Past Triple Board Residents

Dr. Ali FoorabarAllison (Alli) Foroobar, MD completed her medical training at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and graduated from the UPMC Triple Board Program in 2019. She was awarded the Jeffrey S. Farkas, MD, Memorial Pediatrics Intern Teaching Award and Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching "Little Apple" Award. Dr. Foroobar developed expertise as a clinician-educator as well as in telepsychiatry, and has interests in transition-age mental health and sports psychiatry.

 

Dr. Sara HarmonSara Harmon, MD completed her medical training at the University of Virginia and graduated from the UPMC Triple Board Program in 2019. Prior to residency, Dr. Harmon was interested in education and underserved populations. As a Triple Board Program resident, Dr. Harmon has been a leader in the CORE track as well as a member of the AACE track. Dr. Harmon served as a Liaison from the AAP Section on Medical Students, Residents, and Fellowship Trainees (SOMSFRT) to the Section on Child Abuse and Neglect (SOCAN) in 2017 and 2018. She developed expertise in child advocacy, the foster care system, and trauma-informed care, and has an interest in early childhood mental health. 

 

Triple Board ResidentSarah H. Arshad, MD completed her medical training at the University of Michigan Medical School and graduated from the UPMC Triple Board Program in 2018. Prior to residency, Dr. Arshad was interested in healthcare disparities for which she received a UM Medical Center Alumni Society Service Award. As a Triple Board Program resident, she was a member of both the AACE Track and CORE Track. She was a member of the Pediatric Residency Program Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the CHP Wellbeing Task Force. Dr. Arshad also served in a national role as resident representative on the AACAP Triple Board and Post-Pediatric Portal Programs Committee. Her academic interests include medical cultural competency and physician well-being.

 

Triple Board ResidentRebecca (Becky) Miller, MD completed her medical training at the University of Chicago and graduated from the UPMC Triple Board Program in 2018, and then joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to residency, Dr. Miller was a devoted educator and interested in outreach to underserved communities. As a Triple Board Program resident, she is an active member of the AACE Track and CORE Track and the resident chair of the UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Physician Wellbeing Initiative. She has the reputation for being a skilled clinician-educator and is developing expertise in adolescent substance use disorders and partial hospitalization level of care.

 

Past Triple Board ResidentCristin McDermott, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2012 and 2017, and then joined the faculty as Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. Today, she splits her clinical time between inpatient pediatrics on the CHP Diagnostic Referral Service and consult-liaison psychiatry on the CHP Behavioral Health Consultation & Liaison Service. Nationally, Dr. McDermott was selected as a representative on the ACGME Psychiatry Review Committee during which time she became further involved in physician wellness. She is also the Associate Program Director for the Triple Board Program at UPMC. 

 

Past Triple Board ResidentSarah Homitsky, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2011 and 2016. She is currently the Medical Director of Women’s Behavioral Health and the Women’s Perinatal Psychiatry Program at West Penn Hospital. Recognized locally and nationally for her work in perinatal psychiatry, she presents regularly at annual meetings and conferences. Dr. Homitsky also cares for general pediatric patients and child & adolescent psychiatry patients in the primary care setting.

 

Past Triple Board ResidentJustin Schreiber, DO, MPH participated in our Triple Board Program between 2011 and 2016, and then completed the Public Service Psychiatry Fellowship at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and splits his time between the outpatient Behavioral Health & Wellness Clinics at the CHP and the Primary Care Center in Oakland. Dr. Schreiber’s dedication to advocacy has resulted in numerous national awards and leadership roles through AAP and AACAP. 

 

Past Triple Board ResidentKatrina Fletcher, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2010 and 2015, and is now an Attending Psychiatrist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). In addition to her work on the consult-liaison child psychiatrist service, Dr. Fletcher sees outpatients with psychiatric and medical comorbidity, and provides telephonic consultation to Pediatricians through the Pennsylvania TIPS Program. On a national level, Dr. Fletcher is a member of the AACAP Committee on Collaboration with Medical Professions which focuses on Collaborative and Integrated Mental Health Care for children and adolescents.

 

Past Triple Board ResidentVictoria (Via) Winkeller, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2010 and 2015 and has since joined the University of Pittsburgh as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. She is currently Associate Medical Director of Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health at Children’s Community Pediatrics (CCP). Dr. Winkeller also provides care to children with autism and neurodevelopmental disorders at the Merck Child Outpatient Clinic.

 

Past Triple Board ResidentNasuh Malas, MD, MPH participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2009 and 2014. As a devoted clinician-educator, Dr. Malas developed the motivational interviewing curriculum for the CHP Pediatric Residents. He is a Motivational Interviewing Network Trainer (MINT) since 2014. Upon graduation, he joined faculty at the University of Michigan where he is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics. His primary clinical role is Director of the Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Service at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital of the University of Michigan Health System.  He also serves as faculty of the Michigan Child Collaborative Care (MC3) Program, a telepsychiatry service at the University of Michigan.

