Indiana University

Meet Our Residents



Name:  Jayme Ahmed
Name:  Joseph Bishara
Hometown: Montague, NJ
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
Medical School: St. George's University
Medical School: Texas Tech
Interests: Adult and Forensic Psychiatry, alternative therapies in Psychiatry, English literature, memorizing song lyrics and screenplays, painting, tennis, gummy worms, horseback riding, skiing, hip hop, left-handedness
Interests:  Media consumption & mirror neurons, addiction research, songwriting & rock music production, recumbent tricycle designing, and of course the fam!


Name:  Seth Judd
Name:  Joseph Niezer
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Hometown: Batesville, IN
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Interests: Psychotic disorders, addictions, forensics, research, art history, sports, burritos, Batman, and Boston Red Sox
Interests: Neuropsychiatry, bipolar d/o, psychosis in adolescents and young adults, forensics, Notre Dame Football/tailgating, Chicago Cubs, playing softball and basketball, and reading-w/ Game of Thrones being my current obsession!
Name:  Kenneth Smith
Name:  Curtis (Rusty) Stennett
Hometown: Pikeville, KY
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
Medical School: Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School: Texas Tech
Interests: Psychotherapy, college mental health, inpatient psychiatry, NBA basketball, soccer, AMC TV shows, theatre, Panera Bread
Interests: Neuropsychiatry, sleep medicine, CL psychiatry, playing indoor soccer, gardening, woodworking
Name:  Caitlin Adams
Name:  Semyon Faynboym
Hometown: Dayton, OH
Hometown:  Fremont, CA (East Bay Area)
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Medical School: St. George's University
Interests: Neuropsychiatry, CL Psychiatry, tennis, travel, photography, cooking, early bird dinner specials, and the Cincinnati Reds Interests: Sleep Medicine, ECT, addiction, GID, telepsychiatry, neuropsychiatry; Rowing, Tennis, Fencing(Epee), Gym, Loud Sports Cars, Socializing, Movies, Skydiving, Scuba-Diving, ATVing, Salsa Dancing
Name:  Benjamin McAllister
Name:  Emily Zarse
Hometown: Marion, OH
Hometown: Bloomington, IN
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Interests: Geriatrics, psychotherapy, football season, cooking, spending time with family, Costco
Interests:  Addictions, Preventative Medicine, Education, cooking!, family and friends, travel, scuba diving
Name:  Aimee Sirois
Name:  Corey Trobaugh
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Hometown:  Maumee, OH (suburb of Toledo)
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Interests: Travel, Lucky Charms cereal, Notre Dame football, karaoke (preferably to 90's music), reading, running, all things in Spanish, emergency psychiatry and healthcare for indigent populations Interests: In the world of Psych: Mood disorders, Child & Adolescent Psych, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy; Outside of Psych: Watching/playing sports, sports cars, clothes, music, high fives,
drinking too much coffee, taking walks with my girlfriend and her dogs, visiting family
gkrause.jpg Name:  Greta Krause jlevy.jpg
Name:  Jess Levy
Hometown: Hometown: Reynoldsburg, OH
Medical School:  Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Interests:  Mood disorders
Interests: College Mental Health, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, ADHD, Traveling, and Scrabble
nneely.jpg Name:  Niclaire Neely mpitcher.jpg Name:  Matthew Pitcher
Hometown: Atlanta, GA Hometown:  Blackfoot, Idaho
Medical School: Mercer University School  Med School:  Des Moines University
Interests: outside of work- sailing, running, music, travel, work related: child and adolescent psychiatry, developmental disabilities across the lifespan of Medicine Interests:  Child Psychiatry, underserved medicine, sports (watching and playing), cooking, and spending time with my family.
sprice.jpg Name:  Stephanie Price mrunyan.jpg Name:  Matthew Runyan
Hometown:  Columbia, Missouri Hometown:  Fort Wayne, IN
Med School:  Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine Med School:  Indiana University School of Medicine
Interests:  Child/Adolescent and forensic psychiatry, women's mental health, tennis, working out, learning Spanish Interests:  Addictions, Exercise, Weightlifting, Movies, Books, University of Michigan football, FOOD.
jshenai.jpg Name:  Jyoti Shah

Hometown:  Naperville, Illinois
Med School:  Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University)
Interests:  Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, ADHD, Cooking, dancing, music
Name: Amber Hunt aoverley.jpg
Name: Ashley Overley
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA
Med School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medical School Med School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Interests: Child psychiatry, research, mood disorders, conduct disorder, autism

Interests: Spanish, global health, underserved medicine, medical education, playing viola
brhart.jpg  Name: Brian Hart  cardoyle.jpg  Name: Carolyn Doyle
Hometown: Noblesville, IN  
Med School: Indiana University School of Medicine Med School: Medical School for International Health at Ben-Gurion University
Interests: Geriatrics, addictions, consult liaison, end-of-life care, medical/psychiatry education, running, bicycling, eating, cooking, trivia, history, Mad Men, music (live & recorded). Interests: Psychotherapy with medication management, general adult psychiatry, autism spectrum disorders.
jgoergen.jpg  Name: Joshua Goergen vpolavar.jpg Name: Venkat Polavarapu
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN Hometown:  Ann Arbor, MI 
Med School:  Indiana University School of Medicine
Med School:  St. George's University 

Interests: Addictions, Community Mental Health, IU Basketball, Music of all varieties

Interests:  Addiction and Emergency Psychiatry, football, basketball, movies, University of Michigan football

ybalaram.jpg Name: Yokesh Balaraman sajida.JPG Name: Ayesha Sajid-Jalil
Hometown: Chennai, India Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Med School: Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute Med School:Aga Khan University Medical School
Interests:  Biological Psychiatry, Developmental Neurobiology Interests: Addictions, dual diagnosis care, violence against women, cooking, taking care of my toddler