First Year Resident Physicians

 The 2014-2015 First Year Residents


margin-right: 10px;Monica Boen

 Monica Boen was raised in the great city of Chicago. She completed her undergraduate degree in biology and international studies at Northwestern University and also obtained her medical degree at Northwestern University. Before starting her dermatology residency, Monica completed an internship at the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Monica is interested in global health and has done global health rotations in South Africa and France. In her spare time, Monica enjoys playing volleyball and basketball.




margin-right: 12px;Iona Chapman

 Iona Chapman was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She received her B.A. from Barnard College with a major in biology and a minor in dance. Iona then studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Before beginning her dermatology residency at UIC, she completed an intern year of internal medicine at Loyola University. Iona is an avid fan of all things dance and enjoys flyfishing, teaching Gyrokinesis, and cooking new dishes.





margin-right: 10px;Kimberly Jerdan

 Kimberly Jerdan grew up in central Illinois in the rural town of Mattoon. She completed her undergraduate degree at Duke University, majoring in Spanish Studies, with minors in chemistry and history. She obtained her medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. She completed her intern year at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago before beginning her dermatology residency at UIC . Kimberly enjoys traveling, eating (not cooking), shopping, playing basketball and tennis, yoga and time spent with her family and friends.




photoEden Pappo

 Eden Pappo is a Chicago native from the northern suburbs. She graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in International Comparative Studies and Spanish Literature before entering medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her first year of medicine at NorthShore University Health System before returning to the University of Illinois for her dermatology residency.  In her free time she loves to take part in Chicago's food scene and lakefront, run and cook.



margin-right: 10px;Leigh Stone

 Leigh Stone was born in Dayton, Ohio. She attended Denison University, after which she did research at the Center for Gene Therapy at Nationwide Children's Hospital, taught 8th grade science in rural Virginia, and taught English as a second language in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Finally done adventuring, she decided to attend medical school at The Ohio State University. She enjoys traveling, and was lucky enough to meet her husband Sam on a trip to the UK. She completed her intern year at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio prior to starting her dermatology residency at UIC.