Current Residents

Class of 2016 (PGY-4)

Amy Catalfamo, M.D. SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Amy grew up in Ithaca, NY. She participated in AmeriCorps NCCC for a year before starting college at Cornell University. She attended medical school at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn. She is currently in a PGY-4, and has been having fun getting back into pediatrics after finishing her adult neurology year. She has two children, James and Stella, and lives in West Irondequoit with them and her husband, Jay. She enjoys camping, hanging out in the many parks around Rochester, reading and listening to music.

Jaclyn Martindale, D.O., University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Jacki grew up in Buffalo, NY. She completed her undergraduate at Canisius College and attended medical school at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. She enjoyed completing her Pediatric Residency here and is excited to have finished her Adult Neurology year. She lives in Rochester with her husband Ryan and their fluffy goldendoodle Bristol. She has become an avid Syracuse Basketball fan thanks to her husband. In her free time, she enjoys photography, going hiking, camping, wine tasting along the Finger Lakes and just having fun with her friends and family.

 

Class of 2017 (PGY-3)

Jennifer Cialone, M.D., University of Rochester

Jen is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry where she is also currently training in Pediatrics. She is originally from Columbus, Ohio and studies Molecular and Cellular Biology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. After her third year in medical school, she spent a year conducting clinical research with Dr. Mink on Batten Disease. Jen enjoys traveling, reading, baking, running, and biking in her free time.

Melissa Tsuboyama, M.D., University of Rochester

Melissa attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school.  She is completing her Pediatric residency training at the University of Rochester, and will complete her Child Neurology training there as well.  She is originally from New Rochelle, NY, in the suburbs outside of New York City, and went down south to Duke University for college (go Blue Devils!), where she majored in biomedical engineering.  She hopes to be able to combine her love of child neurology with her interest in biomedical engineering in the future.  In her free time, Melissa loves to try foods from different countries and cultures, attempt to improve her cooking and baking skills, and go on leisurely hikes around the local Rochester trails.

 

Class of 2018 (PGY-2)

Bo Hoon Lee, M.D., University of Rochester

Bo went to medical school at UR and did her undergrad at Washington University in St. Louis. She's enjoying her intern year and especially loves the people she's working with. Recently, she's been enjoying decorating her new home with her fiance, playing with her cat and dog(Pinot and Daisy), and trying to squeeze in some wedding planning! The best thing about Rochester is trying all the new restaurants around town!

Roxana Pourdeyhimi, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina

Roxana is a southern native who's enjoying exploring her new home in Rochester! She recently moved from Charleston and is so excited to be a Child Neurology resident here at U of R, since she chose this program for its supportive and friendly training environment. In her spare time she enjoys running, crafting, and spending time with friends and family.

 

Class of 2019 (PGY-1)

Garrett Michael Coles, M.D., University of Texas- Southwestern Medical Center

Garrett is a medical graduate with a distinction in health policy from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Leaving home for college, Garrett attended Brigham Young University to complete a dual degree in Nutritional and Exercise Science. While completing his undergraduate studies, he took two years off to serve a proselytizing mission for his church in Mexico. Upon his return, he met and married his wife Kelsey with whom he now has two beautiful children – Hudson and Hazel. Between his first and second years of medical school, Garrett was accepted as an Archer Center graduate fellow in Washington D.C. where he studied public policy and interned in the United States Senate Finance Committee with their Medicare and Medicaid subcommittee. He’s thrilled to be in Rochester and continue his training in pediatric neurology. Outside the hospital or clinic, he enjoys practicing t-ball with his son, going to the zoo with his daughter, going on any date with his wife, reading, basketball, running, and frisbee golf.

Aubery Nicle Duncan, M.D., University of Rochester