Meet Our FHCW Residents

 

PGY-1:

   
      

Anna Bui, MD, is a 2018 graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and graduated from the University of Toronto in 2012 with a BS in Human Biology. Anna is fluent in Vietnamese and her academic interests include women's health, addiction medicine and palliative care. When not on the wards, Anna also enjoys baking, playing flute and singing.

     
   

Giana Dalben, MD is a 2018 graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. She earned her MA in International Relations from Salve Regina University in 2009 and her BA in Psychology in 2007 from Hannibal-LaGrange University. Giana is fluent in Spanish, Italian and Portugese and taught at the high school and college level prior to medical school. Her interests include global health and working with underserved populations. Giana also enjoys music and the fine arts.

     
 

Jordan Howard-Young, MD is a 2018 graduate of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He earned both his BA in International Development and Health (2013) and his MA in International Development (2014) from the University of Denver. Jordan’s interests include equal access to health care, community organizing and working with underserved populations. Outside of medicine, he enjoys hiking and traveling.

     
   

Kara Kimball, MD is a 2018 graduate of University of Limerick in Ireland. She earned her BS in Women’s and Gender Studies from Bates College in 2010 and her MPH from Boston University in 2012. Kara’s academic interests include women’s health and reproductive health justice. She was born and raised in Haverhill, MA, and enjoys alpine skiing, and hiking.

     

PGY-2:

   
   


An-Hoa Giang, MD
 is a 2017 graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine where she was enrolled in the joint MD/MPH program. She is a 2011 graduate of the University of Rochester, where she completed her BS in Microbiology and Immunology. An-Hoa’s academic interests include maternal child health and global health and her personal interests include rock climbing, skiing and cooking. 

     
 

Thanh Thu Ngo, MD is a 2017 graduate of UMass Medical School and earned her BA in Biology from Wellesley College in 2010. Originally from Vietnam, Thu worked as a research coordinator in Boston prior to medical school. Her academic interests include maternal child health and global health. Thu also enjoys running, hiking and knitting. 

     
   

Nicele Puente, MD is a 2017 graduate of University of Virginia School of Medicine and earned her BA in International Relations from Boston University in 2004. Prior to medical school, Nicele served in the U.S. Army where she earned the rank of captain. Her academic interests include global health and adolescent medicine. Nicele also enjoys hiking and running.

     
   

Tri Trang, MD is a 2017 graduate of Albany Medical College and a 2012 graduate of Union College where he studied both Biology and Economics. Tri is a Worcester native and attended high school in the city. His interests include global health and working with diverse populations. Outside of the classroom, Tri also enjoys dancing, travel and physical fitness.



PGY-3:

   
 

Kevin Abraham, MD is a 2016 graduate of UMass Medical School and a 2012 graduate of UMass-Amherst, where he earned his BS in Biology. Kevin grew up in Bedford, MA and is the younger brother of recent WFMR graduate  Jemini Abraham. At UMass, Kevin was the co-leader of the OB/GYN interest group. His personal interests include running, singing and dance. 

     
 

Luis Raulo Colon-Mulero, MD is a 2016 graduate of University Of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, having earned his BS in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico in 2009. Raulo founded the FMIG group at his medical school and is interested in global health, population health and health advocacy. A singer and guitarist, Raulo also enjoys playing soccer.

     
 

Shannon Roche, DO is a 2016 graduate of Western Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a 2011 graduate of University of New England where she studied Medical Biology and Philosophy. Shannon spent a year as an AmericaCorps VISTA volunteer prior to medical school.  She enjoys working with underserved populations and also enjoys reading, hiking and travel. 

     
 

Benjamin Slocum, DO, Chief Resident, is a 2016 graduate of University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and a 2012 graduate of University of Maine-Orono where he received his BS in Biology. Benjamin’s academic interests include community health and addiction medicine. He also enjoys soccer, sailing and hiking.