Meet the Residents

 

Third Year Class of 2020

Ross Avila, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
Dr. Avila received his BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and his MA in clinical psychology from the University of South Florida. He is passionate about full-spectrum family medicine with an emphasis on LGBT and women's health care.  In his free time, he enjoys private aviation, gardening, traveling, and hiking with his partner Brandon and their two dogs Ellie and Diggy.
Sarah Haney, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Dr. Haney received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Santa Clara University with a minor in Public Health. She grew up in the Seattle area and attended the University of Washington for medical school.  She has a special interest in full-spectrum medicine and medical ethics. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, frisbee golf, baking, and board games.
Timothy Horrocks, MD
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Dr. Horrocks graduated from the University of Utah with a BA in Psychology.  He speaks Spanish, having lived in Santiago, Chile for two years.  He is interested in mental health, pediatrics, and rural medicine.  Dr. Horrocks enjoys cooking, driving, soccer, music, and spending time with his wife and three children.
David Johnson, DO
Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Johnson was born and raised in Portland, Oregon.  After graduating from Portland State University with a degree in Sociology, he found his passion for medicine as a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Africa.  He is interested in lifestyle medicine including plant-based nutrition and is dedicated to caring for under-served populations.  He enjoys cycling, traveling, and speaking Spanish.
Kimberly Overton, MD
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greensville
Dr. Overton received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from the College of Charleston.  Although she is originally from the beautiful PNW, she grew up overseas in Paris and Dubai before moving to South Carolina for her studies. Dr. Overton is thrilled to be able to pursue her passions for preventative medicine, maternal and child health, and underserved medicine in her home state of Washington.  Outside of medicine, her passions include traveling, oil painting, soccer, and enjoying the great outdoors with her husband.
 
Erinn Rieser, DO
A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine-Arizona
Dr. Rieser is a Minnesota native who now calls the Pacific Northwest her home. She received her Bachelor of Science from Iowa State University in Nutritional Sciences and Spanish. She is especially passionate about women's health, integrative medicine, and rural health care and plans to practice full spectrum family medicine.  Dr. Rieser is an avid traveler and lived in Spain while learning Spanish.  In her free time she can be found gardening, hiking, cooking, singing, and working on her photography skills.
 
Kaydie Satein, MD - Chief Resident
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Dr. Satein is a Pacific Northwest native. Prior to medical school she lived and worked in Alaska, Hawaii and Guatemala.  She is passionate about preventive health care, maternal and child health and reducing health care disparities.  Dr. Satein enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, running, hiking, and baking.
Shidrokh Taeidi, DO
A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine-Arizona
Dr. Taeidi received her Bachelor of Science in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology from UC Santa Cruz.  She spent the beginning years of her professional career in medical research before starting medical school in Arizona, where she discovered her interest in community-based family medicine.  Dr. Taeidi is passionate about providing comprehensive care for the entire family and to develop long-term, trusting relationships with patients in her community.  She also enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her husband and family.

 

Second Year Class of 2021

Kyle Besaw, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine
Dr. Besaw is a PNW native, born and raised in Eugene, OR. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Human Physiology, then worked for a few years as a cardiopulmonary technician. During this period, he also lived in Oaxaca, Mexico for a 2 month community health internship—rotating in both urban and rural clinics. This is where he quickly learned to appreciate the huge impact a family medicine physician can have on the health and wellbeing of their patients—not only by treating disease, but by understanding and adapting to the needs of their community. Dr. Besaw is excited by family medicine’s wide fund of knowledge and has particular interest in healthcare disparities, LGBTQ health, and HIV medicine. He enjoys running, road biking, mountain biking, hiking, paddle boarding, brewing beer, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
James Brown, DO
Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Brown graduated from Sewanee: The University of The South in Tennessee with a BA in Economics. His focus in medicine includes preventative care, sports medicine and nutrition. He enjoys exploring the NW wilderness, fishing, camping, surfing, skiing, hiking and watching and playing soccer. 
Alexa Chavez, MD
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Dr. Chavez was raised in San Jose, CA and graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience. She attended the University of Southern California for medical school. She is passionate about women’s health and reproductive justice, as well as preventative care. In her spare time, she enjoys plantbased cooking, CrossFit, yoga, and traveling.
Jillian Gold, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Dr. Gold was born and raised in upstate NY, spent several years in Colorado studying and falling in love with the mountains, and is now excited to explore and build community in the Pacific Northwest. Her professional interests include women's health, sports medicine, and providing healthcare in low resource and wilderness settings. She is passionate about providing high quality healthcare to patients from all walks of life, regardless of their ability to pay. Jillian rejuvenates herself in the garden, on the yoga mat, and in the mountains. She is known to jump into the lakes and rivers she finds on her hikes.
Daniel Lopez, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Dr. Lopez was born in Mexico and raised in Arizona. He completed 4 years of military service in the US Army prior to receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics from ASU. Dr. Lopez then attended UWSMPH, where he developed a passion for family medicine. Within the specialty, Dr. Lopez has an interest in sports medicine, adolescent care, and working with underserved populations and veterans. He enjoys being outdoors, snowboarding, traveling and spending time with his wife and son.
Caitlin Martin, DO
Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Martin graduated from Western University of Health Sciences as a DO. She received a BA in English Literature from the University of Puget Sound and also an MS from Western University. Her hobbies and interests include teaching and taking yoga classes, cycling classes, visiting national parks, knitting, antique shopping and spending time with her Ecuadorian Cat, Luis Lopez.
Alex Nielson, MD - Associate Chief Resident
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Dr. Nielson was born and raised in Beaverton, Oregon. He enlisted in the military at 18 and found his interest for medicine while serving as a medic in Iraq and Afghanistan. He attended medical school at OHSU and is passionate about practicing high-value, evidence-based medicine right here in the Pacific Northwest. Outside of work he enjoys kayaking, steelhead fishing, and cheering for the Portland Winterhawks.
Samantha Wiseman, DO
Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Wiseman is a Vancouver, Washington native. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Washington State University- Vancouver campus, and is excited to finish her medical training in her hometown. She is passionate about lifestyle and integrative medicine, and using osteopathic manipulation. She enjoys cooking, reading, board games, archery, and spending time with her husband and her cat Fleur.

