Kayla Corbett, M.D.
Kayla grew up in the Boston area. She learned to ski on the icy slopes of New England, which eventually led to six years competing in moguls on the US Freestyle Ski Team. During this time, she attended Dartmouth College and graduated with a degree in Biology. After college, she spent a wonderful year working at rural family practice in Colorado. Her experiences in sports, science and family medicine inspired her to become a physician, so she returned east to attend Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. She is thrilled to be headed to UVM for the opportunity to train in both a rural setting and at an academic medical center. Her interests in family medicine include full spectrum care of families, sports medicine and obstetrics. Kayla will be moving to Vermont with her husband and her dog. Outside of medicine, she loves to spend time outdoors--particularly biking, running, and climbing. 06/2017-09/2020
Ilsley Colton, M.D.
Ilsley grew up in the Midwest. He attended Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, majoring in Political Science and French. Ilsley worked in Investor Relations in New York City prior to entering Medical school, at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. Ilsley completed one year of general surgery residency prior to changing his specialty and transferring to family medicine. His interests include triathlons, baseball, and playing the piano. Ilsley enjoys taking advantage of the great resources Vermont has to offer, and loves to ski, mountain bike, and hike. 06/2018-01/2021
Robert Dyer, M.D.
Bob comes to us from the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia PA, where he has lived his entire life. He's excited to be in Burlington and to have new experiences! Bob worked as an academic advisor in health sciences for a number of years before he decided on medicine as a career. He has always enjoyed science and working with people so decided combining the two would make sense. He finished his post-baccalaureate course work in Philadelphia and was accepted to Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University where he completed his medical degree. Bob chose family medicine for the broad spectrum of practice it offers and his love of working with different populations. In his spare time, Bob enjoys FaceTiming with his 11 nieces and nephews, spending time with friends and family and rooting for his Philadelphia sports teams. He also hopes to take advantage of the Vermont winters and learn to ski or snowboard. 06/2017 – 06/2020
Jens Johnson, M.D.
Jens was born and raised in a small town in Nebraska called Chadron. He attended Chadron State College, where he majored in Human Biology and worked as a firefighter for the National Forest Service during the summers. Jens originally went to college to play football, but accidentally discovered that science is pretty neat (so he decided to focus on school instead). Jens attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he realized that Family Medicine is the greatest medical field there is. He is passionate about rural family medicine, and plans on returning to a rural area for full spectrum Family Medicine in the future. Jens couples matched with his fiance, whom he met at school while in Omaha. She's going into surgery but he tries not to hold that against her. Jens' hobbies include golf, ping pong, anything outdoors, riding my motorcycle, video games, anything sports related, and Husker football. 06/2017 – 06/2020
Amalia Kane, M.D.
Amalia grew up along the east coast - born in Massachusetts, spending her early childhood in Brooklyn, New York and then living right outside Washington, DC in Arlington, Virginia. She first came to know and love Vermont as an undergraduate student, earning a B.A. in International Studies and Global Health at Middlebury College. She was inspired to pursue medicine after volunteering at the Open Door Clinic in Middlebury and doing public health work in Latin America. She attended Mount Sinai through their Humanities and Medicine program. During her years in the city she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, worked with asylum seekers, organized a meditation program, and really missed Vermont. She is interested in integrative medicine, pediatrics, palliative care and the physicians role in advocacy for causes from single payer to climate justice. She is excited to be a part of the Burlington community. In her free time, she enjoys being active outdoors, reading, dancing, and baking. 06/2017 - 06/2020
Elizabeth Landell, M.D.
Elizabeth is a native Vermonter whose academic adventures began at the Community College of Vermont. She later transferred to UVM, where she remained for her bachelor and medical degrees. Elizabeth spent 2 years out of state training in general surgery before returning to UVM for Family Medicine residency. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages and underserved patients internationally. She also enjoys many outdoor activities, as well as baking, knitting, and being with her family. 06/2017 – 06/2020
Class of 2021
Emily Forbes-Mobus, M.D.
Emily was born in Rome, Italy, and moved to the United States when she was young. She attended Bryn Mawr College, where she received her BA in Psychology. Emily attended the University of Vermont for medical school and is thrilled to be staying in Vermont for residency. Emily enjoys spending time with her family, as well as reading (particularly murder mysteries!) 06/2018-06/2021
Margaret Graham, M.D.
Maggie was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. She received her BA in Women's Studies from the University of Iowa and later her MS in Epidemiology, also from UI. She worked for five years as a research coordinator at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City, during which time she decided to pursue medicine so that she could tie together all of her professional interests. This includes public health, women's health, LGBTQ health, and working with underserved populations. Maggie moved with her wife and three kids to Vermont to attend medical school at UVM, and she and her family are thrilled to be staying at the University of Vermont Medical Center for residency. Her interests outside of Family Medicine center on her family and spending time with her wife and kiddos. You can often find her cheering too loudly for her kids at school plays, swim meets, gymnastics competitions, or baseball games. Otherwise, Maggie is probably at home in her Old North End neighborhood, enjoying downtime with her awesome crew. 06/2018-06/2021
Adrienne Jarvis, M.D.
