2013-2014 Residents and Fellows


Jessica Cummings, MD
Education: University of Tennessee

Lisa Goldman, MD
Education: University of Arizona

Ryan Leahy, MD
Education: St. James School of Medicine

Fatima Masumova, MD
Education: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Shiva Sharma, MD
Education: St. George’s University


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KeVan Harris, MD
Education: Meharry Medical College

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Jennifer McCullough, MD
Education: Mercer University School of Medicine

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Veronica Murphy, MD
Education: the University of Illinois College of Medicine

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Akinkunmi Oladiran, MD
Education: Meharry Medical College - Nashville, TN
University of Missouri - Columbia, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Home State: Tennessee
Hobbies/Interests: Playing tennis, basketball, soccer, hiking and digital photography
Favorite Quote: "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans" -- John Lennon
Future Plans: Geriatric Psychiatry fellowship and perhaps working for the VA

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Alana Pearson, MD
Education: University of Alabama School of Medicine


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Elizabeth Barnes, MD
Education: Xiang Ya Medical College - China
University of Memphis, MS in Molecular Science
Home State/ Country: China
Previous Experience: Research Associate at Cornell Medical School Department of Surgery for 1 year, multiple years at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on clinical trials for cancer & gene therapy.
Hobbies: Travel, cooking and Chinese folk dance
Favorite Quote or Saying: "Happiness is a choice."

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Danielle Bell, MD
Education: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences- Little Rock, AR.
Home State/ Country: Arkansas
Previous Experience: Summa cum laude at UAMS. Lyon College- Batesville, AR. BS in Biology.
Hobbies: Working on my house...landscaping, decorating, painting/craft projects, cooking, throwing social gatherings!!!
Favorite Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel because the people who mind don't matter and the people who matter don't mind." -- Dr. Seuss
Future Plans: Possible Geriatric fellowship

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Faiz Faseehuddin, MD
Education: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN
The University of Colorado, Boulder - Bachelors in Anthropology, Molecular Biology, Philosophy
Home State: Colorado
Previous Experience: Research in Inflammation and Leishmaniasis, Summer Science Instructor, Camp Counselor, Professional Board Game Referee, Spokesperson for 'Alpaca As Green Transportation' Foundation.
Interests: Playing the guitar, drums, drawing, painting, photography, writing, documentaries, spending time with family & skiing with my lovely wife.
Favorite Quote: "Let the beauty of what you love be what you do" --Rumi

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Sangil Park, MD
Education: University of Virginia School of Medicine- Charlottesville, VA
Home State/Country: Virginia
Hobbies: Running, listening to music, going out for a walk with our family dogs.
Favorite Quote:" To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived � that is to have succeeded."--Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Andrew Elliott, MD
Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, AR, Bachelors in Biology & Psychology
Home State/ Country: Arkansas
Hobbies: I like to play the piano, paint abstract art in acrylics and oils, and play with my dog - a miniature schnauzer.
Future Plans: I currently plan to pursue a Child and Adolescent Fellowship. I eventually would like to practice in an inpatient academic setting where I have the ability to teach regularly.

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Renee R. Minirth, MD
Education: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Home State/ Country: Texas
Previous Experience: Worked as a Design and Visual artist in Austin, TX & NYC, Advocate and local supporter for the American Diabetes Association & the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
Hobbies: Painting, photography, film, literature, riding horses, world travel, cooking, anything outdoors, animals of every type and size, and remodeling my 1948 home in Memphis.
Favorite Quote: "Life is too important to be taken seriously."-- Oscar Wilde
"Sweet are the uses of Adversity."-- William Shakespeare

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Annie Naik Gadiparth, MD
Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN
Home State/ Country: Born in Michigan but grew up in Tennessee
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and our families, eating out, reading, writing, shopping, learning to cook, and watching movies
Favorite Quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world."--Gandhi
Future Plans: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Giao Nguyen, MD
Education: Tufts University School of Medicine- Boston, MA
Home State/ Country: Virginia
Previous Experience: Boston Medical Center- Boston, MA
Hobbies: Meditative walks
Favorite Quote: "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." --Albert Einstein
Future Plans: Federal, state, or county government Psychiatrist position.


Adewale Oyemade MD
Education: Howard University College of Medicine
University of California - Los Angeles
Home State/ Country: Maryland
Hobbies: basketball, football
Favorite Quote: "I'm the master of my fate; I'm the captain of my soul!"

Child Fellows - Current Fellows

Drs. Elliot, Gadiparthi, Cobbett, and Gills

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