OB/GYN Residency Program


Ekhlas Abdularaheem

Hometown - Taiz, Yemen
Undergraduate School - Cairo University - Egypt
Medical School - Cairo University - Egypt
Hobbies - Hiking- drawing - spending time with family and traveling
Goals - To pursue a career in gynecology oncology or MIGS
Interesting Fact - I have 10 siblings !

Nicole Fitch, DO

Hometown - Buffalo, New York
Undergraduate School - University at Buffalo
Medical School - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies - Hiking, trying new restaurants, spending time with my family, and playing with my two Australian shepherds, Koda and Sadie.
Goals - To become the best OB/GYN I can and improve access to healthcare for the women in Western New York.

Laura McGlynn, DO

Hometown - Rochester, New York
Undergraduate School - St. John Fisher College
Undergraduate School - NYITCOM
Hobbies - Eating, reading, hiking, watching TV/movies, hanging out with my cat George & spending time with family.
Goals - To become a board-certified OBGYN and practice as a generalist, while providing the best care possible to women of Western NY.

Shelby Beckholt, MD

Hometown – Buffalo, New York
Undergraduate School – Gannon University, Erie, PA
Medical School – St. George's University
Hobbies – Weightlifting, Netflix, spending time with my husband and cats.
Goals – To be the best OB/GYN and advocate for women's health I can.


Abigail Finder, DO

Hometown - Ellisville, Missouri
Undergraduate School - Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, MO 
Medical School - Kansas City University in Joplin, MO 
Hobbies - volleyball, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, traveling, spending time with family, friends, and my cat.
Goals - To be an advocate for women’s health through medicine and surgery and promote fertility awareness based methods internationally. 
Interesting Fact - I saw my first delivery in Kenya on a medical mission trip. 

Matthew Fallon, MD

Hometown - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Undergraduate School - University of Notre Dame
Medical School - Creighton University
Hobbies - Spending time with my family, making soap, playing board games, watching TV/movies, playing hockey and tennis
Goals - To become a board-certified OBGYN and provide comprehensive women's health care to my patients in line with their values and beliefs
Interesting Fact - I met my wife in Bethlehem while I was studying abroad

Noah Gomez, MD

Hometown - Jacksonville, Florida
Undergraduate School - University of Florida
Medical School - University of Florida College of Medicine
Hobbies - Running, biking, cooking, and spending time with family
Goals - To be an excellent and compassionate OBGYN
Interesting Fact - On my OBGYN clerkship, I had the opportunity to work with the doctor who delivered me in 1996.

Alina Zabolotico, DO


Emily Damba-Cunningham, DO

Hometown - Farmington Missouri
Undergraduate School - Truman State University
Medical School - A. T. Still University—Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies - exercising, reading, paddle boarding
Goals - I hope to return to Missouri and serve my rural community as a generalist.
Interesting Fact - I am a 4th degree black belt in martial arts.

Christopher Hayes, MD

Hometown - Grew up in a military family, so I have lived a lot of places. But, South Dakota's probably the closest to home!
Undergraduate School - University of South Dakota
Medical School - Lincoln Memorial University (LMU-DCOM), in eastern Tennessee.
Hobbies - Spending time with my family, board games, reading good books (textbooks, science-fiction, theology, and more), and working on projects around the house.
Goals - Support my friends and family, become a well-trained OB-GYN, and hopefully transition to working in a small-town women's health clinic.
Interesting Fact - I delivered all three of my children -- including one that came unexpectedly at home. All are girls, so if you see glitter on my white coat, that's why.

Olivia Garvey

Hometown - Jackson, Missouri
Undergraduate School - Southeast Missouri State University
Medical School - NYITCOM
Hobbies - spending time with my husband and two goldendoodles, Opal and Walter, traveling, mission trips, board games, card games, exploring new walking trails, FaceTiming my mom
Goals - To become a board certified OBGYN and help women better understand their bodies and take control of their health.
Interesting Fact - I was a collegiate cheerleader, been on mission trips to Haiti, Honduras, and Ghana, competed in two bodybuilding competitions, Disney World is one of my favorite places on earth, and I have a hard time picking just one
Interesting Fact!

M. Gabe Pecha

Hometown - Folsom, California
Undergraduate School - University of Dallas
Medical School - UTMB- Galveston
Hobbies - Cheesemaking, breadmaking, reading, playing with my kids
Goals - Complete the NaPro surgery fellowship so I can treat couples with infertility in an ethical way
Interesting Fact - I worked as a high school chemistry teacher after college for 1 year


Keelyn Jackson, DO

Keelyn Jackson, DO


Brittany Kotopka, MD

Brittany Kotopka, MD


Mikaela Jennings, DO

Mikaela Jennings, DO


Katherine O'Donnell, DO

Katherine O'Donnell, DO