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Current Residents

PGY-4s

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Allison Jones, MD

Undergraduate: Mississippi State University
Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with husband and 2 year old son, Mississippi State athletic events, aerobics, music, cooking
What I love about Memphis: food, zoo, Shelby Farms, the Mississippi River
What I like about UT/Memphis: good learning environment, diverse patient population, great teaching, helpful co-residents, trips to various national dermatology meetings, faculty support 

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Kate Shuster, MD

Undergraduate: University of Georgia
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: spending time with friends and family, playing with my dogs Bailey and Baron, traveling, watching college football, exploring new restaurants, being crafty.
What I love about UT/Memphis: the culture, the food, and the grit & grind (Go Grizz!)

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Meredith Wagner, MD

Undergraduate: The Florida State University 
Medical School: University of Hawaii School of Medicine 
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Running, College football Go FSU!, Spending time with family 
What I love about Memphis: The Grizzlies! Great restaurants with live music. Outdoor parks and activities. 
Why I love UTHSC: very diverse and interesting patient population. Diverse clinical sites. Awesome co-residents!

PGY-3s

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Laura Boger, MD

Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Previous Training: Internal Medicine Residency at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, hanging out with my dog, traveling

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Pete Hayes, MD

Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: University of Louisville
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife, Emily, and our two dogs, Lily (chocolate lab) and Henry (black lab/shepherd mix), college football and basketball, especially the University of Kentucky Wildcats, Memphis Grizzlies basketball, running and exercise, binge watching TV shows, trying new restaurants 

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Allison Watts, MD

Undergraduate: Hendrix College
Medical School: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Running, hiking, traveling, watching Netflix, drinking wine or hanging out at one of the local breweries with my fiancé and our 2-year-old Chesapeake bay Retriever named Nash.
What I love about UT/Memphis: I love UTHSC because of the excellent clinical training and camaraderie among the faculty and residents. Some of my favorite things about Memphis are the food, the musical influences and its grit. And of course, the Memphis Grizzlies!

PGY-2s

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Elizabeth Fite, MD

Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Previous Training: Preliminary year in medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: baking, Thunder basketball, hiking, traveling, OU football, crafting, spending time with my husband and family, going to the lake
What I love about UT/Memphis: I love that everyone in the program is extremely nice and approachable. Memphis is also a cool town with plenty of interesting restaurants and outdoor spaces

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Stacy McMurray, MD

Undergraduate: Middle Tennessee State University
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests:  traveling, Latin dance, cooking.
What I love about UT/Memphis:  It has all of the amenities of a city with the feel of a small town. Plus, the people are generally friendly and welcoming. It's a great place to live and work.

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Whitney Shroyer, MD

Undergraduate: University of Mississippi
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Previous Training: Internal medicine residency at the University of Tennessee
Hobbies/Interests:  I love going to outdoor concerts- especially at the Levitt shell, Ole miss football games, Grizzlies games, and spending time with friends and family.
What I love about UT/Memphis: All of the local restaurants and bakeries, the live music, the festivals in May, the river/restaurants on Mud Island and my church Sunday school class to name a few. 

Last Published: Jan 9, 2017