Our Fellows

FIRST YEAR FELLOWS

Rachel Husmann, MD

Rachel was born and raised in Central Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate degree in biochemistry at Gustavus Adolphus College, attended medical school at the University of Minnesota, and completed internal medicine residency at Hennepin Healthcare. She is excited to be back at the University of Minnesota for infectious disease fellowship and has a special interest in providing holistic care for patients through co-management of infectious diseases and substance use disorders. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, relaxing at the lake, exploring local breweries, and gardening in the backyard.      

Nicholas Goodhope, MD, PharmD

Nick grew up in the town of Sturgis, in western South Dakota. He attended South Dakota State University, graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. He worked for one year as a community pharmacist in the Minneapolis area prior to attending medical school at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. He then completed internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He developed a passion for serving the underserved, HIV care, and sexual/gender minority care working at Fenway Health during residency. He also has a strong interest in antimicrobial stewardship stemming from his pharmacy background. He is excited to return to the Midwest to be closer to family and friends for fellowship and chose the University of Minnesota for its HIV care, refugee care, and stewardship program. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two cats, hiking, reading science fiction and fantasy novels, and playing board or video games.

Katherine Marichal, MD

Kate grew up in Wisconsin. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and then was off to Chicago where she attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She moved to Minnesota to complete her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Minnesota, and she is so excited to get to stay on for Fellowship. Kate has many clinical interests within Infectious Disease including public health, antimicrobial stewardship and hospital epidemiology. In her free time she is usually found exploring new restaurants and breweries around the Twin Cities, playing board games with friends or walking her new puppy. 

SECOND YEAR FELLOWS

Michael J Davis, DO MPH

Mike was born and raised in Lansing, Michigan.  He completed his undergraduate degree in molecular biology at Loyola University of Chicago.  He continued his education attending medical school at Des Moines University where he concurrently completed both his medical degree and his master’s in public health.  After medical school, he went on to complete his internal medicine residency at Mercy Health Grand Rapids where his passion for infectious disease and global health were enhanced through antimicrobial stewardship work and working in refugee camps in the Middle East.  He chose to continue his education at the University of Minnesota for its strong global health and infectious disease programs.  Mike’s clinical interests include global health, antimicrobial stewardship, and HIV.  In his free time, he enjoys traveling, sports, home brewing, and learning about ancient Roman history. 

Alice Lehman, MD

Alice largely grew up in Minnesota. She attended University of Michigan, where she received a Bachelor of Sciences in Cellular and Molecular Biology. She worked as a community health worker for AmeriCorps in Denver prior to her medical education. She graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and remained to complete her Internal Medicine – Pediatrics Residency. Alice has a passion for service and improvement of care of underserved populations including Indigenous, refugee and immigrant populations where often the infectious disease burden is disproportionately distributed. She will be completing a combined Medicine – Pediatrics Infectious Disease training. In her free time, Alice enjoys travel, backpacking, canoe trips, and gardening.

Thomas McHale, MD MSc

Thomas grew up in southwest Nebraska. He completed degrees in Microbiology and Biochemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and went on to earn his MD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. During medical school he also obtained a Master of Science in Control of Infectious Disease from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He went on to complete residency in Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein University in the Bronx. After residency, he decided to return to the Midwest and chose the University of Minnesota for its strong research mentorship and deep Global Health commitment. His interests in infectious disease are broad and range from making a new and interesting diagnosis to epidemiology and global health. In his free time he can be found reading, netflixing, on a run around the lakes, exploring new breweries or attempting his own home brew.

Sashi Nair, MBBS

As a native of Western Massachusetts, Sashi's interest in medicine, infectious diseases and international health was kindled when he moved to India during high-school. He proceeded to stay for medical school and graduated from Amrita University in Kerala, India. After returning to the United States, he worked in small animal and basic science research in Boston at Harvard Medical School. Then he completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. His interests in infectious disease include infections in the immunocompromised host, tropical medicine and medical education. Outside of work he enjoys hiking and cooking with his wife, and reading about history and linguistics.

FORMER FELLOWS

  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2022

    Greta Josephson
    Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

    Spencer Morse
    Infectious Disease Specialist
    North Memorial Health
    Robinsdale, MN

    Christine Thomas
    Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Nashville, TN

  • 2021

    Bruce Aldred
    Infectious Disease Specialist
    Ponce De Leon Center, Atlanta, GA

    Serin Edwin Erayil
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine

    Adelaida Matevosyan
    Infectious Disease Specialist
    Frederick Health, Westminster, MD

    Caleb Skipper
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine

  • 2020

    Abulqadir Ahmad
    Infectious Disease Specialist
    North Memorial Health
    Robinsdale, MN

    Teresa Fox
    Infectious Disease Specialist
    HealthPartners
    Saint Paul, MN

    Matthew Pullen
    Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine
    University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, MN

    Beth Thielen
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, MN

  • 2019

    Shannon Andrews
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist
    Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

    Ashley Husebye
    Infectious Diseases Specialist
    St. Paul Infectious Disease Associates
    St. Paul, MN

    Jessica Oswald
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN

  • 2018

    Mahsa Abassi
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

    Rachel LaNasa
    Infectious Diseases Specialist
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

    Sarah Lofgren
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

    Ketzela Marsh
    Staff Physician, Infectious Diseases Clinic and Surgery Center
    M Health Fairview, Minneapolis, MN 

    Muthu Narayan
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN

    Arick Sabin
    Infectious Diseases Specialist and Clinical Microbiology Consultant
    Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, WI

    Nicholas Yared
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toledo
    University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH

  • 2017

    Muhanad Mohamed
    Infectious Diseases Specialist
    Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire, WI

    Jon Alpern
    Staff Physician, Infectious Diseases
    HealthPartners Medicine, Regions Hospital
    St. Paul, MN

  • 2016

    Sara Lund (Nelson)
    Infectious Diseases Specialist
    St. Luke's Hospital Infectious Diseases Associates
    Duluth, MN

  • 2015

    Josh Rhein
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makarere University, Kampala, Uganda

  • 2014

    Mankpondehou Etienne Djevi
    Infectious Diseases Specialist
    St. Paul Infectious Disease Associates, St. Paul, MN

    Caitlin Eccles-Radtke
    Infectious Diseases Specialist
    Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN

    Sudershan Singh
    Infectious Diseases Specialist
    Woodland Memorial Hospital, Sacramento, CA

  • 2013

    Anne Parker-Frosch
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

    Anne-Marie Leuck
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

    Joyce Sanchez
    Staff Physician, Department of Medicine
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

    Megan Shaughnessy
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of Minnesota
    Staff Physician Infectious Diseases
    Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN

  • 2012

    Aylin Colpan
    Infectious Disease Specialist, UMPC Hamot, Erie, PA

    Robyn M. Kaiser
    HealthPartners Medical, Infectious Diseases
    Staff Physician, Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN

    Alexa Pragman
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN

    Poorani Sekar
    Instructor in Medicine-Hospital Medicine, Northwestern
    University, Feinberg School of Medicine

    Rebecca J. Zadroga
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    Staff Physician, Infectious Diseases, Hennepin Healthcare
    Minneapolis, MN

  • 2011

    Alison Bormann
    Clinical Physician, Infectious Diseases
    Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

    Edwin Pereira
    Infectious Diseases Provider
    Allina Health, St. Paul

    Meghan Rothenberger
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

  • 2010

    Ogechika Alozie
    Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University
    Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), El Paso, TX

    Shuli Bonham
    Medical Director, Healthcare for the Homeless Clinic
    Department of Public Health, City of Portland, Portland, ME

    Bettina Knoll
    Assistant Professor
    Warren Alpert Medical School
    of Brown University, RI

    Danny Muskardin

  • 2009

    Dimitri Drekonja
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
    Staff Physician, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN

    Sudhir Kumar
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA