Alumni Fellowship and Employment History

University of Maryland / Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Alumni Fellowship and Employment History

Class of 2013 | Class of 2014 | Class of 2015 | Class of 2016

Class of 2013

Baiju Gandhi, M.D., M.A.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas
Master’s degree from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Consultation Liaison Chief Resident from January-June 2013
Inova Fairfax–George Washington University Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship Program.

Steven Hutchens, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine
Chief Resident for PGY-1 Rotations 2012-2013
Medical staff at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Eitan Kimchi, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago
Medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Psychiatry Emergency Services Chief Resident from January-June 2013
Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Uzelia Louis-Jacques, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Montclair State University
Medical degree from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
One year of psychiatry residency training at New York Medical College at St. Vincent’s Hospital before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program
Psychiatry Emergency Services Chief Resident from July-December 2012
Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale University.

Sylvia Park, M.D., M.P.H.
Undergraduate degree from Williams College
Medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine
Preventive Medicine Residency at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
IPHB Chief Resident from July-September, 2013
Medical staff at an adult outpatient community clinic in Auckland, New Zealand.

Briana Riemer, M.D.

Undergraduate degree from The College of William and Mary
Medical degree from New York University School of Medicine
Chief Resident at Sheppard Pratt Hospital from July- December 2012
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System.

Veronika Stock, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Lycee Francais de Brno
Medical degree from Medical School of Masaryk University both in Brno, Czech Republic
IPHB Chief Resident from January–June 2013
Chief Resident at Sheppard Pratt Hospital from July–December 2013
Medical staff at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Polina Teslyar, M.D.

Undergraduate degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine
Executive Chief Resident 2012-2013
Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Andre’a Watkins, M.D., M.P.H.
Undergraduate degree from Spellman College
Master’s degree from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health at Chapel Hill
Medical degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
One year of psychiatry residency training at Howard University Hospital before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program
IPHB Chief Resident from July- December 2012
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System.

Christopher Wilk, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Towson University
Medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Consultation Liaison Chief Resident from July -December 2012
Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Michael Young, M.D., M.S.
Undergraduate and graduate degrees from Virginia Tech
Medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine
Chief Resident at Sheppard Pratt Hospital from January – June 2013
Medical staff at Sinai Hospital and Northwest Hospital Center.

Sara Jeurling, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Davidson College
Medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Recipient of the Rose Memorial Award.
One year of psychiatry residency training at the University of Pennsylvania before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Training Program.
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Aruna Kodali, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Akron
Medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University
Fellowship in the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program of Columbia and Cornell Universities.

Holly Law, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame
Medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine
Elected into the Gold Humanism Honor Society
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Reetta Marciano, M.D., M.S.N.
Undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University
Master’s degree from Kent State University
Medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina
Three years of residency training in the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Training Program and completed her fourth year of residency training at Medical University of South Carolina.
Recipient of the Rose Memorial Award.

Sara Polley, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota
Medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine.

Lori Schwartz, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Brandeis University
Medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Taylor Scott, M.D.

Undergraduate degree from Duke University
Medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Melissa Wellner, M.D.

Undergraduate degree from the University of Albany
Medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Recipient of the Rose Memorial Award
One year of psychiatry residency training at the Jefferson Medical College before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program.
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Class of 2014

Lauren Cashion, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the Barnard College ´éč Columbia University
Medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Executive Chief Resident 2013-2014
IPHB Chief Resident from April through June 2014.
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Sarah Gillman, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park
Medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Consultation Liaison Chief Resident 2013-2014
Medical staff at Health Care for the Homeless in Baltimore.

Makeida Koyi, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia
Medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine

Nithin Krishna, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Mysore Marimallappa Junior College
Medical degree from Mysore Medical College
Recipient of the 2013 Chair Summit Future Leader Award
Faculty at the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Chad Lennon, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College
Medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine.
PGY-1 Psychiatry Rotations Chief Resident and as Liaison for Medical Student Education 2013-2014
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Elmhurst, New York.

Ewere Osian-Dugan, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Rutgers University
Medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine
IPHB Chief Resident from October 2013 through March 2014
Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Nikita Shah, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City
Medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Psychiatric Emergency Services Chief Resident from July through December 2013
Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York.

Jennilee Tuazon, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California
Medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.
Chief Resident at Sheppard Pratt Health System from January through June 2014
Recipient of the Clarence G. Schulz, M.D. Prize
Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Southern California Institute of Psychiatry, Law and Behavioral Science in Los Angeles.

Ifeoma Uyanwune, M.D., M.B.A.
Undergraduate and graduate degrees from University of Connecticut
Medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine
PGY-1 Medicine Units Chief Resident 2013-2014
Psychiatric Emergency Services Chief Resident, January through June 2014
Recipient of the Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry (AOOP) Residency Scholarship
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System

Patrick Cleary, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from La Salle University
Medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Anson Liu, M.D., M.S.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Sydney
Master’s degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio
Medical degree from the University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Syed Sarosh Nizami, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma
Medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Northwestern University.

Kelly Register-Brown, M.D., M.Sc.
Undergraduate degree from Harvard University
Graduate degree from the University of Oxford
Medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland.