Adrienne grew up in Burlington, VT. She began her undergraduate education at Evergreen State College in Washington State before transferring to the University of Vermont, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in art history. Before continuing her studies at UVM in the Post-baccalaureate Premedical program and then medical school, Adrienne was a baker, a video store manager and a clinical research coordinator for dengue fever and West Nile virus vaccine trials. Her contributions to those vaccine investigations were recognized with co-authorship in three articles published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. Adrienne is thrilled to be staying at UVM for family medicine residency. She is deeply committed to primary care, preventative medicine, healthcare quality improvement, and the Vermont community. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading, watching movies, and enjoying the sunsets over Lake Champlain. 06/2018-06/2021
Julia Marsala, M.D.
Julia was born in a small town in Ontario, but spent most of her life growing up in Pennsylvania. She decided to return to her Northern roots and attended undergrad at Queen's University in Ontario, where she studied Life Sciences and Global Development. She was inspired to pursue a career in medicine after spending time teaching health education on campus as well as on a remote Canadian Aboriginal reservation, and studying traditional healing practices in Shanghai. She later came back to Pennsylvania to attend Penn State College of Medicine. She is thrilled to be going north yet again to complete residency in Vermont amongst the backdrop of mountains and Lake Champlain! Julia's interests in family medicine include pretty much everything, but especially mental health, women's health, and working with underserved populations. In her free time, Julia enjoys being active outdoors, playing ice hockey, travelling, cooking, and spending time with friends, family, and her geriatric pug, Pickles. 06/2018-06/2021
Mariel Scheinberg, D.O.
Mariel was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Rutgers University and earned her BA in Biology. Following that, Mariel completed her medical school at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. She has a strong interest in women's health and is excited to be training at UVM! Mariel likes to spend her free time cooking and baking (especially catering to diets with restrictions and allergies, such as vegan, celiac, nut allergies), as well as spending time outdoors (camping, hiking, cycling, and running). 06/2018-06/2021
Andrew Sheridan, M.D.
Andrew was born in Ohio and completed his BA in History at Kenyon College. He then attended Cleveland State University and received his Master's in Urban Planning, Design and Development. Andrew moved to Vermont and attended the University of Vermont for medical school. Prior to medical school, Andrew worked as a project analyst, working on project management for energy efficiency services, including LEED Project Management. In his free time, Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, reading, exercise (running, rock climbing, bicycling, soccer), and going to the movies. 06/2018-06/2021
Class of 2022
Alexander Cvitan, M.D.
Alex grew up on the east coast in Falmouth Massachusetts located on Cape Cod. He graduated from American University in Washington DC with a BS degree in Biochemistry and returned to Massachusetts to attend medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has interests in full spectrum primary care, complex chronic disease management, palliative care, and patient education. Outside of medicine, he enjoys spending time with his family, trying every new restaurant he can find, swimming, paddle boarding, and karaoke. Having never left the coast, Alex is looking forward to new experiences in Vermont! 06/2019-06/2022
Wyll Everett, M.D.
Wyll is from Middletown Springs, VT, a rural town nestled in the northern extent of the Taconic Mountains. He studied Neuroscience at Wheaton College, MA before attending medical school at the University of Vermont. He is eager to continue his training in Vermont, developing the skills necessary to take care of people in small towns like the one in which he grew up. He is interested in broad spectrum, patient-centered family medicine including preventative care, obstetrics, pediatrics, urgent care, and inpatient medicine. Whenever possible, he loves being in the mountains, particularly snowboarding, rock climbing, and hiking. 06/2019-06/2022
Delaney Osborn, M.D.
Delaney is originally from Delaware, but has spent almost every summer of her life sailing on Nantucket Island. She went to the College of William and Mary for undergrad where she studied neuroscience and philosophy. Before heading to medical school she pursued a masters degree in philosophy of medicine at King's College London and in her spare time that year she poured pints at her neighborhood pub. She returned to New England for medical school at Dartmouth and quickly fell in love with every specialty she was exposed to, leading to the obvious choice of going into family medicine. She is particularly passionate about women's health, obstetrics, pediatrics, and infectious disease. Her dream is to practice in rural New England so she is very excited to get started at UVM! Outside of medicine she enjoys running, writing, snowboarding, baking, and singing to Taylor Swift. 06/2019-06/2022
Alex Power, M.D.
Alex grew up outside of Detroit, Michigan. He received a BS in Biomedical Science and Chemistry from Grand Valley State University, as well as an MS in Medical Science from Wayne State University before attending Central Michigan University College of Medicine for his medical degree. His interests outside of medicine include spending time outdoors, backpacking, and rock climbing, making Vermont a perfect place to work and play. Alex also enjoys playing music with friends and solving Rubik's cubes. 06/2019-06/2022
Katrina Sexauer, M.D.
