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PGY-4 Residents

 Andrea Crowell

Andrea Crowell

B.S., Northeastern University

M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

Prior to medical school, Andrea spent 18 months as an Emerging Infectious Disease Fellow at the CDC and 18 months after that performing functional neuroimaging in schizophrenic subjects at Harvard Medical School.  At Stanford Andrea was in the Medical Scholars fund as a Doris Duke fellow.   She studied neuronal signals measure in subjects undergoing DBS for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and tremor.  She has a number of publications in this area and she has a patent!

 

 Rachel Goldberg

Rachel Goldberg

B.A., Cornell University

M.P.H., Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

M.D., Emory University School of Medicine

Rachel is well known to many of us.  We have been recruiting her for two years based on her excellent clinical skills, character and potential as a psychiatrist.  She has a remarkable background.  At Cornell, she was a three-time All American athlete, received 4 varsity letters, and set Cornell school record and won Ivy League vault title in 2004.  Oh yeah, she also got a 3.95 GPA and a BA in Psychology.  She has been involved in neurosciences research since she was an undergraduate (worked as a research assistant in the Center for Medical Genomics) and continued her research at Emory evaluating the effects of atypical antipsychotics on arterial compliance. 

 

 

 Bruce Hill

Bruce Hill

B.S., Samford University

M.D., University of Alabama School of Medicine

After graduating from the University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1994, Bruce completed internal medicine training at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1997. He enjoyed teaching as a Chief Medical Resident and Clinical Instructor in 1998 and went on to complete a Rheumatology/Immunology clinical fellowship in 2000, receiving the REAP Medical Scholar Award through the VA to do basic science work on nitric oxide in African-American lupus patients. He practiced private practice rheumatology in the Charlotte NC area for 11 years. A brief visit with Dr. John Sarno at NYU supported his growing interest in psychosomatic medicine and psychiatry in 2005.

 

 

 Maryam Hosseini

Maryam Hosseini

B.S., Emory University

M.S., Georgia State University

M.D., Morehouse School of Medicine

Maryam graduated from Emory with a BS in Neurosciences and from Georgia State with a Masters in Neuroscience.  She has been very active in the community at Grady and is involved in the Rape Crisis Center and tutoring high risk children in reading as part of the Emory Read Program.   One of her hobbies is kickboxing.  She was heavily recruited by us over the past year and we were delighted that chose to come to our program.

 

 

 Marcus Houston

Marcus Houston

B.A., Davidson College

M.P.H., Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

M.D., Emory University School of Medicine

Bo is an exceptional young man and I have had the pleasure of watching him develop as a physician over the last several years.  He has a number of academic achievements at Emory including The Helen Miller Award, Reynold’s Program Annual Art and Aging Award and the Betty Ford Center Scholarship.  He has been a leader in his class with a strong and enduring commitment to his community.  He has worked in Dr. Cubell’s lab and has unlimited potential.  He is also a committed husband and father to his one year old Anya. 

 

 

Tammy Saah 

Tammy Saah

B.A., University of California

M.A., San Jose State University

M.D., American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Lebanon

Tammy’s personal essay starts with her experiences of going to medical school in a war-torn country. Even though she was born and raised in California, Tammy chose to pursue medical school abroad in Lebanon. She has done research at the Transplant Immunobiology Laboratory at Stanford, research in PTSD in the Lebanese population, as well as research in redefining Axis V and assessing the Burden of Illness of MDD.  She has two peer-reviewed articles published. With her global travel, she brings a number of unique experiences to our program, such as providing free medical care with the Palestinian Red Crescent.  She is interested in personality disorders, addiction psychiatry and psychoanalysis.

 

 

 Melissa Smith

Melissa Smith

B.A., Lagrange College

M.D., University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Melissa grew up in the small town of Selma, Alabama. She played soccer at Lagrange College where she received 4 varsity letters in soccer. Melissa moved to Mobile, Al for medical school to find that there were no women's soccer teams in the area so she took up racing in triathlons. She graduated from medical school in 2009 and completed two categorical general surgery years at Atlanta Medical Center. She is currently playing soccer for a women's team out of Piedmont Park, and she is still racing in triathlons around the southeastern United States.

 

 

Monica Ward

Monica Ward

B.S., Emory University

M.D., University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Monica has a unique background and was a probation officer before medical school.   She comes from a family steeped in the legal system- her father is a circuit judge, her mother a family mediator with the courts and her sister is a lawyer.  She graduated from Emory after being inducted in the Sociology National Honor Society.  She has a long history of involvement in her community including volunteer work with children and cancer survivors and continued this work throughout medical school.