Alan Lu, M.D.

Home Town:
Los Angeles, California

Medical School:
New York Medical College

Clinical Interests:
Pediatrics. In all seriousness, I'm keeping an open mind and letting the next couple years show me what I really enjoy most about Pediatrics as well as what I'm good at. The most important thing is I've already chosen the best field within medicine, and if you're reading this, so did you.

Personal Interests:
Being with family and friends, creative and critical writing, English literature, film and art, 1980s power ballads, running

Alexa Roberts, M.D.

Home Town:
Phoenix, AZ

Medical School:
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

Clinical Interests:
My clinical interests are quite varied ranging from critical care medicine and toxicologic emergencies to primary care preventative medicine and breastfeeding medicine. I am also very passionate about healthcare policy, patient and human right advocacy with its translation into public health.

Personal Interests:
My favorite place to be is anywhere with my adorable baby girl and incredible husband! I am an absolute sucker for the ocean and will retreat to float in the salty water at any opportunity. I'm also a huge fan of traveling, cooking, and abusing my Amazon Prime privileges.

Amanda Borden, M.D.

Home Town:
Williamsburg, VA

Medical School:
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Clinical Interests:
I am interested in general pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. I also have interest in community outreach and global health.

Personal Interests:
I love to explore new places (near and far) and spend time outdoors, especially at the beach! I enjoy trying new restaurants, baking, and exploring my creative side with photography and painting.

Courtney Alvis, M.D.

Home Town:
Augusta, GA

Medical School:
Medical College of Georgia

Clinical Interests:
I am very passionate about teaching kids about how their bodies work and why proper nutrition is so important. I am also interested in learning how different types of families can make nutrition a priority and what resources are available to those that need it.

Personal Interests:
First, Go Dawgs Always!! Secondly, I love to dance! I have been dancing since I was 2 years old and I have done all kinds. Right now I mostly do Zumba so I can get my dance fix and work out in at the same time. Right now I’m very into travel and seeing the world. I also like trying new restaurants and hanging out with friends!! Oh and my favorite TV show is either Gilmore Girls or Grey’s Anatomy depending on my mood.

Georgette Appiah-Pippim, M.D.

Home Town:
Trumbull, CT

Medical School:
Eastern Virginia Medical School of the Medical College of Hampton Roads

Clinical Interests:
I am interested in population and community health with a focus on health literacy, health education, and global health. I see myself practicing hospitalist or adolescent medicine but I am keeping an open mind!

Personal Interests:
: I'm a huge foodie so I love baking, potlucks, and trying new foods and restaurants. My perfect day would involve reading a book on the beach, dessert, and lots of Hulu/Netflix.

Hannah McAtee, M.D.

Home Town:
Davenport, IA

Medical School:
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

Clinical Interests:
Medical education, resident wellness, preventative health, global health, cultural competency, social determinants of health, community health and advocacy, and child psychiatry.

Personal Interests:
Anything on the water! I love going to the beach or pool, and exploring all that St. Pete has to offer. I also enjoy yoga, cycling, dancing, sunshine, spending time with my incredible resident family and my actual family, and reading.

Jenna Meredith, M.D.

Home Town:
Marietta, GA

Medical School:
Mercer University School of Medicine

Clinical Interests:
General Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Advocacy

Personal Interests:
Photography, beach life, dog mom, concerts, reading, Broadway, travel

Morgan Smith, M.D.

Home Town:
Albany, GA

Medical School:
Mercer University School of Medicine

Clinical Interests:
Simulation and Critical Care specialties

Personal Interests:
Hanging out with my dog, sunset and dolphin watching, laying on the beach

Priya Patel, M.D.

Home Town:
Irvine, CA

Medical School:
University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Clinical Interests:
I have always loved infectious disease, but keeping all options open for the future! I’d love to ultimately do a combination of both inpatient and outpatient, and incorporate global health and outreach to underserved communities.

Personal Interests:
Vegan dessert fanatic, Rush Cycle St. Pete, dance, yoga, traveling, keeping up with the latest new things to do in the Sunshine City!

Rekha Gupta, M.D.

Home Town:
Hopkinsville, KY

Medical School:
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Clinical Interests:
Overall my career interests are still pretty broad. I enjoy a mix of inpatient and outpatient medicine as well as procedures. Right now I could see myself pursuing GI, Allergy/Immunology or Neonatology. I am also interested in child advocacy and global health.

Personal Interests:
I love traveling to different places and exploring other cultures. I enjoy trying new foods and going to concerts/shows. Dancing, running, and cycling are my favorite ways to stay physically active. And I'm looking forward to spending more time at the beach and exploring all the amazing things that St. Petersburg/Tampa area has to offer!

Rory Mills, M.D.

Home Town:
Champaign, IL

Medical School:
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Clinical Interests:
I plan on pursuing a career in general pediatrics. I love establishing continuity with my patients and their families. I am interested in preventative healthcare and I enjoy educating parents on what to expect as their children grow, as well as helping my patients through acute illness.

Personal Interests:
I do not consider myself a foodie, but I love to eat, so I look forward to trying new restaurants around the St. Petersburg area. I love baking, and have attempted making a few recipes from The Great British Bake Off. When I'm not spending time with my fellow interns, you can find me on my couch watching a movie or down by the pool.

Vincent Alexander, M.D.

Home Town:
Charlotte, NC

Medical School:
Ross University School of Medicine

Clinical Interests:
Currently, my interests include acute/critical care, community health and working in undeserved communities. Also, I plan to pursue a career in Academic Medicine in the subspecialty I ultimately choose.

Personal Interests:
TRAVELING!!!!! I love to travel and explore new places. New Orleans is my favorite city on earth. There is just something about the great food, music and amazing culture that makes the city so attractive. I am a sports fanatic and love playing basketball and football when I can find an open gym or field. I love barbecuing on a charcoal grille. Also, street tacos are my favorite food on the planet and I am constantly searching for new taco restaurants to try.