Faculty

Professors | Associate Professors | Assistant Professors | Clinical Professors | Adjunct Professors | Fellows | APPs | EM Pediatrics

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The faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine includes:

Professors

Robert Shesser

Robert Shesser

Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Medical Leadership and Operations Fellowship
Professor
Robert Shesser

Janice Blanchard

Janice Blanchard

Chief, Section of Health Policy 
Professor
Janice Blanchard

Keith Boniface

Keith Boniface

Chief, Section of Emergency Ultrasound  
Professor
Keith Boniface

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

Co-Chief, Section of Clinical Research
Director, Clinical Research Fellowship
Professor of Health Policy (SPHHS)
Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Melissa McCarthy

Ali Pourmand

Ali Pourmand

Associate Site Director, UMC
Director, Medical Research Fellowship Program
Professor
Ali Pourmand

Babak Sarani

Babak Sarani

Professor of Surgery
Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Babak Sarani

James Scott

James Scott

Vice Chair of Education
Co-Chief, Section of Education
Professor
James Scott

Neal Sikka

Neal Sikka

Chief, Section of Innovative Practice and Telehealth
Director, Telemedicine Fellowship
Professor
Neal Sikka

Associate Professors

Cathleen Clancy

Cathleen Clancy

Co-Chief, Section of Injury Prevention and Toxicology 
Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship
Associate Professor
Cathleen Clancy

Dr. Steven Davis

Steven Davis

Student Clerkship Director 
Associate Professor
Steven Davis

Katherine Douglass

Katherine Douglass

Co-Chief, Section of Injury Prevention and Toxicology 
Director, International Emergency Medicine & Global Public Health Fellowship
Associate Professor
Katherine Douglass

Andrew Garrett

Andrew Garrett

Associate Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Andrew Garrett

Yolanda Haywood

Yolanda Haywood

Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion & Student Affairs
Associate Professor
Yolanda Haywood

Aisha Liferidge

Aisha Liferidge

Associate Director, Health Policy Fellowship 
Associate Professor
Aisha Liferidge

Raymond Lucas

Raymond Lucas

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Professional Development
Co-Chief, Section of Education 
Associate Professor
Raymond Lucas

Andrew Meltzer

Andrew Meltzer

Co-Chief, Section of Clinical Research
Associate Professor
Andrew Meltzer

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

Chief, Section of International Emergency Medicine
Director, Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine 
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Global Health (Secondary)
Jeffrey Smith

Assistant Professors

Andrea Anderson

Andrea Anderson

Associate Chief, Section of Family Medicine
Assistant Professor
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Secondary)
Andrea Anderson

Sonal Batra

Sonal Batra

Associate Program Director, Residency
Co-Chief, Section of Health Equity
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management (Secondary)
Sonal Batra

Guenevere Burke

Guenevere Burke

Site Director, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management (Secondary)
Guenevere Burke

Amy Caggiula

Amy Caggiula

Assistant Program Director, Residency
Assistant Professor
Amy Caggiula

 Dr. Kevin Davey

Kevin Davey

Assistant Professor
Kevin Davey

Dr. Elizabeth Dearing

Elizabeth Dearing

Assistant Professor
Director, Ultrasound Fellowship for Family Medicine
Elizabeth Dearing

Dr. Sangeeta Deasai Wood

Sangeeta Desai Wood

Assistant Professor
Sangeeta Desai Wood

 Dr. Aaran Drake

Aaran Drake

Assistant Professor
Aaran Drake

Dr. Sarah Frasure

Sarah Frasure

Assistant Professor
Sarah Frasure

Dr. Tress Goodwin

Tress Goodwin

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Secondary)
Tress Goodwin

Tenagne Haile-Mariam

Tenagne Haile-Mariam

Assistant Professor
Tenagne Haile-Mariam

 Dr. Colton Hood

Colton Hood

Assistant Professor
Colton Hood

Dr. Erin Kane

Erin Kane

Co-Director, Medical Leadership and Operations Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Erin Kane

 Dr. Natalie Kirilichin

Natalie Kirilichin

Director, Health Policy Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Natalie Kirilichin

 Dr. John Lafleur

John Lafleur

Director, Extreme Environmental Medicine Fellowship 
Assistant Professor
John Lafleur

 Dr. Lia Losonczy

Lia Losonczy

Assistant Professor
Lia Losonczy

Dr. Damali Nakitende

Damali Nakitende

Assistant Professor
Damali Nakitende

Francis O'Connell

Francis O'Connell

Site Director, United Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Francis O'Connell

Kathleen Ogle

Kathleen Ogle

Director, Ultrasound Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Kathleen Ogle

James Phillips

James Phillips

Chief, Section of Disaster and Operational Medicine
Director, Disaster and Operational Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor
James Phillips

Maria Portela

Maria Portela

Chief, Section of Family Medicine
Co-chief, Section of Health Equity
Assistant Professor
Maria Portela

Natasha Powell

Natasha Powell

Assistant Professor
Natasha Powell

 Dr. Matthew Pyle

Matthew Pyle

Student Clerkship Associate Director
Site Director, Washington DC VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Matthew Pyle

Claudia Ranniger

Claudia Ranniger

Director, Simulation Center
Director, Medical Education Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Claudia Ranniger

Colleen Roche

Colleen Roche

Director, Residency 
Assistant Professor
Colleen Roche

Gobindveer Sahi

Gobindveer Sahi

Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Gobindveer Sahi

Zeina Saliba

Zeina Saliba

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Zeina Saliba

David Yamane

David Yamane

Section Chief, Critical Care
Assistant Professor
David Yamane

Instructors

Dr. Marcus Davis

Marcus Davis

Instructor
Marcus Davis

Dr. Jesus Trevino

Jesus Trevino

Instructor
Jesus Trevino

Clinical Professors

 Dr. Dan Hanfling

Dan Hanfling

Clinical Professor
Dan Hanfling

 Dr. Brantley Jolly

Brantley Jolly

Clinical Professor
Brantley Jolly

Thomas Kirsch

Thomas Kirsch

Clinical Professor
Thomas Kirsch

 Dr. Toby Litovitz

Toby Litovitz

Clinical Professor
Toby Litovitz

 Dr. Jeffrey Love

Jeffrey Love

Clinical Professor
Jeffrey Love

Anthony Macintyre

Anthony Macintyre

Clinical Professor
Anthony Macintyre

Dr. Thom Mayer

Thom Mayer

Clinical Professor
Thom Mayer

 Dr. Michael Rapp

Michael Rapp

Clinical Professor
Michael Rapp

Associate Clinical Professors

 Dr. Shantanu Agrawal

Shantanu Agrawal

Associate Clinical Professor
Shantanu Agrawal

Griffin Davis

Griffin Davis

Associate Clinical Professor
Griffin Davis

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee

Clinical Associate Professor
Jennifer Lee

Rita Manfredi

Rita Manfredi

Associate Clinical Professor
Rita Manfredi

Bruno Petinaux

Bruno Petinaux

Chief Medical Officer, The George Washington University Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor
Bruno Petinaux

