Psychiatry

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Current Psychiatry Residents

Psychiatry residents at IU School of Medicine come from a wide range of schools throughout the United States and represent many different backgrounds.

PGY1

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Interests: 24/7 learning, conversations with psychotic patients, environmental influences on human behavior and medical/social outcomes, Pilates, walking, trying to love healthy food, trying not to love unhealthy food, being cooler than the guy below me (more of a fact than an interest), family, friends, crime dramas, horror movies, sleep, fixing up my 1890’s house, low humidity days and Costco.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL

Interests:  Psychoses, addictions, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, knitting, cooking/exploring new restaurants, reading, and spending time with my husband, son and two Boston terriers.

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Hometown: Quad Cities, IL

Interests:  Psychotic disorders, emergency psychiatry, developmental disorders, and substance abuse. Spending time with my fiancé and my two dogs, Buddy and Izzy, Netflix binging, working on my house, lifting weights, and running.

Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hometown: Zionsville, IN

Interests: Forensic psychiatry, psychopharmacology, addiction, psychotherapy & family therapy, gardening, cooking (melting cheese on things), watching stand-up comedy, being outdoors, spending time with my friends and family.

Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Interests: Child and Adolescent psychiatry, trauma, psychotherapy, old school hip hop, horror movies, basketball, tennis, Detroit Pistons and Lions, University of Michigan football, Pakistani food, traveling, kicking it with my wife and son.

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Hometown: Muncie, IN

Interests: Geriatric psychiatry, collaborative care, volleyball, rock climbing, cats, strategy board games, relaxing with family and friends.

Medical School: St. George’s University

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

Interests: Spending time with my fiancé, cookie decorating, baking, lifting weights, crochet, playing with my dog, exploring Indy, reading, going to Costco, cheese and, FYI, glitter is my favorite color.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Anderson, IN

Interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry, autism, ADHD and developmental disorders, spending time with my wife and three cats. I like Star Wars, Game of Thrones, board games, and musicals. And yes, I like listening to soundtracks while playing Star Wars/GOT board games with my wife…… and my cats. And Disney. So much Disney.

PGY2

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Interests: Neuropsych, psychopharm, breakfast, espresso, reggaeton, basketball, family, bollywood movies and chill, and sleep.

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine

Hometown: Bloomington, IN

Interests:  Forensic psychiatry and how neuroimaging relates to forensics.  Hobbies include long distance running, Netflix and cats.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Lynn, IN

Interests: Medical Professional mental health, personality disorders, enjoying time with my wife and 2 children, video games, philosophy.  Mostly, I’m just trying to be more like Shariff.

Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Hometown: Eugene, OR

Interests: Autism, neuroimaging, psychotic breaks, trying to keep up with Shariff, riding bicycles, hiking with my dog, tinkering on projects in my garage, backpacking, skiing, traveling, philosophizing, eating tacos.

Medical School: East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Interests: Psychotherapy, community psychiatry, intersection of public health and mental health, NBA basketball, playing or watching most sports, the Peanuts gang, Stephen Colbert, Tar Heels, coffee shops.

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Hometown: Yorktown, VA

Interests: C-L Psychiatry, business of medicine, medical education, building and tinkering with technology/electronics, Kansas City Royals and Chiefs, weekend trips to Costco, and spending time with my family!

Medical School: Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

Interests:  Biking (not as good as Kyle though, dude is a biking machine), hiking, swimming, weightlifting, videogames (I’m kind of a legend at Rocket League-just throwing that out there), meditation, rock climbing (indoor), trying to be as on top of things as Shariff (and failing massively), reading books (fiction, non-fiction, coloring books, whatever really), and of course psychiatry and all things psychiatry-related.

PGY3

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hometown: Charlton, MA

Interests: Child and Adolescent psychiatry, psychotic breaks/disorders, downhill skiing, cycling, running, hiking, my dog.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Batesville, IN

Interests: Psychiatry in general, psychiatry in primary care, philosophy of psychiatry, bioethics, public health, comparative health systems, world religions, journalism, short stories, novels, cooking, pour-over coffee, meditation, cross-country skiing, national parks.

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (emphasis on adolescents), mood disorders, substance use and addiction, taking photos, making music (piano, amongst other instruments), healthy living (going on walks, fruits and veggies, working out), shooting hoops, other cathartic art forms (mostly painting) and Netflix binges.

Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Hometown: Lakewood, NY

Interests: Child & Adolescent psych, research, medical education, reading, kayaking, cooking (perfecting my chili recipe), music, defending my Buckeye loyalty as an out-of-stater, traveling to visit family in NY and OH.

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Hometown: Incheon, South Korea

Interests: Psychiatry is a fascinating field of medicine and I can’t think of myself doing anything else for the rest of my life other than learning about the complexities of the human mind and being engaged in treating various mental illnesses.  Outside of Psychiatry, I am passionate about different cultures and traveling.  I love to play the piano and sing and I love exploring different ethnic cuisines.  I love to laugh and spend time with my friends and family.

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Hometown: Bellbrook, OH

Interests: Psychotic disorders, women and infant’s mental health, traveling, being outdoors, my family, food (especially sweets!), church.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Wheaton, IL

Interests:  Psychotic disorders, psychotherapy, emergency psychiatry, child psychiatry, deep dish pizza, thin crust pizza, SpongeBob SquarePants, singing, Role playing games, attempting to not be out of shape.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Interests: Young adults, preventative medicine, therapy, dancing, yoga, exploring Indianapolis, dark, chocolate, traveling, hanging out with family and friends. 

PGY4

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Vincennes, IN

Interests: General Adult Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Medical Education, and the Intersection of Law and the Health Care System.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: South Bend, IN

Interests: Psychiatry in general, neuroscience research, yoga, travel, reading fiction.

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Hometown: Houston, TX

Interests: Trauma, PTSD, Therapy, geriatric psychiatry, Pilates reformer, brunch, cooking, thrift shopping, reading for leisure, traveling, hanging out with my husband and loved ones.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Bargersville, IN

Interests: Addiction and forensic psychiatry, concerts, books, gardening, Netflix, hanging out with my pup, Pickles.

Medical School: IU School of Medicine

Hometown: Depauw, IN

Interests: All things Psychiatric, public health, end of life care, environmental health, ecology/wildlife biology, natural and physical sciences, hiking, mountaineering, adventure travel, cultural dining, cooking, gardening, fishing, archery, etc.

Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine

Hometown: Kailua, HI

Interests: Addiction medicine, child psychiatry, women’s mental health, emergency psychiatry, being outdoors, running, traveling, spending time with my family.