Year in program: PRG2 Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical School: Brown University
Interests / Hobbies: hiking, reading, knitting and swimming
Favorite place in Maine: Southwest Harbor
Medical interests: maternal and child health, substance use treatment, rural healthcare
Favorite Maine activity: ocean swimming (year round!)
Why Maine Medical Center: to connect with and learn from the leaders in preventive medicine and family medicine for the state of Maine
If I wasn’t a doctor, I would be a… gardener
Year in program: PRG1 Hometown: Falmouth, Maine
Undergraduate: Mount Holyoke College
Medical School: Tufts University – Maine Track
Interests / Hobbies: Running, hiking, beaching
Favorite place in Maine: Moosehead Lake, Lake Nicatous, Two Lights State Park
Medical interests: Care for underserved/marginalized communities, health equity
What did you do before medical school: Worked for a small nonprofit organization in Alabama for 2 years.
Why Maine Medical Center: It’s home! I love Maine and being close to my family. I had a great experience in Pennsylvania for residency but I’m happy to be back in Maine.
Year in program: PRG1 Hometown: Longmeadow, MA
Undergraduate: College of the Holy Cross
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Interests / Hobbies: Hiking, Running, Playing/Listening to music, tabletop games
Favorite place in Maine: Tie between Baxter State Park and Camden
Medical interests: Reproductive Justice, Access to Care, New Mainer Communities, Advocacy
Favorite weekend destination: Camden, ME
Favorite Maine activity: Hiking, touring breweries
What did you do before medical school: Research Administrator
Personal goals: Hike the tallest mountain in each state
Craziest / Best / Worst Job: Craziest – Children’s Music Teacher. Best – See Prior. Worst – Kids tennis coach
Celebrity I most resemble: Some British people once told me I look like Ryan Gosling so him, I guess.
If I wasn’t a doctor, I would be a… teacher
Favorite restaurant in Portland: Bramhall, Via Vecchia
Personal quote: (100 words or less): “Privilege is always relative to something” – Chimamanda Ngozi
Year in program: PRG2 Hometown: Khartoum, Sudan
Medical School: Ahfad University for Women, Sudan
Interests / Hobbies: gardening, traveling.
Favorite place in Maine: Eastern Promenade.
Medical interests: Geriatrics, global health, advocacy and health policy.
Personal goals: to be the best clinician, teacher, researcher and leader in preventive medicine and population health.
Why Maine Medical Center: It is the place that provided me the great opportunity to train in and learn more about geriatrics and preventive medicine which are fields that I am passionate about.
If I wasn’t a doctor, I would be an interior designer.
Personal quote: Prevention is better than cure.