Assistant Professor of Medicine

kelly.c.byrge@vumc.org
Division
Infectious Diseases
MD - Georgetown University, 2014
BS, Molecular & Cellular Biology - Vanderbilt University College of Arts & Sciences, 2010
Hometown
Denver, CO

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Fellow - Medical Oncology
Specialty
Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
MD - University of Chicago
BA, Philosophy - Columbia University
Hometown
East Brunswick, NJ

Instructor in Medicine

Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
MD - University of Pittsburgh, 2012
PhD, Cellular Molecular Pathology - University of Pittsburgh, 2011
BS, BSE-Biomedical Engineering - Duke University, 2006

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Interventional & Structural Cardiology

colin.m.barker@vumc.org
Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Interventional Cardiologist
Specialty
Interventional Cardiology
MD - Boston University School of Medicine
MA - Marine Science - Boston University
BA, Biology - Bucknell University
Hometown
Chevy Chase, MD

Instructor in Clinical Medicine

daren.w.barker@vumc.org
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Urgent Care Physician
Specialty
Family Medicine
M.D. - Spartan Health Sciences University
Hometown
Waverly, OH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Internal Medicine
MD - Tulane
BS, Human Physiology - University of California

Instructor in Clinical Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
M.D.
Specialty
Family Medicine
Hometown
Nashville, TN
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Primary Care Physician
Specialty
Internal Medicine
MD - Emory University School of Medidine, 2007
BS, Biological Anthropology and Anatomy Duke University, 2002
Hometown
Columbia, SC

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialty
Hospital Medicine
MD - University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
BS - Food Science and Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Hometown
Farmingville, NY

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit, 7 Round Wing

Supervising Physician, NHC Place at Cool Springs

Supervising Physician, NHC Place at the Trace

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Faculty

Division
Geriatric Medicine
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Christus Health/Texas A & M, Corpus Christi, TX.
Family Medicine Residency, Christus Health/Texas A & M, Corpus Christi, TX.
M.D., St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, WI.
M.P.H., The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston Texas

Instructor in Clinical Medicine

nitara.d.carswell@vumc.org
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Specialty
Internal Medicine
M.D. - Meharry Medical College
Hometown
Atlanta, GA

Assistant Professor

jonathan.d.casey@vanderbilt.edu
Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
MD - University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2010
MSCI - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2019
BS, Chemistry - Vanderbilt University, 2006

Vanderbilt University Ambulatory Chief Resident

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Hometown
Milwaukee, WI

Assistant Professor of Medicine

angela.chen@vanderbilt.edu
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
MD - New York University School of Medicine, 2016
BA, Cognitive Science - Rice University, 2012
Hometown
Boulder, CO

Research Instructor

Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Specialty
Epidemiology; Behavioral Cardiovascular Medicine
PhD, Epidemiology - University of Florida
MSW, Social Work- Washington University
BA, Psychology - University of Missouri
Hometown
St. Louis, MO

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Specialty
Hematology
MD - University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2011
BS - Biology, 2007
Hometown
Johnson City, TN

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Postdoctoral Fellow
Specialty
Breast Cancer Biology and Genetics
Hometown
Rochester, NY

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Hematology/Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Chief Fellow
Specialty
Medical Oncology
M.D. - Emory University
Hometown
Santa Barbara, CA

Professor of Medicine

Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Professor of Medicine
Specialty
Interstitial Lung Disease
MD - Federal University of Rio Grande
Hometown
Birmingham, AL

Assistant Professor

swati.dey@vumc.org
Division
Clinical Pharmacology
Previous Role/Title
Research Associate
Specialty
Sudden Cardiac Death, Heart Failure
PhD - The Ohio State University
MS - Banaras Hindu University
BS, Zoology - Patna University
Hometown
Kolkata, India

Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

joshua.donaldson@vumc.org
Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Fellow
Specialty
Medical Oncology
M.D. - Thomas Jefferson University
Ph.D. - Thomas Jefferson University
Hometown
Lumberton, NJ

Research Instructor in Medicine

Former Chen Lab Member

Division of Rheumatology & Immunology

deanna.edwards@vanderbilt.edu
Division
Rheumatology and Immunology
PhD, Toxicology - University of Kentucky, 2012
BS , Biochemistry - Lipscomb University, 2005

Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

Co-Leader, VICC Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Program

David H. Johnson Chair in Surgical and Medical Oncology

Co-Director, GI Oncology

cathy.eng@vumc.org
Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Professor, Sophie Caroline Steves Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Research
Specialty
Clinical Research in Colorectal Cancer
MD - Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Hometown
Phoenix, AZ

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

caroline.r.cohen@vumc.org

Instructor in Clinical Medicine

joel.l.fine@vumc.org
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Specialty
Internal Medicine
M.D. - Medical College of Georgia
Hometown
Atlanta, GA

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

hannah.l.fish-trotter@Vanderbilt.Edu
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
MD - University of Tennessee Center for Health Science, Memphis, Tennessee, 2016
BA, Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 2009
Hometown
Nashville, TN

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

jacob.franco@vanderbilt.edu
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Stony Brook
Hometown
Chappaqua, NY

Assistant Professor, Division of Medicine

holly.gonzales@vumc.org
Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
MD - Rush University Medical College, 2013
BS, Biomedical Engineering - Tulane University, 2004

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Assistant in Medicine
Specialty
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
MD - Indiana University, 2010
MPH - Tulane University, 2017
Hometown
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

justin.c.hewlett@Vanderbilt.Edu
Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
M.D. - University of Florida College of Medicine, 2012
B.S., Microbiology - University of Florida, 2008

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Epidemiology
PhD, Medicine/Cancer Biology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 2017
MS, Clinical Investigation, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2018
BA, Medical Humanities and Mathematics, Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois, 2013

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Prostate Cancer, metastatic development, and tumor specific genetic alterations as predictors of therapy resistance

paula.hurley@vumc.org
Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Assistant Professor, Dept of Urology and Oncology
Specialty
Prostate Cancer Research
Ph.D. - University of Chicago School of Medicine
Hometown
Rochester, MN

Assistant Professor

paul.g.jacob@vumc.org
Division
Infectious Diseases
MD - Tulane University School of Medicine, 2012
MPH - Tulane University School of Public Health, 2012
BA, Zoology - Miami University, 2004

Assistant Professor of Medicine

eiman.jahangir@vumc.org
Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Cardiologist/Physician
Specialty
Cardiology
MD.- University of Tennessee Health Science Center
MPH - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Hometown
Nashville, TN

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy Fellow
Specialty
Hematology/Oncology
MD - Medical University of Lublin, 2010
Hometown
Glendora, CA

Instructor in Medicine

Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Fellow-Pulmonary and Critical Care
Specialty
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
MD - St. George's University, Grenada, Grenada
BS - University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Hometown
Chicago, IL

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Attending Physician/Instructor
Specialty
Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia/BMT
PhD, Immunology/Biomedical Sciences - University of Texas, 2010
MD - Seoul National University College of Medicine, 2001
Hometown
Seoul, South Korea

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

caroline.a.nebhan.1@vanderbilt.edu
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
MD - Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, 2016
BA - Biochemistry, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 2011
Hometown
Rockville, MD

Assistant Professor

brett.m.kroncke.1@vumc.org
Division
Clinical Pharmacology
Previous Role/Title
Research Fellow
Specialty
Cardiac Ion Channels
Ph.D. - University of Virginia
Hometown
Madison, WI

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

brian.d.lehmann@vumc.org
Division
Hematology Oncology
Ph.D. - East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
B.S. - University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Chief Resident
Specialty
Internal Medicine
MD -Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
BS - Integrative Biology, 2010
Hometown
Riverton, IL

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Resident
Specialty
Internal Medicine
MD- University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2016
BS - Biology, Molecular Track, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, 2012
Hometown
Hoover, AL

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Medical Resident
Specialty
Internal Medicine
MD - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Chicago, Illinois
BS - Biotechnology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Hometown
Jakarta, Indonesia

Instructor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

leslie.meenderink@Vanderbilt.Edu
Division
Infectious Diseases
M.D., Ph.D. - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
B.S. - Yale University

Instructor in Clinical Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Specialty
Family Medicine
MD - Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, 2012
BS - Biology, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia, 2008
Hometown
Washington, DC

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Previous Role/Title
Fellow
Specialty
Gastroenterology
MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2013
MCI - Vanderbilt University, 2019
BS, Chemistry - University of Tennessee Chattanooga, 2009
Hometown
Chattanooga, TN

Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

devika.nair@vanderbilt.edu
Division
Nephrology and Hypertension
BA, Biochemistry, Middle Eastern History, University of California, Berkeley, 2006
MD, Tulane University, 2012
MSCI, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2019
Hometown
Houston, TX

Veterans Administration Ambulatory Chief Resident (2019-2020)

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
Hometown
Signal Mountain, TN

Research Instructor

Division
Nephrology and Hypertension
Previous Role/Title
Postdoctoral Fellow
Specialty
Cell and Gene Therapy
PhD, Neuroscience - Vanderbilt University, 2015
BS, Biology University of Georgia, 2005
Hometown
Pensacola, FL

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

MD, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 2014
BS, Biochemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2010

Instructor in Medicine

Division
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Previous Role/Title
Fellow-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
MD - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
BS, Chemistry - Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Hometown
Rexford, NY

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Clinical Pharmacology
PhD, Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2011
MS, Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2005
BA, Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2005

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine

tetyana.v.pedchenko@vanderbilt.edu
Division
Nephrology and Hypertension
PhD, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Kiev, Ukraine, 1992
MS, Biophysics, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kiev, Ukraine, 1984

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Clinical Pharmacology
Previous Role/Title
Staff Scientist
Specialty
Biogenergetics and Metablolic Pathways
PhD - Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
MS - Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
BS - Biochemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
Hometown
Lawton, OK

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
MD - University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
BSE - Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Professor of Medicine

Division
Hematology/Oncology
MD, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
BA, Psychology, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

bethany.a.scanlan@vanderbilt.edu
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
MD - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2016
BS. Chemical Engineering - Notre Dame, 2012
Hometown
North Potomac, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Chief Academic Fellow for Hematology/Oncology
Specialty
Medical Oncology
M.D., University of Virginia - Charlottesville, Virginia, 2013
B.A., Psychology - George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, 2005
Hometown
Santa Barbara, CA

Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology

Instructor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology

Division
Hematology Oncology
Previous Role/Title
Fellow-Transfusion Medicine
Specialty
Benign Hematology; Transfusion Medicine
MD - University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, 2011
MS - Biotechnology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 2006
BA - Biology and French, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2004
Hometown
Baltimore, MD

Research Instructor

sarah.palmer@vumc.org
Division
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Previous Role/Title
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Specialty
Gastroenterology Basic Research
Ph.D. - Vanderbilt University
Hometown
Fairview, TN

Research Instructor

xiang.shu@vumc.org
Division
Epidemiology
Previous Role/Title
Graduate Research Assistant
Specialty
Molecular and genetic biomarkers for cancer risk
PhD - The University of Texas, 2012
MS University of Texas, 2012
BS Harbin Medical University, 2010
Hometown
China

Assistant Professor of Medicine

wenliang.song@vumc.org
Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
MD - Shandong University
MS, Translational Research - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Associate Professor of Medicine

Division
Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Previous Role/Title
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Specialty
Obesity Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
MD - Louisiana State University
BS, Biochemistry - MD - Louisiana State University
Hometown
Baton Rouge, LA

Instructor

milner.b.staub@vumc.org
Division
Infectious Diseases
MD - University of ALabama
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - University of Georgia, 2009
BA, Spanish - University of Georgia, 2009

Instructor in Medicine

cosby.a.stone@vanderbilt.edu
Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
MD - University of Alabama, 2010
MPH - University of Alabama, 2010
BS Mathematics - Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Sciences, 2004

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Instructor in Medicine
Specialty
Lung Transplant
MD - Duke University School of Medicine
BS, Biochemistry - Lehigh University
Hometown
Princeton Junction, NJ

Assistant Professor of Medicine

angela.j.weingarten@vumc.org
Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
MD - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
MS - Clinical Investigation, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
BS - Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Internal Medicine Resident
Specialty
Internal Medicine
MD - University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
BS - Animal Sciences, Pre-Vet, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Hometown
Selma, AL

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Resident Physician
Specialty
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
BA, Psychology & Brain Sciences - Dartmouth College
Hometown
Pelham, NY

Research Assistant Professor

Division
Hematology/Oncology
PhD, Pathobiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
BS, Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Previous Role/Title
Advanced Endoscopy Fellow
Specialty
Advanced Endoscopy
MD - Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011
BS, Neurobiology - University of Texas, 2006
Hometown
Dallas, TX

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Invasive Cardiologist
Specialty
Cardiology
MD - Meharry Medical College
BS, Economics - Vanderbilt University
Hometown
Nashville, TN

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

arwa.zakaria@vumc.org
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Previous Role/Title
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialty
Internal Medicine
D.O. - Lincoln Memorial University
Hometown
Johnson City, TN

Assistant in Medicine

katherine.c.anderson@vumc.org
Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Intramural Research Training Award Fellow
Specialty
Genetics; Heart and Vascular
Hometown
Naperville, IL

Assistant in Medicine

sarah.l.campbell@vumc.org
Division
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Previous Role/Title
Individual, Family and Group Therapist
Specialty
Gastroenterology
M.S. - University of Tennessee
Hometown
KY

Assistant in Medicine

michelle.irwin@vumc.org
Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
Previous Role/Title
Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner)
Specialty
Pulomnary and Critical Care Medicine
MSN- Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Hometown
Ashland, OH

Assistant in Medicine

jonathan.k.shipley@vumc.org
Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
Previous Role/Title
DNP Student in Adult Gerontological Acute Care
Specialty
Gerontological Acute Care and Emergency Clinical Care
DNP - Rush University
Hometown
Hendersonville, TN