Chandrika Kumar, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Geriatrics

Role: Associate Editor (former)


Institution: Yale University

Institutional Role: Associate Professor; Associate Fellowship Director

Bio: As an Associate Professor on the Clinician Educator track, my primary focus is on enhancing geriatric curricular content with application of different pedagogies at the preclerkship level, residency level, and fellowship training. Being the medical director of the veteran administration post-acute care and inpatient hospice unit my focus is also on the clinical aspect of enhancing medical care of older veterans through implementing several quality improvement projects.

Betsy (Katherine) Murray, MD, MPH

Course Board: Aquifer Pediatrics

Role: Associate Editor, Case Editor (former)


Institution: University of Minnesota

Institutional Role: Director, Pediatric Undergraduate Medical Education; Assistant Professor

Bio: Dr. Murray is an Assistant Professor and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician at the University of Minnesota and the Director of Pediatric Undergraduate Medical Education. She is board-certified in General and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) and provides outpatient care to children and families at the Voyager Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. She directs the pediatrics clerkship and the DBP residency rotation at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Melissa Manzer, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Radiology

Role: Associate Editor, Case Editor (former)


Institution: Nebraska Medical Center

Institutional Role: Associate Professor; Associate Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Director, Medical Student Education Coordinator

Bio: Melissa Manzer, MD is an Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She has been an active member of the Aquifer community since 2016, first serving as a Case Reviewer and now serving as an Associate Editor. At UNMC, Dr. Manzer has served as the coordinator for the Diagnostic Radiology elective and acted as the Associate Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Director since 2011.

Augustine Sohn, MD, MPH

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author, Case Editor (former)

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 16: 68-year-old man with skin lesion


Institution: Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, UIC

Institutional Role: Faculty; Associate Professor, Clinical Family Medicine

Bio: Graduated from College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea in 1978 completed residency at the Seoul National University Hospital in 1983, Served Korean military as a military surgeon from 1983-1986, worked for 6 months as an attending surgeon at the Red Cross Hospital, Seoul Korea. Moved to the U.S in 1986. Completed Residency training in Family Medicine in 1991. Earned an MPH degree from the school of Public Health in 1995. Has been working as a Faculty at UIC Family Medicine.

Amanda Kost, MD

Course Board: Aquifer High Value Care

Role: Case Author, Associate Editor (former)

Cases Authored: High Value Care 11: 17-year-old female – High value care reproductive health care


Institution:University of Washington Medicine

Kathleen Lane, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Diagnostic Excellence

Role: Associate Editor, Case Editor


Institution: University of Minnesota Medical School, Division of General Internal Medicine

Institutional Role: Assistant Professor

Bio: Dr. Kathleen Lane, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She earned her medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Minnesota. She is the UMMC Site Director for Inpatient Process of Care Clerkship and is the co-PI for the LOOP Project, a nationwide study to improve trainee diagnostic reasoning through rapid, systematic peer feedback.

Pauline Germaine, DO

Course Board: Aquifer Radiology

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: Rowan University

Stephen Tinguely, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Pediatrics

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author

Cases Authored: Pediatrics 01: Newborn male infant evaluation and care


Institution: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Institutional Role: Assistant Dean for Medical Accreditation; Professor of Pediatrics

Bio: General Pediatrician Fargo ND since 1981. UND Medical School graduate in 1978. Mayo Pediatrics Residency. Former ND Chapter AAP President. ABP certified and current MOC. Former Pediatrics Clerkship Director and Chair at UNDSMHS. Current Assistant Dean for Medical Accreditation at UNDSMHS.

Jamie Sutherell, MD, MEd

Course Board: Aquifer Pediatrics

Role: Associate Editor, Case Editor (former)


Institution: Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Institutional Role: Associate Dean of Student Affairs; Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Division of Cardiology

Bio: Dr. Sutherell served as case editor for CLIPP case 18 from 2011 through 2016, following which he moved on to become an associate editor, currently assigned to seven cases (now Aquifer cases).

Molly Rideout, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Pediatrics

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine

Melissa Held, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Pediatrics

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Kendell Novoa-Takara, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Internal Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author, Case Editor (former)

Cases Authored: Internal Medicine 21: 78-year-old man with fever, lethargy, and anorexia


Institution: University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix

Institutional Role: Clinical Associate Professor; Core Subintern Selectives Director

Bio: Dr. Novoa-Takara went to St. Louis University for medical school and Harbor UCLA for internal medicine residency. She has been working with students and residents since graduating from residency and has been involved with the teaching programs at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, and the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.

Lisa Calvo, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Internal Medicine

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: University of Nevada, Reno

Institutional Role:Associate Professor of Medicine, Physician; Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine, Course Director for Practice of Medicine (clinical skills course for first-year students)

Amy E. Blatt, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Internal Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Editor

Cases Edited: Internal Medicine 10: 48-year-old woman with diarrhea and dizziness


Institution: University of Rochester Medical Center

Irene Alexandraki, MD, MPH, FACP

Course Board: Aquifer Internal Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author

Cases Authored: Internal Medicine 20: 48-year-old woman with HIV


Institution: Florida State University College of Medicine

Quratulain Syed, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Geriatrics

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: Emory University

Institutional Role: Clinician Educator, Assistant Professor

Bio: http://medicine.emory.edu/geriatrics-gerontology/emory-first-faculty-directory/profile.html?f=QSYED

Amit Shah, MD, FACP

Course Board: Aquifer Geriatrics

Role: Case Author, Associate Editor

Cases Authored: Geriatrics 04: 85-year-old woman with dementia, Geriatrics 12: 78-year-old woman and falls, Geriatrics 15: 75-year-old man with abdominal pain, Geriatrics 17: 86-year-old woman with pneumonia


Institution: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix

Becky Powers, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Geriatrics

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) and The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Institutional Role: Assistant Professor

Bio: Becky Powers, MD, is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. She is a Geriatrician and Clinician Educator in the South Texas Veterans Health Care System‚ Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. In addition to her educational roles, she is an investigator in several clinical trials. She has a clinical interest in age-related hearing loss.

Laura Perry, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Geriatrics

Role: Associate Editor (former)


Institution: University of California, San Francisco

Institutional Role: Assistant Professor

Bio: Laura Perry is a geriatrician with interest in medical education and the intersection of aging and poverty. She currently does primary care for homebound older adults living in San Francisco.

Lauren Gleason, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Geriatrics

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: University of Chicago

Institutional Role: Assistant Professor of Medicine

Bio: Dr. Gleason is a geriatrician with an interest in multidisciplinary education & the study of novel models of geriatric care across acute settings including the emergency department, surgery, & hospital medicine. She is an expert in geriatric syndromes including falls, delirium, frailty & polypharmacy. She is an AGS member, serves on the AGS Public Education Committee, and is Associate Editor for Aquifer Geriatrics, the AGS National Online Curriculum for medical and health professions students.

Jordan White, MD, MPH

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Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Editor (former)


Institution: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Institutional Role: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

John Waits, MD, FAAFP

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 12: 16-year-old female with vaginal bleeding and UCG


Institution: University of Alabama

Tomoko Sairenji, MD, MS

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: University of Washington

Institutional Role: Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Bio: Dr. Sairenji graduated from Okayama University Medical School, trained at Aso-Iizuka Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan, and then came to the US where she completed her Family Medicine residency at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA, where she also served as Chief Resident. She is currently an assistant professor of Family Medicine at the University of Washington.

Martha Seagrave, PA-C

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 20: 28-year-old woman with abdominal pain


Institution: University of Vermont