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Internal Medicine Residency Program: Faculty and Staff

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Lawrence D. Klima, MD, FACP, FCCP

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Chief and Program Director

University of Michigan, BS

University of Florida, MD

University of Michigan, Internal Medicine Residency

University of Washington Fellowship, Pulmonary/Critical Care

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Associate Program Director:  University of Florida, 2002-2010

Interests:  Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education, Clinical Ethics, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

 

Elizabeth Butcher, MD, MPH & TM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Cumberland College, BS

West Virginia University, MD

Tulane University, MPH & TM

Cone Health System, Internal Medicine Residency

Geisinger Health System Fellowship, Internal Medicine

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Interests:  Evidence Based Medicine, Healthcare for Underserved Populations

 

Shilpa Bhardwaj, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

VSS Medical College, India, MBBS

University College of Medical Sciences, India, MD (Community Medicine)

Griffin Hospital – Yale University MD (Internal Medicine), MD (Preventive Medicine)

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, MPH

Baltimore City Health Department, Epidemiologist

Board Eligible:  Internal Medicine

Interests:  Geriatrics, Ethics, Patient Communication, Public Health

 

John F. Campbell, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine

University of North Carolina, BS

Emory University School of Medicine, MD

Emory University, Internal Medicine Residency

Emory University Fellowship, Infectious Diseases

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Epidemic Intelligence Service

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Interests:  Infectious Diseases, HIV, Problem-Oriented Medical Records,

Community HIV/AIDS Planning, Public Health

 

Robert W Comer, MD, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

San Diego State University, BS

Middle Tennessee State University, MS

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, MD

Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: Infectious Diseases

Johns Hopkins University: Post-Doctoral Researcher

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Interests: Parasitology, Travel Medicine, Clinical HIV, Pediatric Infections

 

 

Ankit Garg, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College, MBBS

University of North Carolina, Cone Health, Internal Medicine Residency

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Interests:  Clinical research, Cardiology, Cost effective medical decision making, Computer programming, Electronic medical records

 

Jeffrey Hatcher, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Indiana University, BA

University of Louisville, MD

State University of New York Stony Brook – Internal Medicine Residency, Chief Residency

Vanderbilt University Fellowship:  Infectious Diseases

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Interests:  Tick borne Infectious Diseases, HIV Care

 

Jerry Joines, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of North Carolina, BA

Appalachian State University, MS Biology

University of North Carolina, MD

UNC, PhD, Epidemiology

UNC, Internal Medicine Residency

UNC Fellowship:  Primary Care Research

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Interests:  Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Decision Making, Low Back Pain, Health Services Research

 

Emily Mullen, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Program Director

Union University, BS

Medical College of Georgia, MD

University of Florida, Internal Medicine Residency

University of Florida, Chief Resident

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Interests:  Graduate Medical Education, Evidence Based Medicine, Primary Care, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutan, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, MBBS

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, MD (Dermatology, Leprology and Venerology)

Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland, affiliate of Johns Hopkins University: Residency

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine, Dermatology

Interests:  Inpatient Dermatology, Rheumatology, Health Care of Underserved, Graduate Medical Education

 

Alejandro Paya, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Florida International University, BS

Nova Southeastern University, DO

University of Florida, Internal Medicine Residency

Board Certified:  Internal Medicine

Interests:  Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease, Graduate Medical Education, Hospital Patient Flow, Quality and Safety Improvement, Utilization

 

C. Stewart Rogers, MD

Professor of Medicine

Dartmouth College, BA

University of North Carolina, MD

Medical College of Wisconsin, Internal Medicine Residency

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Interests:  Social Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology, Hypertension, Pain, Literature/Medical Humanities

 

Cynthia B. Snider, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of California, Riverside, BS

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, MPH

University of Utah School of Medicine, MD

University of Virginia, Internal Medicine Residency

University of Virginia, Infectious Disease Fellowship

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Interests:  Infectious Diseases, HIV, Hospital Epidemiology, Global Health

 

Cornelius (Kees) Van Dam, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Duke University, BA

Medical College of Wisconsin, MD

University of Utah, Internal Medicine Residency

University of North Carolina:  Fellowship, Infectious Diseases

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Board Eligible:  Infectious Diseases

Interests:  HIV, Socioeconomic Risks for HIV Infection, Delivery of Care for Patients with HIV/AIDS, ACTG, FUOs, Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria

 

Robert Dickinson, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Yale University, BA

Auburn University, MS

Auburn University, PhD

Auburn University Fellow

Connecticut Valley Hospital, Internship

Interests:  Assessment of Physician Stress in Training and Practice Settings, Behavioral Medicine

 

Charles Hansen, MA, CCRC

Research Director for Graduate Medical Education/AHEC

Lamar University, BS

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, MA

Certification:  Clinical Research Coordinator

Interest:  Clinical Trials, Grant Administration, Project Management, Interventional Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Quality Improvement, Health Literacy

 

Gaye P. Galyon, BS

Residency Program Coordinator

Meredith College, BS Business Management

Interests:  Recruiting the Highest Quality Residents, Advocate for Residents in the Program, Special Projects, Program Administration