Resident Leadership

2020-2021 AOCPMR Resident Council



 President: Kayle Noble-Taylor, DO Residency Program: Mayo Clinic
Internship: St. Joseph Mercy - Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Sports Medicine, MSK Ultrasound, Regenerative Medicine, Women’s Health


Immediate Past President: Nicholas Elwert, DO
Residency Program: University of Kentucky
Internship: University of Kentucky 
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Neurorehabilitation (inpatient and outpatient) and spasticity management & Performing Arts/Dance Medicine

Vice President: Jesse Walker, DO


Residency Program: University of Utah
Internship: University of Utah - Internal Medicine Prelim
Medical School:  A.T. Still University – Mesa, AZ
Physiatry Interests:Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Pain Medicine, Trauma Rehab, Integrative Medicine, OMM

Secretary/Treasurer: Stephanie Clark, DO, MS

Residency Program: Mayo Clinic
Internship: Spokane Teaching Health Clinic
Medical School:  Western University of Health Sciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Physiatry Interests: Sports Medicine, MSK Ultrasound, Regenerative Medicine, Nutrition


Membership Chair: Derek Dixon, DO, MS

Residency Program: University of Kentucky
Internship: University of Kentucky
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Sports, Spine & MSK

Membership Vice Chair: Kathryn Alfonso, DO

Residency Program: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Internship: Spokane Teaching Health Center
Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Physiatry Interests: Sports Medicine, Women’s health, MSK Ultrasound

 Membership Communication Liaison: Bryan Baker, DO
Residency Program: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Internship: Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital
Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Physiatry Interests: Interventional Spine & MSK, Pain Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, Ultrasound

Midwest Regional Representative: Stephen Covington, DO
 Residency Program: Mayo Clinic
Internship: St. Joseph Mercy - Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
 
Northeast Regional Representative: Bestin Kuriakose, DO
Residency Program: Stony Brook Medicine
Internship: Stamford Hospital/Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Medical School: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Pain Medicine, Interventional Spine & MSK, Ultrasound, Regenerative Medicine
 
South Central Regional Representative: Nicolet Finger, DO
Residency Program: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Internship: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: MSK Ultrasound, EMG, Neurorehabilitation, Cancer Rehabilitation 
 
Southeast Regional Representative: Richard Morgan, DO
Residency Program: Larkin Community Hospital
Internship: Larkin Community Hospital
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurorehabilitation, Sports Medicine 
 
 West Regional Representative: Amy Fader, DO
Residency Program: Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Rockville Centre, NY
Internship: UIC/Advocate Christ Medical Center Oak Lawn, IL
Medical School: Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry
Interests: Sports Medicine, Pain Medicine, Neurorehabilitation

Member Services Chair: Trevor Persaud, DO
Residency Program: Larkin Community Hospital
Internship: Larkin Community Hospital
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Medicine - Georgia Campus
Physiatry Interests: Traumatic Brain Injury/Neurorehabilitation
 
Project Ask Co-Chair: Shanterian "Shan" King, DO, MS
Residency Program: Mayo Clinic
Internship: Redmond Regional Medical Center
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas Campus
Physiatry Interests: Sports Medicine, MSK ultrasound, Prosthetics and Orthotics, SCI
 
Project Ask Co-Chair: Michael "Mick" Bies, DO
Residency Program: Mayo Clinic
Internship: Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences COMP-NW
Physiatry Interests: Pain medicine, Regenerative medicine, Sports medicine
 
Project "Make It Happen" Co-Chair: Marc Larsen-Hallock, DO
 
Residency Program: University of Kentucky
Internship: University of Kentucky 
Medical School:  Kansas City University
 Physiatry Interests: Musculoskeletal ultrasound, sports medicine, neurorehabilitation

Project "Make It Happen" Co-Chair: Tahsin Choudhury, DO

Residency Program: University of Michigan
 Internship: Blake Medical Center
Medical School:  Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests:Cancer Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine
Mentorship Program Co-Chair: Samantha Willer, DO, MA
Residency Program: Penn State  
Internship: Penn State 
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Physiatry Interests: Sports Medicine, Ultrasound, EMG

Mentorship Program Co-Chair: Michael Parrott, DO
Residency Program: University of Kentucky  
Internship: University of Kentucky
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Sports medicine, MSK ultrasound, Regenerative medicine, Interventional spine, Pain Medicine, EMG

Mentorship Program Committee Member: Graeme Boyter, DO

Residency Program: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Internship: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Medical School:  A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine 
 Physiatry Interests: Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and MSK Ultrasound.
 
Education Committee Chair: Marla Petriello, DO

Residency Program: 
MedStar Health/Georgetown-National Rehabilitation Hospital
Internship: MedStar Health/Georgetown-National Rehabilitation Hospital
Medical School:  Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
 Physiatry Interests: Spinal Cord Injury, General Rehabilitation


Fellowship Database Committee Co-Chair: Carter Newey, DO
Residency Program: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Internship: Medical City Weatherford 
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Interventional Spine & MSK, Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, EMG, MSK Ultrasound, Regenerative Medicine, OMM, Lifestyle Medicine

 Fellowship Database Committee Co-Chair: James Meiling, DO
 
Residency Program: Mayo Clinic
Internship: Medical City Weatherford in Weatherford, TX
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Interventional Spine & MSK, Electrodiagnostics, Sports Medicine, Performing Arts Medicine, MSK Ultrasound

Fellowship Committee Member: W. Taylor Riden, DO, MBA
Residency Program: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Internship: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Interventional Spine, Pain Medicine, EMG, MSK Ultrasound
 
Fellowship Committee Member: Adam Epps, DO
Residency Program: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Internship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Interventional Spine, Sports Medicine, MSK Ultrasound, TBI

 
Residency Spotlight Co-Chair: Devin O'Hara
Residency Program: University of Cincinnati
Internship: University of Cincinnati
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: MSK Ultrasound, Sports Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, Nutrition, Weight Loss, EMG
Residency Spotlight Co-Chair: Dennis Nguyen, DO
Residency Program: Sunrise Health GME Consortium (Las Vegas)
Internship: University of California Irvine
Medical School: Kansas City University
Physiatry Interests: Inpatient rehab, stroke rehab, spinal cord injury, sports medicine, regenerative medicine, lifestyle medicine

 Mid-Year Meeting Co-Chair: Michael Sperl, DO

Residency Program: Mayo Clinic
Internship: Mayo Clinic
Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physiatry Interests: Inpatient rehabilitation, brain injury medicine, rehabilitation technology
 

Mid-Year Meeting Co-Chair: Michael  D. Smith, DO

Residency Program: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Internship: University of Miami
Medical School: 
Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine 
 Physiatry Interests: Interventional spine, diagnostic ultrasound, regenerative medicine, spasticity management, osteopathic manipulative medicine

Media Liaison: Chanel Davidoff, DO
 

 Residency Program: Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra - Northwell 
Internship: Penn State Hershey Medical Center 
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Physiatry Interests: Cancer Rehabilitation, OMM, MSK ultrasound, EMG 
 

Social Media Co-Chair: Chris Ha, DO

Residency Program: Mayo Clinic
Internship: Mayo Clinic
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
 Physiatry Interests: General Physiatry, Comprehensive Spine Care, Pain Medicine 
 

Social Media Co-Chair: Adriana Natali, DO

Residency Program: University of Kentucky
Internship: University of Kentucky
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  Physiatry Interests: Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine, Amputee Care, Spasticity Management 

Technical Liaison: Taylor Moore, DO, DC

Residency Program: UT Houston
Internship: UT Houston
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  Physiatry Interests: Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine, MSK Medicine, Ultrasound, EMG, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Spasticity Management, OMM, Lifestyle Medicine.

 
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Mid-Atlantic Representative: Eben Alexander, DO