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Recent Alumni

Congratulations to our Residency Class of 2024!

Class of 2024

Class of 2023

Class of 2022

Class of 2021

Class of 2020


Class of 2019 and 2018


Class of 2017

Michael Dearinger, DO
Fayetteville Veterans Affairs (VA)

Britney Tsui, MD
VCU Health in Virginia

Dorothea Ellis, MD
Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center in Vallejo, CA


Class of 2016

JM Baratta, MD, MBA
UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Nora Jovanovich, MD
Emerge Ortho in North Carolina

Vicky Lent, MD
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California


Class of 2015

Jairon Downs, MD
FirstHealth of The Carolinas

Lee James, DO
Pain Medicine Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Timothy Sanford, MD
Interventional Spine and Sports Fellowship at Ahwatukee Sports and Spine in Phoenix, AZ





Patricia C. Gregory Memorial Lecture in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Alumni Lectures & Giving Opportunities

Held annually in June, this keynote lecture honors Patricia C. Gregory, MD, who proudly served as a Simmons Scholar and assistant professor at UNC PM&R from 2005 until her untimely passing in 2010. Dr. Gregory developed a love and passion for research in health disparities, particularly in the areas of stroke prevention and rehabilitation, and geriatric rehabilitation. She was awarded prestigious grants from the Duke Endowment and the Agency for Healthcare Research Quality (AHRQ) to support her STAR (Stroke Telemedicine Access Recovery) Project. She published many research articles in national and international journals.

Read more about Dr. Gregory and her Memorial Fund.