Current Residents

PGY 1

Faraz Alam Afridi, MD

Faraz Alam Afridi, MD

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: New York University; New York, NY
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Personal Interests: I enjoy traveling and experiencing new cultures. In the past, I've traveled to Iceland, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Italy, France, and the UK. I've also traveled frequently to Pakistan and India with my family. This way, I have remained close to my own culture. I also enjoy reading, I'm a political enthusiast, and I start each morning by listening to NPR radio.
Amisha Desai, DO

Amisha Desai, DO

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: Wake Forest University; Winston-Salem, NC
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Primary Care Track
Personal Interests: I enjoy traveling, cooking, running, and playing soccer.
Scott Torres Dona, MD

Scott Torres Dona, MD

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: Towson University; Towson, Maryland
Medical School: University of the East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Medicine
Personal Interests: I enjoy staying active, playing basketball, football, and baseball. I also enjoy hiking, kayaking, fishing, biking, playing guitar, traveling, and trying new and exotic food.
Mary Colleen Gonzales, DO

Mary Colleen Gonzales, DO

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: Rowan University; Glassboro, NJ
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine; Erie, PA
Personal Interests: I am an avid runner and fitness enthusiast. I enjoy learning about exotic animals, visiting NJ beaches, and enjoying time with family, friends, my dog, and chinchilla.
Emily Claire Molina, DO

Emily Claire Molina, DO

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine; Carolinas Campus, SC
Personal Interests: I enjoy reading many genres, including mysteries, historical fiction, and memoirs. I also bake special requests for my colleagues' and friends' birthdays. I've been taking yoga/barre taking classes for several years now, and incorporate yoga at least once a week.
Sukrita Sheshu Mysore, MD

Sukrita Sheshu Mysore, MD

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: Rutgers School of Public Health; New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
Personal Interests: Indian classical dance form of "Kathak", Bollywood dance, and Zumba as well as playing badminton and ping pong, traveling and exploring new places, baking, and cooking.
Zeynep B Ozdener, DO

Zeynep B Ozdener, DO

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: Widener University; Chester, PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Philadelphia, PA
Personal Interests: Photographer, featured on Apple’s “Shot on iPhone 6s” advertising campaign, February 2016.
Photographer, featured on Apple’s “The Human Family” Olympics Opening Ceremony commercial, August 2016.
Writer, published creative nonfiction short story "Hand of Fatima" in The Albion Review National Undergraduate Literary Journal, 2014.
Amra Noor Sadiq, MD

Amra Noor Sadiq, MD

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts; Amherst, MA
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Personal Interests: I love exercise, particularly running, light weight training, and yoga. Nature walks and hikes are also some of my favorite activities. Indoor hobbies include museums and listening to live music like new-age rock or old folk.
Gursharon Sanghera, MD

Gursharon Sanghera, MD

Year: PGY 1
Medical School: Windsor University School of Medicine
Personal Interests: I have practiced hot yoga/Pilates for eight years. I enjoy hiking in British Columbia, with aspirations to travel and hike in more exotic locations. I have played volleyball for ten years on various school and recreational teams. Kickboxing is a fairly new hobby that I have acquired. I enjoy reading memoirs.
Marisela Vigil, MD

Marisela Vigil, MD

Year: PGY 1
Undergraduate School: St. Mary's University; San Antonio, TX
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Personal Interests: Playing soccer, bicycling, traveling, swimming, hiking, going to museums, trying new cuisines, reading, and listening to live music.

PGY 2

Naznin Ahmed

Naznin Ahmed

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Personal Interests: Fashion, interior design, party planning, cooking.
Tiffani Beebe

Tiffani Beebe

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Medical School: Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, NC
Personal Interests: Volleyball, pole vaulting, high jumping, baking, volunteering, community involvement, hiking, traveling, gymnastics, and cheerleading.
Jasmine Kaur Marahar

Jasmine Kaur Marahar

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica
Personal Interests: I am passionate about traveling and learning about different cultures. In my free time, I enjoy learning Spanish for Medical Professionals online. I appreciate outdoor activities such as hiking, paddle boarding, long boarding, swimming, and yoga. I have always genuinely enjoyed working with kids.
Joshua Brent Maxwell

Joshua Brent Maxwell

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Personal Interests: I was formally trained in piano from age 4 to 16, I enjoy playing hymns at church and various arrangements at home. I am a USA Spikeball member and participant in local and regional tournaments. I compete recreationally in basketball and soccer.
Natasha N. Morehouse

Natasha N. Morehouse

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Phila, PA
Personal Interests: I enjoy trail running in Philadelphia and practicing hot yoga to stay active. During the winter months I love to ski. I love to cook and bake, and will often try new recipes. Traveling locally and to foreign countries with family and friends.
Simone Danielle Pastore

