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Current Dermatology Residents

PGY-4

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Joshua Bakke, MD

Undergraduate: Marquette University
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Previous Training: Preliminary year in internal medicine at the University of Chicago
Hobbies/Interests: Catching up with family and friends, trying new restaurants, Wisconsin sports, outdoors/fishing, running, travel
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: A resident-focused department with an atmosphere of camaraderie and a focus on developing superior clinical skills. A patient population who is very thankful for the care they receive. Fun city with tons of great options for restaurants and live entertainment. 

resident imageJosh Cash, MD

Undergraduate: LaGrange College
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Travel; spending time with my wife, Susannah, and our dog, Zoe; Auburn football
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Supportive faculty and co-residents,  number of great local restaurants, diverse patient population, and variety of clinical training sites

resident imageAlexandra Chantara, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Previous Training: Preliminary year in medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Trying new restaurants, watching Netflix, spending time with my husband and our dog, and traveling whenever I can!
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Not only does UT provide excellent training, but you also get to work with fun, supportive people! Memphis is a great city to live in - there are plenty of delicious restaurants, breweries, and festivals/markets to explore and discover! 

resident imageBlake Zelickson, MD, PhD

Undergraduate: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical School
: Sackler School of Medicine - Tel Aviv University
Previous Training: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, baking, running, and college football (ROLL TIDE!)
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Diverse clinical sites, great co-residents, and very approachable attendings.  Memphis has delicious food and a lot of fun things to do.

PGY-3

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Elizabeth Lee Hall, MD

Undergraduate: Union University
Medical School: UTHSC College of Medicine
Previous Training: Intern Year: Categorical UTHSC
Hobbies/Interests: Weightlifting, dancing, hiking/kayaking, cooking, and Cardinals baseball
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Memphis is a unique juxtaposition of historical and modern, of affluent and underprivileged, of music and soul, of sports and industry, and of cultures and colors. With this mixture comes a vibrant diversity in both community and residency training. It was a perfect fit for my husband and me.

resident imageMiguel Herrera-Martinez, MD

Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School
:  Wayne State University School of Medicine
Previous Training: Preliminary year in medicine at UPMC/Pinnacle Harrisburg PA.
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, fishing, hiking, traveling, the “family”, UM football “GO BLUE”
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Diverse patient population, approachable faculty, great co-residents, which all makes for a great learning environment. Great local restaurants, home of Elvis, and don’t forget about the Peabody ducks.

resident imageKathryn Michels, MD

Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at University of Tennessee
Hobbies/Interests: Playing tennis, running along the Mississippi river, reading, and spending time with my family at the Great Lakes.
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: The opportunity to practice in a variety of clinic settings with a diverse patient population and experience a high quality of hands-on training, as well as being a part of a cohesive, caring group of fellow residents, with attendings that are committed to your education. 

resident imageJenna Teterina Mohammed, MD

Undergraduate: UT Knoxville
Medical School: ETSU Quillen COM
Previous Training: prelim year at UTHSC
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, hiking, exploring new restaurants, working out, drinking wine, reading, hanging out with my husband and our cat, Sasha
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Very friendly, supportive group of faculty and amazing group of residents who always help one another.

PGY-2

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Katie Clark, MD

Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Medical School: LSU Shreveport
Previous Training: UTHSC Internal Medicine preliminary year
Hobbies/Interests:  Trying new restaurants/happy hours around town, hanging out with my dog Cooper, spending time with family and friends, LSU football, working out, traveling, and working on home improvement projects
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Everyone (co-residents and faculty) are so welcoming and friendly. We have a diverse patient population through various clinics to learn from! One of my favorite attractions in Memphis is the Orpheum Theatre-- it hosts a variety of broadway shows throughout the year!

resident imageMatthew McEwen, MD

Undergraduate: Southwest Baptist University
Medical School
:  University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family, hiking, cycling, playing guitar, traveling, reading, Kansas City sports
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Approachable and supportive faculty and co-residents. Diverse patient population and training sites. Memphis is a great place to live with fantastic food and friendly people!

resident imageChelsea Scott, MD

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Previous Training: Preliminary year in medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Hobbies/Interests: Exploring Memphis with friends, family, and our dog, Redd; theater arts; spinning/cycling; travelling; baking; camping; Redbirds games
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: I love that attendings are approachable and want to teach and that co-residents are mentors and friends. Memphis has so much to offer as a growing city- shows at the Orpheum, local breweries and BBQ, farmers markets and festivals, and pride for our Memphis teams (Grizzlies, Redbirds and Memphis 901 FC)!

Last Published: Oct 3, 2019