Third Year Fellows


Scott Blumhof, DO

Scott Blumhof, DO

Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

Internship & Residency: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Research Interests: Pulmonary Hypertension, Metabolism and Glycosylation

David Campbell, MD (Fellow Representative)

David Campbell, MD (Fellow Representative)

Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA

Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Research Interests: Health Services and Outcomes Research

Chao He, MD, PhD

Chao He, MD, PhD

Medical School: Soochow University, Suzhou, China

Graduate School: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Internship: Bridgeport Hospital-Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport, CT

Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL (ABIM Research Pathway)

Research Interest: Pulmonary Fibrosis, Mitochondrial Biology, Immunology

Jordan Powner, DO

Jordan Powner, DO

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA

Internship & Residency: Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

Research Interests: Biofilms and Respiratory Pathogens

James O'Connor, MD

James O'Connor, MD

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA

Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA

Research Interests: Clinical Outcomes and Palliative Care


Second Year Fellows


Cristina Bardita, MD, PhD

Cristina Bardita, MD, PhD

Medical School: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Graduate School: Rush University, Chicago, IL

Kevin Dsouza, MD

Kevin Dsouza, MD

Medical School: Bangalore University, Karnataka, India

Residency: Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY

Sheylan Patel, MD

Sheylan Patel, MD

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Sarah Robison, MD

Sarah Robison, MD

Medical School: Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL

Residency: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education and Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Bruno Pereira, MD, PhD

Bruno Pereira, MD, PhD

Residency: University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL

Graduate School: University of Arkansas for Medical Science, Little Rock, AR

First Year Fellows


Tamer Hudali, MD

Tamer Hudali, MD

Medical School: University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Graduate School: University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL

Scott Ryan Merriman, MD

Scott Ryan Merriman, MD

Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Residency: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

Takudzwa Mkorombindo, MD

Takudzwa Mkorombindo, MD

Medical School: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Residency: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Kadambari Vijaykumar, MBBS

Kadambari Vijaykumar, MBBS

Medical School: M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Residency: Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY

Raymond Chad Wade, MD

Raymond Chad Wade, MD

Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX

Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL