Graduates

2018 Graduates

Name: Rachel Bernard, DO
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center – Texas
Graduate:  University of North Texas Health Science Center
Undergraduate: Rhodes College 
Hometown: Southlake, TX
Career Plans: Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship, Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN

Name: Mikki Bouquet, MD
Medical School: Louisiana State University Shreveport
Graduate:  Louisiana State University
Undergraduate:  Louisiana State University
Hometown:  Greenwell Springs, LA
Career Plans: Chief Resident

Name: Brandii Criss, MD
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Undergraduate: Rice University
Hometown: Pinebluff, AR
Career Plans: Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA

Name: Rebekah Dickman, MD
Medical School: The Medical School for International Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Graduate:  Portland State University
Undergraduate:  University of Oregon
Hometown: Clackamas, OR
Career Plans: General Pediatrics, Walla Walla, WA

Name: Cecilia Antunez Duchamp, MD
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine Shreveport
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Career Plans: Chief Resident

Name: Laura Finley, MD
Primary Care Program
Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Undergraduate:  University of New Mexico
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Career Plans: General Pediatrics, Albuquerque, NM

Name: Michelle Joseph, MD
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Dickinson College
Hometown: Marquette, MI 
Career Plans: Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, Baylor, Houston, TX

Name: Julia Kuznetsova, DO
Primary Care Program– 3rd Year Primary Care Chief Resident
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, California
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Career Plans: General Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA

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Name: Dionna Mathews, MD
Primary Care Program
Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Xavier University of Louisiana
Hometown: Dayton, OH by way of Gretna, LA
Career Plan: General Pediatrics, Baton Rouge, LA

Name:  Catherine “Katie” Nelson, DO
Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate:  The College of New Jersey
Hometown: Hillsborough, NJ
Career Plans: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Phoenix Children’s, Phoenix, AZ

Name: Carlos Plancarte, MD
Medical School:  University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Arlington
Hometown: Arlington, TX
Career Plans: Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in Bronx, NY

Name: Kathryn “Katie” Tierling, MD
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Graduate: University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin
Hometown: Houston, TX
Career Plans: General Pediatrics, Houston, TX

2017 Graduates

Name: Jennifer Bentley, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine 
Graduate: MPH  – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Public Health
Undergraduate: Xavier University of Louisiana
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Career Plans: General Pediatrics, Little Rock, AR

Name: Kimberly Cooper, DO
Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Louisville 
Hometown: Russell, KY
Career Plans: General Pediatrics, Cincinnati, OH

Name: Alma Cruz, MD
Medical School: The Medical School for International Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Graduate: MPH – Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Undergraduate: Tulane University
Hometown: Kenner, LA
Career Plans: Allergy and Immunology Fellowship, Tulane New Orleans, LA

Name: Ngoc Nicole Dinh, DO
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego, CA 
Hometown: Westminster, CA
Career Plans: Neonatology Fellowship, LSUHSC New Orleans, LA

Name: Hunter Hamilton, MD
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine 
Undergraduate: Texas A&M University
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Career Plans: Pediatric Intensive Care Fellowship, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN, Chief Resident 2017-2018

Name: Justin Meche
Primary Care Program
Medical School: Louisiana State University Shreveport
Undergraduate:  Louisiana State University
Hometown: Opelousas, LA
Career Plans: General Pediatrics, Eunice, LA

Name: Carlos Murillo, MD
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Graduate: MS – Biomedical Sciences – Barry University
Undergraduate: University of Miami
Hometown: Miami, FL
Career Plans: General Pediatrics, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Name: Shree Patel, DO
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Hometown: Kenner, LA
Career Plans: General Pediatrician, Metairie, LA

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Name: Brittany Wagner, DO
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic  Medicine
Undergraduate: Liberty University
Hometown: Point Pleasant, WV
Career Plans: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN, Chief Resident 2017-2018

2016 Graduates

Name: Adam Donnelly, MD
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Undergraduate:  Georgia Southern University
Hometown: Augusta, GA
Current Position: Chief Resident - Lehigh Valley Pediatric Residency Program

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Name: Jonathan Gurr, MD
Medical School: Mercer University
Undergraduate: Georgia Institute of Technology
Hometown: Canton, GA
Career Plans: Pediatric Pulmonology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Name: Lindsey Holloman, MD
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center 
Undergraduate:  Xavier University of Louisiana
Hometown: Fayetteville, GA
Career Plans: General Pediatrics

Name: Courtney James, MD
Primary Care Program
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine 
Undergraduate:  Dillard University
Hometown: Shreveport, LA
Current Position: General Pediatrician, Pediatrics of Zachary, LA

