Education / Graduate Medical Education / Prospective Residents / Preventive Medicine Residency / Our Residents / Recent Graduates Recent Graduates A Partial List of our Former Residents (Michael) Jacob Adams, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Adams completed his residency in July 2011, during a leave of absence from his faculty position. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester with a primary interest in the health of cancer survivors, and a primary research focus in the cardiotoxic effects of cancer therapy, particularly radiation exposure to the chest. He credits his residency experience with expanding his clinical and research interests into the realms of patient safety and smoking cessation. For more information see Dr. Adams’ profile. Douglas J. Ball, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Ball was the first resident in the re-established General Preventive Medicine and Public Health residency program at the University of Rochester and received his M.D. degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Upon graduating from the residency, Dr. Ball became the Medical Director for the Bureau of Emergency Management of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and later took the same position in the New York State Public Health Department. Currently he is board certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, is a consultant with a private firm and is pursuing his doctorate in public health from the University of North Carolina. Jill Abramson, M.D., M.P.H. After completing a residency in Pediatrics and her MPH, Dr. Abramson completed her preventive medicine residency training in our program. She is currently the Chief of the Program Development Section, Children’s Medical Services, Department of Health Care Services, State of California. Elizabeth Helm, M.D., M.P.H. After completing my undergraduate training (B.S. Biology, B.A. Psychology) and medical school at SUNY Buffalo, I came to Rochester for a combined Family and Preventive Medicine Residency. My primary interests are Global Health, Maternal Child Health, and Nutrition, which I have been able to explore through the MPH curriculum and Preventive Medicine rotations. My husband, a native Arkansan, is completed his Pediatric Residency in Rochester in 2015. We are planning to move to Cameroon with our abroad with our son and daughter practice full spectrum primary and preventive care as part of our missionary calling. Until then, we are enjoying (have enjoyed) the many things we love about Western New York: hiking, swimming, sledding, cooking, attending festivals, church, and family. We are grateful for the excellent training and wonderful people Rochester continues to bring into our lives. Amanda Hagen, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Hagen completed her residency in July 2011 after an initial internship year in internal medicine and 4 years of service in the U.S. Navy. Her Masters in Public Health Thesis was an online survey of Navy personnel regarding the possible institution of a no-smoking ban on all Naval bases and ships. She was hired by the University of Rochester Occupational Medicine Practice prior to graduation and is currently an Instructor in that department. Arianne Marie Mitchell, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Mitchell completed a preliminary clinical year in pediatrics and a fellowship in Preventive Cardiology research at the University of Rochester prior to joining the Preventive Medicine Residency training program. Her Masters in Public Health Thesis was entitled “Relationships Between Attachment, Health Care Utilization and Morbidity in Maltreated and Non-Maltreated Infants.” She is currently an Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Southern California. Dulan Hailoo, M.D.