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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, Meyer 8 134-F
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 since 2004, he is an associate program director for the Osler Medical Residency at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Feldman, a clinical skills specialist, has focused his research on urban health, medical education, high value care, and online education of medical residents and practicing general internists


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
Assistant Director

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.”

Katherine Beals

Katherine Beals

Program Coordinator
600 N. Wolfe Street, Meyer Building, Suite 134
Baltimore MD, 21287

Katherine “Kat” Beals began her career at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2009 as a Patient Service Coordinator and Medical Assistant with the department of Cardiology. In her previous role, she was the Sr. Medical Office Coordinator and primary Surgical Scheduler for Gynecologic Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. In addition to her primary job at Johns Hopkins, she is also a certified Event Planner with experience in wedding planning as well as religious events, fundraisers, and private parties. She has taken on leadership initiatives in all of her previous jobs, so it is only natural that she is moving into a management position. She enjoys team building and collaboration as well as patient care. She has been a part of the Healthcare industry for over 12 years and is now a part of the Urban Health leadership team as well as the MOC Supervisor for the Hospitalist Program.

Dr Orozco

Angela Orozco, MD

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Orozco is the Director for Diversity and Inclusion for our Urban Health Med-Peds and Internal-Medicine tracks. She completed her undergraduate studies at Harvard College. She is a graduate of the partnered David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA/Charles Drew University program aimed at increasing medical care to underserved areas. She joined Hopkins as a resident of the Internal Medicine-Pediatric program and joined outpatient practice at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus.


Rachelle Smith, MD

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.


Maya Venkataramani, MD

Clinic Preceptor

Maya started her GIM Fellowshipin July, 2014. She completed her undergraduate education at Duke University BS 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.


Colleen Mary Leavitt, MD

Clinic Preceptor

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.

Sara Mixter

Sara Elizabeth Mixter, MD, MPH

Clinic Preceptor

Dr. Mixter received her AB from Harvard College. She earned her MD from Harvard Medical School and MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her residency at Johns Hopkins as part of the inaugural group of trainees in the Urban Health Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program. Her research interests include primary care education for residents and medical students, especially around quality improvement and high-value care, and transitions of care for adolescents with special healthcare needs.

Alyssa Cook

Alyssa Flanagan Cook, MD

Clinic Preceptor

Alyssa Cook, MD, practices internal medicine and pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians East Baltimore Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Penn State University College of Medicine, and completed her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Cook is board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics.

Med-Peds Faculty

Faculty MemberDepartment or Clinic
Allison Agwu, MDInfectious Disease
Mary ArmaniosAdult Oncology
Renata Arrington, MD, MPHGeneral Peds-Adolescent
Tony Boonyasai, MD, MPHHospitalist-Downtown
Laurie Bothwell, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Water's Edge
Robert Boughan, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Odenton
Ken Brady, MDPICU/Peds Anesthesia
Shalini Chandra, MD, MSHospitalist (Bayview)
Stephanie Chang, MD, MPHAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality, USHHS
Ritha Chea, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Glen Burnie
Mark Davino, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Odenton
Mollie Davis, MD, MPHOutpatient Primary Care-Odenton
Joyce Dietrich, MDOutpatient Primary Care-White Marsh
Lenny Feldman, MDUrban Health Program Director
Cherilyn Hall, MDOutpatient Primary Care-EBMC
Carrie Herzke, MDHospitalist-Downtown
Betsy Hunt, MD, PhD, MPHPICU Critical Care
Christopher Ish, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Glen Burnie
Joan Jasien, MDKennedy Krieger Institute
Erika Larson, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Odenton
Alice Lee, MDOutpatient Primary Care-White Marsh
Crystal MackallOncology
Mary Martello, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Water's Edge
Henry MichtalikHospitalist-Downtown
Rulan Parekh, MD, MSNephrology
Amit Pahwa, MDHospitalist
Damani Piggott, MDInfectious Diseases
Jennifer Pippins, MD, MPHU.S. Food and Drug Administration
Megan RellerPathology
Nirali Shah, MDOncology
Rachelle Smith, MDOutpatient Primary Care- EBMC
Rosalyn StewartOutpatient Primary Care- JHOC
John (JJ) Strouse, MD, PhDHematology
Sangeeta Sule, MD, PhDNephrology
H.Y. Amy Tang, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Glen Burnie
Nik TchopevChief Medical Officer, United Health Plan
H.Y. Amy Tang, MDOutpatient Primary Care-Glen Burnie