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PGY-3


Dani Bar-Zion, MD

Undergraduate School: California State University- Northridge, CA
Medical School: University of Szeged; Szeged, Hungary
Hometown: Newbury Park, California
Interests: Cooking, eating, traveling, video games, animals

Kubra "Melike" Bozkanat, MD
Undergraduate School: 
Medical School: Dokuz Eylul University; Izmir, Turkey
Hometown: Yalova, Turkey
Interests: Traveling, cooking, languages, different cultures, reading and spending time with family

Amanda Finn, DO
Undergraduate School: Kansas State University; Manhattan, KS
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences; Kansas City, MO
Hometown: Great Bend, KS
Interests: Reading, gardening, playing with my dog & spending time with my husband                                

Sarah Jensen, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Medical School: University of Missouri; Kansas City, MO
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Interests: Reading, swimming, travel and speding time with family & friends

Melanie Leusink, DO
Undergraduate School: Hamline University; St. Paul, MN
Medical School: Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center; Des Moines, IA
Hometown: New Liskeard, ON, Canada
Interests: Hockey, jogging, reading an

Obehioye Okojie, DO
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Princess Anne, MD
Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine; Athens, OH
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Interests: Dancing, music, cooking and fellowship with wonderful people. My favorite thing to do in the world is to laugh. My goal in life is to have 1 good belly laugh a day. In essence: good people + good food= good time. That is what life is about.

Amanda Olinger, DO
Undergraduate School:
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences
Hometown: Springfield, MO

Interests: Marvel Universe, Zumba and experimental cooking!

Neha Puar, MBBS
Undergraduate School: 
Medical School: Dayanand Medical College; Pohir, India
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Interests: Hindi and Punjabi folk dancing, singing, traveling, spending time with family

Allek Scheele, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Missouri; Columbia, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri; Columbia, MO
Hometown: Willard, MO
Interests: Reading, hiking, playing with pets and visiting with family and friends



PGY-2


Sara Abu-Nasser, DO
Undergraduate School: University of California; San Diego, CA
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine; Vallejo, CA
Hometown: San Diego, California
Intererests: Yoga, hiking, cooking, surfing and reading

Leslie De la Fuente, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Puerto Rico; San Juan, Puerto Rico
Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine; Caguas, Puerto Rico
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Interests: Reading, baking, trying new restaurants, travel, dogs and Netflix

Morgan Eidson, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Missouri-Kansas City; Kansas City, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City; Kansas City, MO
Hometown: Clinton, Missouri
Interests: Spending time with family, friends and fiance, going to the lake, running and being outdoors.

Jacob Hessman, MD
Undergraduate School: Kansas State University & University of Kansas; Manhattan, KS and Lawrence, KS
Medical School: University of Kansas Medical School; Kansas City, KS
Hometown: Sublette, Kansas
Interests: Reading, writing, cooking, garderning, art and illustration

Johann "Anton" Luckhoff, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Miami; Coral Gables, FL
Medical School: American University of the Carribean School of Medicine; Sint Maarten
Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri
Interests: Soccer, reading, hiking, playing guitar and spending time with his nieces

Mary Nguyen, MD
Undergraduate School: University of California-San Diego; La Jolla, CA
Medical School: University of Missouri- Kansas City; Kansas City, MO
Hometown: Temple City, Cailfornia
Interests: Cooking and Running

Sara Orr, DO
Undergraduate School: University of Nebraska-Omaha; Omaha, NE
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences; Kansas City, MO
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Interests: Reading, travelling with family & friends

Katie Rha, MD
Undergraduate School: Seoul National University; Seoul, South Korea
Medical School: Korea University Medical School; Seoul, South Korea
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Interests: Art museums, pilates, yoga and cooking

PGY-1

Lindsay Baldridge, DO
Undergraduate School: University of Kansas; Lawrence, KS
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences; Kansas City, MO
Hometown: Paola, KS
Interests: Camping, hiking, cooking, baking, traveling, reading and spending time with my family



Eric Burns, MD
Undergraduate School: Stanford University; Stanford, CA
Medical School: Kansas University Medical School; Kansas City, KS
Hometown: North Kansas City, MO
Interests: Music (singing, playing guitar, attending concerts), playing and watching sports (tennis, basketball and football, pop culture, and spending time with my wife and family, especially my nephews and nieces.

Samuel Cortez Granados, MD
Medical School: Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador Facultad de Medicina; El Salvador
Hometown: San Salvador, SLV
Interests: Reading fiction novels, hiking, camping, jogging and volleyball.

Rachel Hildebrand, DO
Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts; Amherst, MA
Medical School: Des Moines University; Des Moines, IA
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Interests: Traveling, eating street food, homesteading, leather crafting, live music and theater, cats, stinky French cheese

Lauren Hughes, MD
Undergraduate School: Pittsburg State University; Pittsburg, KS
Medical School: Kansas University Medical School; Kansas City, KS
Hometown: Iola, KS
Interests: Sewing, crochet, flipping homes, entire Bachelor franchise, and loves spending time with her husband and son.  

Christine Kazlauskas, MD
Undergraduate School: Illinois Institute of Technology; Chicago, IL
Medical School: Ross University; Dominica
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Interests: Drawing, painting, shopping, baking, water skiing, primary care pediatrics and pediatric hospitalist medicine

Taylor Losole, MD
Undergraduate School: Loyola University College; Chicago, IL
Medical School: St. George's University; Grenada
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Interests: Eating pasta, keeping up with celebrity gossip, watching the bachelor, drinking coffee, napping and holding babies!  (any babies)

Mitchell McKinnon, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Oregon; Eugene, OR
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean; Sint Maarten
Hometown: Lake Oswego, OR
Interests: Advocacy and Legislation, applications of technology to medicine and improving healthcare systems.  He is fascinated by emergency medicinea and neonatology.  Mitch spends his weekends visiting playgrounds and museums around Kansas City with his wife and twin toddlers.  If he is very lucky and the weather is right he will sneak in a round of golf.

Last modified: Aug 13, 2018
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