Current Residents

PGY 6

  • Andrea Diaz Stransky

    Clinical Fellow in the Child Study Center

    Andrea Diaz Stransky, MD, is working with MOMS in her capacity as a clinical and research fellow in the Integrated Adult and Child Psychiatry Training program out of the Yale Child Study Center. Her research has focused on childhood mental health spanning from genetics to neuroimaging and clinical trials. Her main interest is developing interventions to overcome barriers to care among vulnerable populations, to improve the mental health of children and their families. She developed a culturally-informed intervention for Hispanic immigrant mothers and their children to be offered through the MOMS Partnership. Her education includes a Bachelor in Health Sciences from McMaster University in Canada, a Medical Degree from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico, and a Research Fellowship in Behavioral Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University/Kennedy Krieger Institute.

  • Amalia Londono Tobon

    Clinical Fellow in the Child Study Center

    Dr. Londono's clinical interests include working with children and adults with mental health disorders and their families. She incorporates developmentally and culturally informed approaches in working with patients

    Dr. Londono's research interests include neurodevelopment, and understanding the development of psychiatric disorders with the goal of early detection, prevention, and early intervention.

PGY 5 - Chief Residents

  • David Saunders

    Clinical Fellow in the Child Study Center

    Dr. Saunders obtained his MD from Cornell and PhD in Buddhist Studies at Emory. His dissertation, entitled "Self and Non-Self in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction", was completed under the mentorship of Dr. John Dunne. In the Solnit Integrated Training program, he is developing a clinical trial investigating a novel mindfulness-based intervention for elementary-school children with ADHD with Dr. Hedy Kober.

PGY 4

  • Emily Olfson

    Clinical Fellow in the Child Study Center

    Dr. Olfson completed the MD-PhD program at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis . For her dissertation in Human and Statistical Genetics, she examined the role of genetic factors in alcoholism and smoking. In the Solnit Integrated program, she works clinically with children and adults. Her research interests focus on understanding the genetic underpinnings of childhood psychiatric conditions.

PGY 3

  • Kashif Ahmed

    Clinical Fellow

    During medical school, Kashif developed an interest in mental health in underserved communities and worked in Sri Lanka, Ecuador and in local Federally Qualified Health Centers. He took a year off between 2nd and 3rd year of med school to develop a longitudinal mental health intervention for girls living at an orphanage in Sri Lanka. His research interests include the development of culturally relevant, sustainable mental health services for vulnerable pediatric populations, domestically and abroad. Kashif was awarded the 2017 Sujal Parikh Award for dedication to issues of Social Justice, Global Health, and Collegiality. Outside of residency clinical rotations, Kashif has collaborated with local nonprofit organizations to help support refugee children in Connecticut.

PGY 1

  • Clinical Fellow

    Amanda Calhoun completed her undergraduate training at Yale University with a major in Spanish. She then attended Washington University in St Louis for Premed Post Bac training and will soon receive her M.D. MPH from St Louis University School of Medicine this May. Amanda was awarded the AACAP Summer Medical Student Fellowship, APA Summer Medical Student Program and the APA Medical Student Travel Scholarships. She currently serves as mentor and advisor for med students interested in Psychiatry. Her hobbies include dancing, international travel, running marathons, creative writing and teaching indoor spinning classes.

  • Clinical Fellow

    Andrew Sheldon completed his undergraduate training at the University of California Berkley with a concentration in Physics. He then went on to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for his M.D. MPH which he will be awarded in May. Andrew is an active mentor and volunteer at the Univ. of Wisconsin free clinic, Neuroscience training peer mentoring program, and the Goodman Community Center. He is a two-time Neuroscience Training Program Merit-based Training Grant recipient.