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Current GIM Fellows

Marissa Alert, PhD

Marissa Alert, PhD

Started GIM Fellowship: Aug 2017
Undergraduate Education: AB, Dartmouth College
Graduate Education: PhD, University of Miami
Research Interests: Cardiovascular disease, obesity and weight management, sedentary behavior
Clinical Practice: N/A
2024 E. Monument St.
Room: 2-516D
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone 443-287-4685
Email: malert2@jhmi.edu 
Lynae

Lynae Conyers, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2018
Undergraduate Education: BS, University of Michigan
Graduate Education: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: Brown University/ Rhode Island Hospital - Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Residency
Research Interests: Medical education, shared decision making, primary care, adolescent health/ transition of care.
Clinical Practice: JHBMC - JHCP
2024 E. Monument St. Room 2-604A
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone 410-614-6459
Email: lconyer3@jhmi.edu
Alejandra

Alejandra Ellison-Barnes, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2018
Undergraduate Education: Wellesley College
Graduate Education: Harvard Medical School
Residency:  Johns Hopkins Hospital Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Research Interests: Health equity, social determinants of health, non-communicable disease, obesity and the metabolic syndrome, tobacco control
Clinical Practice: JHMBC - JHCP
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-300D
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 443-287-9539
Email: aelliso6@jhmi.edu
Daniel Hindman, MD

Daniel Hindman, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2017
Undergraduate Education: Bob Jones University
Graduate Education: University of South Carolina SOM
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Research Interests: Chronic pain, Concepts of Health and Disease and how they influence health care utilization and physician habits, Mixed methods research, Social Determinants of Health.
Clinical Practice: GSS Internal Medicine
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-300B
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 443-287-9525
Email: dhindma1@jhmi.edu
Lakshmi

Lakshmi Krishnan, MD, PhD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2017
Undergraduate Education: BA, Wake Forest University, 2006
Graduate Education: MD, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2014 DPhil (PhD), University of Oxford, 2014
Residency: Duke University Hospital
Research Interests: Clinical Reasoning; History and Epistemology of Diagnosis; Diagnostic Error; Doctors in Literature; History of Medicine and Medical Humanities
Clinical Practice: JHH Hospitalist Service
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-516F
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 443-287-8517
Email: lkrishn2@jhmi.edu
Marci

Marci Laudenslager, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2018
Undergraduate Education: The Pennsylvania State University
Graduate Education:
MD, Drexel University College of Medicine
Residency: Hofstra Northwell Internal Medicine Residency Program

Residency: Duke University Hospital
Research Interests: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, Obesity, Translational Genomics, Medical Education, Physician Burnout, Wellness
Clinical Practice: GSS Internal Medicine
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-604C
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-502-3770
Email: mlauden1@jhmi.edu
Benjamin Meza, MD

Benjamin Meza, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2017
Undergraduate Education: Davidson College University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Graduate Education: Virginia Commonwealth University – MS Biochemistry
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital / University of Miami – Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency
Research Interests: Social Network Analysis, social determinants of health, health systems strengthening, pediatric chronic disease and adolescent health, community health, immigrant and refugee health.
Clinical Practice: JHBMC-JHCP
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-300C
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 443-287-9526
Email: bmeza2@jhmi.edu
Karly Murphy

Karly Murphy, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2017
Undergraduate Education: BA, Kenyon College 2006
Graduate Education: MSc, National University of Ireland Galway, 2007
MD, Harvard Medical School, 2014
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Research Interests: Health disparities, chronic disease management
Clinical Practice: GSS Internal Medicine
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-516E
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 443-287-9521
Email: kmurphy@jhmi.edu
Ogunwole

S Michelle Ogunwole, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2018
Undergraduate Education: Emory University, BA Economics
Graduate Education: UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine
Residency: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Research Interests: Health disparities, chronic disease management
Clinical Practice: JHH Hopsitalist Service
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-300A
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 443-287-9523
Email: sogunwo1@jhmi.edu
Pytell

Jarratt Pytell, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2018
Undergraduate Education: BA, University of Colorado, Boulder 2008
Graduate Education:MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Research Interests: Health Disparities, Substance Abuse, Biostatistics and Research Methods , Controlled Trials, Epidemiology and Qualitative Research.
Clinical Practice: JHBMC- CCP
5200 Eastern Avenue, Mason Lord Building, East Tower 2nd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: 410-550-2999
Email: jpytell1@jhu.edu

Schwartz

Jessica Schwartz, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2018
Undergraduate Education: BA, The George Washington University
Graduate Education: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Research Interests: Diabetes, Healthcare access, underserved population health, quality improvement and Informatics
Clinical Practice: GSS Internal Medicine

2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-604D
Baltimore, MD  21287
Phone: 410-614-6007
Email: jschwa64@jhmi.edu 

VranyElizabeth Vrany, PhD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2018
Undergraduate Education: 
BA, University of Maryland, College Park
Graduate Education: PhD, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Research Interests: Psychosocial and behavioral risk factors for the development of cardiometabolic 
diseases; prevention and treatment of obesity and diabetes
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-516B
Baltimore, MD  21287
Phone: 410-502-2648
Email:  evrany1@jhmi.edu

Josh Walden

Joshua Wadlin, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2016
Undergraduate Education: BBA, University of Oklahoma
Graduate Education: MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Residency: University of Virginia, 2016
Research Interests: Medical education, American Indian health, and improving implementation of evidence-based interventions..
2024 E. Monument St.
Room 2-516C
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 443-287-9521
Christiana Zhang, MD

Christiana Zhang, MD

Started GIM Fellowship: July 2017
Undergraduate Education: Georgetown University, BS 2010
Graduate Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD 2014
Residency: Brown University, Internal Medicine, 2017
Research Interests: Medical education, women's health, health disparities
Clinical Practice: Harriet Lane, JHBMC Inpatient Teaching Wards
JHBMC, MFL Bldg., Center Tower
2024 Bldg. Room 2-516A
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-614-9462
Email: czhang91@jhmi.edu

Pre-Doctoral Fellow-T32 Grant (Behavior Research in Heart and Vascular Disease)

Brown

Jennifer Brown, MPH

Started GIM Pre-Doctoral Fellowship: Aug 2015
Undergraduate Education: BA, University of California, Santa  Barbara
Graduate Education: MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health, PhD Candidate
Research Interests: Global tobacco control
2213 McElderry St.
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: 805-264-1204
Office: 410-614-5378
Email: jbrow212@jhu.edu