Current Medical Residents

Allen Rossetti-Chung, MD, PhD

Allen Rossetti Chung

2020-2021: Chief Resident, PGY5

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD

Undergraduate: Cornell University

Major: Biology and Physics

Medical and Graduate School: Jacob’s School of Medicine – SUNY Buffalo

PhD: Microbiology and Immunology

Internship: Preliminary Medicine, Catholic Health Systems of Western New York

Academic interest: During residency Dr. Rossetti-Chung has examined how low dose radiation influences cancer responses to immunotherapy. After residency, he plans to share his passion for radiation oncology by serving and teaching in either a community or academic setting

Hobbies: Outside of work, Dr. Rossetti-Chung enjoys cycling, storytelling, painting, and gardening.


Colton Gits, MD

Colton Gits

2020-2021: PGY4

Hometown: Edina, MN

Undergraduate: Northwestern University

Major: Integrated Science Program, Chemistry

Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis

Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Utah

Academic interest: Dr. Gits’ research interests include the application of radiomics to predict clinical response to lung SBRT, and he is devoted to improving resident learning and well-being through the university-wide Resident Leadership Academy. He intends to pursue a clinical career after residency.

Hobbies: Growing up in Minnesota, Dr. Gits has a strong connection to the outdoors, including road and mountain biking, hiking, and climbing. He has also really started to enjoy gardening.


Sherif Shaaban, MB ChB

Sherif Shaaban

2020-2021: PGY4

Hometown: Mansoura, Egypt

Medical School: Mansoura University School of Medicine, Egypt

Internship: Internal Medicine, Mansoura University Medical Center, Egypt

Academic Interest: Dr. Shaaban moved to the United States and joined MD Anderson as a research fellow where his research focused on the combination of immunotherapy and radiation therapy in lung cancer. He has an interest in pediatric tumors and proton therapy.

Hobbies: Dr. Shaaban enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as watching WWE and soccer games.


Shunqing Zhang, MD

Shunqing Zhang

2020-2021: PGY3

Hometown: Shanghai, China

Undergraduate: Cornell University

Major: Biology

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine

Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago

Academic interest: Since beginning residency, Dr. Zhang has begun to develop a research interest in the management of head and neck malignancies.

Hobbies: Outside of work, Dr. Zhang enjoys cooking, dining out in new restaurants, traveling, watching movies and participating in sports.


Teresa Easwaran, MD

Teresa Easwaran

2020-2021: PGY2

Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI

Undergraduate: Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

Major: Cello Performance

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Internship: General Surgery, Indiana University

Academic interest: During Dr. Easwaran’s time at IU, she was one of 60 medical students in the country who was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship from 2016-2017, where she studied homeostatic mechanisms that regulate synaptic plasticity in Dr. Alex Kolodkin's laboratory at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She was also awarded both the Marilyn Hester and William Wright Scholarships through the IU Simon Cancer Center for her research in adult and pediatric gliomas. Her clinical interests include gliomas and epilepsy.

Hobbies: Outside of work, Dr. Easwaran enjoys running, yoga, baking, classical music, and coaching/volunteering with the Special Olympics with her brother.


Susan Sun, MD

Susan Sun

2020-2021: PGY2

Hometown: Rochester, MN

Undergraduate: Northwestern University

Major: Biological Sciences

Medical School: University of Minnesota

Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Academic interest: Dr. Sun started her residency with University of Minnesota on July 1. 2020. Her academic interests remain broad, but she has been enjoying the learning process and discovering where her interests lie.

Hobbies: Outside of work, Dr. Sun enjoys hiking and traveling.