Hamid Shokoohi

Hamid Shokoohi

Clinical Associate Professor
Hamid Shokoohi

 Dr. E. Reed Smith

E. Reed Smith

Associate Clinical Professor
E. Reed Smith

Assistant Clinical Professors

 Dr. Dan Avstreih

Dan Avstreih

Assistant Clinical Professor
Dan Avstreih

 Dr. James Cogbill

James Cogbill

Assistant Clinical Professor
James Cogbill

Malika Fair

Malika Fair

Assistant Clinical Professor
Malika Fair

 Dr. Laura Fox

Laura Fox

Clinical Assistant Professor
Laura Fox

 Dr. Katherine Fullerton

Katherine Fullerton

Assistant Clinical Professor
Katherine Fullerton

 Dr. Tanveer Gaibi

Tanveer Gaibi

Clinical Assistant Professor
Tanveer Gaibi

 Dr. Stanislaw Haciski

Stanislaw Haciski

Clinical Assistant Professor
Stanislaw Haciski

 Dr. Vivian Hwang

Vivian Hwang

Assistant Clinical Professor
Vivian Hwang

Jesse Irwin

Jesse Irwin

Clinical Assistant Professor
Jesse Irwin

Breanne Jacobs

Breanne Jacobs

Clinical Assistant Professor
Jesse Irwin

Sangeeta Kaushik

Sangeeta Kaushik

Assistant Clinical Professor
Sangeeta Kaushik

Massoud Kazzi

Massoud Kazzi

Clinical Assistant Professor
Massoud Kazzi

 Dr. Adam Kochman

Adam Kochman

Clinical Assistant Professor
Adam Kochman

Eugene Lee

Eugene Lee

Assistant Clinical Professor
Eugene Lee

Melinda Morton Hamer

Melinda Morton Hamer

Clinical Assistant Professor
Melinda Morton Hamer

Todd Muller

Todd Muller

Clinical Assistant Professor
Todd Muller

 Dr. Susan Owens

Susan Owens

Assistant Clinical Professor
Susan Owens

 Dr. Kari Scantlebury

Kari Scantlebury

Clinical Assistant Professor
Kari Scantlebury

 Dr. Philip Seton

Philip Seton

Clinical Assistant Professor
Philip Seton

Gary Sharpe

Gary Sharpe

Clinical Assistant Professor
Gary Sharpe

 Dr. Aleksandra Smith

Aleksandra Smith

Clinical Assistant Professor
Aleksandra Smith

 Dr. Elizabeth Whitman

Elizabeth Whitman

Clinical Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Whitman

 Dr. Leila Zucker

Leila Zucker

Clinical Assistant Professor
Leila Zucker

Clinical Instructors

 Dr. Assya Abdallah

Assya Abdallah

Clinical Instructor
Assya Abdallah

Dr. Sean Chester

Sean Chester

Clinical Instructor
Sean Chester

Dr. Brent Dibble

Brent Dibble

Clinical Instructor
Brent Dibble

Dr. Evan Kuhl

Evan Kuhl

Clinical Instructor
Evan Kuhl

 Dr. Annabel Li

Annabel Li

Clinical Instructor
Annabel Li

Dr. Adam Rutenberg

Adam Rutenberg

Clinical Instructor
Adam Rutenberg

Dr. Andrew Simmons

Andrew Simmons

Clinical Instructor
Andrew Simmons

Adjunct Professors

 Dr. James D'Orta

James D'Orta

Adjunct Professor
James D'Orta

 Mr. Charles Doarn

Charles Doarn

Adjunct Professor
Charles Doarn

 Dr. Sol Edelstein

Sol Edelstein

Adjunct Professor
Sol Edelstein

 Dr. Keith Ghezzi

Keith Ghezzi

Adjunct Professor
Keith Ghezzi

 Dr. Michael Granovsky

Michael Granovsky

Adjunct Professor
Michael Granovsky

Adjunct Associate Professors

 Dr. Joseph Antos

Joseph Antos

Adjunct Associate Professor
Joseph Antos

Sunil Budhrani

Sunil Budhrani

Adjunct Associate Professor
Sunil Budhrani

Leana Wen

Leana Wen

Director, Patient-Centered Care Research
(Leave of Absence) 
Adjunct Associate Professor
Leana Wen

