Education

Following Match Day 2020, we are excited to welcome the incoming intern class!  For photos, please click here: PDF icon2020 Intern Class Intros.pdf

University of Washington OBGYN Intern Class of 2020-2021

Loren Castellon, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Coming from Los Angeles, CA, Loren graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Loren has an interest in geriatric medicine and studied frailty as a proxy for surgical outcomes following kidney transplantation. She presented this research at the American Geriatrics Annual Scientific Meeting. Loren enjoys yoga, gardening, basketball, and volley ball.

Michelle Domini, MD, MS
Boston University School of Medicine

Coming from Bellevue, WA, Michelle graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Subsequently, she attended the University of Oregon, and graduated with a Master of Science in Biology (Bioinformatics and Genomics). Michelle has an interest in trauma medicine and helped create a student group called Sexual Trauma Outreach and Prevention (STOP) and worked to incorporate trauma-informed care into medical school curriculum. Michelle enjoys competitive running, rock climbing, hiking, and cooking/baking.

Sara Ficenec, MD
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Coming from Omaha, NE, Sara graduated from Rockhurst University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Sara is interested in pediatric and adolescent gynecology and volunteered at the Saint Louis County juvenile detention center during medical school. In addition, Sara worked on a randomized control trial studying the effects of meditation on lactation and milk production on mothers with infants in the NICU. Sara enjoys travel, listening to podcasts, fishing, and painting.

Caitlin Hamilton, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Coming from Danville, CA, Caitlin graduated from University of California – Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Caitlin has worked on a survey-based research study, “Reproductive-Age Women’s Perceptions of Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight Gain Guidelines During Pregnancy.” In addition, she was first author on a paper published in the American Journal of Medical Quality, “Gratitude and Recognition in a Hospital Setting: Addressing Provider Well Being and Patient Outcomes.” Caitlin enjoys cooking/baking, running, swimming, and hiking.

 

Judy Han, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine

Coming from Corvallis, OR and Bainbridge Island, WA, Judy graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Judy is interested in caring for underserved communities and participated in the Rural Underserved Opportunities program in medical school. In addition, she travelled to the Dominican Republic with the Children of Nations volunteer organization and helped complete community-based projects in Haitian-Dominican neighborhoods. Judy enjoys hiking, international travel, and biking.

Anisha Khanijow, MD, MBA
University of Alabama School of Medicine

Coming from Madison, AL, Anisha graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Anisha is interested in caring for underserved communities. She has volunteered to mentor children from underserved backgrounds and at the student-run free clinic at the Birmingham City YMCA. Additionally, Anisha has several research interests including a case report on urachal cancer, a cost analysis in urological surgery, and a study of barriers to breast feeding identified at six-week postpartum visits. Anisha enjoys hiking, cooking healthy foods, yoga, and calligraphy.

Bianca Vannucci, MD
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Coming from Milan, Italy and St. Louis, MO, Bianca graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Bianca received funding through a NIH T-35 training grant to investigate the role of macrophages in reinnervation of the neuromuscular junction and published this work in Muscle and Nerve as the first author. Bianca couples matched with her partner, Noah Eby, in neurology. Bianca enjoys arts-and-crafts, running, hiking, crossword puzzles, and cooking Italian food.