 

First Year Class of 2022

Jordan Albrich MDJordan Albrich, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine
Dr. Albrich was raised in Silverton, Oregon and received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Portland where he studied biology and chemistry. After spending the past four years in Utah, he is thrilled to return home to the PNW. Dr. Albrich is passionate about full-spectrum family practice with a particular interest in sports medicine. When not working, he loves spending time with his family, raising chickens, whitewater rafting, tide-pooling, and international travel.
Jacqueline Berglass DOJacqueline Berglass, DO
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Berglass is a native of the Northeast. She studied Neuroscience at Williams College, researched Neurotrauma in Boston and then attended PCOM before venturing out west. She is passionate about full spectrum family medicine with a particular interest in integrative medicine and lifestyle medicine. As an Osteopathic Physician she loves to integrate her osteopathic skills and mindset into patient care. Dr. Berglass enjoys yoga, meditation, hiking and cycling, especially when accompanied by her husband.
Martin Box MDMartin Box, MD 
University of Washington School of Medicine
Dr. Box was raised in Spokane, WA and studied Plant Ecology at Middlebury College in Vermont. He spent several years small-scale vegetable farming in Colorado before returning to Washington to study medicine at UW. He is passionate about family medicine with specific interests in rural medicine, women’s health, and geriatrics. He enjoys gardening, rafting, working on his Spanish, and cooking with his wife, Kelsey.
Samual Lavis DOSamual Lavis, DO
Pacific NW University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Lavis grew up in the Pacific Northwest and completed every step of his education in the great state of Washington, including a major in biology at PLU in Tacoma. He has special interests in functional medicine, integrative medicine, prevention, ancestral living, and has a small obsession with maximizing human health span. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with his wife, Suzy.
Jordan Nomie DOJordan Nomie, DO
Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Nomie is a Syrian American, born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He attended Reynolds High School and obtained his Bachelor of Science from Portland State University. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, and playing sports. Dr. Nomie is passionate about practicing full spectrum, family, and community oriented medicine, with special interests in pediatrics, sports medicine, and osteopathic manipulation.
Curtis Papenfuss MDCurtis Papenfuss, MD
St. George's University School of Medicine
Dr. Papenfuss was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Dixie State University where he played basketball and received a degree in Spanish. He found his passion for medicine and helping the underserved after living in northern Argentina for two years. He has a special interest in sports medicine, women’s health, and caring for the underprivileged. He enjoys playing basketball, golf, and spending time with his wife and three children.
Kristen Tremaine MDKristen Tremaine, MD
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Dr. Tremaine was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She received Honors Bachelor of Science degrees in both Radiation Health Physics and in Public Health from Oregon State University. Before returning to Portland for medical school, she worked as a Quality Improvement manager for healthcare practices in Oregon and Washington. Dr. Tremaine is passionate about full-spectrum family medicine, with a special interest in sports medicine and evidence-based preventative care. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Dan, and dog, Romo, as well as traveling, playing polo, snowboarding, and scrapbooking.
Catherine Winter MDCatherine (Katelyn) Winter, MD
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Dr. Winter is an overly proud Vancouver, Washington native who received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Walla Walla University and her medical degree from Loma Linda University.  She is especially passionate about full-spectrum family medicine, global health, and psychiatric care in the context of family medicine.  In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, knitting, and hiking.