Current Medicine/Pediatric Residents

Second Year Residents

Shanup Dalal, M.D.

Shanup Dalal, M.D.

Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: Major:Psychology, Minor:Biology
Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Career Interests: Care of underserved patient populations/global health
Hobbies: Long distance running, basketball, cooking, trying to dance, traveling around the world to learn about different cultures!

Sam Hankins, M.D.

Sam Hankins, M.D.

Birthplace: Monroe, North Carolina
Undergraduate Degree: Chemistry
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Career Interests: Teaching and Primary Care
Hobbies: Sports, specifically basketball, baseball, and football. General exercise, especially running. Cooking and hanging out with family, friends, and classmates!

Patrick Nolan, M.D.

Patrick Nolan, M.D.

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Undergraduate Degree: Cell and Molecular Biology
Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Career Interests: Improving pediatric to adult transitions of care.
Hobbies: Avid golfer; wrote, directed, and cast a television sit-com for 'Read Muskegon' (an adult literacy program)

Vishnu Prathap, M.D.

Vishnu Prathap, M.D.

Undergraduate Degree: Physiology and Neuroscience
Medical School: University of California San Diego School of Medicine
Career Interests: Global Health, Medical Education
Hobbies: Traveling internationally; hiking, running, lacrosse, soccer, ultimate frisbee, spikeball; outdoor adventure activities such as diving, rafting, canyoning, caving, and snorkeling.

First Year Residents

Chris Chang, M.D.

Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Undergraduate Degree: Biology
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Career Interests: Medicine/Pediatrics
Hobbies: Crossfit, running, swimming, snorkeling, piano and guitar

Dr. Melanie Holtrop

Melanie Holtrop, M.D.

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Undergraduate Degree: Biology, Spanish
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Career Interests: Medicine/Pediatrics
Hobbies: Running, bicycling, broomball, inner tube water polo

Mridula Nadamuni, M.D.

Birthplace: Mesa, Arizona
Undergraduate Degree: Biological Sciences
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Career Interests: Medicine/Pediatrics
Hobbies: Classical (Carnatic) violin, foreign languages

Dr. Ali Rueschhoff

Ali Rueschhoff, M.D.

Birthplace: Lawrence, Kansas
Undergraduate Degree: Biology
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Career Interests: Medicine/Pediatrics
Hobbies: Yoga, hiking, biking, reading and boating