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Graduates and First Job after Residency

Internal medicine/pediatrics (med/peds) graduates - and their first job after residency - include:

Class of 2019

  • Noelle Bates, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Boston, MA
  • John Bridges, MD - Combined rheumatology fellowship, University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • Kati Mitchell, MD - Academic med/peds, Forest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Jarrett Morgan, MD - Pediatric chief resident, UMMC

Class of 2018

  • Richard Calderone, DO - Academic med/peds, Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Brannan Jones, MD - Academic med/peds, Greenville, SC, Health Systems
  • Carlisle Livingston, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Amory, MS
  • Adrienne Maier, MD - Adult endocrinology fellow, UMMC

Class of 2017

  • Kelley Hill, MD - Internal medicine chief resident, UMMC
  • Meghan Luter, MD - Pediatric pulmonary fellow, UMMC
  • Jonathan Smith, MD - Pediatrics chief resident, UMMC
  • Julia Thompson, MD - Adult cardiology fellow, UMMC

Class of 2016

  • Morgan McLeod, MD - Academic med/peds, UMMC
  • Ryan Perkins, MD - Internal medicine chief resident, UMMC
  • Meghan Poole, MD - Primary care, med/peds, St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson

Class of 2015

  • Deborah Hill, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Minnesota
  • Jasmine Kency, MD - Pediatrics chief resident, UMMC
  • Matt Rhinewalt, MD - Adult palliative care fellow, University of Alabama-Birmingham

Class of 2014

  • Trent Ellenburg, DO - Combined allergy/immunology fellow, University of Tennessee-Memphis
  • Michael Foster, MD - Adult hospitalist, Baptist Health Systems, Jackson
  • Justin Qualls, MD - Adult hospitalist, Baptist Health Systems, Jackson

Class of 2013

  • Ben Brock, MD - Clinical Infectious Disease, UMMC
  • David Gilliam, MD - Academic med/peds, UMMC
  • Andrew Ouzts, MD - Academic med/peds, UMMC
  • Christina Rafiei, MD - Primary Care, med/peds, Missouri

Class of 2012

  • Seema Ahuja McKenzie, MD - Hospitalist, UMMC
  • Ben Burkett, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Laura Parks, MD - Adult Rheumatology , UMMC

Class of 2011

  • Natalie Lindell, MD - Primary Care, med/peds, Alexandria, AL
  • Johann Hsu, MD - Pediatric hematology/oncology fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill; adult hematology/oncology fellow, UMMC

Class of 2010

  • Jericho Bell, MD - Academic med/peds, UMMC
  • Kevin Keeton, MD - Pulmonary/critical care medicine, Hattiesburg, MS

Class of 2009

  • Anthony Gannon, MD - Pediatric and adult endocrinology Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Zeb Henson, MD - Academic med/peds, UMMC
  • Ryan Nerland, MD - Pediatric hospitalist, UMMC

Class of 2008

  • David McClendon, MD - Med/peds hospitalist, Pascagoula, MS
  • Rudy Fajardo, MD - Med/peds hospitalist, Springfield, MO

Class of 2007

  • Son Lam, MD - Adult nephrology, Tupelo, MS

Class of 2006

  • Brad Dowden, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Louisiana
  • Jason Hicks, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Ridgeland, MS
  • Joshua Phillips, MD - Allergy/immunology, Jackson

Class of 2005

  • Ken Ball, MD - Medicine hospitalist, UMMC
  • Michelle Horn, MD - Academic med/peds, UMMC
  • Jerry Sheppard, MD - Medicine hospitalist, UMMC

Class of 2004

  • Jonathan Caudil, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Oxford, MS; pediatric hematology/oncology, Mayo Clinic
  • Carlton Gorton, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Belzoni, MS
  • Kelsey Logan, MD - Sports medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital; sports medicine fellow, Philadelphia, PA

Class of 2003

  • Brian Batson, MD - Hypertension specialist, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Dwight McComb, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Amory, MS
  • Rebecca Osborne, MD - Internal medicine, Jonesboro, AR

Class of 2002

  • Linus Martin, MD - Emergency medicine, Philadelphia, MS
  • Manisha Sethi, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Ridgeland, MS

Class of 2001

  • Karol Anderson, MD - Primary care, med/peds, Arkansas
  • Geoff Forbus, MD - Pediatric cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Jimmy Stewart, MD - Academic med/peds, UMMC