Class of 2023

Precious Eze, MD
Resident

Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Augusta University
Hometown: Atlanta, GA

About me: I was born and raised in Atlanta and I’m Nigerian American. I have a YouTube channel called "White Coat Chronicles" which I started in med school. I love spending time with my husband, traveling and playing tennis in my free time.

Hobbies: fitness, tennis, traveling, videography

Alex Basara, MD
Chief Resident (2022-2023)
Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Undergraduate: University of Saint Thomas
Hometown: Andover, MN

About me: Born and raised in Minnesota. Married with two daughters. Interested in informatics and administration.

Hobbies: Cooking, whiskey, travel, hockey, Minnesota sports
John Day, MD
Resident
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of New Orleans
Hometown: New Orleans, LA

About me: I have over 22 years in the Army. My career has spanned Special Forces, Intelligence, and Aviation. I've deployed to Afghanistan 3 times, and been to many other countries. I stopped counting at 65. I speak Russian and Spanish. I worked as a Deputy Sheriff and Law Enforcement Helicopter Pilot prior to medical school. I'm interested in EMS, Tactical, and Disaster Medicine.

Hobbies: Flying both airplanes and helicopters, Fishing, Hunting, Scuba Diving, Traveling with my airline pilot wife, Languages, Cooking Cajun food (and other lesser forms of food), Playing with my Great Dane and Catahoula, Hosting parties, LSU and Saints football
Hank Gureasko, DO
Resident
Medical School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Hometown: Ponchatoula, LA

About me: I grew up tinting windows for my father’s business. Then after having a benign tumor removed during undergrad, I transitioned my goal to becoming a physician and ER was the only way for me. Fitness and exercise are also a huge part of my life and help to keep me sane during this crazy ride.

Hobbies: Gym, Tennis, Casino, Board Games, Fantasy Football… and anything else competitive
Thomas Lemaster, MD
Resident
Medical School: University of Central Florida
Undergraduate: University of Central Florida
Hometown: Orlando, FL

About me: Born in Maryland—raised in Florida, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Arizona. I crave new experiences and love anything to do with nature. Certified goofball.

Hobbies: Exploring Gainesville’s trails on my Onewheel, Gardening, Kayaking, Freshwater Aquariums, Grilling, Listening to true crime podcasts
Johnny Nguyen, DO
Resident
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate:University of South Florida
Hometown: Tampa, FL

About me: I’m a lover of all things outdoors, a Florida native, and Time magazine’s person of the year 2006. I’ll never turn down an invite to go fish or go to the beach. I was a first mate on a fishing charter for a bit during med school. I can talk for days about Lightning hockey, Bucs football, and the inevitable heartbreak associated with being a fan of both teams.

Hobbies:Offshore fishing, olympic weightlifting, running (slowly and with poor form), kayaking, and snorkeling.
Sri Harsha Palakurty, MD
Chief Resident (2022-2023)

Medical School: USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of South Florida
Hometown: Tampa, Fl

About me: Born and Raised in South India until moving to Tampa, Fl at the age of 8. Gainesville is the smallest town I have lived in. I like exploring and will have a curated list of the restaurants to go to by the time I am done with residency.

Hobbies: Board games, Gym, Outdoors, Breweries, Onewheeling, exploring the city.

Manna Varghese, MD
Chief Resident (2022-2023)
Medical School: Univ. of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Univ. of Missouri - Kansas City
Hometown: Ellicott City, Maryland

About me: Born and raised in Maryland. Love traveling and hanging out with friends/family. VERY competitive with any type of game. Afraid of dogs/cats and most other animals too.

Hobbies: Baltimore Ravens football, traveling, board/card/group games, reading, baking/cooking

Class of 2024

Michael Ament, DO
Resident
Medical School: AT Still Univ. School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD
Jeff Holloway, MD
Resident

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Mariah Cruz, DO
Resident

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine—Virginia
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: All over US

About me: I grew up as an Army brat and I lived all over the US. I was born in Washington. My family is from California, and I went to high school in Arizona. 

Hobbies: TBD

Cameron Grossaint, DO
Resident
Medical School: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD
Asahi Hossain, MD
Resident

Medical School: USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of South Florida 
Hometown: Asahikawa, Japan

Hobbies: Travel, Trying fresh fruit

Katie Johnson, DO
Resident
Medical School: University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD
Adriana Padilla, DO
Resident
Medical School: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD
Christopher Sowers, MD
Resident

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Hometown: Richmond, VA

About me: Raised in Virginia and lived in the Richmond and DC areas prior to medical school. I love knew experiences, so ER fits my personality perfectly. On days off, you can find me exploring a local park with my significant other and our Golden Retriever named Otter.

Hobbies: Hiking/biking, sports, live music, local breweries and restaurants

Class of 2025

John DiFebo

Medical School: McGovern Medical School at University of Texas Health Science Center
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD

Matthew Gonzalez

Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD

Jonathan Martin

Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Car School of Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD

Courtney Mason

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD

Jordan Memmott

Medical School: Pacific NW University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD

Maureen Mohan

Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD

Gretchen Nonawzki

Medical School: University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD

Danielle Slowey

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: TBD
Hometown: TBD

About me: TBD

Hobbies: TBD