Department of Psychiatry

MSC 09 5030
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-272-2223

Graduation 2013

June 18, 2013

Congratulations to Department Graduates

This year’s graduation ceremony was held on June 10, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Friends and family, faculty and staff celebrated the Department’s residents, fellows and clinical psychology interns during a program that included the distribution of certificates and announcement of several awards.

Below is a complete list of graduates. Under each individual’s name are his or her plans for the immediate future.

Graduation 2013

Steve Lewis, MD, UNM Dept of Psychiatry Residency Training Director, introduces residents to audience.
(Not pictured: Kara Martinez, MD, who, alas, was standing behind Dr. Lewis. Sonja Lynm, DO, who was in Alaska on a training experience)

Psychiatry Residents
Alicia Burbano, MD
  Exploring options
Nery Diaz, DO
  Geriatric Fellowship, Yale University
Sonja Lynm, DO
  Exploring options
Kara Martinez, MD
  Complete Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, UNM
Melissa Merhenge, MD
  NM VA
Gabriela Prieto, MD
  NM VA
Paul Romo, MD
  Addiction PsychiatryFellowship, UNM
Kristina Sowar, MD
  Chief Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, UNM
Jonathan Terry, DO

Medical Director, Behavioral Health for United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley (National Health Service Corps placement)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows
Giselle Ferreira, MD
  UNM faculty, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Kristine Dangremond, MD
  Exploring options

Clinical Psychology Interns
Rachel Becker, MA
  Post-Doctoral fellow at Children’s Hospital Colorado, working in integrated pediatric primary care.
Raven Cuellar, MA
  Staying in NM to work with Center for Rural and Community Behavioral Health, UNM
Stephanie Gorman, MA, LPA
  Staying in NM, working with Center for Neuropsychological Services, UNM
Brieanne Kohrt, MA
  Post-Doctoral fellow at Emory
Tory Mauseth, MA
  Post-Doctoral fellowship through the University of Washington at the Child Study and Treatment Center, the psychiatric state hospital for children in Washington
Katherine Walton, MA
  Post-Doctoral fellow at the Nisonger Center at Ohio State University.

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellow
Pedro Simpson, MD
  NM VA
  Hired as Dept. Faculty
Psychosomatic Medicine Fellow
Brant Hager, MD
  HIV-Truman Street Clinic
  Hired as Dept. faculty

Congratulations to all of these trainees for their accomplishments. May their futures be bright!