CURRENT RESIDENTS

EM Residents Class of 2022

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Undergraduate School

University of California

Alexia Armenta MD

Hometown

San Diego, CA

Interests

Crocheting, Yoga, Hiking, Running, Fantasy Football, Soccer, Axe throwing, Finding live music, Reading, Cooking, and Stand-up paddle boarding

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Undergraduate School

California Polytechnic State University

Jonathan Cedermaz MD

Hometown

Walnut Creek, CA

Interests

Climbing, Charcoal sketching, Starcraft 2, Point of Care Ultrasound, Modernism in art, Stand-up paddle boarding

Medical School

Rush Medical College

Undergraduate School

Illinois Wesleyan University

Andrew Cox MD

Hometown

Chicago, IL

Interests

Working out, Keeping up with the latest news/politics, Support hometown teams CUBS, Bears, Blackhawks, and Bulls, Running, Hiking, Golf, Basketball, Grilling, and Watching my favorite TV shows.

Medical School

Texas Tech University Health Sciences

Undergraduate School

University of Texas

Anudeep Dasaraju MD

Hometown

Plano, TX

Interests

Working out, Hiking, Running, Exercising, Being a personal training, Relaxing, Watch movies and television, Enjoying stand-up comedy, Film making, Reading, and Mixed martial arts

Medical School

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

Ohio State University

Kenyon Grand DO

Hometown

Trentons, OH 

Interests

Spending time with family, Scuba diving, Traveling, Exercising, Playing recreational sports, Self proclaimed foodie, Coffee aficionado, Spending time relaxing in nature, and Reading.

Medical School

University of Florida College of Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of West Georgia

Tashana Haye MD

Hometown

Covington, GA

Interests

Reading, Spending time with family and friends, Traveling, Exercising, and addressing Health Disparities and Global Health

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Undergraduate School

Northwestern University

Emil Klosowiak MD

Hometown

Glenview, IL

Interests

Mountain biking, Road biking, Running, Swimming, Backpacking, Climbing, Sailing, Skiing, Triathlons, Ceramics, Traveling, Reading, Watching Star Trek, Doing home improvements, Learning to play the guitar, and Learn to speak spanish

Medical School

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

Clarkson University

Richard LaVeau DO

Hometown

Arlington Heights, IL

Interests

Hockey, Running, Fitness, and Fishing

Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

Emory University

Allen Quetant DO

Hometown

Miami, FL

Interests

Basketball, Music, Singing, Poetry, Cooking, Global Health, Underserved and Underprivileged popuulations, Innovations and Technology

Medical School

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

Washington University St. Louis

Minti Shah DO

Hometown

Naperville, IL

Interests

Traveling, Discovering the best hole-in-the-wall restaurants, Collecting old books, Hiking, Kayaking, Baller, and any Harry Potter related

Medical School

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

Illinois Wesleyan University

Ethan Szpara DO

Hometown

St. Charles, IL

Interests

Volleyball, Guitar, Traveling, Triathlon races, Skiing, Fishing, Golf, and Camping

Medical School

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

Undergraduate School

University of Texas

Johan Valle DO

Hometown

Plano, TX

Interests

Weightlifting, Exercising, Teaching friends in the gym, Soccer, Basketball, Jiu-Jitsu, Following local sports team, Organizing and play in fantasy football league, Learning to cook, Raising french bulldog, Spending time with and caring for family

Medical School

Morehouse School of Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of Illinois

Nihal Varkey MD

Hometown

Atlanta, GA

Interests

Playing soccer and supporting Arsenal F. C, Running, Tennis, Badminton, Orangetheory Fitness enthusiast, Playing piano, Cooking, Traveling

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of California

Francis Villanueva DO

Hometown

Chicago, IL

Interests

Volleyball, Rock climbing/bouldering, Snowboarding, Surfing, Swimming, Weightlifting, Faith, and Traveling 

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Undergraduate School

University of Pittsburgh

Nikita Williams MD

Hometown

Chicago, IL

Interests

Book club, Fiddling, Biking, and Cooking.