Our PGY1 Residents


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Anastasia “Ana” Bogdanovski, MDAnastasia "Ana" Bogdanovski, MD

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Ana comes from New Jersey and completed her undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University, where she received a BA, majoring in Public Health Studies. Ana was the recipient of multiple titles and awards as an NCAA swimmer and competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, in swimming. Ana received her MD from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where she was elected to AOA and was the recipient of multiple scholarships, co-founded a program to empower female student athletes to excel, and volunteered in a patient education program. Ana engaged in a number of research projects throughout medical school, and her interests include cooking, travel, and music.


Brian Campos, MDBrian Campos, MD

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Brian comes from New York and completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University, where he received a BA, majoring in Neurobiology. Brian served as Sports Chair for The Harvard Crimson, engaged in various research efforts, and was the recipient of the RMHC/HACER National Scholarship and the Walmart Scholarship Delegate. In between college and medical school, Brian worked for the New York Stem Cell Foundation and the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich. Brian received his MD from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University with a concentration in Biomedical Informatics. Throughout, he has been dedicated to mentorship and education for under-represented minority students interested in STEM careers. Brian's interests include soccer, running, and yoga.


Stephanie Cohen, MDStephanie Cohen, MD

Tufts University School of Medicine

Stephanie comes from Illinois. She completed her undergraduate studies at Tufts University in the combined program with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, with a BS in Biochemistry and a BFA in Studio Art. During college, Stephanie worked as an EMT and also served as a teaching assistant in ceramics at Harvard. She received her MD from Tufts University School of Medicine, where she has worked as a research assistant, medical illustrator, and served as an officer on the Student Council. Stephanie is an accomplished artist, working as a free-lance illustrator. She has published and exhibited multiple works of art and was selected as a participant in the National Academy of Medicine Art Show. Stephanie's hobbies include art, drawing, design, painting, and marathon running.


Dwight “Doug” Harris, II, MDDwight "Doug" Harris, II, MD

University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Doug comes from Kentucky, graduating from the University of Kentucky with a BA in Chemistry and a BS in Biology. Doug undertook his medical studies at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, where he was elected to AOA. During medical school, Doug served as class representative, representative to the Lexington Medical Society as a member of the AMA student chapter, and a volunteer advisor for a program that exposes students from underserved areas in Kentucky to careers in medicine. Doug pursued research in cardiothoracic surgery, has yielded multiple publications and presentations. Dwight's hobbies include fishing, deep sea/offshore fishing, kayaking, hiking, horseback riding, and walking his dog.


Darian Hoagland, MDDarian Hoagland, MD

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Darian comes from New Jersey and graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Biological Sciences and Women's Studies. She received her MD from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where she was elected to AOA. During medical school, Darian pursued several clinical research projects, was active in a number of peer mentorship programs, and served as President of the UVA Chapter of the Association of Women Surgeons. Darian's hobbies include hiking, concert-going, visiting wineries, knitting, and reading.


Jennifer Pan, MDJennifer Pan, MD

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Jennifer's hometown is Chicago and she completed her undergraduate studies at MIT with a BS in Materials Science and Engineering (Course 3), working in the Langer Lab, and also studied at Oxford. While at MIT, Jennifer volunteered in a program to encourage STEM careers for girls. Jennifer received her MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, where she was active on the Student Wellness and Resilience Committee of the Student Council, serving as Chair of this committee. Her research has ranged from biomaterials science to clinical research. Jennifer's hobbies include yoga and traveling.


Dominic Recco, MDDominic Recco, MD

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Dominic comes from Pennsylvania and graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. He received his MD from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, where he was elected AOA, and received the LKSOM Academic Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement. As a medical student, Dominic developed an outreach program to middle school students and pursued clinical research focused on diabetes, leading to several publications. Dominic's hobbies include powersports, camping, cooking Hispanic and Italian cuisine, dancing, table tennis, and for those planning a major home remodeling project, carpentry, masonry, HVAC, and plumbing.


Eve Roth, MDEve Roth, MD

Harvard Medical School

Eve's hometown is Wellesley, Massachusetts, and she completed her undergraduate studies at Yale University, majoring in English and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. She received her MD from Harvard Medical School and was engaged in a number of clinical and educational research projects, leading to multiple publications. Eve has been active in curriculum reform, serving as a Medical Education Student Representative, representing her peers on committees addressing the cultural and academic environment at HMS, including the Education Policy and Curriculum Committee, Surgical Education Committee, and as Student Co-Chair on the LCME re-accreditation committee. Eve's hobbies include marathon running, cooking, baking desserts, skiing, reading, and playing flute.


Stephen Wang, MDStephen Wang, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Stephen's hometowns are Philadelphia and Wilmington. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Biology, and subsequently pursued pulmonary research in the Schwab Laboratory. Stephen received his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he was elected AOA and active in a number of volunteer activities, including a student-run clinic and homeless shelter, teaching and peer mentorship, and the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association. Stephen's hobbies include cooking, badminton, building computers, cooperative gaming, and skiing.


