Match Day 2012 by Discipline

Chinoyeren “ChiChi” Okwara talks to a Channel 8 (WFAA-TV) cameraman about matching with UC Davis Medical Center, located in Sacramento, Calif.

Anesthesiology

Michael J. Balderamos, U Nebraska Affil. Hosps. (Medicine-Preliminary, Maimonides Med. Ctr., Brooklyn, N.Y.); Yuen C. Cheng, Exempla Saint Joseph, Denver (Surgery-Preliminary, UT HSC-Houston ); Shayla L. Derousseau, UT Southwestern; Yuanxu J. Dong, UPMC Medical Education, Pittsburgh (Surgery-Preliminary, Allegheny Gen. Hosp., Pittsburgh); Jason T. Edwards, UT Southwestern; Matthew W. Harrison, UC Davis Med Ctr. (Transitional year, Providence Sacred Heart Med. Ctr., Spokane, Wash.); Sonia T. Kannadan, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Phillip C. Wang, Stanford U Progs., Stanford, Calif. (Medicine-Preliminary, California Pacific Med. Ctr., San Francisco) ; Jessica J. Wilkin, Barnes-Jewish Hosp., St. Louis

Dermatology

Bryan J. Carroll, Texas Tech U Affil., Lubbock (Medicine-Preliminary, Tulane U SOM, New Orleans); Hattie J. Feetham, UT Southwestern (Transitional year, UT Southwestern-Austin); Roselynn H. Nguyen, UT Southwestern (Medicine-Preliminary, Tulane U SOM, New Orleans; April A. Taylor, Georgia Health Sciences U, Augusta-Richmond County (Medicine-Preliminary, Wake Forest Baptist Med. Ctr., Winston Salem, N.C.); Daniel P. Walker, U Arkansas-Little Rock; Andrew P.Word, University at Buffalo SOM, N.Y. (Medicine-Preliminary, UT Southwestern)

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Emergency Medicine

Sara Adibi, Synergy Med. Education Alliance, Saginaw, Mich.; Nirma D. Bustamante, Brigham & Women’s Hosp., Boston; Melissa J. Campbell, Christus Spohn Memorial Hosp., Corpus Christi; Craig M. Davis, Cook County-Stroger Hospital, Chicago; Neil K. Kathuria, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hosp., N.Y. ; Bryan S. Kharbanda, UT Southwestern ; Siew Mei Lee, N.Y. Hosp. Med. Ctr., Queens ; Patrick W. Liu, UT Southwestern; Scott C. McClure, UT Southwestern; Joshua D. Rodriguez, Texas A&M-Scott & White, Temple; Maria C. Roman, Texas Tech U Affil., El Paso ; William B. Sanderson, U Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison; Jacob S. Towns, Indiana U SOM, Indianapolis; Carlos E. Velasco, Florida Hosp., Orlando; Katherine L. Wu, U Washington Affil. Hosps, Seattle 

Family Medicine

Kimberly A. Aparicio, Baylor Med. Ctr., Garland; Christina Avila, UT Southwestern ; Jennifer L. Chong, Methodist Hospital, Houston; Francis M. Goldshmid, John Peter Smith Hosp., Fort Worth; Yuhang Jia, Methodist Hospital, Houston; Tina Yun Mantanona, La Grange Memorial Hosp., Ill.; Zabeena G. Merchant, John Peter Smith Hosp., Fort Worth; Laura T. Nguyen, Christus Santa Rosa, San Antonio; Allison M. Peddle, John Peter Smith Hosp., Fort Worth; Linda Lei Prentice, John Peter Smith Hosp., Fort Worth; Stephen M. Sepulveda, UT HSC-Tyler ; Tyler W. Willis, Conroe Regional Med. Ctr., Texas

Internal Medicine

Jacob and Rachel Towns celebrate matching at the Indiana University School of Medicine. 

