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Andy Doan, MD


Hometown: Diberville, MS
Undergraduate: University of South Alabama
Medical School: St. George’s University
Whatdo I enjoy doing in my free time:     Outdoor activities: fishing, clamming, crabbing, kayaking, and gardening. Cooking and exploring new food and culture. Visiting family and friends. Speed watching TV shows and movies (LOR > Hobbit > Star Wars > Star Trek). 
What do I like about our residency: What is there not like? Unopposed. Diversity. Supportive environment. Plenty of learning experiences. 
Career Aspirations: Outpatient Clinic

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James Edgington, DO


Hometown: Kennett, MO
Undergraduate: University of Missouri
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
What do I enjoy doing in my free time: Married to the GOAT, I love spending time with my beautiful wife. We have enjoyed trying all the wonderful restaurants Memphis has to offer. I am a huge sports fan and follow Mizzou Football, and the St. Louis Cardinals closely. Since living in Memphis, I have become a Grizzlies fan as well! I have also enjoyed getting to know and hang out with my co-residents at all our social functions.
What do I like about our Residency: I think our residency provides so many opportunities to determine what you like and prepares you exceptionally well for whatever you want to do after graduation, whether Inpatient, Outpatient, OB, or a mix of it all. I also like that our residents spend a lot of time together outside of work. We work hard but love to have fun as well!
Career Aspirations: I am still undecided as to where I would like to go post residency. I am interested in possibly doing a sports medicine fellowship but know I want to practice full scope Family medicine wherever I end up!

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Cliff-Lawrence Ibeh, MD


Hometown: Washington, D.C.-Beltsville, MD
Undergraduate: University of Maryland, College Park
Medical School: Trinity School of Medicine
What do I enjoy doing in my free time: I like to stay active during my free time. That could pertain to lifting weights, HITT training or playing basketball or football. I also love reading historical novels.
Interesting tidbit: My father's name was Lawrence-Clifford, so for me he switched it around and called me Cliff-Lawrence 
What do I like about our residency: I wanted a program that has a dynamic curriculum, excellent preceptors in which I can learn from, University resources and a long history of producing highly qualified physicians (which is what St. Francis offers).  I was also impressed with how efficient and cooperative the residents were with one another and the preceptors, it just reaffirmed why I chose this program, and I am glad I did.
Career Aspirations: My goal is practice in the DC area with a focus in outpatient, inpatient and sports medicine

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Cooper Manley, DO


Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Undergraduate: Rhodes College
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
What do I enjoy doing in my free time: I enjoy anything that lets me be active especially if I can bring my dog, Poe. I love hiking, kayaking, camping, and weightlifting. I also love all things dungeons and dragons and science fiction. I am also a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox
What do I like about our residency: The other residents and faculty are fantastic. Our education has both good depth and breadth. We get exposed to a broad spectrum of conditions as well as have a diverse patient population. It is a fantastic environment for learning.
Career Aspirations: I hope to practice rurally and provide full spectrum family medicine in Tennessee.

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Denise Naude, MD

Hometown: Pretoria South Africa/Camarillo, CA
Undergraduate: Abilene Christian University (ACU)
Medical School:Texas Tech University HSC.
Interesting Tidbits: I am thankful I have had the opportunity to live and volunteer all over the world. I am fortunate to have worked many different types of jobs that have all harmonized in the field family medicine. I love plants and spending time in nature. I am passionate about wellness, community service, art, and design.
What do I enjoy doing in my free time: I enjoy traveling and adventuring in the outdoors. I enjoy spending time with friends, family, and pets as well as finding ways to be active, creative, and artistic. Of course, all of these with good tunes!
What do I like about our residency: I am grateful for the kind and genuine people I have had the honor to work with. I love the emphasis on community, underserved, and women’s health.
Career Aspirations: I am passionate about global health, community-based healthcare, and especially MSK and OB. I hope to work/serve locally and globally.

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Chandler Smith, DO


Hometown: Lynchburg, TN
Undergraduate: Tennessee Tech University
Medical School: William Carey Univ Col of Osteopathic Medicine
What do I enjoy doing in my free time: In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my friends and family, watching TV shows or movies on Netflix, and trying to cook new things.
What do I like about our residency: Everyone has been very friendly since day one, ranging from my fellow residents, the attending, and the clinic staff. I also like that our curriculum provides us with wide variety of experiences to help prepare us for life after residency.
Career Aspirations: I hope to practice medicine in back in rural middle Tennessee, in an area that is underserved and in need of a family physician.

Aug 28, 2023