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The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians is seeking submissions for a Fall Virtual Scientific Research Poster Contest.  Our judges will review the poster submissions and prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded.

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Dr. Michael Williams

 Dr. Williams completed his undergraduate studies at Spring Hill College. He attended medical school at LSU New Orleans and his residency at Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Reading, PA.He has been a member of LAFP for close to 40 years and has serves on the Education Committee.

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The LAFP Welcomes New Members

We would like to welcome the new members for the month of July:

New Active Members:
Ubaid R. Abbasi, MD
Wesley Blake Adams, MD
Sabah Ahmed, MD
Ines Gloria Alamo, MD
Hernando Jay Aro, MD
Ramin Bajoghli, MD
Swetha Balli, MBBS
Mohammad S. Bashir, MD
Ryan Lee Basquez, MD
Traci Leigh Bourgeois, MD
Wesley Boyette, MD
Tasia Arianna Bradley, MD
Rebecca Joan Bremner, MD
Lydia Breskin, MD
John Colin Brian, MD
Chris Brussow, MD
Hawk Cambron, MD
Marissa Ann De La Paz, MD
Beau Fabacher Domangue, MD
Michael James Dougherty, MD
Tiffany Mary Dufrene, MD
Donald Wiltz Fabacher, Jr, MD
Joseph Michael Garcia, MD
Sahir Gharib, MD
Sara Doreen Grandy, MD
Samuel B. Grimmer, MD
Ronald Tyler Hebert, MD
Nathan J Hensler, DO
Ellin Hossain, MD
Obioma I. Ilouga, MBBS
Esohe O. Iyamu-Osagiede, MD
Bhavik Jariwala, MD
Avilasha Jha, MBBS
Therryll L. Johnson, MD
D'Amico Cortez Johnson, MD
Abigale Kavanagh, MD
Peter Klucar, MD
Brad Taylor Landrum, MD
Christopher L. Leiker, MD
Lindsay Liles, MD
Sylvester Yari Mapoh, MD
Madeleine L Maras, MD
Maxwell McCray, DO
Geoffrey Alexander McLeod, DO
Lauren Alana McMahill, MD
John Russell Mercke, MD
Noah LaHaye Miller, MD
Aimee Moran, MD
Terry A Moran, Jr., DO
Courtney Morgan, MD
Phi Vu Hoang Nguyen, MD
Niruban Nirthananthan, MD
Dylan Edward Poche, MD
Danielle Grace Raley, MD
Mark Sanders, DO, JD, MS, MPH
Jacob Sandoz, MD
Brandon Saucier, MD
Sultan M Shah Rehmanny, MD
Megan Arbour Stryker, MD
Vrishali Suman, MD
Ayesha Tabassom, MD
Danielle Thomas, MD
Lauren M Tillery, MD, MS
Hanh My Tracy Tran, DO
Cecilia Tran, MD
Amanda Tse, MD
Charles Remie Vidrine, Jr, MD, MS
Miriam Diket Warren, MD
Sangita Yadav, MBBS
Rhushi Ziradkar, MD
Andrew John Zovath, DO

New Resident Members:
Jason Adekoya, MD
Kenechukwu Ben-Okafor, MBBS
Bradley Douglas Ber, MD
Olivia Jayne Bradberry, MD
Cody Bushyhead, MD
Roberto Carlos Carranza, MD
Ekwueme Chinonyerem Chioma, MD
Omar H. Fahmy, MD
Brittany Fields, MD
Anusha Gaddam, MBBS
Rachel Ivey Jacobs, MD
Lori A. Jones, MD
Tejaswi Katakam, MBBS
Prabhdeep Khunkhun, MD
Travis Lambert, MD
Lilla Lendvai, MD
FNU Maxime Tindong, MD
Jay Napolitano, Jr, DO
Lisa Nguyen, MD
Andrew Ihnat Oracz, MD, MS
Danielle Pawlichuk, MD
Semone S. Phillip, MD
Natasha Rezvani, MD
William J. Rosales Gonzalez, MD
Nirja R. Shah, MD
Harsimar Singh, MD
Yordanos Teferra, MD
Tiffany Valverde, MD
Steven Vo, DO
Ashley West, MD

New Student Members:
Christine Almazan
Kyle Barron
Soo Hyun Choi
Amanda d'Almeida
Madeleine DeGrange
Anna Catherine Devall
Marcus Dial
Joshua Dickerson
Ben DiNapoli
Rishawn Michael Dindial
Alexander Fixler
Catherine Fontenot
Robert Fuchs
Sydney Marie Galindez
Haley Gould
Evan Greeson
Aylise Grossenbacher-McGlamery
Leat Halpert
Chong Sup Han
Alexis Hernandez
Ashlin Hinojosa
Jon David Hirsch
William Samuel Hong
Casey Landreneau Baggett
Kelsey Lee Larson
James Marsh
Chandler Merriman
Jack Mierl
Stephany Nguyen
Sarah O'Brien
Oleksandr Orak
Michael Polchert
Ari Saravia
Devante Shootes
Benjamin Talley
Bryceton Thomas
Arman Torosian
Caroline Marie Trammell
Lindsey Kiyomi Xiong
Marc Zucker
New Transitional Members:
Spencer Dalton, MD
Joel Ivor Arranguez Rago, MD
Ka Ki Daniel Yuen, MD

East Jefferson General Hospital Seeking Family Medicine Program Director


The East Jefferson General Hospital is seeking a Family Medicine Program Director in Metairie, LA. The East Jefferson General Hospital Family Medicine residency program is a fully ACGME-accredited program with 21 approved positions and 18 current (6-6-6) residents.

LSU Heath New Orleans Seeking Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
The LSUHSC Department of Family Medicine is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible (or equivalent) Family Medicine physician for an academic faculty appointment with the Family Medicine Residency Program in Lake Charles, LA. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (non-tenure, clinical track) and is commensurate with physician’s credentials and experience. The ideal candidate will have previous academic experience with obstetric skills, though not required. 
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LAFP 46 CoverLouisiana Family Doctor is LAFP's quarterly journal. Subject matter includes features on sports medicine, healthcare legislation, medical journal reviews as well as a range of other topics that affect family physicians.
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