Meet Our Department

Brown Dermatology Faculty

Abrar Qureshi, MD, MPH, Chair
Lionel Bercovitch, MD
Eunyoung Cho, ScD, MS
Christopher DiMarco, MD
David Farrell, MD
Elnaz Firoz, MD
Stephen Glinick, MD
Hayley Goldbach, MD
Nicole Grenier, MD
Sameer Gupta, MD
Deep Joshipura, MD
John Kawaoka, MD
Tiffany Jow Libby, MD
Cathy Massoud, MD
Jennie Muglia, MD
Brea Prindaville, MD
Leslie Robinson-Bostom, MD
Su-Jean Seo, MD
Jon Solis, MD
Gladys Telang, MD
Carlos Wambier, MD, PhD
Martin A. Weinstock, MD, PhD
Oliver Wisco, DO

 

Affiliated Faculty

Marla Angermeier, MD
Kenneth Arndt, MD
Michael Bharier, MD
Sandy Chai, MD
Jeffrey Dover, MD
Aaron Drucker, MD
Raymond Dufresne, MD
Robert Dyer, MD
Christopher Elco, MD
Yoash Enzer, MD
Seth Feder, MD
Nathaniel Jellinek, MD
George Kroumpouzos, MD
Helena Kuhn, MD
Shoshana Landow, MD
Wen-Qing Li, PhD
Anthony Reginato, MD

 

Our Current Residents

 

PGY-4 Residents


Thinh ChauThinh Chau

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thinh Chau
Hometown: Hayward, CA
Undergrad: University of California, Davis
Medical School: University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Research/Additional Education: University of California, Davis School of Medicine TL1 Clinical Research Program
Intern Year: California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
Hobbies: Cooking, bonsai, politics, films

   

Asha GowdaAsha Gowda

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asha Gowda
Hometown: West Bloomfield, MI
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Research/Additional Education: Clinical Trials Fellowship at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University
Intern Year: University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University
Hobbies: Traveling, photography, running, trying new restaurants

 

Benjamin KahnBenjamin Kahn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benjamin Kahn
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Undergrad: Northwestern University
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Intern Year: NewYork Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Hobbies: Tennis, rock climbing, international cuisine, cooking

 

Alexandra LeonardAlexandra Leonard

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexandra Leonard
Hometown: Narragansett, RI
Undergrad: Tufts University
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Research/Additional Education:  Laboratory of Inflammatory Skin Diseases, Mt. Sinai
Intern Year: Mount Auburn Hospital
Hobbies: Architecture & urban planning, gardening, art museums, yoga

 

Allison RobbinsAllison Robbins

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allison Robbins
Hometown: North Bennington, VT
Undergrad: Wellesley College
Medical School: The Robert Larner MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Intern Year: Mount Auburn Hospital Cambridge, MA
Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, cooking, biking

   

Eric YangEric Yang

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Yang
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergrad: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Research/Additional Education:  Research year at University of California, San Francisco
Intern Year: Transitional year at Virginia Mason Medical Center
Hobbies: Watching sports, gardening, eating challenges

 

PGY-3 Residents

 

Scott BukoskiScott Bukoski

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Bukoski, MD
Hometown: Bourne, MA
Undergrad: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine
Research/additional education: Masters in Physiology at Georgetown University
Intern Year: Geisinger Transitional Year
Hobbies: Spending time with family, sports, exercise, games of any kind, reading.

 

Yostina FaridYostina Farid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yostina Farid, MD
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio and Cairo, Egypt
Undergrad: University of Akron
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Research/additional education: Research at the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and Northeast Ohio Medical University throughout my medical education
Intern Year: Summa Health (Akron City Hospital)
Hobbies: Traveling, spending time with family and friends, teaching, local and global service, playing tennis and ping-pong, and exploring new places and coffee shops!

 

Mayra Buainain de Castro MaymonMayra Buainain de Castro Maymon

 

Mayra Buainain de Castro Maymone, DDS, MD, DSc
Hometown: Campo Grande- MS, Brazil
Undergrad: NA
Medical School: Anhanguera-Uniderp
Research/additional education: Doctorate in Dermatology, Boston University
Intern Year: General surgery, University of Colorado
Hobbies: Ice skating with my daughters, reading/audiobooks, cooking and gardening.

 

Leila ShayeganLeila Shayegan

 

Leila Shayegan, MD
Hometown: Princeton, New Jersey
Undergrad: Harvard
Medical School: Columbia
Research/additional education: Charité Hospital in Berlin, Germany (Fulbright Research) and Pediatric Dermatology at Columbia (Research Year)
Intern Year: Beth Israel Deaconess, Boston
Hobbies: Running, Yoga, Boxing

 

Sara YumeeSara Yumee

 

Sara Yumeen, MD
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Undergrad: McGill University
Medical School: University of Toronto
Research/additional education: Yale University Research Fellowship
Intern Year: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
Hobbies: Scuba diving, watercolor painting & sketching, and playing with my dog Coco

 

PGY-2 Residents

 

Andrew BlundellAndrew Blundell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Blundell, MD
Hometown: San Juan, PR & Cardiff, Wales
Undergrad: University of Puerto Rico
Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Research/additional education: Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital/Master’s in Medical Sciences from Ponce Health Sciences University 
Intern Year: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Transitional Year at Brockton Hospital
Hobbies: Relaxing with friends at the beach or on a hike, exploring local restaurants/breweries, traveling, cooking, golf, learning how to play guitar

 

Laura BurnsLaura Burns

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Burns
Hometown: Worcester, MA
Undergrad: Tufts University
Medical School: UMass Chan Medical School
Research/Additional Education: MGH H.A.I.R. Institute, Research Fellow 
Intern Year: Brown University at Rhode Island Hospital 
Hobbies: Knitting, crossfit, spinning, gardening, hikes with my rescue dog Opal, fixing up my fixer-upper home

 

Esther HenebengEsther Henebeng

 

 

 


 

Esther Henebeng
Hometown: Providence, RI
Undergrad: Northeastern University 
Medical School: Brown University
Intern Year: Cohen Children's Medical Center, Queens, NY
Hobbies: listening to stand-up comedy, live music, dance

 

Fatima MirzaFatima Mirza

 

 

 

 

 


Fatima Mirza
Hometown: Portage, MI
Undergrad: Harvard College 
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Research/Additional Education: Master of Philosophy in Public Health, University of Cambridge | National Institutes of Health TL1 Translational Research Scholar, Yale University 
Intern Year: Internal Medicine, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends

 

 

