Second Year Residents

 

Braimah 2015Omuwa Braimah, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: Georgia State University, Psychology – Atlanta, GA

Omuwa (Oby) Braimah was born in Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria. After graduating high school, she immigrated to the US and settled in Atlanta, Georgia where she attended Georgia State University earning a BSc in Psychology. She graduated Cum Laude, with Distinction in her Major and Research Honors. During her undergraduate years, she worked as a research assistant at the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and completed an honors thesis. Prior to medical school, she worked as a Mental Health Associate in an inpatient behavioral health center, where she developed an interest in HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness.

While attending the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), she was able to further pursue her interest in HIV/AIDS under the Urban and Community Health pathway where she researched the relevance of the SISTA (Sisters Informing Sisters on Topics about AIDS) program to African American women. She also volunteered with MCW CARES (a student organization which educates high school students about HIV/AIDS), the Saturday Free Clinic for the Uninsured, and the Greater Milwaukee Free Clinic.

Oby was attracted to the Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program not only because of the warm and friendly faculty, staff and residents but also the philosophy of the program which values the total well being of the residents. Appleton being a very beautiful city helped to solidify her decision. In her spare time, she enjoys writing short stories, poetry, blogging, and creating art pieces.

 

Dellaria 2015Benjamin Dellaria, MD

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine - Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: St. Thomas University, Mathematics – St. Paul, MN

Ben spent the first eleven years of his life in Lindenhurst, Illinois, before moving to Woodbury, Minnesota. He studied Mathematics at the University of St. Thomas and graduated magna cum laude. While at St. Thomas, Ben also played for the men’s soccer team, was a resident advisor for the Catholic Men’s Floor and volunteered weekly with the Missionaries of Charity. Upon entering medical school, Ben immediately knew he would pursue family medicine as it satisfied his passion for both service and relational care. During his time at Creighton, Ben became very involved in a student-run free clinic and the Catholic Medical Association. He also tutored and mentored younger medical students and took part in intramurals as often as he could. He was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, Gold Humanism Society and Alpha Sigma Nu, an honor society for Jesuit colleges.

In his free time, Ben and his wife, Molly, love hosting friends and family for dinner or games. They also take their daughter, Lena, on many walks and Ben hopes to teach her how to fish someday. With roots in Illinois, Ben is an avid Chicago Bears fan, and can be spotted in blue and orange almost year-round. He is excited to be part of the program and is looking forward to learning more about being a full-spectrum physician.

 

Lewis 2015Abigail Lewis, MD

Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine – Macon, GA
Undergraduate: Emory University, Neuroscience & Behavioral Biology – Atlanta, GA

Abby was born and raised in Valdosta, GA, also known as Winnersville, USA due to its long football history. She attended Emory University in Atlanta, GA and was awarded a Liberal Arts Scholarship, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology with a minor in Anthropology. While in school, Abby volunteered first as an EMT and subsequently as a Supervisor and Chief of Training with Emory Emergency Medical Service, providing emergency medical care for the college campus and adjacent area. For her contribution to both the college and surrounding community, Abby was elected to the 100 Senior Honorary, an honor awarded to the top 100 students of each graduating class. Upon entering Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA, she persisted in her commitment to primary care by researching the needs and medical resources of a rural community as well as serving at the local volunteer clinic. On campus, she represented her class as Vice President as well as Secretary of Student Affairs, functioning as the liaison between her fellow students and faculty.

Abby is excited to continue her training at Fox Valley Family Medicine due to its excellent combination of unopposed, full-spectrum family medicine, supportive faculty and staff, and recreational activities. Her husband, Steve, was born and raised in Wisconsin and is looking forward to returning to Packers Country. Abby and Steve have a young son named Wyatt and like to hike, kayak, and camp as a family. In her down time, Abby also enjoys crocheting, refinishing furniture, archery, sewing, and reading.

