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Residents

Resident Profiles 2014-15

PES Chief Resident Dr. Jamila Harris.The class of 2015 enjoying an afternoon.A light moment during the PGY3 Geriatrics Seminar with Dr Matthew Ehrlich.The intern class of 2018 and residency administrators.Residents and loved ones in Pittsburgh.Scott, Daniel, Matt and Sol during didactics.Phi, Rajen And Tauheed, as interns, all dressed up for the Intern Year Change Party. The ladies of the class of 2015 (Greta, Jamila, Gillian, Rachel) enjoying a relaxing day together at the spa. Patrick, Nayla, Jose, Priya and Farah, as interns, already bonding at their Change Party to kick off a great year. Recent grads stopping for a picture break after running around a corn maze during a Fall Residents Retreat in scary Salem, MA. The class of 2013 looking so young and well-rested at the beginning of their residency. Tauheed and Phil posing in between games of Pin Ball Bowling at the Spring Residents Retreat. The ladies of the class of 2014 (Joanna, Kim and Renee) happily await another round of Pin Ball Bowling at the Spring Residents Retreat. Some of the residents of the class of 2013 (Vandai, Katie, Amy, Jeff and Augie) enjoying a beautiful day at the beach in Maine, as well as a farewell celebration to classmate Amy who fast-tracked into Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Br

PGY4 Residents

Adam Elias, MD

Tauheed Zaman, MDUndergraduate School/Major: Brown University/Philosophy
Medical School: SUNY Upstate
Subspecialty Interests: Psychotherapy, Meditation, Mind Body Medicine, cross cultural psychiatry
Special Interests & Hobbies: Backpacking, traveling, running, ultimate frisbee

Andrew P. Fuller, MD

Andrew P. Fuller, MDUndergraduate School/Major: Stanford University/Industrial Engineering
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Subspecialty Interests: Psychotherapy, addictions, meditation


Jamila Helen Harris, MD

Jamila Helen Harris, MDUndergraduate School/Major:  University of California, Berkeley/Applied Mathematics
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Subspecialty Interests: Cultural psychiatry, PTSD
Special Interests & Hobbies: Traveling, discovering new restaurants, dancing

Rachel Suzanne Kester, DO

Rachel Suzanne Kester, DOUndergraduate School/Major: University of Massachusetts, Amherst/Biology
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Other Graduate School: University of Massachusetts, Amherst/Molecular Biology
Subspecialty Interests: Geriatric psychiatry, psycho-oncology
Special Interests & Hobbies: Cross-country skiing, gardening, spending time with friends

Louis Samuel Ostrowsky, MD

Louis Samuel Ostrowsky, MDUndergraduate School/Major: American University/Biochemistry
Medical School: Northwestern University
Subspecialty Interests: child and adolescent psych, psychosocial oncology/palliative care


Joshua Shabani, MD

Joshua Shabani, MDUndergraduate School/Major: Wheaton College/ Economics and Theatre
Medical School: University of Massachusetts
Subspecialty Interests: Addictions, Campus Mental Health, Psychotherapy
Special Interests & Hobbies: Outdoors, Arts, and throwing a frisbee

Gillian Louise Sowden, MD

Gillian Louise Sowden, MDUndergraduate School/Major: Williams College/Biology and Biochemistry
Medical School: Harvard
Subspecialty Interests: Outpatient therapy
Special Interests & Hobbies: Sailing, skiing


Margaret Spottswood, MD, MPH

Margaret Spottswood, MD, MPHUndergraduate School/Major: Macalester College/English and International Studies
Medical School: University of Vermont
Other Graduate School: Harvard School of Public Health
Subspecialty Interests: Child, Public Health, Trauma, equitable care for LGBTQ patients
Special Interests & Hobbies: Music, community, biking and eating

PGY3 Residents

Farah Ahmad, MD, MPH

Farah Ahmad, MD, MPHUndergraduate School/Major: Johns Hopkins University/Biology
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Other Graduate School: Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health
Subspecialty Interests: HIV psych, addictions, psychotherapy.
Special Interests & Hobbies: Wandering, exploring new cities, curling up with books, dancing, charcoal drawing, playing with my two adorable cats who think they are puppies
Interesting Fact: I don't consider myself especially religious, but my wedding included an Imam and a minister officiating and a Buddhist monk and Catholic priest in the wedding party!

