Dr. David Russler-Germain joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. David Russler-Germain joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an instructor in July of 2023. He is a physician-scientist with research and clinical interests in hematologic malignancies, with a particular emphasis on B cell lymphomas. In the laboratory, his major focus is on follicular lymphoma pathogenesis. They are interested in […]

Dr. Zachary Crees joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Crees joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Assistant Professor in July 2023.  In addition, Dr. Crees serves as the Assistant Clinical Director of the Washington University Center for Gene and Cellular Immunotherapy (CGCI).  Dr. Crees provides clinical care for patients with hematologic malignancies including Multiple Myeloma, Lymphoma and […]

Dr. Arvind Rengarajan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Arvind Rengarajan joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as an Assistant Professor in July 2023. He attended Washington University in St. Louis for medical school, internal medicine residency, chief residency, and general gastroenterology fellowship. He then completed his additional therapeutic endoscopy training at Northwestern University. Dr. Rengarajan is an interventional […]

Dr. Mohammad Aldiabat joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Mohammad Aldiabat joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June 2023. He was born and raised in Alramtha, Jordan and received his medical degree in 2018 from Jordan University of Science and Technology. During his time in medical school, Dr. Aldiabat served in the students’ academic […]

Dr. Alvin Jeon joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Alvin Jeon joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June of 2023. He spent much of his childhood growing up in Long Island, New York. He graduated college at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2014. During […]

Dr. Michael Veshkini joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Michael Veshkini joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June 2023. He was born in Santa Monica and attended UCLA, where he graduated summa cum laude with Honors in Biology and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. During his undergraduate career, he participated in basic neuroscience […]

Dr. Lauren Van Buren joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Lauren Van Buren joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June of 2023. She was born in Florida, but spent most of her childhood in Indianapolis, IN. She attended the University of Alabama and graduated summa cum laude and with University Honors in 2016 with a […]

Dr. Michelle Freilich joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Michelle Freilich joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June of 2023. She was born in Orlando, Florida and grew up in Lake Mary, Florida. She attended the University of Florida and graduated cum laude in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a […]

Dr. Catherine Finneran joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Catherine Finneran joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June 2023. An accomplished researcher and dedicated patient advocate, Dr. Finneran brings her specialized background in epidemiology and public health to the Department of Medicine. Prior to being awarded her Doctorate in Medicine from Emory University School […]

Dr. Elissa Arnold joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Elissa Arnold joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in June 2023. She was born and raised in Jefferson City, Missouri. She attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO, where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology. […]

Dr. Austin Niu joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Austin Jiazhi Niu joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in June of 2023. He was born in New Jersey and attended Washington University in St. Louis, graduating with a major in Biochemistry. During his undergraduate years he pursued basic science research in HIV. He then went […]

Dr. Benjamin Hoemann joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Benjamin Louis Hoemann joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in Medicine in June of 2023. He was born in St. Louis, MO and raised in Washington, MO. He graduated from Valparaiso University in Indiana in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. He also completed […]

Dr. Danielle Kubicki joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Danielle Kubicki joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor in June 2023. She was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. During university, she served […]

Dr. Brett Case joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Brett Case joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an instructor as of June 2023. Brett obtained his PhD in the laboratory of Mark R. Denison at Vanderbilt University where he studied the requirements of coronavirus capping, proofreading, and immune evasion. Upon joining the Diamond Laboratory in 2018, he […]

Dr. Luis Parra-Rodriguez joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Luis Parra-Rodriguez joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor as of June 2023. He developed his clinical foundation during medical school in Venezuela and spent one year as a general practitioner in rural medicine followed by a year-long hospital medicine internship. After completing a residency in […]

Dr. Lindsey Filiatreau joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Filiatreau joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an assistant professor as of May 2023. She is an epidemiologist whose research centers on 1) quantifying disparities in mental health, substance use, and HIV treatment outcomes among people with HIV in resource constrained settings; and 2) minimizing these disparities through […]

Dr. Mohamed Ramadan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Mohamed Ramadan joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Assistant Professor in May 2023. He grew up in Libya and received his medical degree form Tripoli University, then he joined the university Department of Medicine as a teaching assistant, teaching fifth year medical students and participated in the […]

Dr. Shashwatee Bagchi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Shashwatee Bagchi joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Associate Professor in April 2023. She received her medical degree from The Chicago Medical School, Illinois and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York and a fellowship in infectious diseases at the […]

Dr. Yoshiharu Muto joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Yoshiharu Muto joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology as an instructor in April 2023. He pursued PhD training at Kyushu University in Japan, where his PhD thesis work in the lab of Dr. Keiichi Nakayama focused on the cellular iron metabolism regulated by FBXL5-IRP2 axis. Through this work, he gained […]

Dr. Zyad Qamer joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Zyad Qamer joins the Department of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division as an Assistant Professor as of March 2023. Dr. Qamer received his undergraduate degree (BA) at New York University in economics, medical degree (MD) from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Qamer completed an internal medicine residency at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital where he […]

Dr. Nathaniel Hogrebe joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nathaniel Hogrebe joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research as an instructor in February 2023. Dr. Hogrebe grew up in the St. Louis, Missouri area. He moved to Ohio to continue his education, earning his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton in 2011 […]

Dr. Xiucui Ma joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Xiucui Ma joined the Department of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division as an assistant professor in February 2023. Dr. Ma received her PhD in 2006 from Zhejiang University through a joint program with Washington University School of Medicine, where she trained in molecular biology and gene therapy. After graduation, she pursued postdoctoral research training […]

Dr. Shibali Das joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Shibali Das joined the Department of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division as an instructor in February of 2023. She received her BSc and MSc degree in Microbiology from University of Calcutta Kolkata, India. She then pursued her doctoral degree in Bio-chemistry at Bose Institute, in collaboration with University of Calcutta. Her doctoral research focused on […]

Dr. Siqi Chen joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Siqi Chen joined the Department of Medicine in the division of Oncology as an instructor in January 2023.  Dr. Chen received her PhD degree from The University of Hong Kong before joining Dr. Li Ding’s lab at Washington University in St. Louis for her postdoc research training. As a graduate student, she studied multiple […]

Dr. Christine Zhang joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Christine Zhang joined the Department of Medicine in the division of Oncology as an instructor in January 2023.  After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree (Honor I) in Genetics, Dr. Zhang realized that genetics alone, in many cases, is insufficient to fully explain human diseases. Thus, she completed her PhD in epigenetics and neuroscience at […]

Dr. Jeremiah Stitham joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jeremiah (Jake) Stitham joins the Department of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research as an Instructor in October 2022.  Dr. Stitham grew up in Amherst, New Hampshire.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of New Hampshire, and subsequently completed his Doctorate of Philosophy in Pharmacology […]

Dr. Thomas Odeny joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Thomas Odeny joins the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Assistant Professor as of September 2022.  His career vision in Global Oncology is to address gaps in cancer care by translating research advances to practical and scalable cancer programs in low-resource settings in the U.S. and in Africa through high-quality […]

Dr. Basia Michalski joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Basia Michalski joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology as an Assistant Professor in August of 2022.  Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology, melanoma, laser surgery (vascular lesion removal, rosacea, pigmented lesion, sun spots, tattoo removal, non-ablative laser resurfacing, photo facial rejuvenation and hair removal), botulinum toxin injection (Botox, Dysport), soft […]

Dr. Felipe Ribeiro joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Felipe Ribeiro joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology as an Assistant Professor as of July 2022. He was born in Londrina, PR, Brazil. He received his Bachelor of Biomedicine in 2012, his Master of Experimental Pathology, in 2014 and his PhD in Experimental Pathology in 2016 all from the Londrina […]

Dr. Alaullah Sheikh joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Alaullah Sheikh joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an instructor in July 2022. Under an NIH-sponsored Fogarty International Fellowship program he received additional training in the laboratory of Dr. Edward T. Ryan, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, on the genomic and proteomic analysis of enteric […]

Kaytlin Reedy-Rogier joins the Department of Medicine

Kaytlin Reedy-Rogier joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an instructor in January 2023. Kaytlin is a social worker with her MSW from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. She has been engaged in diversity and equity education for 15 years and is very interested in helping students […]

Dr. Kathleen Lowe joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kathleen Lowe joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases as an instructor in September 2022. She was born and raised in St. Louis. She received her medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and then completed an internal medicine residency and geriatrics fellowship at Mayo Clinic in […]

Dr. Nathanial Nolan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nathanial Nolan joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an instructor in July of 2022. He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri, where he also completed his residency. He then completed infectious disease training at Washington University, in St. Louis. For the past year, he has been […]

Dr. David Rawnsley joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. David Rawnsley joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an instructor in July of 2022. After completing undergraduate training in biology at Duke University, Dr. Rawnsley chose to pursue dual MD, PhD training in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Pennsylvania. During his PhD training, he joined […]

Dr. Zainab Mahmoud joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Zainab Mahmoud joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an instructor in July of 2022. She was born and raised in Nigeria. She obtained her medical degree from Trinity College in Dublin and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She […]

Dr. Charlene Prather joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Charlene Prather joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as a professor in September of 2022. Her clinical goals are to provide advanced, patient-centered clinical care using a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach for patients with disorders of gastrointestinal motility and gut-brain function (such as irritable bowel syndrome). She aims for her patients to […]

Dr. Miriam Jacobs joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Miriam Jacobs joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an instructor in July 2022. She has an interest in immune based therapies with a specific focus on natural killer based cellular therapies. Her current laboratory based work focuses on the development of memory-like NK cells in combination with cetuximab as […]

Dr. Kenton Johnston joins the Department of Medicine

Kenton J. Johnston joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences as an Associate Professor in July 2022. He is also Associate Director of the Center for Health Services & Policy Research (CHSPR) and Director of the Medicare Innovation Research Lab (Medicare IRL). His PhD training is in health services research […]

Dr. Chen Shen joins the Department of Medicine

Chen Shen joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an assistant professor in January 2023. He is a structural biologist with long-term interests in studying innate immune signaling and related cell death pathways. He has multidisciplinary training in the areas of structural biology (X-ray crystallography/cryo-electron microscopy), biochemistry, biophysics, and inflammasome […]

Dr. Chelsea Pearson joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Chelsea Pearson joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an assistant professor in January 2023. She earned her BA in Philisophy-Neuroscience-Psychology; Biology in 2009 from Washington University. She then earned her MD in 2013 from Washington University School of Medicine and finished her residency in 2016 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She is […]

Dr. Jeremy Katcher joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jeremy Katcher joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Immunology as an assistant professor in January 2023 after spending 12 years in private practice in the St. Louis and Washington, Missouri areas. During his time in private practice, he treated a wide variety of patients and conditions covering the full […]

Dr. Rohan Paul joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Rohan Paul joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology as an assistant professor in November 2022. Dr. Paul received his MBBS from the University of Western Australia. He subsequently completed internal medicine residency in 2014 at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco, California. He was named Intern of the Year and […]

Dr. Christine Yokoyama joins the Department of Medicine

Christime Yokoyama, MD, PhD

Dr. Christine Yokoyama joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology as an Instructor in Medicine in July 2022. She received her AB in Social Studies from Harvard University and subsequently received her MD and PhD from Washington University in St. Louis through the Medical Scientist Training Program. She completed her PhD in […]

Dr. Spoorthi Nutakki joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Spoorthi Nutakki joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July of 2022. She was born in India.  Having had exposure to the under-served from an early age she developed an interest to pursue a career in medicine so that she could have a tangible skill […]

Dr. Brandon Parker joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Brandon Parker joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. He was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University where he graduated cum laude in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in business administration. During his […]

Dr. Awais Mulla joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Awais Ahmed Mulla was born in Karachi, Pakistan and finished his undergraduate schooling at DJ Sindh Government Science College with honors in 2010. He obtained his medical degree at Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi in 2016. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Mulla spent time working on his research in 2017, which […]

Dr. Stephen Chi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stephen Chi joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care as an Assistant Professor of Medicine on the Clinician Track in July 2022. Dr. Chi is originally from Fairfax, VA and attended the College of William and Mary where he graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Biology […]

Dr. Nathaniel Moulton joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Moulton will be joining the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Originally from Missouri, he graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Biology from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He then went on to study […]

Dr. Matthew Schroeder joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Matthew Kenneth Schroeder joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. As a native St. Louisan, he grew up in several neighborhoods around the city before attending Saint Louis University for his undergraduate degree. He graduated summa cum laude in 2014 with a Bachelor […]

Dr. Abby Sung joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Abby Sung joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor in July 2022. She is originally from Los Angeles, CA but moved to St. Louis to complete her undergraduate education at Washington University in St. Louis, where she double majored in history and biology and wrote her […]