Program Leadership

Transitional Year

Transitional Year Leadership

James Appiah-Pippim, MD, MPH, FCCP

James Appiah-Pippim, MD, MPH, FCCP

Transitional Year Program Director

Brian Joseph, MPH

Brian Joseph, MPH

Program Administrator

Jessica Littlejohn

Jessica Littlejohn

Program Administrator

Transitional Year Faculty 

Stephen Aleshire, MD

Stephen Aleshire, MD

Subspecialty Coordinator, Pathology

Medical School: Medical College of Virginia, Virginia

Residency: 

Catherine Apaloo, MD, FACP

Catherine Apaloo, MD, FACP

Outpatient

Medical School: University of Ghana, Ghana

Residency: Hospital of St. Raphael, Connecticut

Mary Bond, MD

Mary Bond, MD

Outpatient

Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Residency: University of Virginia

Akua Biritwum, MD

Akua Biritwum, MD

Outpatient

Medical School: University of Ghana, Ghana

Residency: Piedmont Athens Regional, Georgia

Yolin Bueno, MD

Yolin Bueno, MD

Academic Hospitalist, Geriatrics

Medical School: Pontifica Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Dominican Republic

Residency: New York Medical College at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York

Fellowship: Geriatrics, University of Miami, Florida

Keisha Bonhomme, MD

Keisha Bonhomme, MD

Endocrinology

Medical School: Ross University, Grenada

Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Connecticut

Fellowship: Endocrinology & Metabolism, USC-Palmetto Health System, South Carolina

Andrew Greenshields, MD

Andrew Greenshields, MD

Subspecialty Coorindator, Radiology

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, South Carolina

Residency: 

Brendan Groarke, DO

Brendan Groarke, DO

Academic Hospitalist

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York

Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York

Eunice Hama, MD

Eunice Hama, MD

Academic Hospitalist

Medical School: University of Ghana, Ghana

Residency: Morehouse School of Medicine, Georgia

Miguel Jurado, MD

Miguel Jurado, MD

Academic Hospitalist, Hospice

Medical School: University of South Florida, Florida

Residency: Baystate Medical Center, Massachusetts

Tram Jones, MD

Tram Jones, MD

Academic Hospitalist

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia

Residency: Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia

Robert Lee, MD

Robert Lee, MD

Subspecialty Coordinator, Anesthesiology

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana

Transitional Year: Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Michigan

Residency: Metrohealth Medical Center, Ohio

Wendi J. Lovenvirth, DO, FACP

Wendi J. Lovenvirth, DO, FACP

Outpatient

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York

Residency: Nassau University Medical Center, New York

Fellowship: Parker Jewish Institute, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York 

Geoffrey Marx, MD

Geoffrey Marx, MD

Academic Hospitalist, Clinical Informatics

Medical School: University of Mississippi, Mississippi

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina

Jonathan Murrow, MD

Jonathan Murrow, MD

Cardiology/Research

Medical School: Emory University, Georgia

Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, Advanced Cardiovascular Disease, Emory University, Georgia

Laurel Murrow, MD, MSc,  FACP

Laurel Murrow, MD, MSc, FACP

Outpatient

Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Maryland

Residency: Emory University, Georgia

Syed Rizvi, MD

Syed Rizvi, MD

Academic Hospitalist

Medical School: Sind Medical College, Pakistan

Residency: Hurley Medical Center, Michigan

Irina Slavina, MD

Irina Slavina, MD

Academic Hospitalist

Medical School: Ross University, Grenada

Residency: Atlanta Medical Center, Georgia

Manish Shah, MD

Manish Shah, MD

Subspecialty Coordinator, Radiology

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Georgia

Residency: Medical College of Georgia, Georgia

Fellowship: MRI and Advanced Imaging, Proscan Imaging, Cincinnati, Ohio

Cathy Snapp, MA, PhD

Cathy Snapp, MA, PhD

Behavioral Health

Doctorate: Educational Psychology, Baylor University

 

Nedsely Vila, MD

Nedsely Vila, MD

Academic Hospitalist

Medical School: Pontifica Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Dominican Republic

Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Connecticut

Esther Wallach, MD

Esther Wallach, MD

Outpatient

Medical School: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Residency: Piedmont Athens Regional, Georgia

Eduardo Zouain, MD

Eduardo Zouain, MD

Academic Hospitalist

Medical School: Pontifica Universidad Catolica Madrea y Maestra, Dominican Republic

Residency: St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York

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