Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Alumni


Graduates of our program have gone on to careers in primary care, hospital medicine, community-based medicine, academia, and a whole host of subspecialties. They are leaders in their communities and their fields. Many choose to stay right here in New Orleans, but many also relocate across the country, so you may encounter an alumni wherever you are! Click on the year below to view Tulane Med-Peds Alumni.


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Kshama Bhyravabhotla (Morehouse SOM) - Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care at UT (Houston, TX)

Rebecca Kemnitz (University of Wisconsin) - Med Peds Primary Care (Minocqua, WI)

Vinay Krupadev (Northeast Ohio Medical) - Primary Care (LA)

Thao Le (Kansas City University) - Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at Children's Mercy (Kansas City, MO)

Justin Rabon (Georgetown University SOM) - Internal Medicine Hospitalist at Tulane Medical Center (New Orleans, LA)

Arunva Sarma (Keck SOM of USC) - 2022-2023 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident


Nathaniel Glasser  - Research Fellowship at University of Chicago

Talia Himmelfarb  - Infectious Disease fellowship at the University of Washington

Natasha Lee  - Med/Peds Palliative Care fellowship at Ohio State University

Abraham Mathai  - Med/Peds primary care in Georgia


Nicole Cervantes (Michigan State University COM) - Med-Peds Primary Care at FQHC as part of National Health Service Corps (Los Angeles, CA)

Desireé Conrad (University of Illinois, Chicago) - Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA)

Angelina "Gina" Dixon (Pennsylvania State University COM) - 2020-2021 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident. Combined Med-Peds Nephrology Fellowship at University of Colorado (Denver, Colorado)

Marlén Ortega-Cruz (University of Illinois, Chicago) - Combined Med-Peds Hospice and Palliative Medicine  Fellowship at Harvard Massachusetts General Hospital. (Boston, MA)

Stephanie Rubin (Tulane University SOM) - Primary Care at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (New Orleans, LA)

Chioma Udemgba (Duke University SOM) - Combined Med-Peds Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at NIH (Washington D.C.)


Whitney Bembry (Mercer University School of Medicine) - 2019-2020 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident. Combined Adult/Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship at St. Louis University (St. Louis, MO)

John Chiosi (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) - Adult Infectious Disease Fellowship at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospitals (Boston, MA)

Dorothy Knutsen (West Virginia University School of Medicine) - 2019-2020 Tulane Medicine Chief Resident. Adult Infectious Disease Fellowship at NYU (New York, New York)

Theodore Lee (Texas Tech Paul L. Foster School of Medicine) - Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at Boston University. (Boston, MA)

Laura Rachal (Louisiana State University School of Medicine) - Adult Infectious Disease at University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)

Eileen Rife (University of Louisville School of Medicine) - Adult Rheumatology at Louisiana State University (New Orleans, LA)


Leah M Bruno (University of Illinois at Chicago) - Ambulatory Primary Care Provider at UC San Diego Health (San Diego, CA), Most recently Pediatric Heme/Onc Fellowship at UCSD (San Diego, CA)

Rachel N Clark (Morehouse School of Medicine) - Adult Hematology-Oncology Fellowship at Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)

Veronica R Johnson (University of Illinois at Chicago) - Obesity Medicine Fellowship at University of Texas at Houston (Houston, TX)

Vy Anh Mai (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine) - 2018-2019 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident. Most Recently, Associate Program Director of Tulane Med-Peds Residency and Med-Peds Primary Care at Tulane Medical Center. (New Orleans, LA)

Ocheowelle Okeke (University of Mississippi Medical Center) - Combined Adult/Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship at Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO)

Melissa M Watts (University of Illinois at Chicago) - Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL)


Heather A Baskind (Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine) - 2017-2018 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident. Most Recently, Med-Peds Primary Care at Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, CA)

Christina T Kozycki (Medical College of Georgia) - Combined Adult/Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship at NIH (Bethesda, MD)

Monica (Lau) Katamura (University of Missouri-Kansas City SOM) - Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics at University of Missouri, Kansas City

Rachael M Maciasz (SUNY Downstate College of Medicine) - Integrative Medicine Fellowship at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)

Minnsun K Park (Tulane University School of Medicine) - Adult Cardiology Fellowship at Tulane University

Darlonda A Reynaud (Louisiana State University School of Medicine) - Outpatient IM/Peds Physician for North Oaks Family Medicine (Hammond, LA)

Kenshata M Watkins (Howard University College of Medicine) - Outpatient IM/Peds Physician for Reed Street Health Center (Philadelphia, PA). Then Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Children's at Oakland (Oakland, CA)


Elizabeth H Bowles (West Virginia University School of Medicine) - 2016-2017 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident. Most recently, Women's Health Clinic at VA in New Orleans, LA

Molly M Doose (Louisiana State University School of Medicine) - Most recently, outpatient IM/Peds Physician at University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)

Rakhee Kalelkar (Rush University Medical College) - Outpatient IM/Peds Physician for Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group (Chicago, IL)

Davis W Ogitani (Tulane University School of Medicine) - Hospitalist at McKay-Dee Hospital (Ogden, UT)

Andrew Siegel (Tulane University School of Medicine) - Internal Medicine and Pediatric Transitional Care Physician at Crescent City Physicians, Inc. in New Orleans

Alexandra E Wells (Medical College of Wisconsin) - Outpatient IM/Peds Provider for Park Nicolette (Rogers, MN)


Margaret Huntwork - 2015-2016 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident. Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at Tulane University. Most recently, Pediatric Clerkship Director at Tulane School of Medicine

Matthew Calzetta - Pediatric Hospitalist at Natividad Medical Center (Salinas, CA)

Kieran Stober - Adult Hematology-Oncology Fellowship at Tulane University

Pritesh Gandhi - Chief Medical Officer at Department of Homeland Security, Previously Associate Chief Medical Office and Director of Adult Medicine at People's Community Clinic a FQHC in Austin, TX. (Washington D.C.)

