Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency

Current Residents


Fourth Year

Ransom Loftis
Ransom W. Loftis, MD, MPH

Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Research Project: Utilizing ECU’s fetal echo data

J Ashley Marsh
J. Ashley Marsh, MD

Hometown: Morehead City, North Carolina
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Research Project: Comparison of HPV Vaccine immunization compliance compared with childhood vaccines

Joann Wong
Joann Long, DO

Hometown: Orlando, Florida
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Carolinas Campus
Research Project: Cesarean infection rates with self-retaining retractors

Ann Powelson
Ann M. Powelson, MD

Hometown: Henderson, Nevada
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Research Project: Waist-to-hip ratio as a predictor of poor perinatal outcomes

Jessica Williams
Jessica M. Williams, MD

Hometown: Ellenton, Florida
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Research Project: Standardizing contraceptive counseling amongst OB/GYN residents


Third Year

John Bailey
John C. Bailey, MD

Hometown: Cary, North Carolina
Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Research Project: Pre- and post-STOP act and the narcotic prescribing habits of OB/GYNs

Filza Faiz
Filza Faiz, MD

Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Research Project: Hand-off’s/I-PASS QI Project

Annie Allen
Annie K. Knight, MD

Hometown: Bronx, New York
Medical School: George Washington University
Research Project: TDAP vaccine in pregnancy

Haley Murray
Haley D. Murray, DO

Hometown: Ellenboro, North Carolina
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Carolinas Campus
Research Project: Influenza vaccine in pregnancy

Courtney Strickland
Courtney L. Strickland, MD

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Research Project: Curriculum standardization as a means of improving resident perception of skill in performing and interpreting basic obstetric ultrasound


Second Year

Melissa S. Davies, DO

Hometown: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Laura M. Galo, MD

Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School of the Medical College of Hampton Roads

Michael H. James, MD

Hometown: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville

Tiffany N. Phillips, MD

Hometown: Latta, South Carolina
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia

Lorene B. Wiley, MD

Hometown: Columbia, Louisiana
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine


First Year

Ashley D. Atkinson
Ashley D. Atkinson, MD

Hometown: Richmond, VA
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Jen Chae-Kim
Jen Chae-Kim, MD

Hometown: Corvallis, OR
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

Hannah M. Jones
Hannah M. Jones, MD

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine

Samantha J. Mandel
Samantha J. Mandel, DO

Hometown: Matthews, NC
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Sarah E. Murphy
Sarah E. Murphy, DO

Hometown: Gretna, VA
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Virginia Campus