Second Year Fellows

Brooks Applewhite, MD

Email: bapplewhite@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Salt Lake City, Utah
Undergraduate: Bates College, Lewiston, ME
MD: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Internship: Transitional Year, Carney Hospital, Boston, MA
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Maria Braileanu, MD

Email: mbraileanu@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Baltimore, Maryland
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University, Maryland
MD: Georgetown University School of Medicine, D.C.
Internship: MedStar Washington Hospital Center. D.C.
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Interests: AVM/Stroke, advanced imaging, QI.

Yuh-Shin Chang, MD, PhD

Email: ychang3@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Undergraduate: Eberhard-Karls University Tuebingen, Germany
MD, PhD: McGill University, PhD: Eberhard-Karls University Tuebingen, Germany
Internship: Rockyview General Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Residency: University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Interests: Neurotrauma, Head and Neck Imaging. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, hiking, classical music, and art.

Francis Deng, MD

Email: fdeng@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Northern Virginia
Undergraduate: Harvard College
MD: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Interests: medical education, head and neck radiology, social media.

Farahnaz Golriz, MD

Email: fgolriz@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Tehran, Iran
Undergraduate: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
MD: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Internship: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Interests: Head and neck imaging, brain connectivity. Outside of work, she enjoys biking, exploring restaurants, and spending time with family and friends.

Matthew Haber, MD

Email: mahaber@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Holland, PA
Undergraduate: Cornell University; Ithaca, NY
MD: New York University School of Medicine; New York, NY
Internship: Winthrop University Hospital; Mineola, NY
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital; Boston, MA
Interests: My academic interests include machine learning research centered on automated detection of normal pressure hydrocephalus. I am also interested in dementia, stroke, head and neck imaging, emergency radiology, medical education, and wellness. My personal interests include collecting vinyl record albums, cheese tasting, Israeli cooking, making espresso, classic rock music, and travel.

Benjamin Kozak, MD

Email: bkozak@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Hawthorn Woods, IL
Undergraduate: Pomona College
MD: University of California, San Francisco
Internship: Kaiser Permanente San Francisco
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Interests: Neurodegenerative imaging, emergency/trauma imaging, accelerated MRI acquisition techniques, and medical education. Outside of work he enjoys watching and playing sports, particularly golf and tennis.

Martin Krupa, MD

Email: mjkrupa@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Opole, Poland
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
MD: University of California, San Diego
Internship: St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Interests: Traveling, soccer, and spending time with family.

Nityanand Miskin, MD

Email: nmiskin@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Toms River, NJ
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
MD: New Your University School of Medicine
Internship: Mount Sinai St. Lukes - Mount Sinai West, NY
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
Interests: Spine Degeneration. Outside of work, he is interested in travel, drums, and podcasts.

Hamid Rajebi, MD

Email: hrajebi@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Tabriz, Iran
Undergraduate: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
MD: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Internship: Griffin Hospital, Derby , CT
Residency: University of Texas Health at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Interests: Head and Neck Imaging, Cancer Imaging, Pediatric Neuroradiology, Vascular Imaging. Outside of work, he enjoys playing/watching/reading about soccer, exploring national parks, and watching movies.

Brian Zhao, MD

Email: bzhao7@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: New York, NY
Undergraduate: Dartmouth College
MD: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, NY
Internship: North Shore University Hospital & Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Interests: Gaming, tennis and skiing.

 


First Year Fellows

Alicia Chen, MD

Email: achen61@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: Brown University, Rhode Island
MD: Brown University
Internship: Roger Williams, Rhode Island
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Interests: Medical education, health services research

Jeremy Ford, MD, MBA

Email: jnford@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Goldsboro, North Carolina
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina, Chapel HIll

MD: UNC School of Medicine
Graduate School: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Internship: Moses Cone Internal Medicine Residency, North Carolina
Residency: Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York
Interests: Functional Neuroradiology, Blood-Brain Barrier Imaging, and Dementia.

Racine Gue, MD

Email: rgue@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: West Virginia
Undergraduate: University of Kentucky
MD: St. George’s University, Grenada
Internship: St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan
Residency: West Virginia University
Interests: Pushing myself outside my comfort zone and seeing where this life can take me.

Elmira Hassanzadeh, MD

Email: ehassanzadeh@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Tabriz, Iran
MD: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Internship: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Interests: Cognitive neuroimaging, brain networks, neuroscience. Outside of work: Photography.

Atheeth Hiremath, MD

Email: ahhiremath@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Frederick, Maryland
MD: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore
Internship: Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore
Interests: Imaging Informatics, Leadership, Head and Neck radiology. Outside work: Weightlifting, HBT.

Amir Reza Honarmand, MD

Email: ahonarmand@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Esfahan, Iran
Undergraduate: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
MD: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Internship: Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Interests: Stroke/neurovascular, neurodegenerative, and pediatric.

Marcela Marsiglia, MD, PHD

Email: mmarsiglia@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: New York (Raised in Malaga Spain; born in Porto Alegre, Brazil.)
Undergraduate: Universidad de Malaga – Facultad de Medicina, Malaga, Spain
PhD: Universidad de Granada, Spain
MD: Ophthalmology Residency Hospital Universitario, Granada, Spain
Internship: New York Medical College – Metropolitan Program, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Interests: Ocular and orbital imaging, cranial nerves and imaging, head and neck radiology.

Janet Mei, MD, MPH

Email: jymei@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Nanjing, China
Undergraduate: Tsinghua University
MD: Peking Union Medical College
MPH: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Internship: Flushing Hospital Medical Center, New York
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Interests: Running along the Charles River, escape room, karaoke.

 


Transition Year Fellows

Daniel Chonde, MD, PHD

Email: dchonde@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Midland, Michigan
MD: Harvard Medical School
PhD: Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Internship: Signature Healthcare at Brockton Hospital, MA
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Interests: Art as a tool to promote health equity, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Cooking.

Jason Lauer, MD

Email: jlauer@partners.org
Home town: Huntsvile, Alabama
Undergraduate: University of Alabama
MD: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Graduate School: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Internship: Brookwood Baptist Health System
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Interests: Searching for New England’s best lobster roll, playing sports including basketball and tennis.

Bashar Kako, MD

Email: bkako@mgh.harvard.edu
Home town: Baghdad, Iraq
Undergraduate: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
MD: Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University
Internship: Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital