Current Fellows

Year 1 Fellows (July 1, 2018)

Fellow, Kale Bongers, MD, PhD
Kale Bongers, MD, PhD

Kale Bongers, MD, PhD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2018-2021)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Michigan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fellow, Sarah Brown, MD
Sarah Brown, MD

Sarah R. Brown, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2018-2021)
Medical School: University of Michigan
Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fellow, Leigh Cagino, MD
Leigh Cagino, MD

Leigh Cagino, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2018-2021)
Medical School: Albany Medical College of Union University
Residency: University of Florida
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fellow, Michael Ferrera, MD
Michael Ferrera, MD

Michael Ferrera, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2018-2021)
Medical School: University of Illinois
Residency: University of Michigan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fellow, Michael Ferrera, MD
Reid K. Smith, MD

Reid K. Smith, MD
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2018-2020)
Medical School: Wayne State University
Residency: DMC Sinai-Grace
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fellow, Sanjeev Tyagi, MD
Sanjeev Tyagi, MD

Sanjeev Tyagi, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2018-2021)
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: University of California San Diego
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fellow, Matthew Wilson, MD
Matthew Wilson, MD

Matthew Wilson, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2018-2021)
Medical School: Wayne State University
Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Health

Year 2 Fellows (July 1, 2017)

Russell Day, MD
Russell Day, MD

Russell Day, MD
Critical Care Fellowship (2017-2019)
Research Interest: Pulmonary embolism response team: variability in treatment recommendations between providers. Mentor: Ivan Co, MD

Medical School: University of Alabama
Residency: Wright State University/Wright Patterson Air Force Base
 
 
 
 
 

Sean Fortier, MD
Sean Fortier, MD

Sean Fortier, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2017-2020)
Research Interest: Investigating molecular mechanisms involved in lung myofibroblast differentiation. Mentor: Marc Peters-Golden, MD

Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Residency: University of Virginia
 
 
 
 
 

Jon Grace, MD
Jon Grace, MD

Jon Grace, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2017-2020)
Research Interest: Parametric response mapping as a biomarker for asthma. Mentor: Njira Lugogo, MD

Medical School: University of California San Diego
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
 
 
 
 
 

Matthew Hensley, MD, MPH
Matthew Hensley, MD, MPH

Matthew Hensley, MD, MPH
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2017-2020)
Research Interest: Sepsis as a risk for development of malignancy. Mentor: Hallie Prescott, MD

Medical School: University of Kentucky
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
 
 
 
 
 

Zachary Pawlikowski, MD
Zachary Pawlikowski, MD

Zachary Pawlikowski, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2017-2020)
Research Interest: Improving care for COPD patients at home and in the hospital: improving quality of life and reducing readmissions. Mentors: Rommel Sagana, MD & MeiLan Han, MD

Medical School: Ohio State University
Residency: University of Virginia
 
 
 
 

Mina Pirzadeh, MD
Mina Pirzadeh, MD

Mina Pirzadeh, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2017-2020)
Research Interest: Evaluation of influenza-mediated changes on the gut microbiome as it effects host susceptibility to secondary bacterial pneumonia. Mentor: Jane Deng, MD

Medical School: Wayne State University
Residency: Boston University Medical Center

Year 3 Fellows (July 1, 2016)

Andrew Admon, MD, MPH
Andrew Admon, MD, MPH

Andrew Admon, MD, MPH
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2016-2019)
Research Interest: Improving critical care delivery: how policy-level changes can reduce the burden of critical illness, make critical care more equitable, and improve critical care. Mentor: Colin Cooke, MD

Medical School: University of Michigan
Residency: University of Michigan
 
 
 
 

Patrick Bradley, MD
Patrick Bradley, MD

Patrick Bradley, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2016-2019)
Research Interest: Evaluation of macrophage CD36 in a murine model of pulmonary fibrosis induced by oxidized phospholipid. Mentors: John Osterholzer, MD & Thomas Sisson, MD

Medical School: Wayne State University
Residency: Henry Ford Health System
 
 
 
 

Michael Combs, MD
Michael Combs, MD

Michael Combs, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2016-2019)
Research Interest: Improving prognostication in lung transplantation: clinical, radiographic and physiologic findings associated with chronic rejection. Mentor: Vibha Lama, MD

Medical School: University of Chicago
Residency: University of California-Los Angeles
 
 
 
 

Bonnie Wang, MD
Bonnie Wang, MD

Bonnie Wang, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2016-2019)
Research Interest: Examining the diagnostic process of interstitial lung diseases by investigating utilization variability of multi-disciplinary team conferences and its impact on patient outcomes. Mentor: Kevin Flaherty, MD

Medical School: University of Southern California
Residency: University of Michigan
 
 
 

David Wheeler, MD, PhD
David Wheeler, MD, PhD

David Wheeler, MD, PhD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2016-2019)
Research Interest: Examining the role of cross-talk between graft-resident mesenchymal stromal cells and recipient-derived immune cells in promoting the inflammatory and fibrotic signaling cascades which lead to development of chronic lung allograft dysfunction. Mentor: Vibha Lama, MD

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Residency: Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia