Meet Our Residents

 

Please take a minute to meet our residents. Learn about their career interests and what they like about living and studying in Richmond.

Chief Residents

Junior Chief Residents

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Jonathan M. Anthony

 

Medical School: Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduate School: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School: San Diego State University
Career Interests: Psychosomatic medicine, forensic psychiatry, medical ethics
Some things I like about Richmond: James river, proximity to Washington, DC and the beach


 

Shaquana Clark

Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Undergraduate School: North Carolina A&T State University 
Career Interest: Forensic Psychiatry
Some things I like about Richmond: Richmond has a large variety of restaurants


Jonathan Punzi

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Undergraduate School: VCU
Career Interest: C/L, outpatient
Some things I like about Richmond: There are a ton of great restaurants and breweries, and it is close to DC, VA beach, and the mountains so there is always something to do.


Junior Chief Residents

Kinsey Bise

 

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School:The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
Career Interests: Consult/Liaison, emergency psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and women’s mental health
Some things I like about Richmond: It’s the perfect “Goldilocks” city! Whether you come from a small town (like me) or a huge city like several of my peers, it’s easy to fall in love with Richmond! Excellent food and craft beer scene, festivals and events all year round, and each neighborhood has its own unique flair


Sher Tucker

 

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: VCU
Career Interests: Psychotherapy
Some things I like about Richmond: Food, Belle Isle, Basketball (Go Rams Go!)


Stuart Hedgpeth

 

Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Duke University
Career Interests: Child and Adolescent, Psychotherapy
Some things I like about Richmond: Awesome food scene! So many murals! Great parks to walk around with friends or strangers! Around Brown's Island I like looking for the herons that nest/eat close to the James River. It feels like you can be yourself here, whatever that is.

 

 

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Jason Burton

Medical School: VCU
Undergraduate School: Ferrum College
Career Interests: Psychosis, Inpatient Psychiatry, ECT
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: Richmond is a very diverse city and the patient population is equally diverse which provides a great opportunity to learn and practice medicine. There are many great things about Richmond. The art, food, and festival scene here will always surprise you.


David Carlsen-Landy

Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Indiana University
Career Interests: Child and Adolescent Forensics/Juvenile Corrections
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: I love the camaraderie between the residents, regardless of level in the program. Also, the food and the breweries are great!


Alexandra (Alex) Carter

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Georgetown University
Career Interests: Child and Adolescent, Forensic psychiatry, maybe Consultation Liaison
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: It's easy to get out to nature. I love the water, and the James River is right here! RVA is also close to the beach and Northern Virginia.


Elisabeth Dietrich

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Mount Holyoke College
Career Interests: Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: Exploring local restaurants and going running near the James River


Elizabeth Fischer

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School


Emily Guenther

Medical School: University of Kansas
Undergraduate School: University of Missouri - Columbia
Career Interests: Addiction and Community Psychiatry
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: The city is surprisingly progressive and active in social justice, the river is beautiful, but most importantly, the pie game is strong.


Jamesha Lewis Bryant

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Virginia Campus
Undergraduate School: Hampton University (undergrad: BS in Biochemistry); Georgetown University (graduate school: MS in Physiology)
Career Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Community Outreach/ Crisis, Consult Liaison, Emergency Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: First my friends and family are here, Richmond Volleyball Club, local Hip Hop music, local restaurants, the river, and proximity to DC and the Beach.


Felix Liriano

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Undergraduate school: Binghamton University
Career interests: Adult psychiatry
Some things I liked about Richmond: VCUHS had some of the most down to earth and cohesive residents. There's an abundance of psychopathology and residents are excited to be here and great to work with. Richmond is a beautiful city with so many different neighborhoods and food to explore!


Donovan Nourn

Medical School: Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: Virginia Tech
Career Interests: Psychotherapy, C/L, Aerospace Medicine
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: The food, it’s a city but with great parks and outdoor activities


Laura Wozneak

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Career Interests: General psychiatry, multiple psychiatry subspecialties, psychotherapy
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: Richmond is great because you have the restaurant selection and other benefits of a city but you can also be at the James river and feel completely removed from the city within minutes.


Hena Yakoob

Medical School: VCU School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: East Tennessee State University
Career Interests: child/adolescent psychiatry, addiction, HIV psychiatry, working with minority/underrepresented populations
Some things that you like about Richmond/VCUHS: Food, food, and did I mention the FOOD? I also love that RVA is a festival city -- from Pride to folk music to street art and more, we've got a lot going on here throughout the year and it is beautifully diverse. We also have an amazing group of people in our Department of Psychiatry, and working is that much easier when you love who you work with!


 

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Jackson Bradley

Medical School: Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School:Virginia Tech
Career Interests: General Adult/Inpatient Psych
Some things I like about Richmond: Enjoy weightlifting, fishing, hiking, craft beer, football/basketball, RVA- great food/nightlife, craft breweries, plenty of outdoor opportunities, central location


Courtney Brooks

Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of California, Irvine
Career Interests: Consult/ Liaison, Addiction, Geriatrics
What I like about RVA - plenty of outdoor things to do, great food, and it's affordable!


Kelsey Delph

Medical School: VCU School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: University of Missouri - St. Louis
Career Interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry, eating disorders, culinary medicine, psychotherapy
Some things I like about Richmond: I love gardening, especially fruits and veggies because it's so rewarding to use them in cooking. I'm a francophile and try to keep up with the language. In the fall, I do as much hiking in the beautiful mountains of Virginia as I can!