Alumni Listed by Year

Name Year Graduated
Bae, Edward 2022
Brooks, Blake 2022
Ruiz, Renata 2022
Mathieu, Regine 2022
Negbenebor, Nicole 2022
Singer, Hannah 2022
Caravaglio, Joseph 2021
Kane, Jennifer 2021
Lefkowitz, Emily 2021
Paek, Jennifer 2021
Siegel, Julia 2021
Thompson, Jordan 2021
Chavez, Afton 2020
Du, Lingyun 2020
Lee, Jennifer 2020
Sharma, Divya 2020
Kaskas, Nadine 2019
Moustafa, Farah 2019
Naseer, Sahar 2019
Parulkar, Isha 2019
Reynolds, Sean 2019
Bohaty, Benjamin 2018
Korgavkar, Kaveri 2018
Luber, Adam 2018
Moye, Virginia 2018
Wong, Wai Chong (Vivian) 2018
Jahanshahi, Pooya 2017
Kuhn, Helena 2017
Teeple, Mary 2017
Wilmer, Erin 2017
Lajevardi, Newsha 2016
Petersen, Brian 2016
Wang, Annie 2016
Yang, Catherine 2016
Bird, Jayne 2015
Chai, Sandy 2015
Reich, Reuben 2015
Walker, Joanna 2015
Fedeles, Flavia 2014
Lee, Kachiu 2014
Reid, Nianda 2014
Sunseri, Jeremy 2014
Firoz, Elnaz 2013
Higgins, H. William 2013
Mannava, Kathleen 2013
Mercer, Jessica 2012
Pappas-Taffer, Lisa 2012
Neustadter, Jason 2012
Vaidya, Darshan 2012
Dyer, Robert 2011
Fonder, Margaret 2011
Jenkins, Jennifer 2011
Shimizu, Ikue 2011
Cruz, Antonio 2010
Grenier, Nicole 2010
Risser, Jessica 2010
Barzilai, David 2009
Cordova, Katharine 2009
Harwood, Michael 2009
Wartman, David 2009
Kawaoka, John 2008
Lampuri, Cristina 2008
Lewis, Kevan 2008
Rupani, Reena 2008
Brown, Katherine 2007
McBean, Jason 2007
Ross, Rustin 2007
Campbell, Ross 2006
Geng, Amy 2006
Hunter-Yates, Jennifer 2006
Zeikus, Priya 2006
Lester, Brian 2005
Lewis, Michelle 2005
Ney, Amy 2005
Perlis, Clifford 2005
Dill, Sara 2004
Gray, Jennifer 2004
Jayaraman, Anu 2004
Gerson, Emily 2003
Ng, Cynthia 2003
Regan, Laura 2003
Ave’Lallemant, Tanya 2002
Barton, James 2002
Collins, Siobhan 2002
El-Gamal, Hazem 2002
Kerr, Philip 2001
Saddler, Kirk 2001
Higginson, Michelle 2000
Neel, Victor 2000
Pan, Teddy 2000
Pesce, Katherine 2000
Burnside, Nancy 1999
Iler, Lynn 1999
Klas, Paul 1998
Pentel, Mary 1998
Pomerantz, David 1998
D’Ambra-Cabry, Kimberly 1997
Fuller, Peggy 1997
Marrero, Gina 1997
Wright, Keith 1997
Burlage, Ann 1996
Christie, Sharon 1996
Curlin, Monika 1996
Lee, Peter 1995
Reese, Vail 1995
Scricca, Jeffrey 1995
Klufas, Lydia 1994
Robinson-Bostom, Leslie 1994
Schappell, Deborah 1994
Vittorio, Carmela 1994
Liedtka, Jane 1993
Maher-Wiese, Virginia 1993
Whalen, James 1993
Carney-Godley, Kathleen 1992
Glassman, Bruce 1992
Larson, Pamela 1992
Roth, Monique 1992
Vittimberga, Gwenn 1991
Whitaker-Worth, Diane 1991
Friedman, David 1990
Wilkel, Caroline 1990
Camishion, Germaine 1989
Iuster, Raluca 1989
Snook, David 1989
Zweibel, Stuart 1989
Basuk, Pamela 1988
Weiner, Deborah
1988
Greene, Richard
1987
Kucirka, Susan
1987
Ingram, Gerard
1986
Kegel, Mary
1986
Tom, Douglas
1986
Scott, Deborah
1985
Senft, Stephen
1985
Simmons, Deborah
1985
Walker, Erin
1985
Angermeier, Marla
1984
Lowenstein, Penny
1984
Snyder, Paul
1984
Rosenfeld, Thomas
1983
Rueckl, Frank
1983
Glinick, Stephen
1982
Hines, Yvonne
1982
Sherman, Martin
1982
Farrell, David
1981
Feder, Seth
1981
Welch, Elizabeth
1981
Colavecchio, Louis
1980
Romano, Salvatore
1980
Stanton, Sherry
1980
Swanson, Charles
1980
Bercovitch, Lionel
1979
Lewis, Mark
1979
Ritt, Jay
1979
Bercovitch, Anne
1978
Hametz, Irwin
1978
Kravitz, Paul
1978
Costa, Jack
1977
Goldstein, Bruce
1977
Marcos, Bernardo
1977
Brysk, Marcel
1976
Campo, Anthony
1976
Herstoff, James
1976
Losben, Stephen
1976
Rudnicka, Alicja
1976
Spatz, Stanley
1975
Hughes, David
1974
Schneider, Ronald
1974
Lichtenstein, Paul
1973
Markowitz, Saul
1973
Toback, Neil
1973
Veltri, Frank
1972

Graduates Who Pursued Fellowships

Medical Dermatology
Pappas-Taffer, Lisa
Mohs Training
Zweibel, Stuart
Whalen, James
Marrero, Gina
Wright, Keith
Neel, Victor
Collins, Siobhan
El-Gamal, Hazem
Perlis, Cliff
Campbell, Ross
Zeikus, Priya
Lewis, Kevan
Cordova, Katharine
Cruz, Antonio
Shimizu, Ikue
Higgins, H. William
Sunseri, Jeremy
Peterson, Brian
Walker, Joanna
Chavez, Afton
Lee, Jennifer
Bae, Edward
Negbenbor, Nicole
Pathology Training
Wilkel, Caroline
Robinson-Bostom, Leslie
Pan, Teddy
Kerr, Philip
Regan, Laura
Jayaraman, Anu
Lewis, Kevan
Wartman, David
Risser, Jessica
Jenkins, Jennifer
Mercer, Jessica
Procedural Dermatology
Lee, Kachiu
Hunter-Yates, Jennifer
McBean, Jason
Moustafa, Farah
Mathieu, Regine
Pediatric Dermatology
Brown, Katherine
Dill, Sara
Reynolds, Sean