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Our Residents!

Class of 2019

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LeslieApplegate Leslie Applegate: Leslie is from our home program at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where she was members of both the AOA and Gold Humanism Society. She additionally received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award for her work in medical school. Her undergraduate degree was a BS in biochemistry magna cum laude from Georgetown University. Her hometown is Lexington KY. Leslie’s research included a community assessment of determinants of health in a mixed SES community. She also did a review of the impact of Centering Pregnancy on pregnancy outcomes and these projects results in a few poster presentations. We are especially excited about having her participate in our Pediatric Centering project in med-peds clinic! She has enjoyed participating in volunteer work in very diverse settings! Leslie’s hobbies include Lifegroup Fellowship, baking, cycling and reading. Although she never draws attention to herself nor strives for recognition, her accomplishments and her passion to serve others speak for themselves!
WesleyDutton Wesley Dutton: Wesley joined us from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine where he was AOA as well as the recipient of multiple merit scholarships. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, a BS in Biology summa cum laude. His hometown is Memphis, TN. During medical school Wesley did research on head trauma imaging resulting in an article, poster and oral presentation. He has also been able to travel to India and Honduras to follow his passion for medical mission work. The year between undergrad and medical school Wesley completed an Urban Medical Year Internship working at Christ Community Health Services in Memphis. During that year he and his wife lived in the community the clinic serves to learn from their neighbors, which also led Wesley to our specialty. His hobbies include Church, running, and anything related to food. We appreciate Wesley's sincere and authentic caring for other! He was described as a tremendous asset to any community and we are grateful to have him train with us!
KellyGrannan Kelly Grannan: Kelly came to us from the University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine where she earned an MD/MPH. Her undergraduate degree is a BA in Spanish and Public Health from Ohio State University. She also spent a semester in Santiago, Dominican Republic and completed a public health thesis on local tobacco abuse and cessation while there. She returned there as a medical student for her capstone project with the Columbia University with the International Family AIDS Program in Romania. This internship was funded by a Global Health Scholar award and resulted in a poster presentation. In medical school she helped coordinate and teach a medical Spanish course and she also volunteered as interpreter staff. Kelly’s hometown is Columbus OH and her hobbies include running, ultimate Frisbee, soccer and cooking. Kelly has a passion for public and global health and will undoubtedly be a great asset to these fields. Her energy and focus is impressive and there is literally nothing she cannot accomplish! We appreciate being her med-peds family for this chapter of her bright career!
JonathanJaniczek Jonathan Janiczek: Jonathan came to us from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he also completed his undergraduate degree, a BS in Biological Sciences summa um laude. As an undergraduate he researched the physiologic response of the cardiovascular system to vestibular neurologic input. As a medical student he also spent a summer determining the optimal hemodynamic resuscitation after cardiac arrest resulting in 2 posters. Jonathan also worked as a pharmacy technician throughout his adult life. His hometown is Nanticoke PA and his hobbies include almost all outdoor sports as well as trivia and board games. Jonathan is described by everyone who works with him as bright with a wonderful attitude, dedicated to teaching and passionate about taking care of patients and we agree!
EmilyNeaville Emily Neaville: Emily came to us from the University of Arkansas, where she was AOA. Her undergraduate degree is a BA in Human Biology from Stanford University during which time she did research in the emotional consolidation of memories and how perceptions of moral character effect economic decisions. Emily accomplishments include a prior career in DC working for the Lewin Group as a Health Policy Research Analyst and then the Union of Concerned Scientists as a program assistant for the Scientific Integrity Program. Emily’s hometown in in Arkansas and her hobbies include running, hiking, playing violin, travel misadventures, old movies and baking. She was described many times as representing “the best our medical school has to offer” and we are grateful to say the same for us!
CaseyPhilipsborn Casey Philipsborn: Casey came to us from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University where she received an academic scholarship and teaching fellowship and served as a Chief Senior Scholar. These roles allowed her to spend a year as junior faculty in many roles including teaching students, provide service to the underserved, and engage in research which netted 5 posters. Her undergraduate time was spent at Bowdoin College where she received a BA in Environmental Studies and English and Education, but she also spent 6 months in New Zealand at the University of Otago Dunedin. Casey’s original hometown was Chicago but she has lived in many states now! In between her undergraduate time and attending medical school, Casey worked as a high school teacher in English for a few years and then for a company specializing in genetic testing for cancers for 3 years. Her project revolved around colon cancer genetic testing. Casey’s hobbies include outdoor sports especially running, rock climbing and kayaking, yoga, cooking and classical trumpet. This list of accomplishments does not convey the energy, enthusiasm, and selfless caring that Casey invests into every day of her life. Her ability to immerse herself in a variety of roles characterizes her career to date, and we know she will continue to shine!
JesseRhodes Jesse Rhodes: Jesse came to us from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. His undergraduate degree is a BS in Biology and Psychology, also from UNC Chapel Hill where he had a merit scholarship. As an undergraduate student he did research on the genetics of autism and the effects of medicines on brain size in patients with bipolar disorder. After completing his undergraduate studies Jesse spent a few years working in research at the Center for Neurosensory Disorders in TMJ and fibromyalgia. These efforts resulted in 2 publications as well. During medical school he was able to travel to Tanzania for a month through Internal Health Partners. Jesse was born in Lincolnton NC and his hobbies include hiking, day trips, and sports. His warmth and humor make him a favorite of colleagues and patients alike!
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More Information

For more information on the Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program, please contact us at:

Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program
UC Department of Internal Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
Mail Location 0535
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0535

Phone: 513-584-0397
Fax: 513-584-0369

Program Director:
Jennifer K. O’Toole, MD, MEd
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics