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Program Year 4 Residents



Timothy Ting-Han Chang, M.D.
Medical School:
Case Western Reserve University
Undergrad: University of Virginia
Activities/Hobbies: Running, bouldering, reading
Home State: Virginia
Why Hopkins: Superb on and off-service faculty means working with the best at all times. The abundant resources and opportunities at Hopkins make its four year program truly outstanding.


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Patrick Eckert, M.D.
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Undergrad: Franklin and Marshall College
Activities/Hobbies: Alpine skiing, hanging out with my kids, anything outdoors.
Home State: Pennsylvania
Why Hopkins: I chose Hopkins for the opportunities available through the 4th year FAST track.


Sara Jalali, M.D.
Medical School:
Temple University
Undergrad: UC Davis
Activities/Hobbies: International travel, enjoying quality time with family and friends, laughing till I can't breathe
Home State: California
Why Hopkins: Patient population, academic resources, the fast track, and of course the people!




Joshua Kubit, M.D.
Medical School:
Case Western Reserve University
Undergrad: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Activities/Hobbies: Photography, hiking, back-packing, biking, gardening.
Home State: Ohio
Why Hopkins: I was attracted to the Hopkins program
for its unique 4 year curriculum, wonderful teaching environment, and involvement with Disaster Relief/Emergency Response research.



Vanessa Lewis, M.D.
Medical School:
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Undergrad: Cornell University
Activities/Hobbies: cooking/eating, good wine, horseback riding, skiing, being outdoors, gardening, traveling, and spending time with family and friends
Home State: New York
Why Hopkins: I chose Hopkins for the wide variety of patient pathology and amazing, cohesive group of residents and faculty.



Darren P. Mareiniss, M.D.
Medical School:
New York University
Undergrad: Dartmouth College
Activities/Hobbies: playing with my son, spending time with family, skiing, working out
Home State: Maryland
Why Hopkins: I chose Hopkins for its excellent research opportunities, tremendous resources, top-notch faculty and diversity of patient pathology.



Asa Margolis, D.O.
Medical School & MS:
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
MPH: Yale School of Public Health
Undergrad: Connecticut College
Activities/Hobbies: Tennis, Music, Skiing
Home State: Connecticut
Why Hopkins: For the outstanding training opportunities, dedicated faculty, and challenging patient population.




David Mabey, M.D.
Medical School:
University of Utah
Undergrad: University of Utah
Activities/Hobbies: outdoors, reading, movies, playing with my kids
Home State: Utah
Why Hopkins: World-class faculty, top-notch facilities, and residents who were happy with both their lives and their work.




Staci Reintjes D.O.
Medical School:
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Undergrad: Texas Christian University
Activities/Hobbies: cooking, reading, running with dogs
Home State: Kansas
Why Hopkins: I chose Hopkins for the outstanding and inspiring faculty, and the fourth year track experience which allows the opportunity to explore any and all areas of specialization in EM.



Rebecca L. Smith, M.D.
Medical School:
George Washington University
Undergrad: University of Maryland, College Park
Activities/Hobbies: working out, soccer, being outdoors, jazz music.
Home State: Maryland
Why Hopkins: I am interested in disaster medicine and emergency management so one of the main attracting factors to Hopkins for me is its CEPAR (Critical Event Preparedness And Response) program.



Vanessa Vasquez, M.D.
Medical School:
Florida State University
Undergrad: University of Central Florida
Activities/Hobbies: soccer, gym, travel, lounging at home with my dog and enjoying life with family
Home State: Florida
Why Hopkins: I wanted to be somewhere I'll see and do everything plus surround myself with amazing and superb physicians of all specialties so that I can become a leader in emergency medicine.



Daniel Windels, M.D.
Medical School:
University of Colorado
Undergrad: University of Colorado
Activities/Hobbies: Cycling, skiing, snow-shoeing, mountain biking, hiking, and kayaking
Home State: Colorado
Why Hopkins: It’s a prestigious institution that combines research, teaching and patient care. The university has vast resources, great mentors and a diverse patient population all of which will surely give me an exceptional opportunity to learn and practice medicine.



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