Third Year Residents

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 Lucy Aldridge, DO
Hometown: Germantown, MD
Undergrad: University of Maryland | College Park, MD
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine | Vallejo, California
Personal Interests: I love anything outdoors, trying new foods, cooking, reading, and all Pixar movies!
Future Goals in Medicine: Rheumatology

 Colleen Allen, DO
Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Undergrad: College of William and Mary | Williamsburg, VA
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine | Blacksburg, VA
Personal Interests: spending time with my husband and cat, listening to podcasts, crocheting, running, trying new restaurants
Future Goals in Medicine: Primary Care/General Pediatrics

 Amelia Balderston, DO
Hometown: Cranberry Township, PA
Undergrad: Allegheny College | Meadville, PA
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine | Des Moines, IA
Personal Interests: Playing board games and card games (also winning board games and card games), watching horrible reality TV and Disney movies, playing frisbee with my husband and our dogs, barre, reading fiction books
Future Goals in Medicine: General Pediatrics, Medical Education

 Kelley Hillman, MD, MBA
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Undergrad: 
Ouachita Baptist University | Arkadelphia, AR
Medical School:
  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center | Lubbock, TX
Personal Interests: Indoor and sand volleyball, cooking, spending time with family and friends.
Future goals in Medicine: Undecided but most likely neonatology

 Kaquanta "KB" Barlow, MD
Hometown: Montgomery, AL
Undergrad: University of Alabama at Birmingham | Birmingham, AL
Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine | Atlanta, GA
Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, cooking, traveling, exploring new restaurants/cities/festivals, reading, music
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but interested in General Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology, and Gastroenterology

 Clare Batty, MD
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Undergrad: Santa Clara University | Santa Clara, CA
Medical School: University of New Mexico | Albuquerque, NM
Personal Interests: playing tennis and watching pro tennis (Go Federer!), singing along to Disney movies, baking, hiking, cross country skiing
Future Goals in Medicine: Neonatology or Critical Care

 Maggie Chang, MD
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: University of Louisville | Louisville KY
Medical School: University of Louisville | Louisville KY
Personal Interests: Spending time with my fiancé, family, friends, & being a cat mom to my sweet love-bug Lulu. I also love working out, Netflix, walking in parks, & local restaurants. 
Future Goals in Medicine: Interested in hospitalist medicine, neonatology, & general pediatrics

 Noell Conley, DO
Hometown: Ashland, KY
Undergrad: University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY
Medical School: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine | Pikeville, KY
Personal Interests: Hiking, camping, kayaking, baking, traveling with my family, spending time with my two cats Nugget and Kirby
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but interested in pediatric hospital medicine, emergency medicine, and critical care medicine

 Juan Gallegos, DO
Hometown: Mission, TX
Undergrad: Texas A&M University | College Station, TX
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine | Harrogate, TN
Personal Interests: Spending time with family, friends, and my pup. Exploring new restaurants, traveling, hiking, running, movies, music, beaches, and mountains.
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided. Interested in general pediatrics, peds GI and hospital medicine.

 Rose Hawkins, MD
Hometown: Bardstown, KY
Undergrad: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: Reading, writing, playing with my cats, brunch, UofL sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Future goals in Medicine: Undecided, but interested in pulmonology, critical care, and global health.

 Valerie Hummel, MD
Hometown: Russellville, MO
Undergrad: University of Missouri- Kansas City | Kansas City, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri- Kansas City | Kansas City, MO
Personal Interests:  Leisurely strolls with my four-legged friend Bowie the dog - Watching BBC Earth programs ft. David Attenborough - Trying new local restaurants, in search of the best tacos, donuts, and ice cream - Listening to almost any genre of music with a special love for Jack Johnson - Attempting outdoor sports with frequently below average results - Learning about landscaping/gardening techniques and plants for my future home
Future Goals in Medicine: Still trying to decide between general peds, fellowship, and astronaut doctor. They say the world is your oyster!

