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Postgraduate Year-2 Residents

John

John Alvarez, MD

Undergraduate School: Brown University
Medical School: Brown University
Professional Interests: Psychiatry, consultation-liaison, psychotherapy
Personal Interests: Surfing, swing dancing

Chen

Allen Chen, MD

Undergraduate School: Claremont McKenna College
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Adult psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Asian-American mental health outreach
Personal Interests: hiking, basketball, board games, working out

Sean

Sean Comeau, MD, MBA, MPH

Undergraduate School: University of Nevada, Reno
Graduate School: University of Nevada
Medical School: University of Nevada
Professional Interests: Addiction, Medical Hypnosis, Psychedelic Medicine
Personal Interests: Karaoke, Music Festivals and Concerts, Cult films, Dystopian fiction, Spontaneity

Jessica

Jess Kim, MD

Undergraduate School: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Medical School: University of Texas - Houston
Professional Interests: child & adolescent psychiatry, community psychiatry
Personal Interests: rock climbing, hiking, snowboarding, serving at church

Masifi

Sheela Masifi, MD, MS

Undergraduate School: UCLA
Graduate School: University of Cincinnati
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Professional Interests: Psychotherapy, adult psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry
Personal Interests: Hiking, kayaking, biking, breweries

Mathai

Sonushya Mathai, MD

Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: ELAM (Havana, Cuba)
Professional Interests: Community and public psychiatry, Access to care, Underserved populations, Child and adolescent psychiatry, First episode psychosis, Prevention and early diagnosis, Program design and evaluation
Personal Interests: Beach volleyball, travel, hiking, meditation, exploring my neighborhood

Nguyen

Donnie Nguyen, MD

Undergraduate School: UC Irvine
Medical School: New York Medical College
Professional Interests: C&L /Psychosomatic medicine/ Emergency Psych
Personal Interests:

Penev

Sofia Penev, MD

Undergraduate School: Univeristy of Washington
Medical School: Northwestern University
Professional Interests: medical ethics, psychotherapy, organized psychiatry, medical education
Personal Interests: yoga, biking, hiking, cooking, mindfulness, listening to podcasts

Turner

Andia Turner, MD

Undergraduate School: UCLA
Medical School: UC Irvine
Professional Interests: child & adolescent psychiatry, different modalities of psychotherapy, organized psychiatry, involvement in the Orange County Psychiatric Society
Personal Interests: living in OC, hiking, beaches, restaurants with family, avid traveler