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Addiction Medicine Fellows

Ashish Thakrar, M.D.

Ashish Thakrar, M.D.

2020 to 2021 Fellow

Ashish Thakrar, MD is an Internal Medicine physician. He studied music and economics before medical school and completed residency at the Johns Hopkins Osler Internal Medicine Training Program in the Urban Health-Primary Care track. He plans to pursue a research fellowship in preparation for a career as an academic with research on improving care for patients with addiction and integrating substance use treatment with primary care.

Jessica Ratner, M.D.

Jessica Ratner, M.D.

2020 to 2021 Fellow

Jessica Ratner, MD is a primary care doctor trained in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She completed her residency at the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Residency Program, after graduating from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She is interested providing clinical care, developing programs, and strengthening policies that support underserved families impacted by addiction and trauma.

Joseph Muller, M.D.

Joseph Muller, M.D.

2019 to 2020 Fellow

Joseph Muller, MD is a Medicine-Pediatrics primary care doctor with a particular interest in improving the health of poor families living in American cities. Working with both children and adults, Dr. Muller tries to address how substance use affects individuals as well as their families, and find ways in which families can support individuals as they recover from addiction.

He is married to a wonderful woman who is also a pediatrician, and they have two young children.

Jasleen Salwan, MD, MPH

Jasleen Salwan, M.D., MPH

2019 to 2020 Fellow

Jasleen Salwan, MD, MPH is board-certified in Internal Medicine. She completed her residency at the Yale Primary Care program after earning her medical and public health degrees at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Her interests within addiction medicine include harm reduction, advocacy as well as education of medical trainees and community primary care physicians on management of substance use disorders.

Jarratt Pytell, M.D.

Jarratt Pytell, M.D.

2018 to 2019 Fellow

Jarratt Pytell, M.D., was the 2018-19 fellow in Addiction Medicine at Johns Hopkins. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in mathematics and psychology. Afterwards he was accepted into Teach For America and worked as a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at a public school located in New Orleans' Upper Ninth Ward.

He then earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans. During medical school, he was accepted as an Applied Epidemiology Fellow at the Centers For Disease Prevention and worked for a year in the Division of Waterborne Diseases. He completed his medical residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

He will complete a General Internal Medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins after completing his Addiction Medicine fellowship and plans to pursue a career in academic medicine focusing on the primary care treatment of substance use disorders and address health disparities in access to substance abuse treatment.

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