 Amber Hussain, MD
Hometown: Paducah, KY
Undergrad: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: Cooking, crocheting, spending time with family and friends, trying different local restaurants, board games
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but interested in infectious disease and child abuse pediatrics

 Renuka Jain, MD
Hometown: Golden, CO
Undergrad: University of Colorado | Boulder, CO
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine | Portsmouth, Dominica
(When I attended, the school was in Dominica. Our school was destroyed by Hurricane Maria and is now located in St. Michael, Barbados)
Personal Interests: Cooking and experimenting in the kitchen, fitness and swimming, the great outdoors, any and all dogs, spending time with my family and friends, traveling, western or classical movies, gardening, and Denver Broncos football!!
Future Goals In Medicine: Hospitalist Medicine

 Veronica Lee, DO, MS
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA
Grad School: University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine | East Lansing, MI
Personal Interests: Water-related activities (swimming, paddle boarding, floating), rock-climbing, learning new sports, watching hockey, coffee, Tim Horton’s donuts, traveling to visit family/ friends, sending postcards
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but interested in something procedural 

 Megan Lloyd, MD
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: Spending time with my husband, daughter, and our dog, lake days on the boat, trying new restaurants, cooking/baking, going on long walks.
Future Goals in Medicine: General Pediatrics

 Benjamin Lyvers, MD
Hometown: Bardstown, KY
Undergraduate: Transylvania University | Lexington, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests:  Watching sports, especially cheering on the UK Wildcats, comic books (before the movies made them cool), trivia nights, and hanging out with my family and two cats!
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but interested in care for children with disabilities, Peds Emergency Medicine.

 Laura Mims, DO
Hometown: Frankfort, KY
Undergrad: Eastern Kentucky University | Richmond, KY
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine | Auburn, AL
Personal Interests: Cooking, exercising/running, being outdoors, going to local restaurants and coffee shops, spontaneous trips, and spending time with family and friends
Future Goals in Medicine: Hematology/Oncology or Infectious Disease

 Kaitlyn Newton, MD
Hometown: Elizabethtown, KY
Undergrad: University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY
Medical School: University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY
Personal Interests: Cooking with my husband, drinking coffee, hiking, Kentucky Basketball, spending time with family and friends, and being a mom to the sweetest little boy.
Future Goals in Medicine: Interested in Neonatology

 Andrea Nicholson, DO
Hometown: Dumfries, VA
Undergrad: The College of William and Mary | Williamsburg, VA
Medical School: Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine | Lynchburg, VA
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family and friends, watching way too many movies and TV shows, playing the flute, and video games
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided but interested in advocacy and providing care in underserved communities

 Patrick O’Donnell, MD
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Undergrad: Marquette University | Milwaukee, WI
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health | Madison, WI
Personal interests: Music, Biking, Hiking, Camping, Travel, Golf, NBA Basketball (fear the deer!), spending time with my 6 nieces and nephews, exploring new restaurants, and recently woodworking
Future goals in medicine: Undecided but interest in Infectious Disease or Pediatric Emergency Medicine

 Kyndall Smith, MD
Hometown: Kingsport, TN
Undergraduate: Wake Forest University | Winston-Salem, NC
Medical School: ETSU Quillen College of Medicine | Johnson City, TN
Personal Interests: Doing anything outside, walking and playing with my pup Ridley (6mo old Bernedoodle), exploring new cities, being involved in a church community, cheering on the Atlanta Falcons (for better or for worse), and hosting dinner/game nights with friends 
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided- Gen Peds, Hospitalist, Heme Onc; Plan on incorporating pet therapy and global health into my career eventually!

 Colin Stone, MD
Hometown: Goreville, IL
Undergrad: Vanderbilt University | Nashville, TN
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria | Peoria, IL
Personal Interests: I enjoy all aspects of music - playing acoustic guitar, collecting vinyl records, and attending concerts, playing golf, watching college sports and professional hockey, cooking, homebrewing, and checking out local breweries
Future Goals in Medicine: Pediatric Hospitalist or Critical Care

 Andrew Van Hersh, DO
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Undergrad: The University of Memphis | Memphis, TN
Medical School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine | Hattiesburg, MS
Personal Interests: Spending time with my wife and our cat Grizz, ultimate frisbee, the NBA (Go Grizzlies!),  cooking, podcasts, live music, and discovering Louisville restaurants
Future goals in medicine: Undecided

 Ethan Wall Varner, MD
Hometown: Winchester, KY
Undergrad: University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY
Medical School: University of Louisville | Louisville, KY
Personal Interests: Running, hiking, gardening, anything outdoors, watching all the new Tv shows, baking, and spending time with friends and family!
Future Goals in Medicine: Undecided and keeping an open mind! 

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