Current fellows

Third Year Fellows


Simeon Kimmel Interests:  improving care for patients with and at risk for infectious complications of addiction including HIV, hepatitis C, and bacterial infections secondary to intravenous drug use; how social inequality and marginalization mediate individual risk
Payel Roy


Interests: Addiction medicine, underserved populations, medical education


Second Year Fellows

Miriam Harris Interests: Women’s health and addiction, substance use disorder treatment in pregnancy, and harm reduction.


Emily Hickey Interests: Individual and family experiences related to autism spectrum disorder, family resiliency, and autism spectrum diagnosis disparities.
  Jocelyn Kuhn Interests: developmental disabilities, health service disparities and equity, school-based services, prevention and early intervention, culturally sensitive assessment and intervention


Scott Levin Interests: health disparities in management of vascular disease, medication adherence and tobacco cessation in vascular surgical patients

Pursuing M.S. in Health Services and Systems Research

Mengyun Lin Research Interest: Health Disparity, Health Policy Evaluation, Accountable Care Organization, Quality of Care.
Chelsea McGuire Interests: global health, family medicine residency development, research mentorship, program evaluation
Pursuing M.S. Health Services and Systems Research


Jackie Valesca Rodriguez Research Interests: Health Disparities, Interpretation Services in Healthcare Settings

Pursuing M.S. in Health Services and Systems Research

Lucy Schulson Interest: health disparities research specifically focused on patients with limited English proficiency, immigrant health and how immigration policies impact care-seeking behavior, refugee health





First Year Fellows

Kelsey Egan Interests: early childhood nutrition in low-income and immigrant populations, obesity prevention, sugar sweetened beverage consumption
Raagini Jawa
David Kispert Interests: Harm Reduction, Innovation Research, Medical Education, Improving access to substance use treatments in outpatient settings including Needle Exchange Programs. Pursuing MS in Epidemiology
Alyssa Peterkin Interests include: alcohol use disorder, under represented populations, harm reduction and public health
Mike Poulson Interests: segregation and surgical disparities, firearm violence prevention, health policy, health equity, diversity in medicine. Pursing MPH
Kate Standish Interests: Breastfeeding, Maternal Child Health in Developing Countries, Research Capacity Building, Health Equity. Pursuing MS in Epidemiology


Combined Internal Medicine-Preventive Medicine Residents

Rawlins Pilgrim Samantha Rawlins-Pilgrim PGY 4

Medical School/Graduate School: University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA (MD)
Research topic(s) of interest: HIV and health disparities

Yan Lily Yan PGY 4

Medical School/Graduate School: Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA (MD)
Research topic(s) of interest:  Global health, noncommunicable diseases in developing countries, primary care

Ammon Benjamin Ammon PGY 3

Medical School/Graduate School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (MD)
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (MPH)
Research topic(s) of interest: the intersections between incarceration, poverty, and health; infectious diseases; health care organization and payment systems

Tori Marco Tori PGY 3

Medical School/Graduate School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
Research topic(s) of interest: substance use disorders and health policy, underserved populations, Latino health, and prevention in primary care