Joyce O. Adesina, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles; Sharareh Nina Akbar, UT Southwestern; David Boaz Berman, UT Southwestern; Alexander D. Bryant, U Washington Affil. Hosps., Seattle; Thai H. Bui, Loma Linda U, Calif.; Daniel E. Bujanda, UT Southwestern; Griselda Camacho, UT Southwestern; Joseph J. Cano, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Alvin A. Chandra, UT Southwestern; Rohan Chaubey, UT Southwestern; Roohi K. Cheema, UT Southwestern; Tien-Chun Chen, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston; Yixiao Chen, UT Southwestern; Huong H. Dang, UT Southwestern; Doan Y. Dao, UT Southwestern; Bruce M. Doxey, Saint Louis U SOM; Alicia B. Fernandez, U Oklahoma COM, Tulsa; Christopher O. Gulley, Texas Tech U Affil., Amarillo ; Ji E. Han, Emory U SOM, Atlanta;

Van N. Hoang, Univ Washington/VA Medical Center, Boise, Idaho; Ray K. Hwong, UT Southwestern; Rodney E. Infante, Massachusetts Gen. Hosp., Boston; Osman A. Jaffer, UT Southwestern; Bryan C. Jiang, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Radhika Kainthla, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Bohyun C. Kim, UT Southwestern; Dat T. Le, UT Southwestern; Robert P. McClung, Emory U SOM, Atlanta ; Yan Meng, UT HSC-San Antonio ; Mehveen G. Merchant, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Pierre M. Mikhael, UT Southwestern; Mena M. Milad, Texas A&M-Scott & White, Temple; John S. Mulvahill, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; An L. Nguyen, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Shafeeq Noorudeen, UT Southwestern; Elisabeth J. Petr, UT Southwestern; Mark S. Pollet, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Zohra Prasla, UT Southwestern; Gregory W Proctor, UCLA Medical Center; Nathaniel C. Reisinger, N.Y. Presbyterian Hosp.-Columbia U Med. Ctr.; Alan Salinas, UT HSC-San Antonio;

Stephanie M. Sbong, Presbyterian Hosp., Dallas; Nadia K. Sirdar, Advocate Lutheran Gen. Hosp, Chicago ; Li Song, UT Southwestern; John E. Sy, Olive View-UCLA Med. Ctr., Sylmar, Calif.; Chelsea C. Talmadge, Baylor Univ. Med. Ctr., Dallas; Samvit Tandan, Einstein/Montefiore Med. Ctr., New York; Jason Robert Tuckerman, Case Western/U Hosps. Case Med. Ctr., Cleveland; Sneha Vakamudi, Duke U Med. Ctr., Durham, N.C.; Megan Breeden Wachsmann, U Massachusetts Med. School ; Daniel V. Wang, Barnes-Jewish Hosp., St. Louis; Tianshi Wu, Hosp. of the U of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia ; Da Zhang, Barnes-Jewish Hosp., St. Louis; Leah Zhrebker, Baylor Univ. Med. Ctr., Dallas

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Anne D. Bostwick, Duke U Med. Ctr., Durham, N.C. ; Thomas F. Heyne, Massachusetts Gen. Hosp., Boston; Nicole M. Ketring, UC San Diego Med. Ctr.

Internal Medicine/Psychiatry

Chinonyerem J. Okwara, UC Davis Med Ctr.

Neurological Surgery

Ankur R. Patel, UT Southwestern; Krishanthan Vigneswaran, Emory U, Atlanta

Neurology

James M. Andry Jr., Vanderbilt U Med. Ctr., Nashville, Tenn.; Mark Richard Etherton, Brigham & Women’s Hosp., Boston (Medicine-Preliminary, UT Southwestern); Myrtle M. Karam, UT Southwestern

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Kara L. Chan, UT Southwestern; Miriam E. Dark, Earl K. Long Med. Ctr., Baton Rouge, La.;

Alyson D. Garcia, UT Southwestern; Bobby A. Garcia, U Tennessee COM, Chattanooga; Katherine E. Hall, UT Southwestern; Nicole A. Larrea, U Colorado SOM, Denver; Aaron M. Lazorwitz, U Colorado SOM, Denver; Adriana Y. Lopez, UT Southwestern; Marta E. Marnell, U Oklahoma COM, Oklahoma City; Elizabeth L. Mosier, UT Southwestern;

Quy T. Nguyen, Cedars-Sinai Med. Ctr., Los Angeles; Virginie T. Nguyen, UT Southwestern; Shannon V. Padgett, U Louisville SOM; Michelle H. Phi, UT Southwestern; Jose L. Rodriguez, U Ill.-St. Francis Med. Ctr., Peoria; Adrian Salinas, Danbury Hosp., Conn.; Sarah E. Stack, UT Southwestern; Rachel Elanna Jerome Towns, Indiana U SOM