Sharjeel Chaudhry, MDSharjeel Chaudhry, MD

Integrated Vascular Surgery Resident
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Sharjeel comes from Maryland, and completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University, graduating with a BS in Human Biology, Health and Society. As a student at George Washington University School of Medicine, he participated in the NIH T35 program at BIDMC and was awarded a Sarnoff Cardiovascular Fellowship, which he pursued in Dr. Robert Flaumenhaft's laboratory at BIDMC. His research has been very productive, yielding several high-impact publications. Sharjeel was a member of the medical school admissions committee and the GW Journal Club, as well as a leader in community service outreach. Sharjeel also cofounded UpEffect, a crowdfunding platform for social change, which led to his nomination to Forbes' 30 under 30. Sharjeel's hobbies include home building, programming, automotive engineering, baseball, table tennis, soccer, watching football and basketball.


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Juan Ascanio, MDJuan Ascanio, MD

Universidad de Carabobo Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud

 

Juan received his medical degree from Universidad de Carabobo Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud in Venezuela. Upon graduation from medical school, Juan served as a physician assistant at a state-run medical program serving rural communities with neurological surgery needs. In 2018, Juan became a research fellow in Dr. Sidhu Gangadharan's lab at BIDMC, where his research focused on tracheobronchomalacia and other pulmonary conditions. Juan participated in data gathering, processing, analysis, and abstract development on a project studying the airflow characteristics of patients with tracheobronchomalacia using computational flow dynamics analysis. Juan's hobbies include 3D design and printing, virtual reality, playing the guitar and piano, running, music production, and building custom computers.

Muhammad Faateh, MBBSMuhammad Faateh, MBBS

Lahore Medical and Dental College

Faateh received his medical degree from Lahore Medical and Dental College in Pakistan. Upon graduation from medical school, Faateh began an eight-week research elective in Pediatric Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He also served as a research assistant in Plastic Surgery and Vascular Surgery, where he performed clinical outcomes research for pediatric mid-face trauma and craniosynostois surgery as well as a variety of vascular surgical procedures. Most recently, Faateh was a post-doctoral research fellow in Transplant Surgery. His projects included Liver Pump Trial (ex-vivo perfusion of donor liver), Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial (Vascular Surgery), and Transplant Surgery Fellow Education - Video feedback project. In his free time, Faateh enjoys playing the guitar, cooking, swimming, and reading.


Kimberley “Kim” Noij, MD, PhDKimberley "Kim" Noij, MD, PhD

VUmc School of Medical Sciences

Kim received her medical degree from VUmc School of Medical Sciences in the Netherlands. After graduating medical school, Kim served as a lecturer for the Continuing Education Unit (CEU) series in the Department of Audiology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, a clinical/research volunteer at Johns Hopkins Medical Center observing in the clinic and OR of the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, and a clinical observer in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Boston Medical Center. In 2015, Kim began a PhD program in Hearing and Balance at Maastricht University. Her dissertation research was performed at Massachusetts Eye and Ear. Her research has resulted in nine first-author publications, three first-author oral presentations, and six first-author poster presentations. Kim's hobbies include volleyball, running, skiing, snowboarding, and fine art.


Adrian Waisman Malaret, MDAdrian Waisman Malaret, MD

Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina Jose Maria Vargas

Adrian received his medical degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina Jose Maria Vargas in Venezuela. In 2018, he became a Research Fellow in the Division of Urology at BIDMC, where he served as site coordinator for PASS, a multi-institutional study for prostate cancer active surveillance. Other projects included comparison of grade/volume reclassification rate according to diagnostic biopsy site on the PASS cohort; Gleason grade 2 on active surveillance, a report of the PASS cohort; evaluation of perioperative results and long-term outcomes in patients undergoing kidney and prostate surgery; and validation of the EPIC-CP (a QoL instrument for use in the routine clinical care of prostate cancer patients) in the setting of radiation treatment for prostate cancer. This research resulted in two publications, including one as first author, and one oral presentation. In his free time, Adrian enjoys soccer, tennis, golf, hiking, camping, playing the guitar, and traveling.


Iordanis Zakopoulos, MD, MPHIordanis Zakopoulos, MD, MPH

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School

Iordanis received his medical degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School in Greece, graduating summa cum laude. In 2018, Iordanis became a Research Scholar at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia under Dr. Harry Ischiropoulos. While there, he performed basic science research pertaining to nitric oxide's role in fatty acid metabolism disorders, myopathies, and heart failure/ hypertension. During this time, he also pursued a Master of Public Health degree from Thomas Jefferson University. Iordanis' hobbies include sailing, jigsaw puzzles, traveling, and cooking.