2011 Graduates

James E. Diekroger, M.D.James E. Diekroger, M.D.
Ohio State University Medical School

Jim grew up in Ohio and attended the Ohio State University for both undergraduate and medical school. After completing a year as chief resident, Jim has moved to Cleveland to take a position in a Community Health Center there.

 

 

 

Matthew M. Fernaays, M.D.

Matthew M. Fernaays, M.D.
State University of New York University at Buffalo School of Medicine

Matt was born and raised in rural western New York and attended Niagara University. He completed the M.D./Ph.D. program at the University at Buffalo. He currently lives and works near Batavia, NY.

 

 

Mary Ellen Gilder, M.D.

Mary Ellen Gilder, M.D.
Albany Medical College

Mellie grew up in Tyringham, MA,and studied chemistry at Dartmouth. She attended Albany Medical College and is currently living and work with Karen Burmese refugees in Southeast Asia.

 

 

Chrystal D. Jenkins, M.D.

Chrystal D. Jenkins, M.D.
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Chrystal was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. She attended Washington University in St. Louis for her undergraduate degree and medical school at Saint Louis University. Chrystal is currently a geriatrics fellow at the University of Rochester.

 

 

Liz P. Kwon, M.D., M.P.H.

Liz P. Kwon, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Liz grew up in Rochester, went to medical school at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and completed a Masters in Public Health in the Interdisciplinary Program at University of California at Berkeley between her 3rd and 4th year of medical school. She currently lives and works in Rochester, NY.

 

Ryohei Otsuka, M.D.

Ryohei Otsuka, M.D.
St. Marianna Ikadaigaku

Ryohei was born and raised in Iwate, the northeastern part of Japan. He attended St. Marianna University to pursue a career in medicine .He trained as an intern at United States Naval Hospital, Yokosuka in Japan and then completed a 2-year-rotational residency at Saku Central Hospital in Nagano, Japan before joining the University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency. Ryohei is currently a geriatrics fellow at the University of Rochester.

Deborah M. Roessler, M.D.

Deborah M. Roessler, M.D.
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine

Debbie grew up in Elmira, NY and graduated from Wesleyan University (in CT). She attended Oregon Health and Science University for medical school. Debbie is currently a co-chief resident here at the University of Rochester Family Medicine residency.

 

 

Christian Wightman, M.D.

Christian Wightman, M.D.
State University of New York at Syracuse College of Medicine

Chris grew up in a small town in western New York. He attended Binghamton University, then Upstate Medical University. Chris currently lives and works near Dansville, NY.