Ophthalmology

Neha P. Cheema, U So. Carolina (Transitional year, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth); Victoria Sheila Hill, UT Southwestern (Medicine-Preliminary, Baylor U Med. Ctr., Dallas); Xihui Lin, UT Southwestern (Medicine-Preliminary, Einstein/Beth Israel Med. Ctr., New York); Sathyadeepak Ramesh, UT Southwestern (Medicine-Preliminary, Johns Hopkins Hosp., Baltimore); Steven M. Reinecke,UT Southwestern (Medicine Preliminary, Olive View-UCLA Med. Ctr., Sylmar, Calif.) 

With graduation from UT Southwestern Medical School now in sight, Daniel Bujanda (from left), Patrick Liu, and Neil Kathuria celebrate Match Day after finding out where they’ll serve their respective residencies.

Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery

Nicholas A. Medel, UT Southwestern; Andrew R. Mueller, UT Southwestern; Neeraj H. Panchal, UT Southwestern; Patrick J. Waters, UT Southwestern

Orthopaedic Surgery 

Nathan M. Drummond, U Kansas SOM, Wichita; Michael Cassidey Maxted, U Oklahoma COM, Oklahoma City;

William Z. Morris, Case Western/U Hosps. Case Med. Ctr., Cleveland; Adam Z. Neustein, UTMB, Galveston; Jessica J. Wingfield, UT Southwestern

Pathology – Anatomic and Clinical

Lauren A. Edelman, Stanford U Progs., Stanford, Calif.; Bret Michael Evers, UT Southwestern; Midhat Saleem Farooqi, Hosp. of the U of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Michael A. Hitchcock, Baylor U Med. Ctr., Dallas; Yao Ma, Cedars-Sinai Med. Ctr., Los Angeles; David Miles Meredith, Brigham & Women’s Hosp., Boston; Vera Ashley Paulson, Brigham & Women’s Hosp., Boston; Bradford J. Siegele, U Colorado SOM, Denver 

Pediatrics

Hebah K. Aboul-Fotouh, UT Southwestern; Ladan Agharokh, Northwestern McGaw/Children’s Memorial Hosp., Chicago;

Danielle Plattenburg Arnold, U Colorado SOM, Denver;  Neel K. Arwikar, Cincinnati Children’s Hosp. Med. Ctr.; Erin Wilkerson Bridgewater, UT Southwestern; Corinne Gilliam Brooks, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med. Ctr., N.H.; Sahar Bisheh Burns, UT Southwestern-Austin;  Erin B. Butler, UT Southwestern; Vanessa A. Casanova, UT Southwestern; Melinda Jean Cory, UT Southwestern; Kymberly M. Gonzalez, UT Southwestern; Maria Z. Huang, U Alabama Med. Ctr., Birmingham; Wesley M. Jackson, U Alabama Med. Ctr., Birmingham ; Leslie-Anne Juarez, Phoenix Children’s Hosp., Ariz.;  Bruce E. Koehler II, UT Southwestern; David Liang, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Huay-Lin Lo, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston; Allison Jean Lopez, Mount Sinai Hosp., Queens, N.Y.;  Benjamin E. Martin, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles; Blake E. Nichols, Children’s Hosp., Philadelphia

Janet E. Orrock, Children’s National Med. Ctr., Washington, D.C.;  Anthony Walter Orvedahl, St. Louis Children’s Hosp.; Monica Peng, Orlando Health, Fla.; Alan M. Poole, UT Southwestern; Danna W. Qunibi, Johns Hopkins Hosp., Baltimore; Nora E. Renthal, UT Southwestern; Nora C. Saavedra, UTHSC-Houston; Simrat K. Sandhu, Case Western/U Hosps. Case Med. Ctr., Cleveland; Zoe E. Shapleigh, Northwestern McGaw/Children’s Memorial Hosp., Chicago; Viraj R. Sheth, UTHSC-Houston; Rashmi J. Shringer, UT Southwestern; Emily A. Smitherman, Duke U Med. Ctr., Durham, N.C.; Bich N. Truong, U New Mexico SOM, Albuquerque; Grace Tung, UT Southwestern; Kendra G. Wheeler, Duke U Med. Ctr., Durham, N.C.; Kathy Y.Zhang, UC Irvine Med. Ctr., Calif.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Premal K. Bhavsar, NYU SOM (Medicine-Preliminary, SUNY HSC, Brooklyn); Terri E. Griffith,Jackson Memorial Hosp., Miami (Medicine-Preliminary, Howard U Hosp., Washington, D.C.) 