Jim Stier - Inpatient and Outpatient Med-Peds in Salem, OR


Dina (Adimora-Nweke) Onwuka - Ambulatory Primary Care Provider at Peidmont Healthcare (Conyers, GA)

Sarah Smith - Assistant Professor at University of Nebraska Medical Center and Ambulatory Med-Peds Provider (Omaha, NE)

Alice (Williamson) Hoyt - Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA). Most recently, Allergist/Immunologist at Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH)


John Humphrey - Adult ID Fellowship at Cornell (New York, NY). Most recently, Assistant Professor at Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN)

Sima Mistry - Med-Peds Primary Care (Seattle WA)

Alex Stanculescu - Global Health Fellowship at UCSF (San Francisco, CA)

Lindsay Ford - Med-Peds Primary Care at East Jefferson General Hospital in New Orleans


Melissa Knudson-Johnson - Med-Peds Primary Care at Wyoming Medical Center (Casper, WY)

Sonia Malhotra - 2012-2013 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident. Combined Adult/Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship UPMC & Pittsburgh’s Children's Hospital (Pittsburgh, PA). Most recently, Associate Program Director of Tulane Med-Peds Residency and Director of Palliative Medicine & Supportive Care at UMCNO & Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Luke Taggart - 2012-2013 Tulane Internal Medicine Chief Resident. Most recently, Associate Program Director of Tulane Internal Medicine Residency Program and Hospitalist at SLVHCS in New Orleans.


Regina Bowe - General Internist and Pediatrician, Outpatient & Inpatient in McComb, Mississippi

Jessica DeBord - 2011-2012 Tulane Pediatric Chief Resident. Most recently,  Program Director of Tulane Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program, Director of Foundations in Medicine course at the Tulane School of Medicine, and Med-Peds Hospitalist at Tulane

Leslie Gonsette - Internal Medicine Hospitalist in Anchorage, Alaska

Gifty-Maria Ntim - Med-Peds Primary Care at UCLA Health (Los Angeles, CA)


Aaron Kobernick - Inpatient and outpatient Med-Peds at Indian Health Service on Navajo Reservation in Arizona. Most recently, Allergist/Immunologist in Murray, UT.

Alicia Stevens - Med-Peds Primary Care at Hattiesburg Clinic in Poplarville, Mississippi


Guesly Delva - Adult ID Fellowship at University of Maryland (Baltimore, MD). Most recently, Infectious Disease physician at Bayfront Health (Spring Hill, FL)

Henry Welch - Global Health Fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Most recently, Faculty at the Papua New Guinea School of Medicine through the Global TB Program at Baylor Collage of Medicine


Esteban Gershanik - Informatics Fellowship at Harvard Center for Information Technology Leadership (Boston, MA). Most recently, CIO of Louisiana Department of Health

Telitha Grant - Ambulatory Primary Care Provider at East Central Mississippi Healthcare, Inc (Sebastopol, MS)

Turkessa Walker - Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at Medical College of Georgia (Macon, GA). Most recently, Allergist/Immunologist at the Allergy, Asthma, and Sinus Center (Macon, GA)


Patrick Ferry - Med-Peds Generalist at Sacred Heart Medical Group (Miramar Beach, FL)

Daniel Garrett - Medical Director of Campus Health at Tulane University

Christopher Joplin - Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Tulane Hospital & Adult Primary Care at Covenant House

Anjali Niyogi - Piper Fellowship in International Medicine. Most recently, Co-director of the RIGHT program, hospitalist at UMCNO, and Director of the Formerly Incarcerated Transitions (FIT) clinic in New Orleans

Scott Oberhoff - Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at Tulane University. Most recently, Allergist/Immunologist at the Austin Diagnostic Clinic (Austin, TX)

Ro-Lyan Reid - Internal Medicine Hospitalist at Novant Health (Bolivia, NC)


Alla Comardelle - Med-Peds Primary Care at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center (Clackamas, OR)

George Fallieras - Medical Director of BioCorRx (Anaheim, CA)

James Fee - Med-Peds Hospitalist in Baton Rouge, LA and CEO of Enjoin

Omodele Masha - Med-Peds Primary Care at Carmont Medical Group (Gastonia, NC)

Vik R. Rajan - Adult Nephrology Fellowship at Baylor University (Houston, TX)

Lesley Saketkoo - Adult Rheumatology Fellowship, at LSU New Orleans


Emery Chang - HIV Clinical Fellowship at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA). Most recently, Associate Program Director of the Med-Peds Residency at UCLA

Eric Gustafson - Med-Peds Hospitalist at East Jefferson General Hospital (Metarie, LA)

Aditya Nadimpalli - Former Vice President of Doctors Without Borders-USA. Most recently, works in the field through Medecins Sans Frantieres

John Schieffelin - Combined Med-Peds Infectious Diseases Fellowship at LSU & Tulane. Currently Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Sections of Pediatric & Adult Infectious Diseases

Michele Simoneaux - Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics. Preceptor for IM residency clinics at SLVHCS in New Orleans

Benjamin Springgate - Robert Wood Johnson Scholars Program at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA). Most recently, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at LSU