Class of 2015

Mawuena Agbonyitor, M.D., M.Sc.
Undergraduate degree from Harvard University
Graduate degree from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Recipient of the SAMHSA Minority Fellowship and the Whitney Rose Award
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Texas, Southwest

Emily Bomasang-Layno, M.D., M.Sc.
Undergraduate degree from the University of the Philippines
Graduate degree from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Medical degree from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
One year of psychiatry residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Training Program
IPHB Chief Resident from July – December 2014
Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine

Deborah Brooks, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Brown University
Medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Jolie Carter, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Howard University
Medical degree from George Washington University
Chief Resident at Sheppard Pratt Health System 2014 – 2015
Medical staff at Jacobi Medical Center

Joy Chang, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Ohio state University
Medical degree from Write State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Psychiatric Emergency Services and Consultation/Liaison Chief Resident from January – June 2015
Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Megan Della Selva, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo
Medical degree from Jefferson Medical College
IPHB Chief Resident from January – June 2015
Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Laura Eskander, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Emory University
Medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System

Iris Fadlon, M.D.
Medical degree from Lithuanian Univeristy of Health Sciences
Medical staff at McLean Hospital

Ashli Gamber, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Juniata College
Medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Sarah Herts, D.O.
Undergraduate degree from Goucher College
Medical degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.
One year of internship at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System

Ellen Lee, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Harvard University
Medical degree from Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Executive Chief Resident from 2014 – 2015
Recipient of the Clarence G. Schulz, M.D. Prize
Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego

Alainia Morgan-James, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University at Syracuse
Psychiatric Emergency Services and Consultation/Liaison Chief Resident from July – December 2014
Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital

Andrea Murray, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University
Medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine
Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University

M.M. Naveen, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania
Medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Recipient of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders Travel Fellow Award
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Kathleen Patchan, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from University of Maryland at College Park
Medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine
Associate editor for the American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal
Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Leigh Ruth, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Victoria University
Medical degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Robert Schloesser, M.D.
Medical degree from Ludwig-Maximilians University
Recipient of the Society of Biological Psychiatry Travel Award 2015
First executive director of the Sheppard Pratt-Lieber Research Institute, Inc.

Class of 2016

Abel Bumgarner, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University
Medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University.
Fellowship in Eating Disorders Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Thayanne Delima-Tokarz, D.O.
Undergraduate degree from Florida International University
Medical degree from Nova Southeastern University
Psychiatric Emergency Services Chief Resident from July through December 2015
Medical Staff, U.S. Army

Vittoria DeLucia, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from American University
Medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Recipient of the Whitney Rose Award and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Travel Grant
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Yuelei Dong, M.D.
Medical degree from Tianjin Medical University
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System

Katrina Cecilia Osin Escuro, M.D., M.H.S.
Undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University
Master’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Medical degree from The University of Toledo
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Kirsten C. George, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College
Medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine
Completed one year of Internal Medicine training at Reading Hospital and one year of Ophthalmology training at the University of Maryland Medical Center before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program.
2015 recipient of The Dr. Russell Monroe Award for Excellence in Research
2016 recipient of The Irving J. Taylor, M.D. Prize in Psychiatry for the Best Published Resident Research Paper
2016 recipient of the Dr. John Talbott Award for Clinical Excellence
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System

Kristen Gialo, D.O.
Undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College
Medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
IPHB Chief Resident from July through December 2015 and Executive Chief Resident from January through June 2016.
Winner 2016 APA Resident/Medical Student Poster Competition
2016 recipient of the Dr. Eugene B. Brody Award
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System

Mariel Herbert, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from The University of Delaware
Medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine
Medical staff at Baywell Psychiatry Group in California

Benjamin Simon Preston Israel, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia
Medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Consultation Liaison Chief Resident from July through December 2015
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System.

Gregory Jasinski, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Rutgers University
Medical degree from Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poland
Completed a residency in Family Medicine at Mercy Medical Center in Iowa before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program
Medical staff at Linden Oaks Medical Group in Naperville, Illinois

Lisa Kebejian, M.D.

Undergraduate degree from Columbia University
Medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Completed a residency in Pediatrics at the University of Maryland before transferring to the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program
Recipient of the Clarence G. Schulz, M.D. Prize for Best Psychotherapy Paper.
Medical staff at Sheppard Pratt Health System while completing psychoanalytic training at the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis in Washington, D.C.

Asheena Keith, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from Oakwood University
Medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine
Sheppard Pratt Chief Resident
Her paper won the Maryland Psychiatric Society’s Best Published Paper by a Resident or Fellow
Recipient of the Dr. John Talbott Award for Clinical Excellence
Medical staff at Canyon Crest Mental Health Offices of Kaiser Permanente in California.

Alexandra Krugler Rice, M.D., M.A.
Undergraduate and master’s degrees from American University
Medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Psychiatric Emergency Services and as Consultation Liaison Chief Resident from January through June 2016
Winner of the 2016 APA Resident/Medical Student Poster Competition
Medical staff at Eastern Shore State Hospital Center in Cambridge, Maryland.

Elizabeth Jane Richardson, M.D.
Undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University
Medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Executive Chief Resident from July through December 2015 and IPHB Chief Resident from January through June 2016
2015 recipient of The George U. Balis Award for Excellence in Medical School Education
2016 recipient of The Donald R. Ross Award for Best Psychotherapy Paper
Faculty, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Coleen Marie Schrepfer, M.D., MS PT
Undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado
Master’s degree from the University of Indianapolis
Medical degree from Drexel College of Medicine.
Completed one year of internship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

Dina Marie Sztein, M.D., M.P.H.
Undergraduate degree from Haverford College
Master’s and medical degrees from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland

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