Nadia Sirdar and her husband, Bilaal Sirdar, a UT Southwestern alum, receive Nadia's Match Day letter from Dwain Thiele, MD.

Plastic Surgery (Integrated) 

Danielle M. Andry, U Kansas SOM, Kansas City

Psychiatry

Suselina H. Acosta, UT Southwestern; Elizabeth A. Carroll, UT Southwestern; Joshua J. Hubregsen, UT Southwestern; Gus Qiong Zhang, UT Southwestern

Radiation Oncology

William W. Chance, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (Medicine-Preliminary, Presbyterian Hosp., Dallas); Daniel Schmidt, Brigham & Women’s Hosp., Boston (Medicine-Preliminary, Brigham & Women’s Hosp., Boston); Kimberly Michelle Thomas, UT Southwestern (Medicine-Preliminary, UT Southwestern)

Radiology-Diagnostic

Brice N. Andring, UT Southwestern (Transitional Year, Memorial Sloan-Kettering. N.Y.); Ying Chen, Massachusetts Gen. Hosp. (Medicine-Preliminary, UT Southwestern; Nabila B. Choudhury, U Oklahoma COM, Oklahoma City (Medicine-Preliminary, UT Southwestern); Derek C. Diffendaffer, U U Oklahoma COM, Oklahoma City (Medicine-Preliminary, U Oklahoma COM, Tulsa); Stephen J. Geppert, U Arkansas-Little Rock; Gin H. Han, Loma Linda U, Calif. (Transitional Year, Harbor-UCLA Med. Ctr., Torrance); Viet D. Nguyen, UTHSC-San Antonio (Medicine-Preliminary, U Washington Affil. Hosps, Seattle); David W. Reading, UT Southwestern (Medicine-Preliminary, Presbyterian Hosp., Dallas); Natalia Hincapie Solomon, UTHSC-Houston (Transitional Year, John Peter Smith Hosp., Fort Worth); Rajiv N. Srinivasa, UT Southwestern (Medicine-Preliminary, UT Southwestern); Alexander D. Wyckoff, U North Carolina Hosps., (Medicine-Preliminary, Baylor Coll. of Medicine, Houston); Zachary Zhang, Rochester Gen. Hosp., N.Y. (Surgery-Preliminary, UT Southwestern)

Surgery-General

George E. Black IV, Madigan Army Medical Ctr.; Gwen L. Bonner, Texas A&M-Scott & White, Temple; Allyson C. Cook, UT Southwestern; Julius I. Ejiofor, Brigham & Women’s Hosp., Boston; Joo Y. Hwang, Methodist Hosp., Houston; Caroline E. Jones, U Alabama Med. Ctr., Birmingham; Julia C. Kohlhaas, Baylor U Med. Ctr., Dallas; Jason B. Liu, U Chicago Med. Ctr.; Patrick J. Maluso, George Washington U, D.C.; Nikita M. Shah, Einstein/Montefiore Med. Ctr., New York; Arash M. Shirvani, Baylor U Med. Ctr., Dallas; Zhifei Sun, Duke U Med. Ctr., Durham, N.C.; Alison M. Unzeitig, UT Southwestern

Surgery-Preliminary

Adam P. Breceda, UT Southwestern;  Anthony P. Cahill, Methodist Health System, Dallas; Emmanuel D. Eisenstein, UT Southwestern

Urology 

Salim K. Cheriyan, Loma Linda U, Calif. (Surgery-Preliminary, Loma Linda U); Shuvro De, UT Southwestern (Surgery-General, UT Southwestern); Tillman C. Hudson, Texas A&M-Scott & White, Temple (Surgery-General, Texas A&M-Scott & White); John D. Nelson, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans (Surgery-General, Ochsner Clinic Foundation); Michelle E. Van Kuiken, Loyola U Med. Ctr., Maywood, Ill. (Surgery-General, Loyola U Med. Ctr.); Joseph J. Welser,U Tennessee COM, Memphis (Surgery General, U Tennessee COM)

Nirma Bustamante (second from left), her mother, and two friends celebrate Match Day.

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