanni, M.D.

Sruti Velamakanni, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Woodbury, MN
Undergraduate School: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Medical School: St. Matthew's University
Hobbies: World travel, experiencing new cultures through food, mini goldendoodles (but mostly MY mini goldendoodle), autumn hikes, and community service
Academic Interests: Global health, health disparities in the US, HIV medicine, and physician bias

Evan Wasserman D.O.

Evan Wasserman D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Undergraduate School: University of Florida
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Playing chess, basketball, meditating
Academic Interests: Critical care medicine

David, Wu, D.O.

David, Wu, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Farmington
Undergraduate School: Connecticut College
Medical School: Midwestern CCOM
Hobbies: Ultimate frisbee, hiking, climbing, running, biking, travel
Academic Interests: Pulm/critical care, nephrology, gastroenterology