Shireen Cama, MD

Undergraduate School/Major: Yale University/Economics
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Subspecialty Interests: Child and Adolescent, global mental health, primary care integration, building resilience
Special Interests & Hobbies: Wandering around cities, traveling, listening to live music
Interesting Fact: Cassava cake makes me really happy.

Carrie Cunningham, MD, MPH

Undergraduate School/Major: Yale University/Women's and Gender Studies; Biology
Medical School: UCSF
Other Graduate School: UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Subspecialty Interests: Trauma/IPV, primary care integration, addiction, women's health, public health
Special Interests & Hobbies: Walking around cities and modern art museums, hanging out in coffee shops and old libraries
Interesting Fact: If I wasn't a doctor, I think I would have been a modern art curator or an architect

Patrick Hattan, MD

Patrick Hattan, MDUndergraduate School/Major: McGill University/Neurobiology, History
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Subspecialty Interests: Too broad to narrow down at this point
Special Interests & Hobbies: The great outdoors, movies, learning how to cook, brew pubs  
Interesting Fact: My favorite TV show is Scooby Doo.

Raena Khorram, MD, MPH

Undergraduate School/Major: Johns Hopkins University/International Relations
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Subspecialty Interests: Child and Adolescent, global psych, minority mental health
Special Interests & Hobbies: Spending time with 2 kids, persian dancing and cooking, exploring Boston
Interesting Fact: I cry during every Disney movie.

Nayla Muin Khoury, MD, MPH

Nayla Muin Khoury, MD, MPHUndergraduate School/Major: Brown University/Internation Relations - Politics, Culture and Identity
Medical School: Emory University
Other Graduate School: Rollins School of Public Health
Subspecialty Interests: cross cultural psychiatry, issues related to violence, psychotherapy, mind-body research
Special Interests & Hobbies: Exploring Boston, all types of dancing, biking, yoga, outdoor activities
Interesting Fact: My first sentence was "halib bil lel" which means "milk at night" in Arabic.

Jose M. Rengifo, MD

Jose M. Rengifo, MDUndergraduate School/Major: Cornell University/Biology (Minor in French)
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Sub-specialty Interests: Residency education, Multilingual/multicultural mental health, Psychology of psychopharmacology, Consult-Liason
Special Interests & Hobbies: Language learning, teaching, travel, graphic/web design

Priya Sehgal, MD

Priya Sehgal, MDUndergraduate School/Major: University of Michigan/Industrial and Operations Engineering
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Other Graduate School: American University- Master in Arts and Teaching
Sub-specialty Interests: Residency education, Multilingual/multicultural mental health, Psychology of psychopharmacology, Consult-Liason
Special Interests & Hobbies: Language learning, teaching, travel, graphic/web design

PGY2 Residents

Solomon Adelsky, MD, MPP

Solomon Adelsky, MD, MPPUndergraduate School/Major: University of Michigan/Economics & Political Science
Medical School: Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Other Graduate School: University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy
Subspecialty Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Parenting, Psychotherapy, Innovation, Global Health
Special Interests & Hobbies: "Long walks on the beac--" um, sidewalk pushing a double stroller; squash; mountain biking; hanging out with my family   
Interesting Fact: I'm a big fan of road trips. I took a 10,000 mile road trip across America in college….and only got one speeding ticket. In Texas.

Nicholas Barnes, MD

Undergraduate School/Major: Hendrix College/Economics
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Subspecialty Interests: Meditation, psychotherapy, mind-body medicine, palliative care.
Special Interests & Hobbies: Outdoor adventuers of every variety.

