Marcus Bachhuber, M.D. (VA Scholar) received his undergraduate degree from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison followed by a medical degree from the University of
Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed residency and chief
residency in Primary Care/Social Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical
Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York.
Providing primary care, including office-based opioid treatment, at a
Federally Qualified Health Center in the South Bronx inspired him to
devote his career to studying the organization and delivery of medical
and substance abuse treatment services to underserved populations.
Elizabeth Brown, M.D. received
her undergraduate degree in biology from Northwestern University. Prior
to attending medical school, she was a research associate with the
Institute of Medicine, where she worked on studies on quality
measurement in cancer care and cancer survivorship. She attended medical
school at the University of Chicago. During her residency in Family
Medicine at Brown University, she collaborated on a project with the
Rhode Island Department of Health to define a "medical practice" to
assist with assessment and planning of the primary care delivery system.
Brandon Maughan, M.D., M.H.S. (VA Scholar) is an emergency medicine physician who was raised in Portland, Oregon.
He attended Stanford University and received a B.S. in Biology, after
which he completed a master’s degree in health policy from the Johns
Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Maughan worked as a
health policy consultant at The Lewin Group before returning to
academics and obtaining his medical degree from Case Western Reserve
University. He completed emergency medicine residency training and
chief residency at Brown University, during which he served as the
resident board member for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Pooja Mehta, M.D. (VA Scholar) is an obstetrician/gynecologist who grew up in the United Kingdom,
India, and New York. She received her undergraduate degree in History
and Sociology from Columbia University. She obtained her medical degree
from Mount Sinai School of Medicine after completing a Doris Duke
International Clinical Research Fellowship in Durban, South Africa. She
completed her residency training at Boston University/Boston Medical
Center where she experienced first-hand the effects of health care
reform on provision of health care services in a safety-net setting.
Loren Robinson, M.D. completed
the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics program at UNC Chapel
Hill. As both an Internist and Pediatrician, she feels that she has
developed a skill set that will allow her to care for patients across
generations, with a special emphasis on transition of care of the
difficult adolescent patient. For her undergraduate training, Loren
attended Spelman College where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a
degree in French/Pre-Medical Studies. Dr. Robinson then proceeded to
complete her medical studies at Duke University School of Medicine. She
spent her years at Duke working to engage and give back to both the
local and global communities, spending a year abroad in Cape Town, South
Africa conducting a project geared toward empowering community health
workers. While at Duke, she was very active in the community, from
mentoring on the undergraduate campus to implementing a healthy
behaviors program at a local middle school. She continued this tradition
of activism at UNC. Dr. Robinson's ultimate goal is to practice
comprehensive care in an underserved community.
Charlene Wong, M.D. is a pediatrician who completed her undergraduate training at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in biology.
She received her medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta.
During medical school, she did an epidemiology fellowship at the CDC
where she conducted research on the HPV vaccine. She then completed her
pediatrics residency at Seattle Children's Hospital/University of
Washington where she researched adolescent vaccines and American
Indian/Alaska Native infant and pediatric mortality.