Current Residents

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PGY - 1

  Brendan Allison, DO
  Hometown: Sandwich, NH
  Undergraduate: University of St Andrews
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
  PM&R Interests: Sports Medicine, General Physiatry
  Hobbies: Anything outdoors, especially hiking, skiing, fishing. Boston sports teams. Traveling.

  Jennifer Murphy, DO
  Hometown:  Cumberland Gap, TN
  Undergraduate: East Tennessee State University, B.S. Biology
  Postgraduate: East Tennessee State University, M.S. Environmental Health
  Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  PM&R Interests: MSK, Sports/Adaptive sports, SCI
  Hobbies: Backpacking, biking, kayaking, skiing, and family time.

  Derek Dixon, DO
  Hometown: Cleveland, TN
  Undergraduate: Lee University, BS in Biochemistry, Cleveland, TN
  Postgraduate: Lincoln Memorial University, MS in Anatomical Sciences, Harrogate, TN
  Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, TN
  PM&R Interests: Sports and Spine
  Hobbies: Weight lifting, martial arts, painting, anything outdoors

  Christopher James, MD
  Hometown: Atlanta, GA
  Undergraduate: Emory University
  Postgradate: None
  Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
  PM&R Interests: Spine Cord Injuries, Regenerative Medicine, and Pain
  Hobbies: Chess, sports, and outdoor activities 


PGY - 2

  Nathan Abdelsayed, MD
  Hometown: Redondo Beach, CA
  Undergraduate: University of California, Fullerton
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: Ross University of Medicine 
  PM&R Interests: Interventional Spine and Sports 
  Hobbies: Playing basketball, NBA, golf, NFL

  Paul Ilkanich, MD
  Home: Hudson, OH
  Undergraduate: Cleveland State University
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
  PM&R Interests: palliative, sports, interventional spine
  Hobbies: Supporting the Cleveland Browns, hiking Kentucky, traveling, golf, cooking

  Brock Marrs, MD
  Hometown: Glasgow, KY
  Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
  Postgraduate: University of Kentucky (PhD, MS)
  Medical School: University of Kentucky
  PM&R Interests: Pain, MSK, Spine
  Hobbies: Fly fishing, family activities, golf

  Michael Parrott, DO
  Hometown:  Covington, KY
  Undergraduate: University of Kentucky
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  PM&R Interests: MSK Medicine, Ultrasound, EMG, Sports Medicine, Spasticity Management
  Hobbies: Shooting pool, golf, experiencing new bourbons, UK sports

  Michael Wilczek, DO
  Hometown: Wilmington, DE
  Undergraduate: Virginia Tech
  Postgraduate: Purdue University & Duke University
  Medical School: Nova Southeastern University
  PM&R Interests: Sports medicine, MSK, Interventional, Peds                                                                            Hobbies: Tennis, basketball, picking up weights and putting them down, spending time with wife and boys


PGY - 3

  Nicholas Annichiarico, DO
  Hometown: Old Tappan, NJ
  Undergraduate: University of Richmond
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: UMDNJ / Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine
  PM&R Interests: Everything
  Hobbies: Competing, philosophy, learning & teaching, sports

  Nicholas Elwert, DO, MS    (@DrNick_DO)
  Administrative Chief Resident
  Hometown: Fort Mitchell, KY
  Undergraduate: Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH
  Postgraduate: Lincoln Memorial University
  Medical school: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  PM&R Interests: Neurorehabilitation (inpatient and outpatient) and spasticity management,                                                                 Electrodiagnostics, Performing Arts/Dance, Medicine and Outpatient MSK with focus on                                                                                    orthobiologics
                                            Hobbies: Baseball, spending time with family, smoking BBQ

  Joseph Mallory, MD, MPH
  Hometown: Mattoon, IL/Albemarle, NC 
  Undergraduate: BS, Millikin University 
  Postgraduate: MPH, University of Illinois at Springfield 
  Medical School: MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria 
  PM&R Interests: General 
  Hobbies: "I collect spores, molds, and fungus" 

  Jared Potter, MD    (@ITooMD)
  Hometown: Bowling Green, KY
  Undergraduate: University of Louisville
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  PM&R Interests: Brain Injury, Spasticity Management
  Hobbies: Sports (basketball, tennis, volleyball, etc.), reading (fantasy, science fiction), powerlifting

  Vanessa Roos, MD
  Hometown: Charleston, SC
  Undergraduate: College of Charleston
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
  PM&R Interests: Musculoskeletal, Interventional Spine, Amputee
  Hobbies: running, yoga, baking, hiking, tennis


PGY - 4

  Morgan Drake, MD
  Hometown: Star City, Arkansas
  Undergraduate: University of Arkansas
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
  PM&R Interests: Neurorehabilitation, Inpatient rehabilitation, Spasticity management, MSK
  Hobbies: refinishing furniture, DIY projects, hanging out with my toddler and husband

  John Lopez, DO    (@DrJWLopez)
  Academic Chief Resident
  Hometown: Westminster, MD
  Undergraduate: Louisiana State University (LSU)
  Postgraduate: None
  Medical School: Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
  PM&R Interests: Spinal cord injury, non-invasive electrical stimulation, neuromodulation, spasticity                                                     management, musculoskeletal and regenerative medicine
                                           Hobbies: All sports, being outdoors, cruising, cuisine, traveling, philosophy, puzzles

  Ruth Stanton, MD
  Home state: Illinois
  Undergraduate: Santa Clara University
  Postgraduate: Illinois State University for master's in Clinical-Counseling Psychology
  Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago, Urbana campus
  PM&R Interests: Pediatrics, cancer, electrodiagnostics, prosthetics/gait
  Hobbies: Exercise, art, reading, sports, travel, cooking

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