Adam Amir, D.O.
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergrad: University of California San Diego
Internship: Detroit Medical Center Sinai-Grace Hospital
Hometown: San Diego, California
Professional interests: musculoskeletal/interventional spine, pain medicine, traumatic brain injuries, general rehabilitation
Fun fact/hobby: I won my middle-school ping pong championship in Baghdad. I also cook family recipes for meditation.
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: It is a unique place that provides a rich training experience and values diversity. I’m fortunate to get to build on my professional endeavors alongside health care providers and scientists from all around the world.
Jenny Chiang, D.O.
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergrad: Johns Hopkins University
Internship: Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine
Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Professional interests: pediatric rehab, adaptive sports medicine, neuromusculoskeletal rehab, amputation rehab, diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, regenerative medicine, osteopathic manipulation medicine
Fun fact/hobby: I enjoy yoga, volleyball, trying new restaurants, climbing, hiking (ideally mountains) and anything outdoors!
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: Not only is there a wide range of pathologies from kids to adults, but Johns Hopkins has some of the best research opportunities for advancing innovative rehab technology. I also love the genuine resident community and faculty/program director who truly cares about the residents. Lastly, I love Baltimore. It has the perks of a city without the crazy traffic. It also has a very diverse and down-to-earth community with a lot to offer, especially the local arts and music!
Evan Cohen, D.O.
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergrad: Pennsylvania State University
Internship: Internal Medicine, Lankenau Medical Center
Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware
Professional interests: general rehabilitation, interventional spine, pain management, sports medicine
Fun fact/hobby: Outside of medicine, I love anything sports or outdoor related. I've played basketball my entire life, but recently took up golf and am hooked. I also love hiking and have visited some of our country's best national parks as well as some great trails abroad in Spain and Italy.
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: The residents and attendings I met at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, my interview and second look are truly what drew me to Johns Hopkins. We shared similar interests and there was a palpable sense of camaraderie and family which is so important during residency. I was also extremely impressed with the leadership and their desire to constantly improve the program. Finally, with Johns Hopkins' resources, networking and reputation, I believe I will be able to accomplish my personal and professional goals.
Abdul Halim, M.D.
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Undergrad: George Mason University
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center
Hometown: Lorton, Virginia
Professional interests: interventional pain/spine, sports, musculoskeletal medicine
Fun fact/hobby: I enjoy playing basketball and soccer as well as spending time with family/friends.
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I chose Johns Hopkins because it is a well-rounded program that provides great opportunities in the various subspecialties of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and invaluable experience with a diverse patient population.
Ohmin Kwon, M.D.
Medical School: The University of Queensland
Undergrad: University of California San Diego
Hometown: Southern California
Professional interests: pediatric rehab, cancer rehab, general rehab, international medical relief
Fun fact/hobby: I love playing and watching basketball, I can’t live without karaoke, I give bad haircuts to my son and I can’t give up my dream of opening up a Korean BBQ joint.
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: Johns Hopkins is a world-renowned institution full of history in vibrant city filled with culture and diversity. It also provides the opportunity to work at state-of-art pediatric rehab center Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Ryan Masterson, D.O.
Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergrad: University of San Diego
Internship: Saint Joseph Hospital; Denver, Colorado
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Professional interests: pain, sports, regenerative medicine
Fun fact/hobby: I enjoy staying active, skiing and cooking.
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: During my interview I really enjoyed meeting the residents and faculty. The program felt very progressive, supportive and open minded, and I knew I would have the support and the resources to shape my career. I was also very interested in research and the chance to work at a world renowned research institution with limitless ingenuity.