Family Medicine Grads
Allison Ng MD - University of Cincinnati
Class of 2018
A proud Cincinnati native who developed an interest in immigrant and refugee health through her experiences in Central America and various organizations within the city. She will be working with the Health Department to continue her work with this population In her free time she loves to draw, knit, cook, eat, and Zumba!
Eleanor Glass- University of Cincinnati
Class of 2014
Currently the Chief Medical Office and Co-founder of Integrative Family Care of Cincinnati a Direct Primary Care clinic. She maintains a faculty position in the residency to focus on Quality Improvement in the FMC, especially in EMR training and Practice Management. Both of these efforts are part of an overall goal to reduce burnout in family medicine, to help us return to our roots as independent physicians who can respond to the needs of our community.She also maintains an active acupuncture practice, and enjoys learning more about integrative medicine, procedures, women's health, and anything outdoors that has nothing to do with medicine.
Kara Ciani- Chief Resident - U of Cincinnati
Will continue to work in Cincinnati and training at UC in the geriatrics fellowship. She remains dedicated to vulnerable populations her future practice will encompass a bit of everything. In her free time, she loves morning runs, hikes through the city’s hilly forests, whipping up new recipes, and exploring Cincinnati’s hidden gems with friends and family.
Stephen Eckart - Tulane University SOM
Class of 2017
He is completing a geriatric fellowship here at TCH.
Anne Adams - University of Cincinnati
Annie is working in a full spectrum family medicine practice in Austin, Texas.
Gina Cano- U of Cincinnati
Class of 2015
Gina currently lives in Guadalajara, Mexico where she volunteers with a palliative care organization (Fundación Mexicana de Medicina Paliativa) doing home visits with patients in the terminal stages of cancer and other chronic diseases. She works intermittently with Crossroad Health Center, a FQHC in Cincinnati, which serves vulnerable populations downtown and on the west side of the city.
Katherine Johnson - U of Cincinnati
Katie stayed within TCH system working in an outpatient office providing comprehensive care- including seeing maternity patients.
Rebecca Yeager - University of Cincinnati
Becky will be joining the faculty of the inpatient family medicine team at TCH
Rachel Hope- Georgetown SOM
Class of 2016
Doing outpatient family medicine seeing kids and adults for the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (Kaiser) in Baltimore.
Kristen Koch- Chief Resident - U of Louisville
Continues to grow her Cincinnati routes. After a brief detour to Ohio State for undergrad and University of Louisville for medical school she was thrilled returned to Cincinnati for residency. She has accepted a position to stay in the Christ family and will work in the outpatient office in Norwood. In her free time she can be found atop a mountain somewhere in Tennessee in off-road vehicles, covered in mud, curled up with a crafting project, or catching up on my Netflix.
Jeffery Murphy- University of Cincinnati
After a few career twists and turns, including high school teacher, parks & recreation manager, and firefighter he is thrilled to have completed his training at TCH/UC FM. He will use the skills he honed to work in a full scope of family medicine office within the Christ system. In his spare time, you’ll find him working occasional shifts as a part-time firefighter, walking his pitbull and rescue Guatemalan street dog, or playing music.
Anisa Shomo, MD- Ohio State University COM
Class of 2013
Anisa is a board certified Geriatrician in addition to Family Medicine. She splits her time between working at the University of Cincinnati and in Haiti. She staffs 2 clinics for the Cincinnati Health Department. One is located inside of Riverview East Academy. It is part of the School Based Health Division and it is a longitudinal clinic site for the residency. The other is a traditional FQHC model. She practice Family Medicine and Geriatrics at both locations. In Haiti, she helps to manage the pediatric, adult medicine, and Gyn outpatient clinics in addition to the inpatient service. She is also an avid runner and past ambassador of Black Girls Run! Cincinnati Chapter.
Tyler (Kip) Drewry- Wayne State University
From Michigan and attended he University of Michigan where he studied Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science. Will be attending the Sports Medicine Fellowship at TriHealth. While in residency he enjoyed the mix of academic rigor tied to a university program within a community hospital. His hobbies include playing hockey, softball, biking, running, weight-lifting, playing video games and watching movies.
Catherine Pinkston DO -Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
She is off on a grand adventure to Nevada where she will work in a full spectrum family medicine practice. She will be able to continue to spend her free time outdoors with long distance trail runs, backpacking in the mountains, and rustic international travel!
Gurpreet Kaur (pictured back right)– Medical School for International Health (MSIH)
Class 0f 2012
Gurpreet jumped around a lot before she started residency and continues to jump around thereafter. Her primary career interest is in international health/under resourced settings, especially in areas with difficult medical access. Following graduation, Gurpreet worked a year in a FQHC in Saginaw, Michigan before moving to work with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Since then, she has jumped between locums assignments in Michigan (outpatient and urgent care) and MSF assignments in Africa. Gurpreet has worked for MSF within a variety of medical roles including medical doctor in a pediatric malnutrition ward (SNNPR, Ethiopia) and start up project (Thonyor, South Sudan); mobile medical team manager (Somali Region, Ethiopia), outreach surveillance team manager (Mtendeli Refugee Camp, Tanzania) and overall project medical team leader (Zamfara, Nigeria). Currently, she is working an outpatient locums assignment in Colorado.
Angela Adams-Harrison- Wright State
Happy to be "walking in her calling", Dr. Adams-Harrison says her favorite part about working at Rocking Horse Community Health Center is taking care of people in need. Her professional interests include caring for the underserved, preventative education, and Global Health in Haiti. She enjoys family, traveling (cruising), cooking, crocheting, reading and singing with her church praise team in her spare time.
Elizabeth Weage- Wayne State University SOM
Elizabeth is currently with Southwestern Medical Clinic at a designated rural health clinic in Niles, MI. She has her own outpatient practice as well as works in the walk in clinic doing acute visits and procedures one day per week. SWMC supports medical missions which allows Elizabeth to continue to pursue her passion of serving abroad.
Shayla Toombs-Withers- Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 2010
She currently works as an outpatient Family Physician for Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN, treating children and adults. Special interests include women's health and Plant Based nutrition which is incorporate both into her practice. Currently in the process of obtaining fellowship certification in Obesity Medicine. In addition to practicing medicine, she keeps busy with running marathons, trail races, and triathlons.
Brittany Almaraz - University of Cincinnati
Dr. Almaraz joined the Crossroad Health Center, a FQHC dedicated to providing care for the underserved.
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