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Welcome New Staff, Faculty, Postdoctoral Associates/Fellows & Postgraduate Associates/Fellows (Nov. 2023)

November 15, 2023
by Julie Parry

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to welcome the following new faculty, staff members, postgraduate associates, and postdoctoral associates who joined us in October 2023...


Melanie DeFrank (Digestive Diseases)

Colleen Riordan (Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology)


Venkata Boddupalli (Digestive Diseases)

Can Hou (Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Divya Menon (Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine)

Ralph Riello (Nephrology)

Patricia Rose (General Medicine)

Postdoctoral Associates / Fellows

Daniel Buss (Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Nandini Kasarpalkar (Digestive Diseases)

Daisuke Okuno (Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine)

Benjamin Swartzwelter (Digestive Diseases)

EM Tanvir (Nephrology)

Postgraduate Associates / Fellows

Jiaqi Chen (Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Muhammad Hamdan (Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology)

Simone Kresevic (Digestive Diseases)

Nando Lüdtke (Digestive Diseases)

Geske Luzum (Geriatrics)

Marissa Robarge (Digestive Diseases)

Welcome to the Department of Internal Medicine and Yale School of Medicine!

Submitted by Julie Parry on November 15, 2023