Family Medicine Residency Announces Medical Students Who Will Join Program in July

Friday, March 17, 2017

The Duke Family Medicine Residency Program announced today the five medical students who will be joining the program in July as interns. All medical students in the country learned today — Match Day — which residency program they would be joining in the 2017-18 academic year.

The Division of Family Medicine's newest residents are:

Adeola AwodeleAdeola "Dee" Awodele, MSc

  • Graduate: Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University, Global Health MSc, 05/2016
  • Undergraduate: Smith College, Biochemistry and Psychology, BA, 05/2011
  • Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Research experience: Cross-cultural analysis of factors and policies affecting childhood vaccination uptake and coverage in Ghana and Honduras
  • Work experience: Center for Health Policy & Inequalities, DGHI, Durham, NC,  research assistant

Roosevelt CampbellRoosevelt Campbell, Ph.D.

  • Graduate: The University of Texas - Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, Biomedical Science Ph.D., 05/2011
  • Undergraduate: The University of Texas - Pan American, Biology, BS, 05/2003
  • President of Students Improving Global Health Together, an organization that raises awareness about healthcare issues in underserved communities locally and abroad. Work with refugee and Latino community. Work in Public Health Department.
  • Border medicine work with transnational communities
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductee
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Cara HallCara Hall

  • Graduate: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York
  • Undergraduate: Pomona College, Claremont, CA, Neuroscience, Pre-Med, BA, 05/2011
  • Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
  • Research Fellowship, one year UCSF, San Francisco, with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute on the impact of a mobile decision support tool on patient continuation of her chosen method of contraception and satisfaction with her contraceptive counseling visit. And the role of social contacts and supports in the prevention of type 2 diabetes.
  • Spent the summer after her first year fundraising for the American Lung Association while riding her bicycle from Seattle to Washington, D.C. She studied the effect of exercise-induced asthma on the pulmonary function of her fellow cyclists
  • Fitness instructor, has served as an admissions interviewer, and was elected as vice president of her class

Nandini KumarNandini Kumar

  • Graduate: Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Duke University as a Robertson Scholar, BA in Public Policy Studies and minors in Biology and Chemistry, 2010 Cum Laude
  • Worked at Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research
  • Farmworker Health Outreach Fellow, 6-month postgraduate leadership and community organizing fellowship through the nonprofit organization Student Action with Farmworkers to improve access to healthcare for farmworkers and their families. Placement site: Piedmont Health Services
  • President of the WFSOM Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Chapter
  • Aging and Population Health: As a Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) Fellow, Nandini gained clinical experience in geriatrics and designed an independent research project evaluating readmission outcomes for a Wake Forest Baptist Hospital care transitions initiative

Sameer SoodSameer Sood

  • Graduate: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, NJ
  • Undergraduate: Rutgers University, Biomedical Engineering,  B.S., 05/2011
  • Fellowship: Harvard Center for Primary Care. InciteHealth  Fellows worked with patients to create and execute ideas that will transform health care.
  • Founded Synapse, a problem-solving organization fostering a lasting creative and impact-focused mindset among medical students.
  • Clinical Fellow at Accolade helping to refine and enhance their telephonic health assistance service to help patients through the healthcare process
  • Rowan SOM Student DO of the Year

Duke Family Medicine Residency Program recently was ranked the No. 9 family medicine training program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.