Fellows

Fellows Map

Current Fellows

2014-15 Fellows

Virginia Campbell, MD
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Carraway Methodist Family Medicine Residency

Jacob Graham, MD
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
University of Mississippi Internal Medicine Residency

Lindsey Hinton, MD
University of Alabama School of Medicine
UAB Internal Medicine Residency

Garrett Hurst, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Wake Forest Family Medicine Residency


Former Fellows

Former Fellows at AAHPM San Diego
Several of our former Fellows at the AAHPM 2014 Assembly in San Diego


2013 Fellows Reunion

A few of our former Fellows together at an AAHPM Conference.  Left to right:  
Laura Ferguson, MD (2007-2008); Cynthia Baker, MD (2000-2001);
Elizabeth Kvale, MD (2002-2003); Alison Krause, MD (2002-2003);
Alexandra Leigh, MD (2009-2010); Jacque Covington, MD (2012-2013);
Ashley Nichols, MD (2010-2011); Sam Perna, DO (2007-2008);
Dominick Mastroianni, MD (2010-2011)

2013-2014

2013-2014 Fellows UAB












Dilip Babu, MD
University of Vermont School of Medicine
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital (New York) Residency Program 
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Hospitalist & Palliative Care Physician, Birmingham VA Medical Center     
Dwaipayan Chakraborti, MD
Calcutta National Medical College (Kolkata, India)
University of Connecticut Internal Medicine Residency
University of Connecticut Geriatrics Fellowship
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Medical Corps, United States Army
Jennifer Courtney,  MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine
University of Louisville Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:  
       Assistant Professor of Medicine, UAB Center for Palliative & Supportive Care
Hugh Reeves, MD
University of Alabama School of Medicine
University of Alabama Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:  
       Hospitalist, Birmingham VA Medical Center

2012—2013 

2012-2013 Fellows


Melanie Farrell, MD

Wake Forest University Internal Medicine Residency
University of Oklahoma, Faculty
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Assistant Professor of Medicine
       Birmingham VA Medical Center
       UAB Center for Palliative & Supportive Care 
Jacque Covington, MD 
UAB Med/Peds Residency (Chief Resident)
       CURRENT POSITION:  
       Hospitalist - Scott & White Hospital-College Station, Texas
       
2011—2012 

2011-2012 Fellows

Laurel Kilpatrick, MD 
Wake Forest Internal Medicine Residency
Wake Forest Geriatrics Fellowship
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Assistant Professor of Medicine
       Associate Program Director, UAB Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program
       UAB Center for Palliative & Supportive Care
John Miller, MD 
UAB Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Private Practice, Tuscaloosa Internal Medicine 
       Assistant Medical Director, Hospice of West Alabama
Sarah Fulghum, MD 
UAB Family Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Staff Physician, Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center—Tuscaloosa, Alabama

2010—2011

2010-2011 Fellows


Julie Coffman, MD
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Assistant Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
       Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
Laura Farless. MD 
UAB Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Staff Physician, The Steward Center for Palliative Care/Hospice of Savannah, Savannah, Georgia
Dominick Mastroianni, MD 
Wake Forest, Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Senior Physician,  Vitas Hospice-Central Florida 
Ashley Nichols, MD 
UAB Med/Peds Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
       Medical Director—Inpatient Palliative Care Service
       UAB Center for Palliative & Supportive Care
       Children's of Alabama
      
2009—2010 

2009-2010 Fellows

Alexandra Leigh, MD
 
UAB Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Strategic Plan Strategy & Development, Bookkeeping 
       Northlake Oral & Facial Surgery - Slidell, Louisiana
Neal Steil, MD
UAB Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Assistant Professor of Medicine/ Hospitalist
       Birmingham VA Medical Center
       UAB Center for Palliative & Supportive Care
Urviben Patel, MD
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
       Mercer University School of Medicine/Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon Georgia
       
2008—2009 

José Fernandez, MD
     CURRENT POSITION:
     Good Shepherd Hospice - Lakeland, Florida
Pushkar Chand, MD
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Staff Physician, Kaiser Permanente, California

2007—2008
 

Laura Ferguson, MD 
UAB Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Co-Medical Director, Hospice of East Texas - Tyler, Texas
Andrea White, MD 
University of Virginia-Salem/Carilion Health Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION
       Staff Physician, Brookwood Internists - Birmingham, Alabama
Samuel Perna, DO
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
       Medical Director, Children's of Alabama Palliative Care Team
       Medical Director—Alacare Home Health & Hospice
       Birmingham VA Medical Center
       UAB Center for Palliative & Supportive Care
      
2006—2007

Jian Fong, MD 
Carraway Methodist Medical Center Family Practice Residency
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Family Medicine Faculty
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Staff Physician American Family Care, Birmingham, Alabama
Andrew Daigle, MD 
Greenville Hospital System Family Medicine Residency—South Carolina
Sacred Heart Health System, Pensacola, Florida
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Associate Medical Director for Hospice, Community Palliative Consultants; Jacksonville Florida
       
2005—2006
 
Ryan Nash, MD 
University of Texas-Houston Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Chair in Ethics & Professionalism
       Director Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities
       The Ohio State University 
C. Daniel Kingsley, MD 
UAB Internal Medicine Residency—Montgomery
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Oncologist, Clearview Cancer Institute, Huntsville, Alabama
       Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Huntsville
Sandra Broeren, MD  
University of Wyoming Family Practice Residency Program
Private Practice—Alaska Native Medical Center Anchorage, Alaska
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Chief Medical Officer, Community Home Health & Hospice, Longview, Washington
       
2003—2004
 
Joseph Chan, MD 
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency
Chicago/St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma
       CURRENT POSITION:
       St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology Student

2002—2003
 

Elizabeth Kvale, MD 
University of Missouri Family Medicine Residency & private practice
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Associate Professor of Medicine
       Medical Director UAB Palliative & Supportive Care Outpatient Services
       UAB Center for Palliative & Supportive Care
Alison Krause, MD 
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Northside Hospital Palliative Care Program, Atlanta, Georgia       

2001-2002
 
Charlotte Williams, MD 
University of Alabama, Family Medicine
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Locums, United Kingdom      

2000—2001

Cynthia Baker, MD 
UAB Internal Medicine Residency
       CURRENT POSITION:
       Corporate Medical Director, Alacare Home Health & Hospice, Birmingham, Alabama
       Assistant Professor of Medicine
       UAB Center for Palliative & Supportive Care