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Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology

 

Amanda Lusa, MD
Second Year Rheumatology Fellow
Education
Undergraduate: BA, Biology & Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, NY
Residency: University of Virginia, Internal Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Dr. Lusa grew up in Connecticut and received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She then completed her internal medicine residency at the University for Virginia and stayed on faculty as an academic hospitalist where she enjoyed teaching and taking care of a complex patient population. She was drawn to rheumatology to focus on systemic inflammatory diseases.  As someone who values physical activity, she is excited to help patients improve their mobility and well-being.

Enid Sun, MD, MPH
Second Year Rheumatology Fellow
Education
Undergraduate: BA, Medical Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA
Medical School: MD/MPH, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Residency: The University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Sun grew up in New Jersey and received her BA/MD through a combined seven-year medical program at Boston University and Rutgers NJMS. During medical school, Dr. Sun pursued a Masters in Public Health with a focus in epidemiology. She then came to the University of North Carolina where she completed her Internal Medicine training. Dr. Sun chose a career in Rheumatology for multiple reasons, including the diagnostic complexities and challenges inherent to the diseases and the chance to build meaningful and lasting relationships with patients and their families. Dr. Sun has a particular interest in addressing healthcare disparities and gaps in care for patients with Rheumatologic diseases. Following her training, she hopes to continue working in an academic setting in a clinician-educator role.

Leah Bettner, MD
First Year Rheumatology Fellow
Education

Undergraduate: BA, Spanish Language & Culture, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Dr. Bettner grew up in Pennsylvania and received her medical degree at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Afterwards she completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado in Denver, CO. She pursued rheumatology because she enjoys cultivating long-term relationships with patients living with complex inflammatory diseases. She looks forward to finding a research niche within the field and is excited by the promising therapeutic advancements in development. Outside of work she enjoys leisurely trail running and hiking.

Shruti Chandramouli, MD
First Year Rheumatology Fellow
Education
Undergraduate: BS, Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Dr. Chandramouli grew up in Jonhs Creek, GA and received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at UT Southwest in Dallas, TX. She was drawn to the file of Rheumatology for several reasons, including the long-term, meaningful relationships physicians develop with patients ailed by chronic illness, and the intellectually stimulating and diagnostically complex nature of systemic rheumatic diseases.  She has a particular interest in women's health and the management of rheumatic diseases during pregnancy.

Christopher Overton, MD
First Year Rheumatology Fellow
Education
Undergraduate: BS, Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Medical School: MD, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Residency: Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Dr. Overton grew up in Clarksville, Virginia and attended college at the University of Virginia, where he studied biology. He completed medical school and an Internal Medicine residency in Virginia as well.  He chose the pursue rheumatology because he felt fascinated and humbled by the complexity of rheumatic disease, the rewarding long time patient-provider relationships, and exciting research opportunities. He plans to continue working in an academic setting as a clinician educator.  In his free time, Dr. Overton enjoys spending time with his family and their dog, Bennett.  He also loves sports, and playing the guitar.