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Fellowship Graduates since 2014

Johns Hopkins University has been producing leaders in geriatric medicine and gerontology since 1985.  We have included a short description of our most recent fellowship graduates:


Anuj Bhatnagar
Dr. Bhatnagar is a geriatrician in the Baltimore-Washington area.  He has also been involved with the PACE program since finishing his fellowship.

Ariel Green
Dr. Green is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins University.  Her research involves the decision-making process regarding the appropriate level and types of care that is most appropriate for older adults.  

Monica Sandoval
Dr. Sandoval is geriatrician and palliative care specialist in the Baltimore.  She works with Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Gilchrist Hospice.

Fatima Sheikh
Dr. Sheikh is the Medical Director of two large skilled nursing facilities in Baltimore.  She also directs the long-term care continuity experience for geriatric medicine fellows from Johns Hopkins University.

Nancy Schoenborn
Dr. Schoenborn is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins University.  She provides primary care to older adults while conducting research around improving cancer screening in older adults by individualizing the care they receive.  


Jennifer Gabbard
Dr. Gabbard is an Assistant Professor in the Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem. She is also the Fellowship Program Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship and serves as core faculty within the medical school teaching Medicine, Patients, and Society (MAPS) course. She is active in medical education and patient care in both departments.

Olivia Nirmalasari
Dr. Nirmalasari works that the Program of All-Inclusive Care (PACE) program in Seattle, WA. She also teaches geriatric medicine to the full spectrum of trainees.


Halima Amjad
Dr. Amjad is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. She specializes in dementia research and also serves as attending physician in the Johns Hopkins Memory Center. 

Tyesha Burks
Dr. Burke is an Assistant Professor of Biology (Genetics) in the Department of Natural Sciences at Bowie State University. Her research focuses on deciphering the underlying molecular mechanisms of sarcopenia.

Stefan David
Dr. David is practicing geriatric medicine with Gilchrist Greater Living at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.  His primary clinical interest is centered on reducing hospital readmissions from skilled nursing facilities and improving the continuum of care for elderly and frail patients.

Antonio Graham
Dr. Graham is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, GA; he also has a primary appointment at the Atlanta VA.  He is involved in medical education as well as speaking at regional geriatric medicine conferences.

Mattan Schuchman
Dr. Schuchman is a Clinical Associate in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Johns Hopkins University. He serves as the leader of the house call program (now known as “J-HOME”). He is involved in teaching and patient care and health system reform involving the care of home-bound older adults.

Mia Yang
Dr. Mia Yang is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC.  She is the medical director of Home-Based Primary Care program and leads clinical trials as part of Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. 


Orion Courtin
Dr. Courtin is a geriatrician at the Center for Successful Aging at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  He will be working with a multidisciplinary team to provide person-centered care for medically complex older adults living in the community.

Marcela Davalos-Bichara
Dr. Davalos-Bichara is working with Med-El in Austria. She is also planning to collaborate with clinicians and researchers in that region regarding the optimal care older adults within that health system.

Michael Devine
Dr. Devine is planning to open a concierge practice for older adults in the Philadelphia area.  Along with his geriatrician brother, he is developing a proper business plan to allow him to reach a large number of patients.

Scott Snyder
Dr. Snyder is currently a fellow in palliative medicine at Johns Hopkins University.  As a military physician (US Navy), Dr. Snyder plans to practice within that system to provide optimal care for older adults with needs for palliative care expertise.