First Year Residents

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 Ana Alvarez, MD
Hometown: Newbury Park, CA
Undergrad: University of California, San Diego | La Jolla, CA
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine | Washington, DC
Personal Interests: I love traveling, spending time with family, friends, and my new puppy! I love being outdoors and am on a mission to visit all the National Parks. But I also love being indoors and getting crafty with fun DIY projects or a good movie marathon.
Future Goals in Medicine: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

 Kelly Antoine, MD
Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Undergrad: Florida State University | Tallahassee, FL
Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine | Tallahassee, FL
Personal Interests: Jigsaw puzzles, cooking, Netflix binging, and taking long walks with my husband and our dog Hunter!
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided, but interested in General Pediatrics

 Shelby Aufenkamp, MD
Hometown: Aberdeen, SD
Undergrad: University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Lincoln, NE
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center | Omaha, NE
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, hiking with my dog, Oakley, traveling, and watching Husker football!
Future Goals in Medicine: General Pediatrics

 Megan Bath, DO
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: Indiana University | Bloomington, IN
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine | Indianapolis, IN
Personal Interests: I enjoy exploring local coffee shops with friends, reading mysteries/thrillers, listening to true crime podcasts, and hanging out with my cat Nugget!
Future Goals in Medicine: Still Undecided but want to incorporate advocacy in my future

 Sagorika Bera, MD
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Undergrad: University of South Florida | Tampa, FL
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine | Bridgetown, Barbados
Personal Interests: I like exploring new places and I'm a huge foodie! I also enjoy reading, listening to True Crime podcasts and being outside, exercising or doing yoga.
Future Goals in Medicine: Neonatology

 Tiffany Brooks, MD
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Undergrad: University of Cincinnati | Cincinnati, OH
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine | Columbus, OH
Personal Interests: Biking, running, and spending time with family. I also enjoy experimenting with different flavor profiles with cooking and baking.
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided: Hospitalist or Hematology/Oncology

 Phillip Chuong, MD
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: Dallas sports fan (Mavs and Cowboys!), discussing random movie trivia with friends, trying all kinds of different foods.
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but interested in Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine

 Hana Danieli, MD (Child Neurology)
Hometown: Wesley Chapel, FL
Undergrad: University of South Florida | Tampa, FL
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine | Sint Maarten, Lesser Antilles
Personal Interests: I love having a variety of activities to keep me busy throughout the year. These include Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, biking, hiking, crafting/painting, reading, and exploring new restaurants and cuisines with my husband, Richie.
Future Goals in Medicine: After completion of my child neurology residency, I am interested in pursuing additional subspecialty training. While it is to be decided, I am interested in epilepsy and critical care.

 Ashley Dean, MD
Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI
Undergrad: University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School: Central Michigan University College of Medicine | Mt. Pleasant, MI
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family and pup (Sully) especially outdoors, reading, traveling and exploring new places!
Future Goals in Medicine: Interested in NICU and PICU!

 Abby Gellert, MD
Hometown: Easthampton, MA
Undergrad: University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: I love to explore local restaurants, distilleries, and breweries with my husband, family, and friends! I also like to bake, travel, workout, and cheer on the Kentucky Wildcats and Boston sports teams (I have to stay true to my New England roots!)
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided, but I am interested in potentially pursuing a career in pediatric hospital medicine, neonatology, or pediatric emergency medicine

Josie Gilkeson, DO
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Undergrad: University of Alabama | Tuscaloosa, AL
Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine | Dothan, AL
Personal Interests: I love spending time with my family, friends and my dog, Duke! I enjoy gardening and cooking, and I love to grow fresh foods that I can include in my recipes. I love anything that gets me moving, and I especially enjoy yoga, barre, and spin classes! Every Saturday during football season you can find me cheering on the Crimson Tide. Roll Tide! .
Future Goals in Medicine: Primary Care/General Pediatrics

 Heidi Gorbandt, MD
Hometown: Crestwood, KY
Undergrad: Georgetown College | Georgetown, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: I love spending time with my family and friends. In my free time I do a lot of baking, crocheting, and reading. I enjoy exercising at home and singing in the car on a sunny day with the windows down. Also, being a Star Wars fan is a large part of who I am.
Future Goals in Medicine: Hospital Medicine or Critical Care, but interested in Global Health as well.

 Emme Granger, MD
Hometown: Brookfield, WI
Undergrad: University of Dayton | Dayton, OH
Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine | Dayton, OH
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, weight lifting and boxing, and trying all types of restaurants and cuisines!
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but likely General Pediatrics or Pediatric Hospitalist

 Natalie Johnson, MD
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: I love spending time with fam/friends and my sweet pooch Cash. I love lake trips, outdoor adventures, local restaurants, patio weather, desserts, reality TV, and cheering on UofL sports!
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided, but interested in Hospital Medicine

 Taylor Kavanaugh, DO
Hometown: Bloomington, IN
Undergrad: Franklin College | Franklin, IN
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine | Indianapolis, IN
Personal Interests: I enjoy training for triathlons, spending time with my husband and out pup, and exploring new restaurants!
Future Goals in Medicine: Hematology/Oncology or General Pediatrics!

