Check out what milestones your fellow alumni are hitting, whether it be a new job, publication, award, or an addition to the family!
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Melissa Patterson, MD '15: Dr. Melissa Patterson secured a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Cornell-Columbia.
Cynthia Czawlytko, MD '17: Dr. Czawlytko has been named Chief Resident of the radiology program at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.
Raj Klair, MD '08: Dr. Klair was honored with a 2019 Award of Excellence from the University of British Columbia's Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine. The award recognized Dr. Klair's work in addiction medicine, particularly in educating medical students and physicians in the community.
Parsha Dorriz, MD '13: Dr. Parsha Dorriz, neurologist and seizure disorder specialist, is part of a team leading a new Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, CA. The unit, which opened this month, will provide highly specialized care to patients with severe or drug resistant epilepsy.
Jamie Felzer, MD ‘16: Dr. Jamie Felzer, chief resident at Scripps Research in San Diego, CA, has contributed numerous pieces to ABC News as a medical correspondent. In a recent TV segment, Dr. Felzer discussed the measles outbreak in Rockland, NY.
Scott Heyl, MD ’13: Dr. Scott Heyl was recently named one of the top doctors under 40 in Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Rachelle Atrasz, MD, who is also a 2013 graduate of AUC, live in Pittsburgh, PA.
Scott Miscovich, MD '86: Dr. Scott Miscovich has been honored as the Physician of the Year in Hawaii by the Hawaii Medical Association. The award is given to one physician each year and Dr. Miscovich was selected among more than 7,000 in Hawaii.
Sarim Baig, MD '16: Dr. Baig recently matched into a Musculoskeletal Radiology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently Chief Resident in Diagnostic Radiology at Christiana HealthCare in Newark, DE.
KC Cohen, MD '07: Dr. Cohen was recently named Medical Director of Clinical Informatics at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, FL. In her new role, Dr. Cohen will collaborate with physicians, nursing, and clinical leadership and will train staff as it pertains to the usage of clinical applications. Dr. Cohen is a board certified oncologic and hepatobiliary surgeon specializing in general and oncologic surgery.
Bryan Nevil, MD '16: Dr. Nevil recently matched into a Critical Care Anesthesiology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, beginning in July 2020. He is currently a PGY-4 Anesthesiology resident at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Jesse Cottrell, MD '12: Dr. Cottrell was recently named an Assistant Professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. He specializes in high-risk pregnancies, including cases of preterm labor, placenta previa, miscarriage risk, multiple births, preeclampsia and gestational diabetes.
Penny Heinrich, MD '05: Dr. Heinrich, a medical oncologist, is joining Intercoastal Medical Group in Florida to create its newest specialty: Hematology and Oncology. Prior to joining Intercoastal Medical Group, Dr. Heinrich established her own practice, the Suncoast Cancer Institute, in 2015. She also has served as associate medical director for Tidewell Hospice, as well as on the board of directors for the American Cancer Society in Sarasota.
Gagan Raju, MD '15: Dr. Raju recently began fellowship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY for Hematology/Oncology. Previously, Dr. Raju was the Chief Resident of Internal Medicine at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, NY.
Marina Ravich, MD '10: Dr. Ravich was recently promoted as an attending physician for an additional year, specializing in internal medicine at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Richmond Hill, NY. There, she has been involved in teaching residents and recently oversaw her first graduating group of residents.
Courtney Casper, MD '13: An OB/GYN, Dr. Casper has joined Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot, ID, where he will be welcoming new patients.
Becca Filbrandt, MD '17: A pediatric resident at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, CA, Dr. Filbrandt recently helped organize an Adolescent Reproductive Health Symposium to educate providers who work in the Central Valley of California.
Misty Good, MD '05: A neonatologist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, Dr. Good recently spoke at the 2019 Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Society Symposium in Ann Arbor, MI.
Amanda Zehrer, MD '14: Dr. Zehrer, an OB/GYN specialist, joined the Sanford Health team in Alexandria, MN. She completed her OB/GYN residency at St. Luke's University Hospital in Pennsylvania.
Travis Anschutz, MD '02: Dr. Anschutz, a board-certified neonatal-perinatal medicine physician, recently joined the medical staff of Northwest Health, practicing at Willow Creek Women's Hospital in Johnson and Northwest Medical Center -- Bentonville. He completed his pediatric medicine residency at University of Tennessee, TC Thompson Children's Hospital in Chattanooga, TN, and his neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at University of Louisville and Kosair Children's Hospitals in Louisville, KY.
Christopher Keen, MD ’12: Dr. Keen, a pulmonary and critical care specialist, joined McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC. He completed fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care at Albany Medical Center, in Albany, NY, and completed his internal medicine residency in 2015 at the University of Nevada at Reno.
Alison Kinning, MD ’13: Dr. Kinning, a vascular surgeon, joined Michigan Vascular Center, which is affiliated with McLaren Flint in Flint, MI. Dr. Kinning completed her residency at TriHealth Good Samaritan in Cincinnati, OH.
Kelly Werback, MD: Dr. Werback, a OB/GYN specialist, joined Northwoods Obstetrics & Gynecology, affiliated with Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, MI. Dr. Werback completed her residency at St. John Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI.
Farzad Amiri, MD ’12: Dr. Amiri accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Surgery at Marshall University in Huntington, WV and received a grant to study physician burnout in the rural Appalachian region. Dr. Amiri completed his general surgery residency at Marshall, the last year of which he served as Chief Resident.
Daniel Miller, MD '07: Dr. Miller changed specialties from primary care to emergency medicine at the Fargo VA Health Care System in Fargo, ND.
Josh Mosdale, MD ’14: Dr. Mosdale is a new primary care provider for Franklin Medical Group at Cheshire Primary Care in Waterbury, CT. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine and served as Chief Resident.