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Artemisa Gogollari, MD

Research Assistant
The Health and Life Sciences University, Austria

Artemisa earned her medical degree at the University of Medicine, Tirana in 2013. She is a research assistant at The Health & Life Sciences University, Austria and is currently enrolled in the masters of health sciences program there. Artemisa’s research interests include medical decision-making, decision-analytic modeling, and gynecologic cancers. In her spare time she enjoys creating digital art and illustrations.

Mehboob Kalani, MD

Resident, Department of Internal Medicine
Allegheny Health Network Medical Education Consortium

Mehboob is an internal medicine resident at Allegheny Health Network Medical Education Consortium in Pittsburgh. He was born in Karachi, Pakistan, grew up in Toronto, Canada, and pursued medicine upon completing high school. He earned his premedical and medical degrees at American University of Integrative Sciences in 2015. After residency, Mehboob's interests lie in pulmonary critical care medicine, and he is researching COPD exacerbation treatment and readmission rates. In his limited leisure time, he enjoys playing or watching soccer, long drives, and family gatherings.

Kimberly Kallianos, MD

Fellow, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
University of California, San Francisco

Originally from Atlanta, Kim graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 and from Harvard Medical School in 2011. She completed her residency in radiology at the University of California, San Francisco and is currently a fellow in cardiac and pulmonary imaging at UCSF. Kim has contributed to many First Aid/USMLE-Rx projects, and has served as Image Editor for the First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 book for several years.

Kachiu Cecilia Lee, MD, MPH

Kachiu Lee, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Kachiu earned her medical degree and Masters in Public Health degree from Northwestern University and served as chief resident in her dermatology residency at Brown University. After completing a clinical and research fellowship at Harvard Medical School’s Wellman Center for Photomedicine, she has returned to Brown University as faculty, with research emphasis on epidemiology, medical education, and photomedicine. As the first physician in her family, Kachiu hopes to play a critical role in helping medical students and residents fulfill their career aspirations. She has contributed to several projects in the First Aid/USMLE-Rx family of publications, including the USMLE-Rx Qmax test bank and the Step 1, 2 CS, and 3 First Aid books. In her leisure time, she enjoys photography, playing piano, and exploring New England with her family.

Authors

Brandon W. Calenda, MD

Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Brandon earned his bachelors degree in biology from Boston College, and his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. After completing a residency in internal medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Brandon continued his studies and is currently a fellow in cardiovascular disease.

Sandy Chai, MD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Sandy graduated from Brown University and earned her medical degree at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She also completed her dermatology residency training at Brown, serving as chief resident.

Mark Godfrey, MD

Fellow, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Yale-New Haven Hospital

Mark is a native of the Southwest who graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 2013. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. At Brown, he served as chief resident and participated in Brown's Clinician Educator track. Mark will be starting his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Yale University in 2017. He enjoys cooking and spending time with family.

Cassi Grotepas, MD

Resident, Department of Pathology
University of Utah Health Sciences Center

Cassi is from Farmington, Utah, and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and completed an intern year in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Arizona. She transferred to anatomic and clinical pathology there, and eventually transferred to the University of Utah to complete her training. Cassi is enjoying her time back in Utah near her family with her husband and infant son. She also enjoys reading, backpacking, hiking, and cycling.

Eric Jordan, MD

Resident, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
University of California, San Francisco

Eric grew up in southern California and earned his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is currently finishing his radiology training at the University of California, San Francisco. Outside of medicine, Eric enjoys sports, traveling, and spending time with family.

Rachel Jug, MD. BCh BAO

Resident, Department of Pathology
Duke University Medical Center

Rachel grew up in Toronto, Canada, and graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2015. She currently works as an anatomical/clinical pathology resident at Duke University Medical Center. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys exercising, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Robert Kulina, MD

Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease
The Mount Sinai Hospital

Douglas A. Mata, MD, MPH

Clinical Fellow in Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Doug earned his undergraduate degree at Rice University and took advantage of a Fulbright Scholarship to earn his Masters in Public Health degree at the University of Cambridge. He earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine and is currently a clinical fellow in pathology at Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women's Hospital.

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