July 29, 2019

Welcome New Faculty

Lakshmi MenonLakshmi Menon, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology. She received her medical degree from the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in 2013. Dr. Menon came to UAMS for her residency in internal medicine in 2014-2017, followed by a fellowship in endocrinology, which she completed in July.

 

 

 

 

Kristen ShealyKristen Shealy, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Shealy received her medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham in 2015. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

 

 

 

 

Akash MukherjeeAkash Mukherjee, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology. He received his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India, in 2011. Dr. Mukherjee completed his residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., in 2015. He continued his training with a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Houston Medical Hospital in 2015-2018, followed by an extended fellowship in stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

 

 

Sara TasneemSara Tasneem, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor and hospitalist in the Division of Hematology and Oncology. She previously served for two years as a hospitalist in the Hospital Medicine Division. Dr. Tasneem earned her medical degree from Deccan College of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, in 2011. She completed her internal medicine residency at the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Illinois.

 

 

 

Mathew KottaratharaMathew Kottarathara, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor and hospitalist in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, Myeloma Section. Dr. Kottarathara received his medical degree at the Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Thiruvalla, Kerala, India. He completed his residency training at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Jamaica, New York, this year.

 

 

 

Richa ParikhRicha Parikh, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor and hospitalist in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, Myeloma Section. Dr. Parikh received her medical degree from the Grant Government Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals in Mumbai, India, 2014. She came to UAMS for her internal medicine residency in 2016.

 

 

 

 

Guido TricotGuido J.K. Tricot, M.D., Ph.D., has rejoined the Department of Internal Medicine as a Professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, Myeloma Section. Dr. Tricot initially practiced at UAMS in 1993-1997 and returned to the faculty in 2000 to serve as Director of Clinical Research for myeloma until 2007. While at UAMS he became internationally renowned for his role in developing the Total Therapy Approach, one of the most effective first-line therapies for multiple myeloma.

Dr. Tricot received his medical and doctoral degrees at the University of Leuven in Belgium and later served on the faculties of the Division of Hematology/Department of Medicine at the University of Leuven and in the Department of Medicine and Pathology at Indiana University in Indianapolis.

After his time at UAMS, he launched the Utah Blood and Marrow Transplant and Myeloma Program at the University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute. He went on to serve at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City. Read more about Dr. Tricot in the UAMS Newsroom.

 

 

Nadia AlquriniNadia Alqurini, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Alqurini received her medical degree at the University of Jordan in Amman in 2009. She completed her residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Jordan Hospital. She came to UAMS to complete a fellowship in nephrology in 2017.

 

 

 

 

Sara MohammedSara Mohammed, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine in Sudan in 2005. She completed her residency at the Federal Ministry of Health in Khartoum and then served as a research and primary care provider. She went on to serve as a general practitioner at the Al Fouad Specialized Hospital in Khartoum and at Al Noor Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr. Mohammed was a visiting observer physician at Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and at the Cleveland Clinic in West Lake, Ohio, in 2011. From 2012 to 2015 she was a medical practitioner in an urgent care clinic at Al Noor Hospital in Abu Dhabi. She also completed an externship at St. John Hospital in Detroit during this time. Dr. Mohammed most recently completed an internal medicine residency at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

 

Sagarika SabbaghSagarika Sabbagh, D.O., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Sabbagh received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, Georgia, in 2013. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, Illinois. Dr. Sabbagh most recently served as a hospitalist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

 

Roshen MathewRoshen Mathew, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor and Interventional Pulmonary Fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Mathew received his medical degree at Sri Siddhartha Medical College in Tumkur, India, in 2005. He completed his internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York. Dr. Mathew continued his training with a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center (University Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine) in 2012-2015. Dr. Mathew served as a physician with Pulmonary and Sleep Associates of Huntsville, Alabama, and as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine-Huntsville after completing his fellowship.