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New Faculty Scholar Award Recipients


  • Ana Arias, MD – Natividad FMR, Salinas, CA
  • Sarah Coles, MD – University of Arizona
  • Eileen Conaway, DO – Florida Hospital East Orlando, Orlando, FL
  • Esther Johnston, MD, MPH – Wright Center National FMR, Scranton, PA
  •  Ian Nelligan, MD, MPH – Stanford University 
  • Kari Nilsen, PhD – University of Kansas, Wichita
  •  Juan Robles, MD – Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Tomoko Sairenji, MD, MS – University of Washington
  • Nicholas Weida, MD – Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, MA 
  •  Cheng Yuet, PharmD – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine


  • Enjoli Benitez, MD, MPH – Methodist Houston FMR
  • Arnold Henry, MD – Indiana University
  • Jamie Hill-Daniel, MD – Georgetown University
  • Leigh Johnson, MD – East Tennessee State University
  • Cynthia Kim, MSSW, LCSW-R – Mid Hudson FMR, Kingston, NY
  • Holly Montjoy, MD – Cascades East FMR, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Jason Ramirez, MD – University of Maryland
  • Amelia Sattler, MD – Stanford University
  • Jeffrey Walden, MD – Cone Health FMR, Greensboro, NC
  • Ebony Whisenant, MD – Florida International University


  • Irmanie Eliacin, MD, Florida International University
  • Katherine Fortenberry, PhD, University of Utah
  • Shashank Kraleti, MD, University of Arkansas
  • Steven Lin, MD, Stanford University
  • Laura Mayans, MD, University of Kansas, Wichita
  • Lisa Mims, MD, MSCR, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Ryan Palmer, EdD, MFA, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Maribeth Porter, MD, MSCR, University of Florida


  • Morhal Al Achkar, MD, Indiana University
  • Jennie Jarrett, PharmD, UPMC St Margaret FMR, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Stephanie Carter-Henry, MD, MS, UMass Medical School FMR, Worcester, MA
  • Miranda Huffman, MD, MEd, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Elizabeth Menzel, MD, University of Wisconsin
  • Timothy Riley, MD, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
  • Matthew Snyder, Major, DO, St Louis University FMDR, Scott AFB, IL


  • John Boll, DO, FAAFP, Williamsport FMRP, Williamsport, PA
  • David Evans, MD, University of Washington
  • Amanda Kost, MD, University of Washington
  • Suzanne Minor, MD, FAAFP, Florida International University
  • Michael Nduati, MD, University of California, Riverside School of Medicine
  • Ann Rutter, MD, Albany Medical College, Albany NY


  • Lindsay Botsford, MD, MBA, San Jacinto Methodist FMRP, Baytown, TX
  • Laurie DeGrand, MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • K Torian Easterling, MD, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School
  • Jennifer Edgoose, MD, MPH, Northeast Family Medicine Center, UWI, Madison
  • Laurie Hommema, MD, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH
  • Kathryn Jacobe, MD, UW Fox Valley FMRP, Appleton, WI
  • Jana Zaudke, MD, MA, KU Medical Center


  • Geoffrey Carden, MD, Central Maine Medical FMR, Lewiston, ME
  • David Klee, MD, Munson Medical Center FMR, Traverse City, MI
  • Paul Larson, MD, University of Pittsburgh St. Margaret FMR
  • Laura Morris, MD, University of Missouri at Columbia
  • Nahid Rianon, MD, DrPH, University of Texas at Houston
  • Amanda Swenson, MD, University of Missouri at Columbia
  • Kelechi Uduhiri, MD, MPH, Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, MD


  • Anthony Casey, MD, The Ohio State University
  • Mathew Devine, DO, University of Rochester
  • Julianne Falleroni, DO, MPH, University of Wisconsin
  • Paul George, MD, Brown University
  • Alesia Hawkins, PhD, University of Illinois-Rockford
  • John Malaty, MD, University of Florida
  • Geoff Mills, MD, PhD, Jefferson Medical College


  • Brian Arndt, MD, University of Wisconsin
  • Keisa Bennett, MD, MPH, University of Kentucky
  • Michael Mendoza, MD, MPH, University of Rochester
  • Christine Runyon, PhD, University of Massachusetts


  • Shannon Bolon, MD, MPH, University of Cincinnati
  • Michael D. Geurin, MD, Montana FMR, Billings, MT
  • Christopher Jonas, DO, Eglin Air Force Base, FL
  • Sarah Marshall, MD, University of California, Davis
  • Marty Player, MD, MS, Medical University of South Carolina


  • Rolf Montalvo Chen, MD, University of Texas, Houston
  • Joseph Gibes, MD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Corey Lyon, DO, Research FMR, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Michael Park, MD, University of Colorado Rose FMR, Denver, Colorado     
  • Mari Ricker, MD, Providence Milwaukie FMR, Milwaukie, Oregon
  • Michelle Roett, MD, Georgetown University-Providence Hospital Residency, Washington, DC


  • Richard Allen, MD, MPH, St. Mark’s FMR, Salt Lake City, UT 

  • Lia Pierson Bruner, MD, Texas Tech University 
  • Troy Fiesinger, MD, Conroe FMR, Conroe, TX
  • Nathan Hitzeman, MD, Sutter Health FMR, Sacramento, CA 
  • Lisa Maxwell, MD, FPR, Christiana Care Health System,
Wilmington, DE 
  • Lisa Marie Ward, MD, University of California, San Francisco 
  • Cheryl Seymour, MD, Maine-Dartmouth FPR, Augusta, ME 