Name: Amelia Monteiro, MD
Primary Care Program
Medical School: St. George’s University 
Undergraduate:  Wellesley College  
Hometown: New Bedford, MA
Career Plans: Primary Care

Name: Kristen Pontiff, MD
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Undergraduate:  Wagner College 
Hometown: Edison, NJ
Current Position: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital,  Memphis, TN

Name: Allison Prevost, MD
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Undergraduate:  Louisiana State University
Hometown: Crowley, LA
Current Position: General Pediatrician, St. Elizabeth, Gonzalez, LA

Name: Shanel Thompson, MD
Primary Care Program
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Graduate:  MS – Biomedical Sciences – Drexel University 
Undergraduate: Drexel University 
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Current Position: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital,  Memphis, TN

Name: Mai Tran, MD
Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Undergraduate:  Baylor University
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Career Plans: General Pediatrics

Name: Kent Willis, MD
Medical School: The Medical School for International Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 
Undergraduate:  Union University
Hometown: Franklin, TN
Current Position: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN

Name: Yolanda Yu, DO
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - New York  
Undergraduate:  Cornell University
Hometown: New York, NY
Current Position: Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship, UNC Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, NC

2015 Graduates

Name: Reuben Battley, MD
Primary Care Program
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Current Position:  Adolescent Medicine Fellow at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Name: Scott Herskovitz, MBBS
Medical School: Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney
Current Position:  Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax Virginia

Name: Tam Le, MD
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Career Plans: Neonatology

Name: Jacob LeBas, MD
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Current Position:  Physician at Cedar Park Pediatric and Family Medicine in Austin TX

Name: Sylvia Sutton, MD
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Current Position: General Pediatrician at the Pediatric Academic Clinic – Baton Rouge, LA

Name: Musheni Nsa, MD
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine 
Current Position:  Adolescent Medicine Fellow at Indiana University School of Medicine

Name: Kyle Pontiff, MD
Medical School: Ross University School of  Medicine
Current Position: General Pediatrician at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital - Memphis, Tennessee

Name: Juan Salas, MD
Medical School: Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa 
Current Position:  Hospitalist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Oncology department

Name: Robert Stewart, MD
Medical School: Texas Tech School of Medicine 
Current Position:  Children's Hospital New Orleans, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician and Lake After Hours Urgent Care, Urgent Care Physician

Name: Jasmine Williams, MD
Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine 
Current Position:  Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow at the University of Maryland in Baltimore Maryland

2014 Graduates

Name: Meagan Blanchard, MD
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine 
Current Position: Primary Care Physician at Southeast Pediatric Clinic, Baton Rouge, LA

Name: Day Breen, M.D.
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Current Position: Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Resident, 2014 Advanced Match, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital

Name: Melody Hawkins, M.D.
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Current Position: Pediatric Pulmonary fellow, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Name: Christina Holmes, M.D
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Current Position: Primary Care Pediatrician at Baton Rouge Clinic, Baton Rouge, LA

Name: Michelle Jones, D.O.
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center College of Osteopathic Medicine
Current Position: Neonatal-Perinatal Fellow, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Name: Laura Clayton Kleinpeter, M.D.
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Current Position: Pediatric Emergency Room/”Fast Track” (Urgent Care), Our Lady of the Lake, Baton Rouge, LA

Name: Savarra Mantzor, M.D.
Medical School: The Medical School for International Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Current Position:  Global Health Fellow in the Global Health Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Name: Ashley Reynolds, MD, PhD
Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Current Position: Child Neurology, Advanced Match, 2015, Duke University, Durham, NC; Child Neurology Residency

Name: Emily Richard, M.D.
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Current Position: Pediatric Emergency Room/”Fast Track” (Urgent Care), Our Lady of the Lake, Baton Rouge, LA

2013 Graduates

Name: Jennifer Rumph Adkins, M.D.
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Current Position: General Pediatrician at Jackson’s Point of Light Family Medicine, Inc. – Phenix City, AL

Name: Andres Carrion, M.D.
Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Current Position: Pediatric Pulmonologist, Our Lady of the Lake, Baton Rouge, LA

Name: Spencer Pruitt, M.D.
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Current Position: Pediatric Critical Care Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

Name: Kacie Sims, M.D.
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Current Position: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, St. Jude Children’s Hospital Baton Rouge Affiliate Clinic, Baton Rouge, LA

Name: Douglas Smith, M.D.
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Current Position: Pediatric Neurology Fellow, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA