Third Year

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Stephen Ballis, M.D. Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University 
Undergraduate: University of Georgia 
Fun Fact: My golden retriever, Solo, is a registered therapy dog who will be making visits to our patients (and providing some therapy for us residents as well, of course).


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Elizabeth Bigus, M.D.
Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Rhodes College
Fun Fact: I have scared a shark as much as it scared me.

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Jessica Hook, M.D.
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Hendrix College
Fun Fact: I was born in England. I have dual citizenship.

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Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
Fun Fact: I'm a huge Chicago Cubs fan!


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Taylor Kassiotis, D.O.
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Sacred Heart University
Fun Fact: I am a Twin!

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Missy Lalich, D.O.
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: California State University of Sacramento
Fun Fact: I have 2 doggy children and a cat that thinks he is also a dog!

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Katherine Loob, D.O.
Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Regis University
Fun Fact: In college I worked as a "Master Bear Builder" at Build-A-Bear Workshop. 

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Shawna McCafferty, M.D.
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Undergraduate: Augusta University
Fun Fact: I graduated from college at 17 and spent almost 10 years traveling the world with the military before beginning medical school, an experience for which I am forever grateful.

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Holly Rose, M.D.
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Indiana University
Fun Fact: I love stargazing and everything to do with outer space. I was even able to attend NASA Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama and "pilot" a space shuttle during a launch simulation!

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Austin Rutledge, D.O.
Medical School: University of Pikeville - Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Transylvania University
Fun Fact: I love to cook and was even a kitchen manager for a local restaurant while in college.

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Trey Schwartzenburg M.D.
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Fun Fact: I grew up in the heart of Cajun Country in South Louisiana and my Favorite time of year is Mardi Gras Season.

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Shawn Shaji, M.D.
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Fun Fact: I completed a Spartan Trifecta and am a total Disney fanatic.

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Taylor Shepherd, M.D.
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Undergraduate: University of Louisiana at Monroe
Fun Fact: I played collegiate tennis at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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Courtney Vaughn, M.D.
Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Fun Fact: While growing up, her family had over 200 different types of pets, including alpacas and llamas.

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Lauren Walker, M.D.
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Undergraduate: University of Georgia
Fun Fact:I am married to my high school sweetheart.