 

SaccoBriana Sacco, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2009 and 2014, and then relocated to the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center where she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Sacco is Medical Director of the Eating Disorders Program at Children’s Medical Center at Legacy. 

 


ColluraJacquelyn (Jacquie) Collura, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2008 and 2013, and stayed on at UPMC as a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. She worked in an outpatient integrated care setting as both a pediatrician and child psychiatrist through the Children’s Community Pediatrics (CCP) prior to transitioning to her new role as a pediatrician and child psychiatrist at NW Permanente Medical Group in Portland, OR. 

 

MeadowsAmy Meadows, MD, MHS participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2008 and 2013 and then transitioned to the University of Kentucky where she is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics. Dr. Meadows is the Medical Director of Pediatric Consultation-Liaison and also practices both Adult and Child Psychiatry in the outpatient clinics. Dr. Meadows is also a dedicated clinician-educator and now the Associate Program Director of the University of Kentucky Triple Board Program. 

 

ProtellTracy Schegg-Protell, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2007 and 2012. Upon graduation, she joined Barton Memorial Hospital in South Lake Tahoe as an outpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist. She also works as a supervising pediatrician at the Barton Community Health Center.

 

 

 

WolfeSarah Wolfe, MD, MPH (Born: March 14, 1975. Died: February 6, 2014) Dr. Wolfe participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2007 and 2012, and joined the faculty at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital in the clinician educator track as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. Sarah served as a beloved teaching attending on both the Behavioral Health Consultation & Liaison Service and Merck Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders Child Inpatient Unit. Sarah lived with quiet strength and inconspicuous demeanor. Those who had the privilege of knowing her well were inspired by her incredible wit, astonishing intelligence, and utmost devotion to others. She repeatedly earned the highest praise from patients, families, staff, students, and colleagues; yet for Sarah, it was never about her. She demurred when praised, she minimized when thanked. She gave in so many ways and made us all want to give, and be, our very best. She will forever be missed. 

 

DalopeKristin Dalope, MD, MEd participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2006 and 2011, and stayed on in Pittsburgh as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. She is currently the Medical Director of Inpatient Services for the Behavioral Science Division at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh . She also provides outpatient psychiatric care through the Center for Children and Families Triple Board Clinic and Merck Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders.

 

GriffenMarilyn Griffin, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2006 and 2011. She is currently Assistant Professor of Psychiatry the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago where she is Medical Director of the Comprehensive ADHD Clinic. She has won numerous awards including: Pittsburgh Courier’s Fab 40 Honoree, Dr. Assir Daniel DaSilva Award, AAP Friends of Children Scholarship, AACAP Special Program Scholarship. Dr. Griffin is also a consultant for Illinois DocAssist and faculty career advisor for the urban health program.  


BenhayonDavid Benhayon, MD PhD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2005 and 2010. He received a fellowship from the American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education (APIRE) and completed a T32-Postdoctoral Fellowship investigating the relationship between sleep and inflammation. Dr. Benhayon joined faculty in 2011 as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh where he served as a teaching attending through a variety of integrated care settings, including the Center for Children and Families Triple Board Clinic, Medical Coping Clinic, and the Community Care Pediatrics (CCP).

 

HarrisEmily Harris, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2005 and 2010. Dr. Harris is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. She is a general pediatrician in primary care as well as a child and adolescent psychiatrist for Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.  Dr. Harris is interested in early identification and treatment of mental health problems, and improving mental health education and training for practicing pediatricians and pediatric trainees.

 

FertigAlexis Fertig, MD, MPH participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2004 and 2009, and then stayed on at WPIC as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. She is currently the Director of the UPMC Center for Eating Disorders (CED). Dr. Fertig is also a dedicated clinician-educator and serves as Associate Director of the Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program (CEFDP).

 

McCulloghJill McCulloch, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2004 and 2009, and then stayed on at UPMC as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. At UPMC, she provided psychiatric care through the Merck Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders, before transitioning to her integrated care role as a Child Psychiatrist through the Community Care Pediatrics (CCP).

 

ChapmanMeredith Chapman, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2003 and 2008. Upon graduation from residency, she remained a dedicated clinician-education as Associate Residency Program Director at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center.  Currently, Dr. Chapman is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center where she is the Medical Director of the Consult Liaison Service at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

 

FanKatherine Fan, MD participated in the Triple Board Program at UPMC between 2003 and 2008. Upon completing training she relocated to the San Francisco Bay area where she worked as a private practice psychiatrist for years and then joined the Bay Area Clinical Associates where she treats children, adolescents and adults.

 

 

Ortiz-AguayoRoberto Ortiz-Aguayo, MD completed the Triple Board Program at UPMC in 2007, and stayed on as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at CHP and UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. For a decade, Dr. Ortiz served as Associate Residency Program Director for Triple Board Training and served in a variety of roles at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, most recently as a Clinical Director for the Behavioral Science Division. Nationally, he is a distinguished fellow through AACAP and served a three-year term as President of the National Association for Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Programs in 2012. Currently, Dr. Ortiz-Aguayo is the Medical Director of Campus Based Services and Associate Chair for the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science sat Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).