Bio information coming soon.
Dr. Anita Ravi is the founder and clinical director of the PurpLE Clinic at the Institute for Family Health, and an emerging leader in the field of human trafficking and health. Dr. Ravi’s vision for the PurpLE (Purpose: Listen and Engage) Clinic was simple but pioneering: a community health center-based clinic targeted to the needs …read more
Fanta Bayoh attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received a B.A. in American Literature & Culture. After graduation, Fanta worked as a HIV/STI Prevention Counselor for a non-profit organization. While at the Yale School of Nursing, Fanta was involved in efforts to bring greater diversity and inclusion to the student body, and co-founded …read more
Amy Seplin came to nursing after a 20-plus year career as a documentary film editor. A native New Yorker, she attended Columbia University’s School of Nursing, becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner with sub-specialties in Women’s Health and Palliative Care. As an RN, she worked in the Emergency Department holding section at Lenox Hill Hospital, and as …read more
Dr. Hyowoun Jyung completed medical school at the Univesity of Rochester School and Medicine, and family medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, where she was chief resident. She also served as a resident clinical instructor for the Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership and served on the education committee of the New York …read more
Dr. Chae Boyd is originally from Chicago but grew up in the sunny state of South Florida. She graduated from the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, and while in her medical school training she obtained a masters degree in International Business. Dr. Boyd was drawn to medicine because she noticed the disparities …read more
Dr. Gabrielle Surick grew up in northern New Jersey. She graduated magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis, with a major in the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities, and wrote her honors thesis on narrative medicine. She received her medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. While there Dr. …read more
Dr. Kendall Rao was raised outside of Boston. After college, Dr. Rao pursued clinical research in breast and lung cancer therapies at Columbia University and published research on the use of urinary exosomes to screen for prostate cancer. She is passionate about providing comprehensive and thoughtful care to her patients in the Harlem community.
Dr. Ilmudeen was born in Sri Lanka and completed most of her schooling in Saudi Arabia before attending Wellesley College, where she majored in English. Interested in Victorian literature, particularly in women’s fiction and social history, she pursued graduate studies in English at Case Western Reserve University, where she explored creative writing and discovered narrative …read more
Dr. Anup Bhandiwad is beyond excited to have the opportunity to train in Manhattan over the next few years. Born in Mysore, India, Dr. Bhandiwad spent most of his childhood in Bay City, Michigan before obtaining his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Having developed a strong interest in …read more