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Resident Profiles

PGY 1

Allison Fassett, MD 

Undergraduate:  University of California, Los Angeles

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine

Hometown: Encinitas, California

Professional Interests: Academic Psychiatry, Sleep Disorders, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Hobbies: Audiobooks, Yoga, Visiting National Baseball Stadiums

Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

 

Mohammed Ismail, MD

Undergraduate:  University of Iowa

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Bettendorf, IA

Professional Interests: Psychotic disorders, cross cultural psychiatry 

Hobbies: Soccer, video games, anything tech

Interest in Fellowship:  Possibly forensic

 

 

 

Won-He Lee, MD

Undergraduate:  Rice University

Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Hometown: Austin, TX

Professional Interests: Interests: psychotherapy, neuropsychiatry

Hobbies: piano, classical music, opera, reading, video games, chess, swimming

Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

 

Pragati Mamtora, MD

Undergraduate:  University of Southern California (USC)

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Placentia, CA

Professional Interests: Outpatient psychiatry, collaborative care, cross-cultural psychiatry, integrative psychiatry

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, road trips, visiting national parks, drawing, painting, gardening, international & national traveling

Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

 

Ghulam Mujtaba, MD

Undergraduate:  Bradley University

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Professional Interests: Education, neurodevelopmental disorders, psychopharmacology

Hobbies: Tennis, basketball, snowboarding, bitcoin, Milwaukee Bucks, cars, and enjoying Chicago life 

Interest in Fellowship: Possibly consultation-liaison or child & adolescent

 

 

Eugene Vvedenskiy, MD

Undergraduate:  CUNY Hunter College

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Professional Interests: Geriatrics, ECT, addiction, personality disorders

Hobbies: Travel, numismatics, business development, stocks

Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

 

 

Gary Wu, MD

Undergraduate:  SUNY Stony Brook

Medical School: Rush Medical College

Hometown: New York, NY

Professional Interests: LGBTQ Mental Health, Mood Disorders, Psychosis

Hobbies: Cooking, Indoor gardening, Orchids, Cats

Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

 

 

 

John Yang, MD

Undergraduate: University of Minnesota

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Professional Interests: community, cultural, and underserved mental health

Hobbies: Latin dance, sports, and acoustic guitar

Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Pgy 2

Elizabeth Augustine, MD 

Undergraduate: Carnegie Mellon University 

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Hometown: Downers Grove, IL

Professional Interests: Mood disorders, psychotic disorders, inpatient psychiatry

Hobbies: Running, baking, eating, TV

Interest in Fellowship: Possibly Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Sally Chu, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Professional Interests: Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Outpatient Psychiatry, Psychotherapy
Hobbies: Indoor rock climbing, yoga, hiking, eating, baking, crafting, video games
Interest in Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, possibly Consult-Liaison

 

Alex Cupler, MD 

Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Professional Interests: Psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, community mental health
Hobbies: Bike rides, hiking, gardening, video games
Interest in Fellowship: Addiction

 

Gina Rickert, DO 

Undergraduate: Kenyon College
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Hometown: Downers Grove, IL
Professional Interests: Neuropsychiatric Syndromes in Neurodegenerative Disorders, Palliative Psychiatry, Psychotic Disorders, Correctional Psychiatry
Hobbies: Music, listening to podcasts, binge watching TV shows, spending time with friends and family, cats
Interest in Fellowship: Possibly Geriatrics and/or Forensics

 

Ravneet Singh, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Professional Interests: Anxiety, Depression, Mood disorders, Psychiatric crises, PTSD, Psychotherapy
Hobbies: Reading, playing video games, exercising, biking
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided 

 

Ryan Stefancik, DO 

Undergraduate: Ohio Wesleyan University
Medical School: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Richmond Heights, OH
Professional Interests: Academic Psychiatry, Inpatient Psychiatry
Hobbies: Playing sports (basketball, golf, volleyball, anything really), working with animals, learning new instruments (currently the banjo), video games
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

Neel Toor, DO 

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical School: Des Moines University 
Hometown: Kenosha, WI
Professional Interests: Acute Inpatient Psychiatry, Cross Cultural Psychiatry
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, trying new foods, amateur gym goer
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

PGY 3

Ali Khoshkish, MD 

Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Professional Interests:  Inpatient Psychiatry
Hobbies: Reading about history, geopolitics and anti-racism literature. Listening to podcasts. Magic: the Gathering
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided
 

Allison Lawler, MD 

Undergraduate: Brigham Young University - Hawaii
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Professional Interests: Psychiatry within the school systems, outpatient, psychotherapy
Hobbies: Hiking, running, gym, drawing, DDR
Interest in Fellowship: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
 

Nikhilesh Raju, MD 

Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Professional Interests: Mood disorders, sleep disorders, psychosomatic medicine, climate change and mental health, mental health technology
Hobbies: Visiting museums, hiking, exploring downtown Chicago, listening to podcasts, reading, watching college basketball 
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided 
 

Nicholas Sahagian, MD 

Undergraduate: Skidmore College
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Hometown: Boston, MA
Professional Interests: Mood disorders, psychotic disorders, psychotherapy
Hobbies: Guitar, reading, MTG with Ali and Hans
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided

 

Jasleen Singh, MD 

Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago 
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago - Stritch School of Medicine
Hometown:  Naperville, IL
Professional Interests:  Anxiety/depression, OCD, Collaborative care
Hobbies: Dancing, music, exploring restaurants/bakeries, traveling
Interest in Fellowship: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Hans Wang, MD 

Undergraduate: University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Fayetteville, AR
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine

 

PGY 4

Rajan IyerRajan Iyer, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, Riverside 
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University 
Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA 
Professional Interests: Public health psychiatry, health informatics in psychiatry, acute inpatient, consult and liaison
Hobbies: Cooking, music, games, running, yoga
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided
 

Loveleen KhehraLoveleen Khehra, MD

Undergraduate: University of Michigan-Flint
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean 
Hometown: Portage, MI
Professional Interests:  Depression, geriatrics, palliative psychiatry, cross cultural psychiatry
Hobbies: Music, dancing, baking, yoga, spending time with friends and family
Interest in Fellowship: Yes, Geriatrics/Forensics
 


Pawel TesmerPawel Tesmer, MD

Undergraduate: University of California Riverside - Philosophy
Medical School: Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Hometown: Orange County, CA
Professional Interests: Schizophrenia, addiction
Hobbies: Reading about history and geopolitics; making my wife and daughter smile.
Interest in Fellowship: Possibly forensics
 

Divya SarathSherin Vachaparambil, MD

Undergraduate: Kasturba Medical College
Medical School: American University of Antigua
Hometown: Elmhurst, IL
Professional Interests: Community mental health, first episode psychosis
Hobbies: Baking, Netflixing, traveling 
Interest in Fellowship: Yes - Child and Adolescent 
 

Frank WalchFrank Walch, MD

Undergraduate: The University of Chicago
Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Hometown: Chicago, IL 
Professional Interests: Depression, addiction
Hobbies: Cooking, bicycling, cheering on and becoming frustrated by the Chicago Bulls
Interest in Fellowship: Undecided
 


Wendy YouWendy You, MD

Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Hometown: Long Grove, IL 
Professional Interests: Psychopharmacology, neuropsychiatry, integrated/collaborative care
Hobbies: Making food, art, weightlifting, video games, cats
Interest in Fellowship: Possibly consultation-liaison