Erin Edmonds

Medical School: UNC Chapel Hill
Undergraduate: UNC Chapel Hill
Career interest: Psychotic and mood disorders, forensics
Some things I like about Richmond: Running, lifting, watching college basketball


Snehdeep Hanspal

Medical School: VCU School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: American University
Career Interests: Forensic psychiatry, addiction medicine
Some things I like about Richmond: I love the easy access to nature and amazing food scene in Richmond! 


John Mason

Medical School: WVU
Undergraduate School: Shepherd University
Career Interests: Acute Inpatient Psychiatry, ECT, Child Psychiatry
Some things I like about Richmond: Playing golf, playing with my kids


Morgan O'Malley

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School:University of Dayton
Career Interests: Not sure, I’m still interested in a lot including consult liaison and child psych ll.
Some things I like about Richmond: Hanging out with my puppy, trying different restaurants and breweries 


Sumerth Pathak

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: William and Mary
Career Interests: Child and adolescent, neuropsychiatry
Some things I like about Richmond: Biking in the fan, art museums, basketball, finding obscure music on Youtube


Andrew Pecsok

Medical School: Virginia College of Osteopathic MedicineCU School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: VCU
Career Interests: General psychiatry
Some things I like about Richmond: I enjoy mountain biking, surfing, snowboarding and disc golf.


Doris (Emily) Rosen

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: Goucher College
Career Interests: Inpatient psychiatry, consultation/liaison
Some things I like about Richmond: I like running and am a foodie. I’m looking forward to scoping out the food in Richmond for the next 4 years.


Patricia Timi

Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Undergraduate School: Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County
Career Interests: Forensic Psychiatry
Some things I like about Richmond: Netflix and exploring Richmond's brunch spots

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Alex Ambrose


Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine- Virginia Campus
Undergraduate School: Agnes Scott College
Career Interests: Addictions, Forensics, Adult Inpatient Psychiatry
Some things I like about Richmond: Trails and Parks, Amazing Restaurants, the view crossing the river on my drive into work.
 

Tiffanee Brown

Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Undergraduate: Princeton University
Career interest: Addiction Medicine
Some things I like about Richmond: Southern manners, diverse people, I can be most places in 20 minutes and when I need to get away, there are so many options that are just a short road trip away: DC, Philly, Va Beach, Williamsburg, even NYC
 

Megan Small

 

Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Career Interests: Psychotherapy, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Mental Wellness
Some things I like about Richmond: Walkability, vegan friendliness, local art & music scene, overall friendliness of community members

 

Arthur Calloway

 

Medical School: VCOM Carolinas Campus
Undergraduate School:NC State University
Career Interests: Geriatrics, C&L
Some things I like about Richmond: Lots of good food, warm weather and friendly people

 

Sean Mardis

 

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School:Campbell University
Career Interests: Inpatient Psychiatry- interested in the schizophrenic patient population. I am also interested in Consult and Liaison psychiatry as well.
Some things I like about Richmond: I am new to the area and still exploring everything Richmond has to offer. There is plenty of things to do outdoors like hiking, kayaking the James River, or exploring the mountains to the west. Richmond also has plenty of interesting restaurants and breweries to check out as well.

 

Danny Shaban

 

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Virginia Campus
Undergraduate School: Virginia Tech
Career Interests: I have been drawn to several psychiatric subspecialties, addiction, traumatic brain injury, child and adolescent, and pain management
Some things I like about Richmond: I have loved exploring different restaurants and there is always something fun to do in the city.

 

Charles Kramer

 

Medical School: VCU School of Medicine
Undergraduate School: Sewanee
Career Interests: Very much undecided, but something in the adult population.
Some things I like about Richmond: The Richmond Kickers, Belmont Pizzeria, relatively traffic- free transits, The Byrd Theater, Cappola's Deli.

 

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Kimberly Bowman

 

Medical School: VCU
Undergraduate School: University of Waterloo 
Career Interest: Undecided. I like women's health as well as geriatrics. 
Some things I like about Richmond: This city is so beautiful! I especially love the spring when everything starts to bloom. We have amazing restaurants, gorgeous parks, and tons of historical sites. I enjoy many outdoor activities with my family including biking along the Capital Trail and exploring the James River.

 

Shane Carrillo

 

Medical School:  University of Kansas 
Undergraduate School: Arizona State University 
Career Interest: Community Psychiatry, Child-Adolescent Psychiatry 
Some things I like about Richmond: Close to D.C. as well as the beach and mountains for recreation. Kayaking and hiking the James River. History abounds with so much to see nearby.   Vineyards, breweries, great food and culture. Richmond has something for everyone and is a great place to live!


Deborah Kiehlmeier

Medical School: Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University
Career Interest: Psychotherapy
Some things I like about Richmond: the walkability, hipster coffee shops, good food, pretty views


Danielle Robinson

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Undergraduate School: California State University Northridge
Career Interest: Women's Mental Health 
Some things I like about Richmond: I feel very at home at VCU and truly enjoy hanging out with my fellow co-interns and residents. I'm from Los Angeles, CA, so the low cost of living is a major plus!  I enjoy how close it is to DC and make frequent weekend trips.  I'm a foodie, and Richmond has some great restaurants, wineries nearby, and festivals all year round!

 

Alyssa Warren

 

Medical School:  Eastern Virginia Medical School
Undergraduate School:  Randolph-Macon College
Career Interest:  Psychodynamics,  Emergency psychiatry
Some things I like about Richmond:  Driving by the main street station clock tower on the way to work, the James River, Belle Isle, parks & restaurants, and the food trucks at VCU!