Adjunct Assistant Professors

Jameel Abualenain

Jameel Abualenain

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jameel Abualenain

 Dr. Reem Al-Hawas

Reem Al-Hawas

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Reem Al-Hawas

 Dr. Mary Chopard

Mary Chopard

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Mary Chopard

 Dr. Ted Fan

Ted Fan

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ted Fan

Shweta Gidwani

Shweta Gidwani

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Shweta Gidwani

Dr. Stefanie Gilbert

Stefanie Gilbert

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Stefanie Gilbert

 Dr. Mark Hanson

Mark Hanson

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Mark Hanson

 Mr. Robert Jarrin

Robert Jarrin

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Robert Jarrin

 Dr. John Jones

John Jones

Adjunct Assistant Professor
John Jones

Dr. Murteza Shahkolahi

Murteza Shahkolahi

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Murteza Shahkolahi

 Dr. Jeffrey Stone

Jeffrey Stone

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jeffrey Stone

 Dr. Jennifer Stuth

Jennifer Stuth

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jennifer Stuth

 Mr. Sylvan Waller

Sylvan Waller

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sylvan Waller

Adjunct Instructors

Dr. Pouya Gharahdaghi

Pouya Gharahdaghi

Adjunct Instructor
Pouya Gharahdaghi

 Mr. Jason McKay

Jason McKay

Adjunct Instructor
Jason McKay

Fellows

Dr. Ahmad Aalam

Ahmad Aalam

Telemedicine and Digital Health
Research Instructor
Marcus Davis

 Dr. Timur Alptunaer

Timur Alptunaer

Disaster Medicine
Research Instructor
Timur Alptunaer

 Dr. Ksenya Badashova

Ksenya Badashova

Medical Leadership and Operations
Research Instructor
Ksenya Badashova

 Dr. Luis Dominguez

Luis Dominguez

Health Policy
Research Instructor
Luis Dominguez

 Dr. Marisa Dowling

Marisa Dowling

Health Policy
Research Instructor
Marisa Dowling

Dr. Jared Lucas

Jared Lucas

Telemedicine
Research Instructor
Jared Lucas

 Dr. Samantha Noll

Samantha Noll

Disaster Medicine
Research Instructor
Samantha Noll

 Dr. Jordan Selzer

Jordan Selzer

Disaster Medicine
Research Instructor
Jordan Selzer

Dr. Marcee Wilder

Marcee Wilder

Clinical Research
Research Instructor
Marcee Wilder

Advanced Practice Providers

Amy Keim

Amy Keim

Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Program Director, APP Residency
Amy Keim

Andrew Maurano

Andrew Maurano

Associate Clinical Professor
Andrew Maurano

Ryan Strauss

Ryan Strauss

Associate Clinical Professor
Administrative Director of Advanced Practice Providers
Ryan Strauss

Dina Abdelsamad

Dina Abdelsamad

Clinical Assistant Professor
Dina Abdelsamad

Yasmin Al-Atrache

Yasmin Al-Atrache

Clinical Assistant Professor
Yasmin Al-Atrache

 Lindsey DuPre

Lindsey DuPre

Clinical Assistant Professor
Lindsey DuPre

Rachel Ernzen

Rachel Chun

Clinical Assistant Professor
Rachel Chun

Eleanor Frye

Eleanor Frye

Clinical Assistant Professor
Eleanor Frye

James Hughes

James Hughes

Clinical Assistant Professor
James Hughes

 Mr. Nathan Janusz

Nathan Janusz

Clinical Assistant Professor
Nathan Janusz

Joseph Kunic

Joseph Kunic

Clinical Assistant Professor
Joseph Kunic

Noelle Landers

Noelle Landers

Clinical Assistant Professor
Noelle Landers

Erin Love

Erin Love

Assistant Clinical Professor
Erin Love

 Melissa Maloof

Melissa Maloof

Clinical Assistant Professor
Melissa Maloof

Sara Manifould

Sara Manifould

Clinical Assistant Professor
Sara Manifould

Robert McKinney

Robert McKinney

Clinical Assistant Professor
Robert McKinney

Britney Neitenbach

Britney Neitenbach

Clinical Assistant Professor
Britney Neitenbach

Stephen Robie

Stephen Robie

Clinical Assistant Professor
Program Director, APP Residency
Stephen Robie

Medina Salami

Medina Salami

Clinical Assistant Professor
Medina Salami

Victoria Taillac

Victoria Taillac

Clinical Assistant Professor
Victoria Taillac

Danielle Telesford

Danielle Telesford

Clinical Assistant Professor
Danielle Telesford

Michael Tesfazion

Michael Tesfazion

Clinical Assistant Professor
Michael Tesfazion

Alexa Tovsen

Alexa Tovsen

Clinical Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director, APP Residency
Alexa Tovsen

 Caitlin Ward

Caitlin Ward

Clinical Assistant Professor
Caitlin Ward

EM Pediatrics

Alyssa Abo

Alyssa Abo

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Alyssa Abo

Kristen Breslin

Kristen Breslin

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Kristen Breslin

Joanna Cohen

Joanna Cohen

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Joanna Cohen

Monika Goyal

Monika Goyal

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Monika Goyal

Tania Ahluwalia

Tania Ahluwalia

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Tania Ahluwalia

Katie Donnelly

Katie Donnelly

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Katie Donnelly

Sadiqa Kendi

Sadiqa Kendi

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Sadiqa Kendi

Ioannis Koutroulis

Ioannis Koutroulis

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Ioannis Koutroulis

Simone Lawson

Simone Lawson

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Simone Lawson

Joelle Simpson

Joelle Simpson

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Joelle Simpson

Rosemary Thomas-Mohtat

Rosemary Thomas-Mohtat

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Rosemary Thomas-Mohtat

Xian Zhao

Xian Zhao

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Xian Zhao

Paul Mullan

Paul Mullan

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Paul Mullan