Simone Danielle Pastore

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: University of Miami, Florida
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Personal Interests: I love traveling to different states and foreign countries, and immersing myself in the local culture. I enjoy volunteering, spending time at the gym where I take spin and body pump classes and participating in outdoor activities such as snowboarding, wakeboarding and basketball.
Dipanshi Patel

Dipanshi Patel

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University, School of Arts and Sciences, New Brunswick/Piscataway
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Personal Interests: During my travels, I enjoy hiking through natural chasms and mountain trails, completing tree-top rope courses, and exploring caverns and rock formations. When I am at home, I enjoy experimenting with new painting and sculpting techniques, working in the garden, and completing home improvement projects.
Prerna Shah

Prerna Shah

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: Villanova University, Villanova
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Personal Interests: I like to to play soccer, travel, run, hike, listen to music, bake, read books, and socialize with friends and family.
Tan, Hui Ting (Erica)

Tan, Hui Ting (Erica)

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Personal Interests: Calligraphy, event planning, dancing, playing the piano.
Jennifer Lynne van Helmond

Jennifer Lynne van Helmond

Year: PGY 2
Undergraduate School: Cornell University,Syracuse University, Ithaca, NY,Syracuse, NY
Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, NY
Personal Interests: Photography, traveling, running, biking, yoga, cooking and baking.

PGY 3

Nicole Anand -Baig

Nicole Anand -Baig

Year: PGY 3
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Phila, PA
Personal Interests: Dance - Indian Folk, Bollywood, Hip-hop; I love trying new cuisines, restaurants, and recipes as often as possible. I also enjoy hot yoga.
Jacqueline Conroy

Jacqueline Conroy

Year: PGY 3
Undergraduate School: Villanova University, PA; Towson University, MD
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Personal Interests: Dance choreography and performance, and cookng Italian food.
Dilruba Khanam

Dilruba Khanam

Year: PGY 3
Undergraduate School: Stony Brook University, NY
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Clinical Interests: Mentorship/Teaching, Advocacy/Policy
Personal Interests: Reading, museum exploration, music festivals, travel, hiking, yoga, meditation, oil painting, cooking, and baking.
Kim Tran Lopez

Kim Tran Lopez

Year: PGY 3
Undergraduate School: Loyola University, MD; DePaul University, IL
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Personal Interests: Cooking, baking, fitness, piano, philosophy, and classical literature.
Sarah Schaffer

Sarah Schaffer

Year: PGY 3
Undergraduate School: Widener University, PA
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies
Personal Interests: Playing soccer, listening to music, camping, running, reading, going to concerts, family activities, and exercise.
Sarah Stackley

Sarah Stackley

Year: PGY 3
Undergraduate School: Baylor University, TX
Medical School: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Personal Interests: Hiking, running, music/concerts, snowboarding, photography, traveling, and exploring new places.
Farrah Vali

Farrah Vali

Year: PGY 3
Undergraduate School: University of California Los Angeles; Columbia University, NY
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Personal Interests: Healthy fusion cooking, mixing Indian and Asian flavors with heart-healthy ingredients. Sports: Running, swimming, and hiking. Languages: Learning Arabic and Spanish. Arts: Pencil sketching.
Courtney Verrecchia

Courtney Verrecchia

Year: PGY 3
Undergraduate School: La Salle University, PA
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Personal Interests: I enjoy traveling to different countries and experiencing different cultures. I also enjoy spending time with my family and pets, baking, and doing Pilates.

PGY 3 - Primary Care and Community Pediatrics

Joseph Anderson

Joseph Anderson

Year: PGY 3 - Primary Care and Community Pediatrics
Undergraduate School: Saint Joseph's College of Maine, University of Southern Maine
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Personal Interests: I love the outdoors and enjoy skiing, hiking, and camping. I like to travel, especially to national parks and other nature-based destinations. I consider myself a foodie and enjoy both cooking and exploring unique restaurants and cuisine. I'm also a huge music fan and love live music and outdoor concerts and festivals. Most of all, I enjoy spoiling my dog Layla and taking her along on adventures with me.
Lina Gomez

Lina Gomez

Year: PGY 3 - Primary Care and Community Pediatrics
Undergraduate School: University of California, UC Davis, San Francisco State University
Medical School: Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara Facultad de Medicina, Guadalajara, Mexico
Personal Interests: My current hobbies are swimming, running, weight lifting, pole athletics and aerial silks. Just recently I got into hiking and golf. During the winter season, I like snowboarding and sledding. In my spare time, I love going to concerts, watching scary movies, and trying to learn to play the piano. Above all, I enjoy spending time with loved ones, laughing, and being happy.