  • Steven Brown, MD, Banner Family Practice, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Paul Crawford, MD, Eglin Air Force Base, FL 
  • Edgar Figueroa, MD, MPH, Columbia University 
  • Sarah Parrott, DO, University of Kansas 
  • Jason Wilbur, MD, University of Iowa 


  • Careyana Brenham, MD, Southern Illinois University
  • Phuc Duc (PD) Nguyen, MD, University of Texas HSC, Houston

  • Stephen Scott, MD, Baylor College of Medicine


  • David Anthony, MD, Brown University
  • Charles Blackadar, MD, Puget Sound FMR, Tacoma, WA
  • Diana Heiman, MD, University of Connecticut
  • Mary Stephens, MD, MPH, East Tennessee State University


  • Kara Cadwallader, MD, Family Practice Residency of Idaho, Boise, ID 
  • Renee Crichlow, MD, University of California, Davis 
  • Eric Schackow, MD, PhD, St. Elizabeth FPR, Chicago, IL 
  • Stephen Schultz, MD, University of Rochester


  • Susan Anderson, MD, University of South Dakota
  • W. Clay Jackson, MD, University of Tennessee-Memphis
  • Doug Knutson, MD, Ohio State University
  • Anthony Viera, MD, Jacksonville Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL 
  • Lorraine Wallace, PhD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville


  • Cecilia A. Gutierrez, MD, University of California, San Diego
  • Andrea Nazar, DO, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Stephen A Wilson, MD, UMPC St. Margaret FPR, Pittsburgh, PA


  • Cathy Ayn Bryant, MD, St. Vincent FPRP, Indianapolis, IN
  • Heidi Chumley-Jones, MD, University of Texas HSC, San Antonio
  • Richard Paris, MD, Somerville FMR, Somerville, NJ
  • Carolyn Thiedke, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Thomas Trojian, MD, University of Connecticut


  • Brenda Abraham, MD, St Joseph's FPR, Syracuse, NY 
  • Kim Griswold, MD, MPH, SUNY at Buffalo
  • Patrick Keenan, MD, North Memorial Clinic, Minneapolis, MN 
  • Peter C. Smith, MD, Rose Family Medicine Center, Denver, CO 
  • Deborah Witt, MD, Thomas Jefferson University

Prior to 1999 the award was called the New Faculty Orientation Award


  • Christine Alexander, MD, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • Alan Douglass, MD, Middlesex Hospital FMR, Middleton, CT
  • Kenneth Grimm, MD, Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, MI
  • Patricia Sereno, MD, MPH, Malden Family Health Center, Malden, MA
  • Laura Williams, MD, MPH, University of California, Irvine


  • Alma B. Littles, MD, Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center, Tallahassee, FL 
  • Anne S. Powers, PhD, University of Nevada 
  • Greg VandeKieft, MD, Michigan State University 
  • Bill Zepf, MD, Georgetown University


  • Timothy P. Daaleman, DO, University of Kansas 
  • Susan B. Millan, MD, University of Florida 
  • Vincent M. Silenzio, MPH, MD, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 
  • Carmen P. Wong, MD, Wright State University


  • Rebecca Kirby, MD, MS, RD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso 
  • Michelle L. Nichols, MD, MS, Morehouse School of Medicine 
  • Timothy J. Pollard, MD, Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, ME 
  • John J. Smucny, MD, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC


  • Samuel LeBaron, PhD, MD, Stanford University 
  • Charles P. Mouton, MD, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School 
  • Kenneth R. Smith, MD, University of Oklahoma


  • Nancy Bell, MD, University of Vermont
  • Ronald W. Chapman, MD, MPH, Shasta-Cascade FPR, Redding, CA
  • Jane E. Corboy, MD, Baylor College of Medicine 
  • John W. Ely, MD, MSPH, University of Iowa


  • Roberd M. Bostick, MD, University of Minnesota 
  • Philip M. Diller, MD, PhD, University of Cincinnati 
  • Donna I. Meltzer, MD, University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY 
  • David H. Thom, MD, MPH, Stanford University 
  • Maxine M. Urton, PhD, Bethesda FPR, Cincinnati, OH


  • Ramoncita Maestas, MD, Providence Medical Center, Seattle, WA 
  • Jaime Cruz, MD, Valley Medical Center, Fresno, CA
  • Sue Ann Doty, MD, PhD, University of Texas HSC, San Antonio 
  • Sally Irvin, PhD, Community Hospitals of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 
  • William E. Hines, MD, MS, Indiana University


  • Stacey A. Brennan, MD, University of South Carolina 
  • Larry E. Johnson, MD, PhD, University of Cincinnati 
  • Marius T. McFarland, MD, Louisiana State University, Shreveport 
  • Kenneth R. Harman, MD, University of Alabama, Birmingham


  • David V. Espino, MD, University of Texas HSC, San Antonio 
  • Christine M. Anderson, MD, St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI 
  • Susan D. Andrews, MD, MS, Sparrow FPR, Lansing, MI
  • Rick Kellerman, MD, Smokey Hill Family Practice Center, Salina, KS


  • Sandra Burge, PhD, University of Texas HSC, San Antonio
  • Betty Routledge, MD, Indiana University
  • Douglas Smucker, MD, Medical College of Ohio

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