    

Tiffany Chan, MD

Undergraduate School/Major: Harvard University/Biochemical Sciences
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Subspecialty Interests: Psycho-oncology, Asian psychiatry
Special Interests & Hobbies: Bicycling, reading, cooking, piano


Daniel Fischer, MD, MS

Undergraduate School/Major: UC Berkeley/Interdisciplinary Studies
Medical School: University of Vermont
Other Graduate School: UC Davis (International Development)
Subspecialty Interests: Integrative psychiatry, acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine, mindfulness & meditation
Special Interests & Hobbies: Hiking/camping/fishing/anything outdoors, gardening, spending time with family and pets

Matthew May-Curry, MD

Undergraduate School/Major: Williams College/Chemistry,History
Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Subspecialty Interests: Anything and everything. Hoping to figure that out this year.
Special Interests & Hobbies: Cleveland's pro sports teams, Seinfeld, discovering great music from years past
Interesting Fact: I still don't have a smart phone, and actually couldn't figure out how to make a call on one the only time I tried!

Laura Miller, MD

Undergraduate School/Major: Emory University/Vocal Performance, minor in Anthropolgy
Medical School: Emory University
Subspecialty Interests: Trauma, intimate partner violence, cross cultural psych, addictions, child and adolescent
Special Interests & Hobbies: singing opera, playing piano, cooking, mushroom hunting, hiking, dancing
Interesting Fact: My husband is an archeologist.

Ariana Nesbit, MD

Undergraduate School/Major: University of New England/Medical Biology
Medical School: University of Vermont
Subspecialty Interests: Psychotic disorders, ethics, forensics
Special Interests & Hobbies: Running, eating my way through Boston, spoiling my English Bulldog puppy, "Bubba"

Scott Yapo, MD

Undergraduate School/Major: University of Michigan/English & Biology
Medical School: Wright State University
Subspecialty Interests: Child and Adolescent, pscyhotherapy
Special Interests & Hobbies: food/cooking/restaurants, travel, tennis


PGY1 Residents

Michael Alpert, MD

Michael Alpert, MDUndergraduate School: Yale University, Chinese
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Subspecialty Interests: Global mental health, psychotherapy, mind-body awareness
Special Interests & Hobbies: Playing music, slacklining, biking, reading, cooking

Rachel K. Berlin, MD

Rachel K. Berlin, MDUndergraduate School: Williams College/Chinese
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Subspecialty Interests: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry
Special Interests & Hobbies: cooking, dance, travel

Daniel A. Gonzalez, MD

Daniel A. Gonzalez, MDUndergraduate Minor: Princeton University/ Psychology/ Dance
Medical School: The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC)
Subspecialty Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cross-cultural Psychiatry, Cultural competency, HIV/AIDS research and prevention, HIV Psychiatry, LGBT/ minority advocacy, Public Health
Special Interests & Hobbies: Choreography, Family gatherings, Horror and Pedro Almodovar Films, Music Festivals, Photography exhibits, Pop culture and trends, Rooting for the underdog

Alecia Greenlee, MD, MPH

Alecia Greenlee MD, MPHUndergraduate School: California State University Sacramento, Biology
Medical School: University of California San Francisco
Other Graduate School: University of California Berkeley
Subspecialty Interests: Geriatrics, Mental Health Policy & Advocacy
Special Interests & Hobbies: Cooking, Sewing, Dancing

Za Janopaul-Naylor, MD

Za Janopaul-Naylor, MDUndergraduate School: Brown University, Human Biology
Medical School: Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Subspecialty Interests: Child and Adolescent, Juvenile Justice
Special Interests & Hobbies: Bread making, running & cheese.


Gaddy Noy, DO

Gaddy Noy, DOUndergraduate School: University of Colorado at Boulder / Integrative Physiology with certificate in Leadership & Neuroscience
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Subspecialty Interests: LGBT + Minority Mental Health, HIV-Psychiatry, College Mental Health, Psycho-oncology, Psychotherapy
Special Interests & Hobbies: Traveling, Photography, Hiking, All Things Nature, Talking to Strangers

Nina Sreshta, MD

Nina Sreshta, MDUndergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University, B.A. in Anthropology
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Sub-specialty Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Women’s Mental health, Psychotherapy
Special interests & Hobbies: Yoga, being active, travel, spending time with my friends and family, exploring the beautiful outdoors in the New England area!

Ekta Taneja, MD

Ekta Taneja, MD Undergraduate School: University of Maryland, College Park (B.S. Finance)
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Sub-specialty Interests: Hospice and palliative care, Consult-Liaison
Special Interests & Hobbies: Writing, doodling, brunching, traveling abroad, hanging out in cool coffee shops