Faculty Feature Philip Abraham

Phil Abraham

Philip Abraham, MD, MHA, is an assistant professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine. Born and raised in the Garden State, he found himself living a hard life having to constantly defend the state of New Jersey and all its greatness once he left to pursue higher education. Fortunately, he found support amongst friends and […]

Staff Feature Jenny Petzoldt

Jenny Petzoldt

Jenny Petzoldt, LMSW, was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and is the middle child of an older sister and younger brother. Growing up, Petzoldt had a passion for giving back to the community, especially the cancer community. When Petzoldt was just two years old, she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Petzoldt went […]

Staff Feature Craig Myers

Craig Myers

Craig Myers was raised on a small farm in Columbia, Illinois, where he and his three siblings kept his parents busy and entertained. He had a love of photography from a young age, attending photo shoots at a studio with his uncle who worked for an ad agency. After some time, Myers shared his portfolio […]

Faculty Feature Christopher Sumski

Chris Sumski

Christopher Sumski, DO, MEd, was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Because of this, his love for the Cardinals, Blues and toasted ravioli started early in life. After high school, Sumski began his tour of the Midwest, first attending undergrad at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. He double majored in Health Sciences and […]

Faculty feature Erica Schmitt

Erica Schmitt

Erica Schmitt, MD, PhD, was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and grew up near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She thought one day she would be a teacher, an archaeologist or perhaps be like Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, and study animals. She also frequented the Veteran’s hospital with her grandfather — a Korean War veteran who had chronic health […]

Faculty feature Marta Celorrio

Marta Celorrio

Marta Celorrio, PhD, was born in a small town in Navarra, located in the northern region of Spain. During her childhood, she grew up surrounded by family, always playing with her siblings and cousins. Christmas was always a special time of the year for Celorrio in which she and her family would build the Nativity […]

Faculty Feature Drew Schwartz

Drew Schwartz

Drew Schwartz, MD, PhD, was born in New Jersey, but his family rapidly relocated to Columbus, Georgia, to escape the cold. Thanks to his mother’s passion for horses, he began competing in the equestrian sport of three-day eventing at age 13. Schwartz dedicated his free time to his horses and was rewarded with winning the […]