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Nestlé Nutrition Institute Clinical Nutrition Fellowship for Physicians

Our Fellows

Sara Bonnes

Sara Bonnes, MD, MS

Biography

 

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

 

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Graduate: Master of Science in Human Nutrition, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship

2018

Professional Aspiration

Work as a nutrition specialist in both inpatient and outpatient nutrition; work to improve nutrition education among medical professionals

Areas of Academic Interest

  • Home Parenteral Nutrition
  • Home Enteral Nutrition
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Artificial nutrition in Palliative care
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Keith Miller, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

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Laszlo N. Kiraly, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Oregon Health & Science University

Division of Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery

Bryan Collier, DO, FACS, CNSC

Bryan Collier, DO, FACS, CNSC

Section Chief, Trauma

Medical Director, Trauma Center

Director of Surgical Nutrition

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Christy M. Lawson, MD

Christy M. Lawson, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of Trauma/Critical Care

Department of Surgery

Craig Munroe, MD

Craig Munroe, MD

Gastroenterology

David J Frantz, MD, MS

David J Frantz, MD, MS

Gastroenterology

Timpanogos Regional Hospital, Utah

Jill Cherry-Bukowiec, MD

Jill Cherry-Bukowiec, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

University of Michigan Health System

Vance Smith, MD, MS, MBA

Vance Smith, MD, MS, MBA

Surgery and Critical Care

Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein School of Medicine

Arvin Gee, MD

Arvin Gee, MD

PhD Pacific Surgical

Dustin Neel, MD

Dustin Neel, MD

Truman Medical Center

Department of Surgery

Matt Bozeman, MD

Matt Bozeman, MD

Surgery, Critical Care Fellow

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Nathan Powell, DO

Nathan Powell, DO

Surgical Critical Care and Trauma

Trauma Institute of St. Francis, Tulsa, OK

Sunghye Kim, MD

Sunghye Kim, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Wake Forest University Medical School

Svetang V Desai, MD

Svetang V Desai, MD

Endoscopy Fellow

Erica Boettcher, MD

Erica Boettcher, MD

Gastroenterology

Indermeet Bhullar, MD

Indermeet Bhullar, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

University of Florida College of Medicine

Karen Allen, MD

Karen Allen, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Philbert Van, MD

Philbert Van, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Oregon Health and Science Center

Pinckney John Maxwell IV, MD

Pinckney John Maxwell IV, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Medical University of South Carolina

Rodrigo Cavallazi, MD

Rodrigo Cavallazi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Louisville

Department of Pulmonary Medicine

Christopher Jones, MD

Christopher Jones, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

University of Louisville

David Evans, MD

David Evans, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Ohio State University

Douglas Nguyen, MD

Douglas Nguyen, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

University of California-Irvine College of Medicine

Lena Palmer, MD, MSCR

Lena Palmer, MD, MSCR

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Matthew Bechtold, MD

Matthew Bechtold, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology

Ryan Hurt, MD, PhD

Ryan Hurt, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Asher Wolf, MD, MPH

Asher Wolf, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology Fellow

UNC Chapel Hill

Mardeli Saire-Mendoza, MD

Mardeli Saire-Mendoza, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

Ochsner Medical Center

Missale Solomon, MD

Missale Solomon, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Drexel University College of Medicine

Sarah Diamond, MD

Sarah Diamond, MD

Gastroenterology, OHSU

Valentina Medici, MD

Valentina Medici, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

UC Davis Medical Center

Berkeley Limketkai, MD

Berkeley Limketkai, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Gastroenterolgoy

Stanford University School of Medicine

Glenn Miller, MD

Glenn Miller, MD

Assistant Professor

Trauma/Critical Care Surgery

University of South Florida

Jayshil Patel, MD

Jayshil Patel, MD

Assistant Professor

Pulmonology/Critical Care

Medical College of Wisconsin

Martin Rosenthal, MD

Martin Rosenthal, MD

Critical Care/Surgery Fellow

University of Florida

Panna Codner, MD

Panna Codner, MD

Associate Professor

Trauma/Critical Care Surgery

Medical College of Wisconsin

Philip Carrott, MD, MSc.

Philip Carrott, MD, MSc.

Assistant Professor

Thoracic Surgery

University of Michigan Hospital

Carolyn Newberry, MD

Carolyn Newberry, MD

Gastroenterology

Catherine (Lindsay) McKnight, MD

Catherine (Lindsay) McKnight, MD

Critical Care Surgery/Trauma

General Surgery Specialist

Jonathan Obert, MD

Jonathan Obert, MD

Gastroenterology

Menaka Sarav, MD

Menaka Sarav, MD

Nephrology

Michelle Pearlman, MD

Michelle Pearlman, MD

Gastroenterology

Thomas Herron, MD

Thomas Herron, MD

Critical Care Surgery/Trauma

Clinical Instructor in Surgery

Tampa General Hospital, Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery

Angela K. Pham, MD

Angela K. Pham, MD

Gastroenterology

University of Florida

Apeksha Shah, MD

Apeksha Shah, MD

Gastroenterology Specialist

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Carla Venegas-Borsellino, MD