 Hasna Khandekar, MD
Hometown: Flowood, MS
Undergrad: Mississippi State University | Starkville, MS
Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine | Jackson, MS
Personal Interests: I am an avid Orange Theory goer (love a good 5 am workout), as well as doing some yoga to balance things out. You can also catch me stealing my friends' dog to go on a walk. Some of my favorite things to do are spending time with friends and family, Netflix binging, bread baking, and reading books at the beach.
Future Goals in Medicine: Academic Medicine as a Pediatric Hospitalist

 Trace Kimler, MD
Hometown: Hendersonville, TN
Undergrad: The University of Alabama | Tuscaloosa, AL
Medical School: Meharry Medical College | Nashville, TN
Personal Interests: Anything outdoors, traveling, exercising, sports (all sports but especially hockey and Alabama football - Roll Tide!), gaming, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.
Future Goals in Medicine: Pediatric Oncology

 Chandler Lichtefeld, MD (Child Neurology)
Hometown: Crestwood, KY
Undergrad: Emory University | Atlanta, GA
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, trying new restaurants, and traveling to new places. Other interests include swimming, water skiing, snow skiing, and sand volleyball.
Future Goals in Medicine: Child Neurology

 Kyle McQuaide, MD
Hometown: Columbia, KY
Undergrad: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: I love cooking, fishing, playing board games, and traveling (especially to a beach). When I'm at home, I spend most of my time hanging out with my wife, Sarah, and our boxer, Ellie.
Future Goals in Medicine: Hospital Medicine with a focus on Medical Education.

 Ryan Morales, DO
Hometown: Zamboanga City, Philippines
Undergrad: University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY
Medical School: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine | Pikeville, KY
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with my wife (Jessica Mutters-Morales), friends, and out dogs (Oakley and Evie). During free time, I love exploring new restaurants, breweries, and parks. If we stay in, I enjoy reading a good murder mystery or playing board games like Catan.
Future Goals in Medicine: Between Neonatology or PICU

 Jessica Mutters-Morales, DO
Hometown: Darien, IL
Undergrad: Creighton University | Omaha, NE
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine| Pikeville, KY
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with my new husband/family and friends, playing with our two miniature Australian shepherds (Oakley & Evie), hiking & enjoying the outdoors, playing any sort of board game (especially murder mystery dinners)
Future Goals in Medicine: General Pediatrics

 Nidhi Ravishankar, MD (Child Neurology)
Hometown: Mississauga, Canada
Undergrad: University of Toronto | Toronto, Canada
Medical School: Windsor University School of Medicine | St. Kitts and Nevis
Personal Interests: Anything outdoors and anything that keeps me active! I also enjoy playing music, going to live shows and trying out different cuisines.
Future Goals in Medicine: Vascular/stroke and Neurocritical Care

Morgan Robinson, MD
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: Centre College | Danville, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family, friends, and dog; hosting game nights; baking new recipes or trying new restaurants around Louisville; lake days; and being a part of my church community.
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided, but am interested in both Medical Education and Business in Medicine as part of my future career.

 Savannah Schneider, DO
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Medical School: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine | Pikeville, KY
Personal Interests: I spend my free time hanging out with friends and family as well as taking long walks with my dog, Petey. I love attending UofL football and basketball games (Go Cards!) and highly anticipate the Kentucky Derby each spring.
Future Goals in Medicine: General Pediatrics most likely but still undecided

 Marina Shenouda, DO
Hometown: Greensburg, PA
Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh | Greensburg, PA
Medical School: Edward via College of Osteopathic Medicine | Blacksburg, VA
Personal Interests: Proud plant mom, crafter, serial tv binger, charcuterie and coffee connoisseur. I also love spending time with my family and friends, enjoying the sunshine, traveling, and exploring new places!
Future Goals in Medicine: General Pediatrics, Neonatology, or Pediatric Gastroenterology

 Mehma Singh, DO
Hometown: Novi, MI
Undergrad: Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine | East Lansing, MI
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, exploring new restaurants and coffee shops, cooking and baking, and reading.
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but interested in Critical Care or Neonatology

 Kyle Welhouse, MD
Hometown: Appleton, WI
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin-Madison | Madison, WI
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin | Milwaukee, WI
Personal Interests: Wisconsin sports (Bucks in 6). I enjoy hiking, biking, golf, basketball, and soccer. Trying new recipes in my Ninja Foodi. Playing board games - especially Catan.
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided: Interested in General Pediatrics, Hospitalist, Palliative Care.

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