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Welcome New Faculty, Postdocs, Postgrads & Staff! (March 2023)

March 15, 2023
by Julie Parry

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to welcome the following new faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates, and postgraduate fellows and associates who joined the team in February 2023:


Leonardo Dos Reis Silveira (Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Rebecca Scandrett, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Zhen Xu (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Yan Zhang (Digestive Diseases)


Capri Larrier (Infectious Diseases)

Justin Schlauder (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Postdoctoral Associates

Joan Acam (Infectious Diseases)

Allen Esterly (Infectious Diseases)

Lauro Giuffrè (Digestive Diseases)

Zi Guo (Nephrology)

Christiany Tapia (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Postgraduate Fellows and Associates

Cristina Candal Pederira (General Medicine)

Bibhuprasad Das (Infectious Diseases)

Zi Guo (Nephrology)

Daniel Nilov (Administration)

Yumika Ogawa (Endocrinology)

Alissa Wong (General Medicine)

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

Submitted by Julie Parry on March 15, 2023