The Department of Psychiatry would like to announce that the following residents have been appointed Chief Residents for the 2011-2012 academic year. They are Dr. Rachel Pope, Dr. Nathan Hansen and Dr. Roger Ridgeway.
Dr. Pope is from Marietta, Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Samford University and she received her medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine. Her Psychiatry interests are in Geriatrics and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Ridgeway is from Pass Christian, Mississippi. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Troy Univeristy and he received his medical degree from St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine. His Psychiatry interests are in Consultation Psychiatry and Addiction.
Dr. Hansen is from Auburn, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Duke University and completed a Masters of Science at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Hansen received his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His Psychiatry interests are in Adult Psychiatry and in the genetics of mental illness.
Please join us in congratulating these individuals as they take on their new responsibilities with their academic training.