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Family and Community Medicine Faculty

One of the distinct advantages of our University Hospital is the expertise of faculty members in the Department of Family Medicine. In addition to 16 full-time board certified family physicians, we have a number of faculty who represent various other disciplines and specialties including pediatrics, pharmacology, psychiatry, and clinical social work.

The Chairman is David L. Stewart, M.D., M.P.H. an Associate Professor in Family Medicine and was the former Director of the Undergraduate Education in the Department and Vice Dean of Ambulatory Medicine for the campus.

Yvette L. Rooks, M.D., CAQ, FAAFP has served as Vice Chairman since July 1, 2008 and has been Residency Director since July 1, 2005. She is a board certified family physician, having served as Chief Resident in the program from 1995 - 1996. Dr. Rooks completed a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the University of Maryland. She is the Head Team Physician for The University of Maryland at College Park TERPS. Dr. Rooks is the Immediate Past-President of the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians.

Prior to becoming Residency Director, Dr. Rooks served eight years as the Course Director of the Family Medicine Clerkship at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine.

Family Medicine Faculty Listing

David L. Stewart, M.D.
Chairman, Family and Community Medicine
Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine

Yvette Rooks, M.D.
Executive Vice Chairman, Family and Community Medicine
Director, Graduate Division
Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine


Beth Barnet, M.D.
Vice-Chair, Research

Associate Professors

Richard Colgan, M.D.
Vice-Chair, Medical Student Education

Niharika Khanna, M.D.

Assistant Professors

James Baronas, M.D.
Medical Director, University Maryland Immediate Care
Director of Student and Employee Health, University of Maryland

Kevin Carter, M.D.
Assistant Director, Graduate Division

Kathryn Conniff, M.D.
Assistant Director, Medical Student Education

Valerie Cothran, M.D., CAQ
Director of Sports Medicine Fellowship

Stephanie L. Davis, M.D.
Medical Director, Family and Community Medicine, UMMC Midtown Campus

Alistair Esege, M.D.

Sharon Feinstein, M.D.
Medical Director, Family and Community Medicine, Paca Street

Paul Kulpinski, M.D.
Addictions Medicine

Shana Ntiri, M.D., M.P.H.

Vivienne Rose, M.D.
Director of Student Health,UMB

Neil Siegel, M.D.

Verlyn Warrington, M.D.
Director, UMBC Student Health

Adrienne Williams, Ph.D.
Director of Behavioral Medicine

Mozella Williams, M.D.
Associate Director, Medical Student Education

Visiting Instructors

Louis Kovacs, M.D.

Department Administrator

Kathy Maddock, M.S.A., FACMPE

Support staff (Graduate Division)

Pam Hough
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Rooks

Valerie Liner
Residency Coordinator

Bruce Brooks
Program IT Specialist

For more information, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians).

This page was last updated: July 18, 2013

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