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Published on July 10, 2013

New Residents and Fellows Join Cone Health Teaching Programs


A new group of residents and fellows joined Cone Health on July 1. The residency programs at Cone Health give doctors a minimum of three years of experience in a wide variety of medical settings. Besides valuable experience, completing a residency program is often required for a physician to become board certified.

Fellows are physicians who gain an additional year of training in a subspecialty. Residency and fellowship programs are offered through the Cone Health Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Teaching Programs.

The new residents and fellows and the medical schools they attended are:

Family Medicine

Dr. Samuel Bradshaw, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas.

Dr. Jayce Cook, Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Va.

Dr. Bryan Hess, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Renee Kuneff, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, W.Va.

Dr. Brittany McIntyre, UNC School of Medicine.

Dr. Eric Sonnenberg, UNC School of Medicine.

Dr. Christopher Street, East Carolina University School of Medicine.

Dr. Marla Thekkekandam, UNC School of Medicine.

Internal Medicine

Dr. Kathryn Glann, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.

Dr. Richard Kazibwe, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

Dr. Solliany Kennerly, UNC School of Medicine.

Dr. Jenna Kesty, Wake Forest University.

Dr. Tracy McLean, East Carolina University School of Medicine.

Dr. Emory McTyre, Mercer University, Savannah, Ga.

Dr. Samaya Qureshi, St. Georges University, Grenada.

Dr. Nora Sadek, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minn.

Dr. Andrew Wallace, UNC School of Medicine.

Dr. Carolyn Ziemer, UNC School of Medicine.

Sports Medicine Fellows

Dr. Evan Corey, UNC School of Medicine. Residency: Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program.

Dr. Zachary Smith, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern. Residency: Cone Health Family Medicine Residency Program.

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