RESIDENTS and FELLOWS

                            UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS CLEVELAND MEDICAL CENTER

                                          DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY

                                                   RESIDENTS and FELLOWS

                                                             2016-2017

Rosanne Paul, DO - PGY 4
Administrative Chief Resident
Hometown: Medina, Ohio

Undergrad: Wright State University
Med School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals
Research Interest: Obesity and sleep quality effects on aging, photoaging
Hobbies: Soccer, running, Cleveland sports, spending time with family
Career Plans: General dermatology

Jeffrey Scott, MD - PGY 4
Academic Chief
Hometown: Canton, Connecticut
Undergrad: University of Connecticut
Med School: Yale School of Medicine
Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital
Research Interest: Epidemiology of melanoma, high-risk skin cancers, photobiology, cutaneous immunology
Hobbies: Eating, basketball, weightlifting, spending time with his wife and dog Next steps: Fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology 

Adrienne Callahan, MD - PGY 4
Medical Student Scheduling
Hometown: Westlake, Ohio
Undergrad: Case Western Reserve University
Med School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine       
Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center
Research Interest: Epidemiology of melanoma
Hobbies: Yoga, gastronomy
Career Plans: General dermatology

Sarah Churton, MD - PGY 4
CDS Coordinator & Med Stud Evals
Hometown: Huntington, West Virginia
Undergrad: University of Richmond
Med School:   Marshall University School of Medicine
Internship: University of Cincinnati
Research Interest: Psoriasis
Hobbies: Golf, tennis, piano, guitar, concerts
Career Plans: General, surgical and cosmetic dermatology

Joselin Tacastacas, MD - PGY 4
Chief Resident - VA
Hometown: Beachwood, Ohio
Med School:   University of the Philippines - Philippine General Hospital
Research Interest: Cutaneous oncology
Hobbies: Spending time with family

 

Madeline Tarrillion, DO - PGY 4
RMC Liaison/Communications Comm
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Undergrad: Texas A&M University
Med School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, Oregon
Research Interest: Teledermatology
Hobbies: Exploring Cleveland and its sports, music, festivals, hanging out with co-residents, obsessing about Texas A&M
 

 

Lauren Karpinski, MD - PGY 3
Hometown: Brecksville, Ohio
Undergrad: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Med School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Research Interest: Lower extremity rashes and infections, photodynamic therapy
Hobbies: Cooking

Miesha Merati, DO - PGY 3
Hometown: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Med School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals
Research Interest: Dermoscopy, quality improvement
Hobbies: Cooking (and eating!), beach volleyball, traveling, spending time with friends and family
Future plans: General, surgical and cosmetic dermatology

Barbara Reichert, MD - PGY 3
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
Med School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Research Interest: Microbiome and its role in atopic dermatitis
Next Steps: Fellowship in pediatric dermatology

Amanda Suggs, MD - PGY 3
Hometown: Fort Pierce, Florida
Undergrad: University of Florida
Med School: University of Miami
Internship: Cleveland Clinic
Research Interest: Photobiology, sleep and skin, acne
Hobbies: Triatholons, running, yoga, cooking, pottery
Career plans: Procedural and general dermatology

Margaret Wat, MD, PhD - PGY 3
Hometown: Naperville, Illinois       
Undergrad: Duke University
Med School: Baylor College of Medicine
Research Interest: Medical dermatology
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, food and running
 

 

Gregory Delost, DO - PGY 2
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
Undergrad: Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania
Med School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals
Research Interest: Acne, cutaneous lymphoma, drug development and design
Hobbies: Running, Cleveland Cavs and Indians, traveling, art, maltipoos
Career Plans: General and surgical dermatology

Michelle Filanovsky, MD - PGY 2
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Undergrad: Miami University, Ohio
Med School:   Case Western Reserve University
Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio
Research Interest: Quality of life and psychiatric co-morbidities in dermatologic disease
Hobbies: Playing piano and ukulele, swimming, cheering on the Cleveland Cavs

InYoung Kim, MD, PhD - PGY 2
Hometown: Seoul, Korea & Chicago, Illinois
Undergrad: University of Chicago
Med School: University of Chicago
Research Interest: Immunodermatology
Hobbies: Playing with her 3-year-old son, cooking, guitar, taking long walks with a wide brim hat and SPF > 30 sunscreen
Career plans: Autoimmune disorders, physician scientists

Rachel Mistur, MD - PGY 2
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Undergrad: Columbia University
Med School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Research Interest: Photodermatoses and photoaging
Hobbies: Running, discovering new local restaurants and spending time with her dog, Winnie

Timmie Sharma, MD - PGY 2
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Med School:   Case Western Reserve University
Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio
Research Interest: Skin cancer prevention, cutaneous oncology
Hobbies: Swimming, hiking, watching the Cavs
Career Plans: Medical dermatology

Emily Shelley, MD - PGY 2
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Undergrad: Vanderbilt University
Med School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus 
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals
Research Interest: Effects of sleep apnea on photoaging
Hobbies: Cooking, running, lifting weights and spending time with her new puppy

 

  Current Fellows

  Rachel Redenius, MD

  Assistant Professor

  Luisa Christensen, MD

  Cutaneous Oncology Fellow

  Fuad Muakkassa, MD

  Clinical Trials Fellow