Carla Venegas-Borsellino, MD

Senior Associate Consultant Critical Care Medicine

Department of Critical Care Medicine-Mayo Clinic

Gerald Wayne Dryden, Jr., MD, PhD

Gerald Wayne Dryden, Jr., MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Departments of Medicine and Bioengineering

University of Louisville

Manpreet S. Mundi, MD

Manpreet S. Mundi, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Internal Medicine-Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Mayo Clinic Rochester

Senthilkumar Sankararaman, MD

Senthilkumar Sankararaman, MD

Pediatric Medicine Specialist

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology

Department of Pediatrics

UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital

Case Western Reserve University

Victoria M. Gershuni, MD MSGM

Victoria M. Gershuni, MD MSGM

General Surgery Specialist

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Andrea (Annie) Nagengast, MD

Andrea (Annie) Nagengast, MD

Biography

  • Fellow, Surgical Critical Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:             

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor Fine Arts in Studio Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Medical Training: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
  • General Surgery Residency: Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship

2018

Professional Aspiration:

Professor of surgery in an academic institution where I am involved in both the care of critically ill surgical patients and the education of residents

Areas of academic interest:

  • Trauma
  • Surgical Critical Care
Janese S Laster, MD

Janese S Laster, MD

Biography

  • Gastroenterology Fellow at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:             

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Pre-Medicine, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC  
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Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship

2018

Professional Aspiration:

After completion of my Gastroenterology fellowship, I plan to specialize in the treatment of obesity and its subsequent disease processes as a chronic condition with a holistic approach via nutrition, lifestyle coaching, mediation, therapy, exercise, pharmacologic and bariatric endoscopic interventions. 

Areas of academic interest: 

  • Nutrition in obesity and weight management
  • Nutrition in IBS and SIBO
  • Microbiome changes with diet and the effects on weight
  • Bariatric endoscopy for less invasive treatments of obesity
Jason Paul Rocha, MD

Jason Paul Rocha, MD

Biography

  • Gastroenterology Fellow, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:             

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Internship and Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 

Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship

2018

Professional Aspiration:

To become a board certified gastroenterologist with expertise in evidence-based enteral and parenteral nutrition to treat a wide variety of illnesses and complications that affect the digestive system 

Areas of academic interest:

  • Bariatric medicine
  • Liver metabolism and pathophysiology
  • Malnutrition
  • Pancreatitis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
Kerstin (Kerri) Austin, MD

Kerstin (Kerri) Austin, MD

Biography

  • Gastroenterology Fellow at University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Assistant Professor (beginning July 2018) University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Medical School: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship

2018

Professional Aspiration:

Start a multidisciplinary clinic at the University of Wisconsin with pharmacy, nutrition and psychology to better address the medical, nutritional and psychologic needs of patients with complex nutritional illnesses

Areas of Academic Interest:

  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Nutritional related complications of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Matthew Kaspar, MD

Matthew Kaspar, MD

Biography

  • Gastroenterology Fellow at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:              

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship

2018

Professional Aspiration:

Academic gastroenterologist at a leading university

Areas of academic interest:

  • The role of malnutrition in chronic disease states in gastroenterology
  • TPN-associated liver disease
  • Diagnosis and management of sarcopenia in various disease states
  • Procedural and medical management of obesity
  • Medical and procedural management of complications of surgical and endoscopic bariatric interventions
Sara Bonnes, MD, MS

Sara Bonnes, MD, MS

Biography

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:      

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Graduate: Master of Science in Human Nutrition, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship

2018 

Professional Aspiration:

Work as a nutrition specialist in both inpatient and outpatient nutrition; work to improve nutrition education among medical professionals

Areas of academic interest:

  • Home Parenteral Nutrition
  • Home Enteral Nutrition
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Artificial nutrition in Palliative care
Caitlin Homberger Green

Caitlin Homberger Green

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

  • Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
  • Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Internal Medicine Residency and internship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship: 2019
  • Professional Aspiration: Establish a clinical nutrition center within the gastroenterology division at the
  • Medical University of South Carolina. Develop a formal nutrition curriculum for the fellowship.
  • Areas of academic interest: Nutrition support, celiac disease, malabsorption, and other nutritional complications of gastrointestinal diseases.
David A. Williams, MD, MPH

David A. Williams, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training: Columbia University, New York; SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
  • Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship: 2019
  • Professional Aspiration: Distinguished researcher in perioperative nutrition
  • Areas of academic interest: impact of malnutrition on surgical outcomes in the general population; the impact of race and ethnicity on malnutrition and surgery; the impact of perioperative malnutrition optimization on surgical outcomes.
Sadeq A. Quraishi, MD, MHA, MMSc

Sadeq A. Quraishi, MD, MHA, MMSc

Title and Workplace:

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Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Tufts Medical Center Associate Professor of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:

1) Undergraduate: McGill University (Physical Therapy)
2) Graduate: Penn State University (Health Administration/Doctor of Medicine), Harvard University (Clinical & Translational Science)
3) Post-graduate: Penn State University (Anesthesiology), Johns Hopkins University (Critical Care Medicine)

Year of Nestle Nutrition Clinical Fellowship:

2019

Professional Aspiration:

1) To develop a robust perioperative nutrition research program at Tufts serving as a national model 2) To become Chairman at an academic department of Anesthesiology in the United States
3) To become Dean at an academically oriented School of Nutrition in the United States

Areas of academic interest:

1) Micronutrients to modulate immune responses during stress and critical illness 2) Screening for malnutrition and risk stratification
3) Strategies for assessing and preserving skeletal muscle mass during critical illness

Endashaw Omer, MD, MPH

Endashaw Omer, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor Medicine

University of Louisville

Gondar College of Medical Sciences, Gondar, Ethiopia

Rebecca Busch, MD

Rebecca Busch, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

 

Vikram J. Chrsitian, MD, CNSC

Vikram J. Chrsitian, MD, CNSC

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ricardo Correa

Ricardo Correa, MD, EsD

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship Director and Director of Diversity for Graduate Medical Education 
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and Phoenix VAMC

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:  

  • Medical School: University of Panama School of Medicine, Panama City, Panama.
  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital Program
  • Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship: National Institutes of Health
  • Neuroendocrinology Fellowship: National Institutes of Health.

Professional Aspiration: Chair of Endocrine Division, Chair of Medicine Department and later Vice Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Areas of academic interest: Obesity and Nutrition, Lipids and Nutrition, Neuroendocrinology, Cardiovascular outcomes in transgender population.

Anna Evans Phillips, MD MS

Anna Evans Phillips, MD MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training: 

  • Undergraduate: Harvard University 
  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Yale University, Yale New Haven Hospital 
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship: Columbia University/Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 
  • Medical Pancreatology Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 

Professional Aspiration: Focus is on the intersection of nutrition and pancreatitis, with a specific interest in exocrine abnormalities of the pancreas both as a result of either severe acute pancreatitis or chronic pancreatitis. 

Areas of academic interest: Chronic Pancreatitis, Severe Acute Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Cancer, Fatty Acid Toxicity, Short Gut Syndrome. 

Caleb Kelly MD, PhD, RD

Caleb Kelly MD, PhD, RD

Gastroenterology Fellow, Yale Digestive Diseases
Yale School of Medicine

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:    

  • Undergraduate: Michigan State University (Dietetics)
  • Graduate: Tufts University School of Nutrition Science and Policy (Nutrition) & University of Colorado (Immunology)
  • Medical: University of Colorado (Medicine) & Yale New Haven Hospital (Internal medicine)

Professional Aspiration: To work as a physician scientist focusing on the intersection of nutrition with the host-microbe interface to make discoveries that can be translated to improve human health 

Areas of academic interest: Luminal Gastroenterology, Clinical Nutrition, Epithelial Biology & Microbiome

Sonali Palchaudhuri, MD

Sonali Palchaudhuri, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow 
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (through June 2020)

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:    

  • Undergraduate degree: AB in Biomedical engineering, Harvard College, 2003-2007
  • Medical degree: University of Michigan Medical School, 2008-2013
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Internal Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2013-2016
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2017-2020
  • Research Scholar: Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program, Lilongwe, Malawi, 2011-2012
  • Hospitalist Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 2016-2017
  • Certificate in Quality, Patient Safety, and Outcomes Research: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 2016-2017
  • Masters in Health Care Innovation: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, 2019-2021 (pending)

Professional Aspiration: Academic clinician with quality improvement projects aimed to deliver high-value care in both inpatient and outpatient settings, focusing on the management of malnutrition

Areas of academic interest: Gastroenterology, GI Nutrition, Malnutrition, Quality Improvement, High-Value Care

Andrea Stroud, MD, MS

Andrea Stroud, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University
General Surgeon, Adventist Medical Center, Portland, OR

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:

  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine in New York, NY
  • General Surgery Residence: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
  • Veterans Administration Quality Scholars Fellow
  • Masters of Science in Healthcare Research from The Dartmouth Institute
  • Advanced minimally invasive gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI

Professional Aspiration: Helping patients reach their health goals and achieve a better quality of life through bariatric surgery

Areas of academic interest: Quality initiatives to improve postoperative outcomes following bariatric surgery where currently the positions of Quality Officer for the Division of Bariatric Surgery and the ASMBS Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Committee are held.  Research interests include adolescent bariatric surgery, obesity-related nutrition and metabolism, and the association of cancer with obesity.

Bradley Salonen, MD

Bradley Salonen, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Biology from South Dakota State University
  • Medical school: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Professional Aspiration: To become clinical nutrition specialist and expert for managing intestinal failure.
Areas of academic interest: Home Parenteral Nutrition, Intestinal Failure, Short Bowel Syndrome

Faraaz Ali Shah, MD, MPH

Faraaz Ali Shah, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Location of Undergraduate Degree and Medical Training:    

  • Undergraduate: New York University College of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY – June 2005
  • Medical School:  The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY – June 2009

Professional Aspiration: Translational Physician Scientist Studying Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients
Areas of academic interest: Sepsis, Enteral Nutrition, Incretins, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome