Our Fellows

FIRST 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.

SECOND YEAR FELLOWS

Greta Josephson, DO, MPH

Greta Josephson FellowGreta is a Twin Cities native and her education began at the University of Minnesota where she received her undergraduate degree in biology. She continued her studies out east, attending medical school at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Virginia.  She then moved back to the Midwest and completed Internal Medicine residency in Chicago at the University of Illinois Chicago - Advocate Christ Medical Center. During residency she also completed her Master’s in Public Health through University of Illinois-Chicago. Greta is looking forward to furthering her career in Infectious Disease back where her journey began at the University of Minnesota. Her clinical interests include antimicrobial stewardship, global health, and hospital epidemiology/infection control. In her free time, Greta enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband and family, staying active/spending time outdoors, reading, cooking, and trying new restaurants. 

Spencer Morse, MD

Spenser Morse FellowSpencer was born and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He completed a general Biology degree at the University of Central Arkansas and then obtained his MD from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences before moving to Minnesota to complete an internal medicine and pediatrics residency. He chose Minnesota program for its strong global health department and completed global health tracks in both internal medicine and pediatrics. After residency, he worked part time in primary care before returning to his true passion of global health and infectious disease. When not working, he spends time with his wife, son, and troublesome dog while perfecting his hobbies of amateur photography and home brewing.

THIRD YEAR FELLOW

Christine Thomas, DO

Christine ThomasChristine grew up in Northern Colorado and attended Colorado State University, where she received an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science. Then she worked for a couple years on a variety of epidemiologic and clinical research projects in Denver, Colorado, before moving to Missouri to attend Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. After medical school, she completed the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Loyola University Medical Center near Chicago. Christine’s interests include epidemiology and global health. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her husband, attempting to cook, and frequenting coffee shops.

FORMER FELLOWS 

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