Meet The Residents

PGY3

Matt

Matt

Hometown:Amery, WI
Undergraduate Degree and School:BS in Genetics from University of Wisconsin - Madison
Podiatric Medical School: Des Moines University
Interests Outside of Podiatry: running, biking, skiing, hiking, puzzles, board-games
Favorite Food: Sushi with a glass of Gløgg
Favorite Movie:180° South
Why SVH:Supportive learning environment, plentiful surgical volume, comprehensive Podiatric clinic, and all facilities within close proximity.

PGY2

Cassie-Podiatry

Cassie

Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergraduate Degree and School: BA in Anthropology from Tufts University in Medford, MA
Podiatric Medical School: Kent State University, College of Podiatric Medicine
Interests Outside of Podiatry: spending time with family, photography, cooking and crime podcasts
Favorite Food: Italian wedding soup, rice/risotto and pecan pie 
Favorite Movie: Titanic and Bourne Identity saga
Why SVH: The residents are awesome, the wound clinic is second to none, the surgical opportunities are plentiful, being able to work side by side and learn from Podiatric and Orthopedic surgeons, the many delicious food options and lastly no other hospital in Massachusetts has a better atrium than Saint Vincent’s period.

Danny-Podiatry

Danny

Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate Degree and School: BS in Agronomy from the University of Florida
Podiatric Medical School: Kent State University, College of Podiatric Medicine
Interests Outside of Podiatry: Outdoor sports, design, boating, time with friends and family
Favorite Food: Anything my mum or wife makes
Favorite Movie: What We Do in The Shadows
Why SVH: Excellent training, personable attending physicians, best atrium in New England.

PGY1

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Rida

Hometown: Reston, VA
Undergraduate Degree and School: Biology B.S., comp data science minor - George Mason University
Podiatric Medical School: Temple University
Interests Outside of Podiatry: Reading, hiking, drawing, crochet, cats
Favorite Food: Bagels
Favorite Movie: Coraline
Why SVH: Great learning environment with encouraging attendings, great residents, and good balance between surgical cases, wound care, and clinic!

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Jeesha

Hometown: Memphis, TN
Undergraduate Degree and School: Rhodes College, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 
Podiatric Medical School: Dr. William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine 
Interests Outside of Podiatry: Traveling, reading, hiking 
Favorite Food: Anything Mexican 
Favorite Movie: Legally Blond
Why SVH: I loved the atmosphere here when I externed as a student. I also believed being in Worcester, MA will provide me with a diverse patient population that can be of a benefit to my residency training for the next three years.