Meet Our Residents

A few words from .
Karl Mobbs, MD
PGY 4 and Chief Resident, UNM Psychiatric Center – Inpatient (2011-2012)

All work and no play make life dull. Here are some of our residents’ interests and hobbies:

Abq Walk

“Spending time outdoors (hiking, snowshoeing, chillaxing); yoga; reading; listening to music; traveling; hanging out with friends and family; jogging; crochet; knitting; road trips; skiing; film; dining out; cooking; dancing - Afro Haitian, hip-hop; writing poetry; eating ethnic food; joy; language; literacy; volunteering; movement, Star Trek; Netflix; avocados; gluten-free cooking; art; international politics; history; cultures; racquetball; going to cultural events; collecting art; mountain biking; road biking; camping; soccer; playing music (piano, guitar); urban hiking; coffee and books (together, whenever possible;) martial arts, bad cinema and good music”



University of New Mexico
Department of Psychiatry Residents

Residents 2013

Photo credit by: Jodi Newton, Creative Images Photography

Back row-(L-R): Nathan Rediske, MD, Christopher Miller, MD, Paul Romo, MD, Daniel Evans, MD,
Clint Tanner, MD, Justin Jones, MD, John Vukelich, MD

Middle row-(L-R): Brian Sparks, MD, Erin Tansey, MD, Lucas Dunklee, MD, Gabriel Monthan, MD, Kimothi Cain, MD,
Shanna Diaz, DO, Eva Kaul, MD, Caitlin Dufault, MD

Front row-(L-R): Rebekah Smith, MD, Melissa Merhege, MD, Katharine Danner, MD, Emiliano Valles, MD,
Akanksha Thakur, MD, Amy Bissada, DO, Poone Haghani-Tehrani, MD