Class of 2020

Zaza Atenalov, MD, MPH
Resident
Medical School: New York Medical College
Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
Hometown: Los Angeles, California

About me: In 10 years I see myself at a big academic center, where I will be teaching residents, doing research, but still getting some non-teaching shifts to keep my skills honed.


Hobbies: Biking, Running, Ocean Life, Beer
Alexandru Barabas, MD
Chief Resident
Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Florida Institute of Technology
Hometown: Melbourne, FL

About me:
I am a native Floridian and an adventurer. I am a licensed pilot and avid chef.

Hobbies: Flying, food, BBQ
Collin Bufano, DO
Resident
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: California Polytechnic State University
Hometown: Oak Park, CA

About me:
I am still trying to figure out if I want to go into academics or community emergency medicine. I love trying new beers and exploring Gainesville

Hobbies: Hiking, Gator games, and ACEP
Donavan Ginest, MD
Resident
Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Oregon State University
Hometown: Corvallis, OR

About me:
I am excited to be planting roots here in FL. My fiance is an OT and together we just bought a house. My time has been spent on home improvement projects as I love fixing things!

Hobbies: Traveling to see family, home improvement, nature, exercise
Christopher Libby, MD, MPH
Chief Resident
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Graduate: Boston University, School of Public Health
Undergraduate: Boston University
Hometown: Swansea, MA

About me:
I love health policy and technology. In my spare time I work with the Florida Medical Association to advocate for the challenges we see every day. I also enjoy tinkering with technology, cooking, and visiting CA where my significant other is in medical school

Hobbies: Health policy, cooking, travel, computers
Ryan Luevanos, MD
Resident
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara
Hometown: La Jolla, CA

About me:
I look forward to balancing my community EM career with my outside passions. I spend my time traveling abroad, visiting my other home in San Diego, attending live concerts, exploring Florida, and enjoying a tasty adult beverage.

Hobbies: Beach, camping, golfing, cooking
Ben Murphy, MD
Resident
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Hometown: Clemson, SC

About me:
As a former collegiate runner and youngest person ever to complete a double Iron Man, Gainesville is great for an outdoor athlete! I hope to practice in the community someday

Hobbies: Nature, running, comedy
Alex Waldman, MD
Chief Resident
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne
Hometown: Highland Park, IL

About me:
In 10 years I see myself practicing in a community setting, still traveling, and hopefully with a dog to come home to (but I guess a family would be alright too)

Hobbies: Travel, fitness, being lazy

Class of 2021

Ashley Barash, DO
Resident
Medical School: Nova University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Georgetown University
Hometown: Concord, MA

About me: Two truths and a lie: (1) I rafted the Nile River, (2) I was an intern dolphin trainer, (3) I was an Olympic bobsledder

Hobbies: Watching Dr. Tran's Instagram stories, playing with my dog, cooking, making fun of Libby
Emmanouil Kiriakopoulos, DO
Resident
Medical School: Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Florida International University
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL

About me: The movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" is practically my life story. I enjoy cooking and spending time with my family, friends, and loved ones. I am a better chef than Alex Barabas. On my days off I'll usually spend time exploring the area. I don't have a dog, but I want one.

Hobbies: Gym, cooking, eating, pizzokies, dessert, naps
Joshua Middleton, MD
Resident
Medical School: University of Florida
Undergraduate: University of Central Florida
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

About me: I am born and raised in Jax and am a huge UCF fan. After experiencing Gainesville for medical school, I just couldn't leave and am excited to continue my career here!

Hobbies: Fitness, semi-pro paintball, and the Jags
Mollie Powell, DO
Resident
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Indiana University
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN aka "Naptown"

About me: Born and raised in Indianapolis. Oldest of 4 but the shortest. Lebanese. Self-proclaimed comedian. Former gymnast and diver. I hate coffee and beer...#unique.

Hobbies: tailgating, painting, scuba diving, gymnastics, and shopping
Robert Skinner, MD
Resident
Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Memphis
Hometown: Memphis, TN

About me: I did a year of General Surgery after realizing my love of emergency medicine too late in my 4th year of medical school. It taught me a lot about what to look for in a program and I am super happy to be training at a place that ensures your are both clinically competent and well. I also have a new puppy that has quickly become our program's therapy dog!

Hobbies: Running, beer, and not surgery!
Joseph Tran, MD
Resident
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California - Riverside
Hometown: Fountain valley, CA

About me: Hi my name is Joe. Llamas are my favorite animal. I grind my own coffee in the morning. In my spare time I travel to other worldly places.

Hobbies: Coffee, beer, travel, snowboarding
Jessica Yap, DO
Resident
Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Central Florida
Hometown: Altamonte Springs, FL

About me: I've lived in Florida all my life (except for 4 years in North Carolina for med school), and am so happy to be here for residency! On my days off, you can usually find me working on some sort of project. I love hiking and exploring new places. I'm a huge fan of music from the 1930s-1960s, but in recent years, have developed an appreciation for 70s and 80s music as well.

Hobbies: Right now? Mostly sewing. But also hiking, knitting/crocheting, music, writing, drawing...
Shelby Martin, MD
Resident
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Louisville
Hometown: Mt Washington, KY

About me: I was born and raised in Kentucky. I love animals and have 2 dogs and a horse. I am interested in critical care and medical ethics.


Hobbies: Horseback riding, reading, traveling.

Class of 2022

Brock Clark, DO
Resident
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate:University of Central Florida
Hometown: Ocala, FL

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William Daly, MD
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Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
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Jyotirmoy Das, MD
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Anthony DeRenzi, DO
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James Lee, MD
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Marcos Marugan-Wyatt, DO
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Jayden Miller, MD
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Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
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Andrew Nicholas, DO
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Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
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