Winfred Abrams, M.D.
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh, B.S. in chemistry
Internship: Surgery, Boonshoft School of Medicine
Hometown: Mobile, Alabama
Professional Interests: Sports medicine, interventional pain medicine, adaptive sciences, quality improvement, program designs for functional enhancement
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I chose Johns Hopkins for the diverse opportunities and exposure to clinical and research scientists, unique patient exposures, and the ability for academic and training excellence provided by a world-renowned institution such as Johns Hopkins.
What I like about Baltimore: The surprisingly good hole-in-the-wall restaurants.
Alexis Coslick, D.O.
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduate School: The Citadel, M.S. in health, exercise and sports science
Undergrad: College of Charleston, B.S. in physical education and health with a concentration in exercise science
Internship: Internal medicine, Union Memorial Hospital
Hometown: Claremont, Ontario, Canada
Professional Interests: Musculoskeletal medicine, sports medicine and adaptive sports, biomechanics of the body and how it relates to function
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I chose Johns Hopkins for a well-rounded, broad exposure to enhance my knowledge and skills. The patients are extremely diverse, and the opportunities are endless, both clinically and for research. I rotated at Johns Hopkins as a medical student and felt that the people and environment were very welcoming.
What I like about Baltimore: There is so much to do in Baltimore, including dining at delicious restaurants and walking around the harbor, and there are always major events going on!
Nicolas Dabai, D.O.
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergrad: University of California, B.S. in biochemistry
Graduate School: Boston University School of Medicine, M.A. in medical sciences
Internship: General surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Hometown: San Francisco, California
Professional Interests: Sports medicine, interventional pain medicine, cancer rehabilitation, osteopathic manipulative medicine
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I chose Johns Hopkins for the diverse culture, clinical training and research opportunities available to residents. Being a center of excellence in so many different areas of medicine, we have the unique experience to work with patients with a wide variety of rare pathologies and diseases, which strengthens our clinical training.
What I like about Baltimore: Crabcakes, Mount Vernon Marketplace, close proximity to other major East Coast cities, easy train ride to D.C., lots of history and culture.
Mohammed Khan, M.D.
Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. in computer science and engineering
Internship: Internal medicine, University of Missouri
Hometown: Belleville, Illinois
Professional Interests: Brain injury medicine, neurorehabilitation
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I learn the best by having a diverse and extensive patient experience. At Johns Hopkins, I get to treat the general rehabilitation population (debility, stroke, spinal cord injury, etc.) and have very unique patient experiences, such as organ transplants, autoimmune neuropathies and central nervous system cancers.
Ben Shin, M.D.
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Undergrad: Baylor University, B.S. in biochemistry
Internship: Transitional year at Hurley Medical Center
Hometown: Longview, Texas
Professional Interests: Interventional pain medicine
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I chose Johns Hopkins for the abundant research opportunities and a great track record of fellowship placement.
What I like about Baltimore: 1. Good local restaurants and craft breweries and 2. Nice people with diverse cultural backgrounds, like our residency program!
Stephanie Van, M.D.
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Undergrad: Brown University, B.S in neuroscience
Internship: General surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Hometown: Rockville, Maryland
Professional Interests: Pain, interventional spine, spinal cord injury, public health
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: My family settled in Maryland after the Vietnam War. I grew up inspired by their strength and perseverance. They taught me that education is opportunity, and throughout my career studying medicine, Johns Hopkins has stood out as an institution of academic excellence and innovation. Johns Hopkins encourages the collaboration of diverse perspectives and inspires progress. I am lucky to work and train among some of the most renowned scientists and physicians in the world.
What I like about Baltimore: The variety of brunch places, how Fell’s always smells like fresh baked bread, the aquarium and the American Visionary Art Museum.