Advisor Profiles

Kelly Bossenbroek, MD

Bossenbroek-Fedoriw, KellyDr. Bossenbroek attended the Medical College of Ohio and received her MD in 2003.  She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Brown Family Medicine Residency program in Providence, RI and graduated in 2006.  She is board-certified in Family Medicine.

Dr. Bossenbroek is most knowledgeable about residency programs in the Midwest and Northeast areas.

Her areas of interest include:  women’s health, child development, addiction, and chronic pain.

To make an appointment with Dr. Bossenbroek, please contact her assistant, Reid Johnson, at 966-3106.

 

Narges Farahi, MD

Farahi, NargesDr. Farahi attended the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine and received her MD in 2007.  She completed a Family and Community Medicine Residency at the University of California, San Francisco at San Francisco General Hospital in 2010 and is board certified in Family Medicine.

Dr. Farahi is most knowledgeable about residency programs on the West Coast and particularly Northern California.

Dr. Farahi’s areas of interest include:  maternal and child health, reproductive health, care of the underserved, full-scope family medicine, and team-based care.

To make an appointment with Dr. Farahi, please contact her assistant, Patty Neff, at 966-3125.

 

Robert Gwyther, MD, MBA

Gwyther, RobertDr. Gwyther attended the Medical College of Ohio and received his MD in 1975.  In 1978, he completed his residency at the Akron City Hospital (now Summa Health Systems) Residency Program in Akron, OH.  He completed the UNC Faculty Development Fellowship in Family Medicine in 1980 and a Faculty Development Fellowship in Alcohol and Drug Abuse in 1992.  He is board-certified in both Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine.  He has been both Director of Residency Education and Director of Medical Student Programs in the Department of Family Medicine.  He stopped seeing patients and cut back to 75% time in 2010.  Currently, he spends much of his time advising medical students.

Dr. Gwyther is most knowledgeable about residency programs in North Carolina but also has knowledge on programs in Ohio and in the Southeastern U.S.

His areas of clinical interest are alcohol and drug abuse, health care delivery systems, medical politics and cost of providing health care.  His research interests are alcohol and drug abuse.

To make an appointment with Dr. Gwyther, please contact his assistant, Carolyn Joines, at 966-2824.

 

Tommy Koonce, MD

Koonce, TommyDr. Koonce attended the UNC School of Medicine and received his MD in 1999.  He completed his Family Medicine Residency at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC in 2002 and is board certified in Family Medicine.

Dr. Koonce is most knowledgeable about residency programs in North Carolina and the Southeast.

Dr. Koonce’s areas of interest include:  inpatient medicine, quality improvement, medical student teaching and musculoskeletal medicine.

To make an appointment with Dr. Koonce, please contact his assistant, Nancy Mancini, at 966-2415.

Anne Mounsey, MD

Mounsey, AnneDr. Mounsey attended the University of London for her undergraduate education and St. Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, receiving her MD in 1982.  She did her internship year at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Barnet Hospital in London in 1987.  She served as a Fourth Year Family Medicine Resident at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK in 1987-88.  After completing her medical training, Dr. Mounsey worked in medical centers in Oxford, Ashington, and Birmingham, UK from 1989-1996.  During that time, she spent the year of 1993-94 working at the Thomas Jefferson Institute in Charlottesville, VA and later moved to the Charlottesville area and worked at UVA Dept. of Family  Medicine from 1997-2007.  In August of 2007, Dr. Mounsey moved to Chapel Hill to begin work in the Dept. of Family Medicine.

Dr. Mounsey is most knowledgeable about the Virginia area residency programs.

Dr. Mounsey’s research interests include:  evidence-based teaching, and in particular, medical student teaching and management of chronic problems, such as headache, asthma, low back pain.

To make an appointment with Dr. Mounsey, please contact her assistant, Reid Johnson, at 966-3106.

 

Beat Steiner, MD, MPH

Steiner, BeatDr. Steiner is a graduate of the UNC School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Rochester in New York State. His residency clinic was located in an urban community health center which helped affirm his commitment to improving the health of the underserved. As part of his training he also completed a residency in Preventive Medicine and obtained an MPH. Since returning to Chapel Hill as a faculty member in 1996, he has worked closely with medical students, teaching in all four years of the curriculum and acting as an advisor to a number of student groups focused on service to underserved populations.  He is currently the Family Medicine Clerkship Director and the Program Director for Medical Student programs in the Department of Family Medicine.

His research and teaching interests encompass the exciting area at the intersection of medicine and public health.  He is the medical director for the local Community Care of North Carolina network. And he continues to see patients at Prospect Hill, a community health center devoted to improving care for underserved populations. He has a particular interest in working with students who share his interest in serving the underserved, who want to know more about how physicians can become involved in areas of public health, or who want to learn more about exciting innovations in family medicine.

To make an appointment with Dr. Steiner, please contact his assistant, Carolyn Joines, at 966-2824 or e-mail him directly.