Residents

Resident Profiles 2015-16


PGY4 Residents

Farah Ahmad-Stout, MD, MPH

Farah Ahmad-Stout, MD, MPH

Undergraduate 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!

Carrie Cunningham, MD, MPH

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, MD

Undergraduate 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, MPH

Raena Khorram, MD, MPH, 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, MPH

Undergraduate 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, MD

Undergraduate School/Major

Cornell University/Biology (Minor in French)

Medical School

Rush Medical College

Subspecialty Interests

Residency education, Multilingual/multicultural mental health, Psychology of psychopharmacology, Sleep disorders

Special Interests & Hobbies

Language learning, teaching, travel, graphic/web design


PGY3 Residents

Nicholas Barnes, MD

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

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

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

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

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

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"


PGY2 Residents

Michael Alpert, MD

Michael Alpert, MD

Undergraduate School/Major

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, MD

Undergraduate School/Major

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, MD

Undergraduate 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, MPH

Undergraduate School/Major

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, MD

Undergraduate School/Major

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, DO

Undergraduate School/Major

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, MD

Undergraduate School/Major

Case Western Reserve University, B.A. in Anthropology

Medical School

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Subspecialty 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/Major

University of Maryland, College Park (B.S. Finance)

Medical School

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Subspecialty Interests

Hospice and palliative care, Consult-Liaison

Special Interests & Hobbies

Writing, doodling, brunching, traveling abroad, hanging out in cool coffee shops


PGY1 Residents

Gregory Barnett, MD

Gregory Barnett, MD

Undergraduate School/Major

Yale University, Psychology

Medical School

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Subspecialty Interests

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatic, Psychodynamics

Special Interests & Hobbies

cooking/good restaurants, movies, sports/physical activity in general

Christina M. Carr, M.D.

Christina M. Carr, M.D.

Undergraduate School/Major/Minor

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign & New College of the USF/Psychiatry/Chemistry

Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Subspecialty Interests

Addiction, Trauma & Violence Exposure, Community Psychiatry, Mental Health Policy & Advocacy, Mind-Body Medicine, Mental Health Promotion, Correctional Psychiatry

Special Interests & Hobbies

Social justice activism, fishing & knitting

Sakil Chundydyal, MD

Sakil Chundydyal, MD

Undergraduate School/Major/Minor

niversity of Pennsylvania, Biomedical Sciences

Medical School

Yale School of Medicine

Other Graduate School

McGill University, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research

Subspecialty Interests

LGBT mental health, psychosexual medicine

Special Interests & Hobbies

Travelling, Running, French literature.

Caleb Gardner, MD

Caleb Gardner, MD

Undergraduate School/Major/Minor

Harvard/English

Medical School

Johns Hopkins

Shirin Golkar, MD, MPH, MS

Shirin Golkar, MD, MPH, MS

Undergraduate School/Major/Minor

Stanford University, Major in Biology and English

Medical School

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Other Graduate School

Harvard School of Public Health

Subspecialty Interests

Global mental health; Psychotherapy; Long-term consequences of violence exposure

Special Interests & Hobbies

Travel (especially the unplanned, misadventure-laden kind); Trekking; Creative writing; Improv

Ian Hsu, MD, MPhil

Ian Hsu, MD, MPhil

Undergraduate School/Major

University of Michigan, Neuroscience

Medical School

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Graduate school

University of Cambridge

Subspecialty Interests

cross-cultural psychiatry, criminal justice + psychiatry, community psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry

Special Interests & Hobbies

outdoor adventures, taking walks, rock-climbing, people-watching, reading, tea

James McKenzie, D.O., M.B.A.

James McKenzie, D.O., M.B.A.

Undergraduate School/Major/Minor

University of Tennessee/Psychology & Spanish

Medical School

Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Subspecialty Interests

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Special Interests & Hobbies

Schizophrenia prodrome research, cooking, running, and listening to live music

Carrie C. Wu, MD

Carrie C. Wu, MD

Undergraduate School/Major/Minor

Wellesley College / Psychology

Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Subspecialty Interests

Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, Global Health

Special Interests & Hobbies

Hiking, skiing, board gaming, eating