 

Miller 2015Lindsey Miller, DO

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine Des Moines, IA
Undergraduate: Drake University, Biology & Chemistry – Des Moines, IA

Lindsey grew up in Sioux City, Iowa, a city on the western border of Iowa. She completed her undergraduate education at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Chemistry. During undergrad, she was selected to be a Research Assistant at Des Moines University. Her love of the city of Des Moines and her great, collaborative experiences with the faculty as a Research Assistant led Lindsey to medical school at Des Moines University after graduating from Drake. She was actively involved in the Geriatrics Club during medical school, serving as the president and planning the annual Senior Health Fair. Lindsey also served as the Social Chair for the Class of 2015 on the Student Government Association and continued as a Research Assistant throughout her time at DMU. She enjoyed volunteering at the local nursing homes and as a member of the Homeless Camp Outreach group. Lindsey’s interests in Family Medicine are geriatrics, end-of-life care, and women’s health. She was impressed with the amount of geriatric care that is incorporated into the curriculum at the Fox Valley program, including two months spent at Brewster Village. More importantly, she enjoyed all of the people at the program and had a feeling that it would be a good fit!

In her free time, Lindsey loves spending time with her family and boyfriend, Pete. She enjoys taking yoga classes, reading, trying new recipes, bicycling, hiking, cheering on the Hawkeyes & Badgers, and watching football games – go Pack go!

 

Parmar 2015Rawinder Parmar, DO

Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine – Stratford, NJ
Undergraduate: The College of New Jersey, Biology – Ewing, NJ

Rawinder was born in New Delhi, India. At age 5, she moved to Queens, New York, where she resided with her family for a few years before moving to New Jersey. She completed her Bachelors of Science in biology at The College of New Jersey. During her undergraduate years, Rawinder enjoyed working for Habitat for Humanity, volunteering with Best Buddies (a program that pairs undergraduates with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities), and volunteering as an EMT-B for her campus. Rawinder pursued her medical degree at Rowan School of Medicine, where she developed a passion for primary care, specifically family medicine and obstetrics. She is excited to complete her residency at Fox Valley Family Medicine, where she can explore and combine both of her interests.

Outside of medicine, Rawinder enjoys reading, yoga, working out, and the company of family and friends. While in residency, she looks forward to accomplishing the following goals (outside of successfully completing the program, of course): learning more about football, picking up a winter sport, and surviving Wisconsin winters.

 

Roberts 2015Bryan Roberts, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Clinical Laboratory Science Madison, WI

Bryan grew up in Appleton, Wisconsin and is eager to return to the Fox Valley to complete his residency. As an undergraduate he attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned a degree in Clinical Laboratory Science. After graduating Bryan remained in Wisconsin for medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. During his time at MCW, he was involved in chronic disease prevention research, volunteer work at local free clinics, and was active in numerous student organizations including leadership in Family Medicine. Over the years he also served on several mission trips to Haiti and was selected to lobby in Washington D.C. to protect clinical laboratory science programs in the state of Wisconsin. Bryan enjoys all aspects of family medicine, especially preventative care and patient education.

In his free time, Bryan keeps active by running, playing sports, and cheering on his Wisconsin athletic teams. He also enjoys the serenity of the outdoors and likes to camp and hike. Bryan has been fortunate to see many parts of the world and cherishes the opportunity to experience new places and cultures.

 

Stout 2015Monica Stout, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: Marquette University, Biomedical Science – Milwaukee, WI

Monica grew up in Pewaukee, WI, attending local Catholic schools, where she initially fostered her interest in serving the underserved. She was interested in both theatre and science in high school, and inevitably picked science as the route in which she could do the most service. She attended Marquette University, where she found time for a few student theatre productions and working for the student newspaper, along with her studies of Biomedical Science. After graduation from undergraduate, she received a graduate certificate in Gerontology, during which she developed programming for the elderly living in Milwaukee community housing. During medical school, Monica further developed her interest in Geriatrics, participating in geriatrics research which she presented at the Gerontological Society of America conference, as well as maintaining an active role in the American Geriatrics Society-MCW Student Chapter. She continued her interest with theatre and the arts as president of the Physicians for the Arts student group. Also during medical school she became interested in the Veteran population, spending as much time as she could at the Milwaukee VA. She began a group called the Warrior Partnership, joining Veterans with medical students in small groups to discuss pre-military life, combat, and the return home. This particular project was one of the reasons she was one of 50 medical students in the country to be awarded the United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award.

Monica is excited to be in Appleton for residency, due to the strong Geriatric curriculum and the ability to work with veterans. She is also looking forward to assisting MCW as they initiate the new MCW-Green Bay medical school campus. In her free time, Monica enjoys reading, writing, drawing, painting, singing for church, attending theatre productions, and most of all, being outside anywhere near a lake.