Current Fellows

Year 1 Fellows (July 1, 2019)

Caryn Brehm, MD
Caryn Brehm, MD

Caryn Brehm, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2019-2022)
Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Health
Medical School: East Tennessee State University
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Caroline Davis, MD
Caroline Davis, MD

Caroline Davis, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2019-2022)
Residency: University of Washington
Medical School: University of Minnesota
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Joseph Hamera, MD
Joseph Hamera, MD

Joseph Hamera, MD
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2019-2021)
Residency: Beaumont Hospital
Medical School: Wayne State University
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Avnee Kumar, MD
Avnee Kumar, MD

Avnee Kumar, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2019-2022)
Residency: University of Maryland
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Christopher Ting, MD
Christopher Ting, MD

Christopher Ting, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2019-2022)
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
Medical School: University of Vermont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Max Wayne, MD
Max Wayne, MD

Max Wayne, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2019-2022)
Residency: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh

Year 2 Fellows (July 1, 2018)

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

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

Fellow, Sarah Brown, MD
Sarah Brown, MD

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

Fellow, Leigh Cagino, MD
Leigh Cagino, MD

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

Fellow, Michael Ferrera, MD
Michael Ferrera, MD

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

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

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

Fellow, Sanjeev Tyagi, MD
Sanjeev Tyagi, MD

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

Fellow, Matthew Wilson, MD
Matthew Wilson, MD

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

Year 3 Fellows (July 1, 2017)

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

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

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

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

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

Residency: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: University of Kentucky
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

Residency: University of Virginia
Medical School: Ohio State University
 
 
 
 
 

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

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