Category: Fellow Profiles

FELLOW PROFILE – Elizabeth Gulleen

A life-long Midwesterner, I grew up in Des Moines, Iowa (not to be confused with Idaho which is where the potatoes grow or Ohio which may almost be Midwestern but…

GI Fellow Javelle Wynter, MD

I am originally from Westchester, NY, but few people can guess by my (presumably) well-hidden accent that I actually grew up on a small island in the Caribbean, St. Maarten. I moved back to…

Kavita Pal, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care

I don’t think many people know this, but I was born in Kenya, in a town called Kisumu, and raised in Nairobi -- yes, Africa! I moved to the U.S.…

Justin Mutter, 2016-17 Geriatrics Fellow, Wins Mulholland Teaching Award

I grew up in East Tennessee, home to beautiful mountains and rivers. Coming to the Shenandoah was a natural transition. I visited UVA once in high school and never looked…

Endocrinology Fellow Meaghan (“Meg”) Stumpf

I was born in Richmond, Virginia, while my father was completing graduate work in nursing at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV). When I was two, my family moved to my mother’s hometown…

Nephrology Fellow Itunu Owoyemi, MBBS

I grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, with my seven siblings. My parents are my greatest mentors.  I don’t know how they did it, but they were very open to family…

Nephrology Postdoc Tsuyoshi Inoue

Tsuyoshi Inoue, MD, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Mark Okusa, chief of the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Inoue recently wrote an article for the Japanese…

Profile: Endocrinology Postdoc Zhuo Fu

Zhuo Fu, PhD, spent four years as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Endocrinology division chief Zhenqi Liu. In January, she was awarded a three-year grant from the American…

Profile: Nephrology Fellow Brandi Wright

My father, a physician, was an army officer, so my parents, brother, sister and I moved often during my childhood. I've always treasured those experiences -- who else can say…

CV Fellow Will Dresen, MD

I grew up in Ocala, Florida, and finally left the Sunshine State for my medicine residency and fellowship. I’ve been at UVA now for two and a half years, with…