Faculty and Staff


Natascha Thompson, M.D. photo

Natascha Thompson, M.D.

  • University of Tennessee, MD
  • University of Tennessee, Med-Peds
  • Program Director
  • Email: nstone@uthsc.edu

Burt L. Hayes, M.D. photo

Burton Hayes, M.D.

  • University of Arkansas, MD
  • University of Tennessee, Med-Peds
  • Associate Program Director
  • Email: bhayes4@uthsc.edu

Natascha Thompson, M.D. photo

Elisha McCoy, M.D.

  • University of Tennessee, MD
  • University of Tennessee, Med-Peds
  • Email: emccoy@uthsc.edu

Shelley Ost, M.D. photo

Shelley Ost, M.D.

  • University of Tennessee, MD
  • University of Tennessee, Med-Peds
  • Email: sost1@uthsc.edu

Cyrilyn Walters, M.D. photo

Cyrilyn Walters, M.D.


Melissa Hayes photo

Melissa Hayes


Mike Kleinman photo

Mike Kleinman, M.D.


Rachel Richardson photo

Rachel Richardson, D.O.


Med-Peds Trained Faculty

  • Jason Chandler, M.D. Adult Heme/Onc
  • Jaclyn Bergeron, M.D. Adult Hospitalist, Methodist University
  • Alicia Diaz-Thomas, M.D. Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Colleen Hastings, M.D. Med/Peds Nephrology
  • Kim Huch, M.D. Adult Nephrology
  • Ryan Jones, M.D. Pediatric Cardiology
  • Matthew Mabie, M.D. Adult Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Christie Michael, M.D. Med/Peds Allergy/Immunology
  • Peggy O'Cain, M.D. Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Arnel Pallera, M.D. Adult Heme/Onc
  • Andy Pierce, M.D. Adult Hospitalist, Methodist University
  • Ibrahim Sultan-Ali, M.D. Adult Pulmonary/ Critical Care
  • John Whitworth, M.D. Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Brice Zogleman, M.D. Hospitalist Teaching Service, VAMC

Med-Peds Trained Volunteer Faculty

  • Scott Adelman, M.D. Baptist Memorial Hospital, ER
  • Ben Bowman, M.D. Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Christi Cazalas, M.D. Christ Community Health Center
  • Tripp Dargie, M.D. Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Kin Dempsey, M.D. Methodist Germantown, Hospitalist
  • Rick Donlon, M.D. Christ Community Health Center
  • Bess Elliott, M.D. Christ Community Health Center
  • Cassandra Howard, M.D. Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Mary Margaret Hurley, M.D. Private Practice
  • Carle Kalsi, M.D. Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Andrea Murray, M.D. Christ Community Health Center
  • Jason Newman, M.D. Christ Community Health Center
  • Robert Rayder, M.D. Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Alain Rodriguez, M.D. Christ Community Health Center
  • Joe Sturdivant, M.D. Methodist Germantown, Hospitalist
  • Rachel Smith, M.D. Methodist Germantown, Hospitalist
  • John Winton, M.D. Methodist Germantown, Hospitalist
  • Tony Wright, M.D. Methodist Germantown, ER

Photo of medpeds practicing injections

Contact Us

University of Tennessee
Med/Peds Residency Program 956 Court Ave
Room H316
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 1-800-733-1846
Fax: 901-448-7836

Melissa Hayes, Coordinator
901-448-3714
mhayes14@uthsc.edu