triple board nameplateOpenSansSharp

 

Triple Board Program Resident Profiles

Triple Board 2017-2018

PGY V - Chief Residents

Kimberly Kavanagh

KIMBERLY KAVANAGH, M.D.
Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Graduate: Tulane University, M.S.- Cell and Molecular Biology
Undergraduate: Tulane University, B.A.- Dance
Clinical Interests: Autism in Children and Adults, Addiction Medicine
Hometown: Houston, TX
Favorite thing about NOLA: the 100 year old Oak Trees
kkavanag@tulane.edu

 

 

Tessa Kleyn

TESSA KLEYN, M.D.
Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of South Alabama- Biology & Psychology Dual Degree
Clinical Interests: Women’s Health, Infant Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry
Hometown: Mobile, AL
Favorite thing about NOLA: The Audubon Nature Institute and the Riverwalk
tkleyn@tulane.edu

 


PGY IV

Rohail Kumar
ROHAIL KUMAR, M.D.
Medical School:
Aga Khan University Medical College
Clinical Interests:
Pediatric ICU, Child Psychiatry in the PICU setting (Delirium and Trauma)
Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Favorite thing about NOLA:
Being able to serve a diverse and in need population
rkumar2@tulane.edu


WHELAN, RACHEL MRACHEL "MAGGIE" WHELAN, M.D., PH.D
Medical School:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Graduate: Columbia University - M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh - Ph.D, Epidemiology
Undergraduate:  Yale University, B.A. Latin American Studies
Clinical Interests:  Early Child Development, Infant Mental Health, Research
Hometown:  Pittsburgh, PA
Favorite thing about NOLA: Audubon Zoo; and I love that everyone says "Hello" on the street
rwhelan@tulane.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PGY-III

ALEXANDER, VERONICA PVERONICA ALEXANDER, M.D.
Medical School: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Undergraduate: Oberlin College- Biology & African-American Studies
Clinical Interests: Spanish Speaking Patient Populations, Adolescent Sexual Health, Adolescent Psychiatry- inpatient and partial hospitalization programs
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Favorite thing about NOLA: the walkability and the number of dog friendly places in the city.
 valexand@tulane.edu


PhillipsELIZABETH PHILLIPS, M.D.
Medical School: Escuela Latinoamericana de Medicina
Undergraduate: University of California, Davis- Exercise Biology
Clinical Interests: Spanish Speaking Patient Populations, Psychotherapy, Addiction Medicine, Early Childhood Psychiatry
Hometown: San Pablo, CA
Favorite thing about NOLA: Kayaking the Pearl River
                                        ephilli5@tulane.edu



PGY-II

BLACK, CARLA M

CARLA BLACK, M.D.
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Butler University, B.A.- Music(Violin Performance) & Spanish
Clinical Interests: Spanish Speaking Patient Populations, Forensic Psychiatry, Traumatic and Mood Disorders, Mental Health of children and adolescents with chronic illnesses
Hometown: Fishers, IN
Favorite thing about NOLA: Opportunity to work with a large Spanish speaking population, including undocumented immigrants
                                        cblack8@tulane.edu


KIANI, RAJA J

RAJA "JAWAD" KIANI, M.B., B.S.
Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College
Clinical Interests: Hindi, Punjab and Urdu Speaking Patient Populations, LGBT Mental Health, Chronic Disease and Mental Health in Children and Adolescents, Partial hospitalization programs, Eating disorders
Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan and London, Ontario
Favorite thing about NOLA:  the neverending variety of restaurants
rkiani@tulane.edu

 


PGY-I

Myrline Rose Belzince, M.D.MYRLINE ROSE BELZINCE, M.D.
Medical School:
Ross University SOM
Graduate:  New York Univ. / Nursing
Undergrad: Univ. of Massachusetts / Nursing
Clinical Interests:  Adolescent Health, Women's wellness, Neuropsychiatry, Well baby
Hometown: Pont Saintard (Arcahaie), Haiti
Favorite thing about NOLA: The weather, the diversity, the people, and the dangerously delicious food
mbelzince@tulane.edu



Silai Morzoy, M.D.
SILAI MIRZOY, M.D.

Medical School: 
Indiana University SOM
Undergrad:  Purdue University - Health and Disease / Biology
Clinical Interests: Early childhood trauma, Healthcare in refugee populations, Autism spectrum disorders
Hometown: West Lafayette, IN
Favorite thing about NOLA: Checking out the artists in Jackson Square.
smirzoy@tulane.edu