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Faculty of the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Health Residency Program

Leonard Feldman, M.D.

Leonard Feldman, MD
Program Director
600 North Wolfe Street, Nelson 215
Baltimore, MD 21287


Dr. Feldman, Director of the residency program and the director of the Urban Health Internal Medicine track, is board certified in both general internal medicine and pediatrics. An associate professor in the departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and faculty member for over 10 years, he is an associate program director for the Osler Internal Medicine Residency at Johns Hopkins and the Director of the General Medicine Comprehensive Consultation Service. Dr. Feldman, a clinical skills specialist, has focused his research on evidence-based medicine and on-line education of medical residents and practicing general internists. He is also interested in quality improvement an high-valuecare.


Justin Buonomo, MS
Program Coordinator
1830 E. Monument Street, Room 8039
Baltimore MD, 21287



Justin Buonomo was born and raised in Rochester, NY. He completed his undergraduate studies at Stevenson University, where he received a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a focus in Nursing and Biology. He also received his Masters of Science in Healthcare Management, with a focus in Project Management from Stevenson University. Justin’s interest include fitness, nutrition, playing lacrosse and boating with friends.
Smith_tnRachelle Smith
Clinic Preceptor

Dr. Smith received her MD from Duke University and completed her Med-Peds residency at the University of Rochester. Over the last eight years she has honed her ambulatory skills as a provider, teacher, and clinic administrator in Baltimore. Her familiarity with the patient-centered medical home model and her experiences with interprofessional training allow residents to gain a greater understanding of these important concepts. She has experience treating patients with substance abuse issues, mental illness, and HIV.

Clinic Preceptor


Maya started her GIM Fellowshipin July, 2014. She completed her undergraduate education at Duke University B.S. in 2006 and her graduate education at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine MD in 2010. Maya completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Boston Children's Hospital in 2014. Her research interests include chronic disease management in underserved populations, primary care innovation, and non-communicable diseases in developing countries.



Dr. Leavitt, faculty preceptor, received her medical training at Loyola University School of Medicine. She completed an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency at Loyola University School of Medicine / Medicine and Pediatrics.

Amit K. Pahwa, MD
Clinic Preceptor


Dr. Amit K. Pahwa is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include internal medicine and hospital medicine. Dr. Pahwa serves as the director of the internal medicine sub-internship rotation at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is also course director of “Topics in Interdisciplinary Medicine: High-Value Health Care” at the School of Medicine. He earned his M.D. at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and he completed his residency at Indiana University Health. Dr. Pahwa has been recognized by the Institute for Excellence in Education with a Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholar Grant.

Monica Mix, MD
Clinic Preceptor
Associate Director

Dr. Mix, the Associate Program Director, received her medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. She completed an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Health residency at Johns Hopkins in 2014. Since that time, in addition to her work with the residency program, she has served as a Med-Peds primary care provider for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians at East Baltimore Medical Center. Dr. Mix is also currently completing a Master’s in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health through the Urban Health Scholars Program. Her interests include team-based models of primary care, healthcare reform, and integration of substance abuse, psychiatric, reproductive, and hepatitis C care into primary care.


Katie Shaw, MD
Clinic Preceptor

Dr. Shaw received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Health residency at Johns Hopkins in 2015. Since that time, in addition to her work with the residency program, she is a Med-Peds primary care provider for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians at East Baltimore Medical Center. She is also part of the Medicine for the Greater Good Initiative, an Initiative based out of the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus seeking to bridge health disparities between the community and the hospital by partnering with churches and community organizations. Her interests include primary care practice innovation, home visitation in primary care, and community advocacy.”

Med-Peds Faculty

Faculty MemberDepartment or Clinic

Allison Agwu, MD

Infectious Disease

Mary ArmaniosAdult Oncology

Renata Arrington, MD, MPH

General Peds-Adolescent

Tony Boonyasai, MD, MPH


Laurie Bothwell, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Water's Edge

Robert Boughan, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-Odenton

Ken Brady, MD

PICU/Peds Anesthesia

Shalini Chandra, MD, MS

Hospitalist (Bayview)

Stephanie Chang, MD, MPH

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, USHHS

Ritha Chea, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-Glen Burnie

Mark Davino, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-Odenton

Mollie Davis, MD, MPH

Outpatient Primary Care-Odenton

Joyce Dietrich, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-White Marsh

Lenny Feldman, MD

Urban Health Program Director

Cherilyn Hall, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-EBMC

Carrie Herzke, MD


Betsy Hunt, MD, PhD, MPH

PICU Critical Care

Christopher Ish, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-Glen Burnie

Joan Jasien, MDKennedy Krieger Institute

Erika Larson, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-Odenton

Alice Lee, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-White Marsh

Crystal Mackall


Mary Martello, MD

Outpatient Primary Care-Water's Edge

Henry Michtalik


Rulan Parekh, MD, MS


Amit Pahwa, MD


Damani Piggott, MDInfectious Diseases

Jennifer Pippins, MD, MPH

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Megan Reller


Nirali Shah, MD


Rachelle Smith, MD

Outpatient Primary Care- EBMC

Rosalyn Stewart

Outpatient Primary Care- JHOC

John (JJ) Strouse, MD, PhD


Sangeeta Sule, MD, PhD


H.Y. Amy Tang, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Glen Burnie

Nik Tchopev

Chief Medical Officer, United Health Plan