2nd Year Residents (PGY-3)
Jeanne Lee, M.D., M.P.H.
Jeanne Lee graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience. After taking some time off to participate in volunteer work through the local church community, she continued at UM to obtain her MD as well as MPH in health management and policy. During this time, she served as the community service chair and the president of her medical school’s chapter of the American Medical Association and was able to advocate for vulnerable patients on a local, state, and national level. She completed her internship in pediatrics at the University of Rochester and is excited to begin her preventive medicine residency at URMC. Her interests include improving healthcare disparities, social determinants of health, access to healthcare, and education in the underserved pediatric population. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and puppy, cooking/baking, watching K-dramas, and painting.
Donna Pratt, M.D.
Dr. Donna Pratt, MD, attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine and completed her residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and her Masters in Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati. She practiced Occupational Medicine at a multi-specialty clinic serving light, medium and heavy industries, and then went on to serve as a Partner and lead physician in the Healthcare Services & Solutions practice at a global executive search firm. She also worked during this time in the VA system. She became aware of the need for more physicians in the Addiction Medicine field after the statistics of one in eight to ten people afflicted by this brain disease hit close to home, thru family friends and colleagues. She decided to complete a fellowship in Addiction Medicine and after practicing in the field she realized in order to broaden her impact, the field of Preventive Medicine and Public Health would allow her to intervene in the course of this and other chronic diseases allowing people to reach their full potential and be able to contribute to society in their particular calling.
1st Year Residents (PGY-2)
Melissa Hensley, M.D.
Melissa Hensley graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester with a degree in Biology. She earned her MPH at the University of Rochester. While working on her MPH, she worked as a research assistant for a project focusing on worksite wellness and obesity prevention. She competed her MD at the University of Rochester. After internships in general surgery and pediatrics, Melissa took time away from clinical medicine to care for her 4 children. She is looking forward to getting back into preventive medicine, and public health. Interests include access to healthcare, social determinants of health, Women's health, and mental health.
Naz Baecher, M.D.
After completing her undergraduate studies in philosophy and neuroscience at Boston University, she went on to study medicine at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Ph.D. work in neurophysiology and biophysics at Georgetown University. She has collaborated with world-renowned physician-scientists from the National Institutes of Health, Boston, Georgetown, Karolinska Institute, and Linkoping University in Sweden. She also served on multiple experimental science committees representing scientists on Capitol Hill and judged annual science undergraduate competitions held by the National Institutes of Health. Stepping away from formal training, she helped establish a MedTech startup company in Virginia that provides nationwide telehealth to private corporations. Realizing her interests in Preventive Medicine and Health Policy brought her back to complete training at the University of Rochester. Her current interests are in the business of medicine, the future of telehealth, and public policy. She serves as Director of Medical Research and Clinical Medicine at Percentric prior to resuming her training at the University of Rochester.
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