PGY IV - Chief Residents
Raliat Bashua, M.B.B.S
Hometown - Alaja, London
Medical School - Kings College London
Goals - Women’s Health Advocate
Danielle Blood, MD
Hometown - Vancouver, Washington
Undergraduate School – Washington State University
Medical School – St. George’s School of Medicine
Hobbies – Reading, hiking, hanging out with family, watching movies
Goals – To become the best OBGYN I can.
Lindsey Connolly, MD
Hometown – Anchorage, Alaska
Undergraduate School – University of Notre Dame
Medical School – Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Hobbies – Traveling new places, hiking, biking and trying new craft beer.
Goals – I particularly enjoy obstetrics and the fast pace of the labor deck. Planning on pursuing attending life as a generalist after graduating.
Interesting Fact – I have been charged in the wild by both an elephant in Africa and a moose in Alaska.
Matt Mason, MD
Hometown – Houston, Texas
Undergraduate School – University of Texas at Austin
Medical School – Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies – Playing drums, watching sports, playing basketball
Taylor Augustine, DO
Hometown – Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School – Waynesburg University
Medical School - West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies - Soccer, art and hiking
Camille Gutierrez, MD
Hometown – Alden, NY
Undergraduate School – Canisius College
Medical School – University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine
Hobbies – Soccer, sky diving, scuba diving, playing with my dogs
Goals – To be remembered as having a positive impact as a doctor in the Buffalo community.
Interesting Fact – Played division 1 soccer in undergrad.
Katie O’Leary, MD
Hometown – Columbus, Ohio
Undergraduate School – The University of Notre Dame
Medical School – University of Louisville School of Medicine
Hobbies – Baking, cooking, brunching, yoga, travel
Goals - Have a long and impactful career.
Interesting Fact – I am a dual citizen.
William Nolan, MD
Hometown – Marcellus, NY
Undergraduate School – University at Buffalo
Medical School – SUNY Upstate Medical University
Hobbies – Spending time with family. Playing basketball, golf, volleyball, bowling and all sports. Following college and professional sports, including fantasy football. Board games, card games, cooking. All things coffee including roasting beans from all over the world.
Goals – To pursue a fellowship in Surgical NaProTechnology or MIGS.
Interesting Fact – I come from a family of 7 kids that is rapidly growing. My parents now have 10 grandchildren under the age of 5.
Eric Curtis, DO
Hometown – Sandy, Utah
Undergraduate School – University of Utah
Medical School – Marian University of College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies – Hiking, rock climbing, reading
Goals – Become a board certified OBGYN and to help increase access to healthcare across all socioeconomic classes.
Interesting Fact – I have two Australian Shepherds named Echo and Doodle.
Lydia Morrison, DO
Hometown – Innisfil, ON Canada
Undergraduate School –Wilfrid Laurier University
Medical School – Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies – Traveling, new cultures, hockey, soccer. Relaxing at the cottage, guitar.
Goals – International Medicine
Interesting Fact – Recently became an aunt. Skipped two grades and started medical school at 20. Have traveled to over 12 countries.
Helen Ohaeri, MD
Hometown – Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria until 7 then Lansing, MI
Undergraduate School – Kettering University
Medical School – Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Hobbies – Soccer and volleyball, sewing, British dramas and accents.
Goals – Research on fertility awareness methods, and eventually practicing as an OB/GYN in Nigeria.
Interesting Fact – I have visited 5 continents – 2 to go!
Mary Peace, DO
Hometown – Sherman, Texas
Undergraduate School – Austin College
Medical School – UNTHSC Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies – Spending time with family, travel, going to concerts, baking, crafts Goals – To help women understand their fertility and identify and address any problems in a way that cooperates with their reproductive system. Interesting Fact – I’m related to Davy Crockett.
Frances Dijeh, MD
Hometown – Anambra state, Nigeria till 13, then Dallas, Texas
Undergraduate School – University of Texas at Arlington
Medical School – Texas Tech University HSC SOM
Hobbies – Cooking, hanging with family.
Goals – Practice good medicine as an OB/GYN, as well as promote fertility awareness-based methods for family planning and monitoring overall women's health.
Nicole Fitch, DO
Hometown - Buffalo, NY
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 Moore, DO
Hometown - Rochester, NY
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 Schraven, MD
Hometown – Buffalo NY
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.