Katrina grew up in Chandler, Arizona (a suburb of Phoenix), and attended the University of Arizona where she received a degree in biochemistry. During her last year of undergrad, she moved to Montana to conduct research in organic chemistry. While there, she found chemistry both in and outside the classroom when she met her husband, Gustave. She then attended Creighton University for medical school, and spent two years in Omaha, and two years back home in Phoenix. She chose family medicine after being inspired by rural “America” during a coast to coast cycling trip and continues to remain passionate about rural healthcare. In her spare time, Katrina enjoys exploring the mountains either by hiking or skiing. 06/2019-06/2022
Tahlia Wolfgang, MPH, D.O.
Tahlia grew up in coastal Rhode Island and attended Carnegie Mellon University where she majored in biological sciences. An undergraduate medical mission trip to Belize inspired her to pursue a Master's of Public Health degree from Boston University. Afterwards, she worked for nearly 5 years at a Boston area hospital in pediatric quality and patient safety. Tahlia went on to earn her medical degree from University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Tahlia's passions in family medicine include maternal and child health, clinical quality improvement, health disparities research and care for the underserved. Her interests outside of medicine include spending time outdoors (especially kayaking and fresh water fishing!!), watching New England sports and enjoying time with friends and family. 06/2019-06/2022
Class of 2023
Eli grew up in Shelburne, Vermont. He is a graduate of Oberlin College, where he majored in Archaeology and Classics and wrote a thesis about ancient Roman roof tile. After college he worked in homeless outreach at the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, then as a medical assistant at Planned Parenthood. While there he discovered that he loved collaborating with people to support their health, and decided to become the kind of doctor he wanted to see more of in the world. He went to medical school at the University of Vermont and is delighted to be staying at UVM for residency. Eli enjoys the broad scope of family medicine and has particular interests in mental health and addiction, pediatrics, preventative care and education, and LGBTQ health. In his spare time he enjoys biking, hiking, baking, reading, and spending quality time with his husband and their houseplants. 06/2020-06/2023
Kathryn Grenoble, MD
Katie grew up in Berkshire County, Massachusetts spending every summer paddling and hiking the Adirondacks. She studied Political Science at UVM and subsequently hopped the pond to earn an MA in International Public Health from the University of Copenhagen. Having learned that primary care and preventative medicine are foundational to effective heath systems, Katie returned to the University of Vermont for medical school. She is delighted to be remaining at home in Vermont for residency and hopefully much longer. Her interests include full spectrum primary care, rural medicine, behavioral health, and wilderness first response to name just a few! She can most often be found in the mountains hiking or skiing. She also loves to paddle, frisbee with her awesome dog, and work in the vegetable garden with her husband and his remarkable green thumbs. 06/2020-06/2023
Cecily Kennedy, MD
Cecily is from Kentucky - born, raised, and educated there. She attended the University of Louisville for undergraduate and medical school, and is stoked to move closer to the mountains! After working in wilderness therapy in southern Utah, she has come to deeply appreciate what fresh air can do for a person. Her particular interests in medicine include women's health, LGBTQ health, palliative medicine, and serving populations routinely excluded from our healthcare system. Her interests beyond medicine include biking, rock climbing, and dancing to high-quality tunes. She is so excited to have the opportunity to live and train in Vermont!
Ruth McGovern, MD
Ruth was born and raised in Vermont. After graduating high school, she attended Dartmouth College, where she studied environmental studies and anthropology. She eventually found her way to medical school at Brown University, where she developed a particular interest in primary care, rural health, and environmental and social justice. She is thrilled to return home to Vermont to continue her training in family medicine. During her free time, she enjoys baking pies and exploring the mountains on ski and foot with her family. 06/2020-06/2023
Samia Mirza, DO
Samia was born and raised in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, but is a native of Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, India. At the age of 15, she moved to Canada and her hometown is now Milton, Ontario. She attended the University of Toronto, where she specialized in Molecular Biology, following which she earned her Master's in Global Health at McMaster University, and worked on various local and global women's health community interventions. For medical school, she moved to New York City to attend Touro College, where she further grew her interests in community medicine and working with underserved communities. Samia's interests in family medicine include women's health, obstetrics, community medicine and health finance. Samia is very excited to be attending UVM Family Medicine and learn full-spectrum family medicine in many diverse inpatient, outpatient and rural settings. She also hopes to further explore her passion for long walks and hiking in Vermont. Outside of medicine, Samia's interests include staying fit, reading, cooking, and watching Bollywood movies. 06/2020-06/2023
Jennifer Scontras, MD
Jenny grew up along the beautiful coast of Saco, Maine. She attended Brandeis University, receiving majors in Neuroscience and Biology and a minor in Classical Studies. While in college, she pursued an interest in emergency care and became an EMT, working at both her college and local EMS department. She attended Tufts University School of Medicine in the Maine Track, there discovering passion for longitudinal, whole person care for rural communities. While full spectrum primary care is her main goal, she has interests in point-of-care-ultrasound, comprehensive women's health, and accessible addiction management. Outside of medicine, Jenny loves baking, playing with her cats, spending time with her family (especially her new nephew), and listening to podcasts on long walks. 06/2020-06/2023