Highland Faculty

Barry Simon, MD
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Undergraduate School: MIchigan State University
Medical School: Wayne State University
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Denver General Hospital
Professional Interests: Emergency Ultrasound, Airway, Wound Care
Interests / Hobbies: Hiking, camping, travel, reading, tech toys, family, hockey, dogs
Title: Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Eric Snoey, MD
Hometown: Holland, MI
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Harbor/UCLA
Professional Interests: International EM, Emergency Ultrasound, Cardiology
Interests / Hobbies: My kids, guitar, travel, tennis
Title: Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine and Director of Graduate Medical Education

Gene Hern, MS, MD
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Undergraduate School: Pomona College
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital; Medical Ethics, UC Berkeley (M.S.)
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Wound Care, Tactical EMS, Ethics in Resident Recruiting
Interests / Hobbies: Skiing, running, hiking, singing, eating
Title: Vice Chair of Education

Charlotte Page Wills, MD
Hometown: Waterford, CT
Undergraduate School: Bryn Mawr College
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Student Advising, Pedatrics, EMS Education
Interests / Hobbies: Chasing and being chased by 3 small boys
Title: Residency Director

Harrison J. Alter, MS, MD
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate School: Brown University
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital; UC Berkeley (M.S.); Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington
Professional Interests: Public Health Research, Oddball Research Methods
Interests / Hobbies: Fiction, my kids (an Interest, not a Hobby)
Title: Research Director

David K. English, MD
Hometown: Temperance, MI
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
Graduate Education: Internal Medicine Residency, Loyola; Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital; Oregon Health Sciences University
Professional Interests: Ethics, Informatics, and general excellence
Interests / Hobbies: Travel, science, Sci-Fi (the classic stuff), music, food, friends
Title: Assistant CMIO

Brad Frazee, MD
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergraduate School: Middlebury College
Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker
Graduate Education: Internal Medicine Residency, UCSF; Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Emergency ultrasound, infectious disease
Interests / Hobbies: My kids, wheelchair survival, music and food

Jocelyn Freeman Garrick, MD, MS
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate School: UC Berkeley
Medical School: USC
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Jacobi-Montefiore Medical Center; Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cornell (M.S.); Post Doctoral NRSA Research Fellowship, Cornell
Professional Interests: Violence Prevention, Health Care Disparities, Disaster Preparedness
Interests / Hobbies: Dancing, travel, Medical Director of Alameda County Family Justice Center, Medical Director of Alameda County Sobering Center, Project Director for Mentoring in Medicine
Title: EMS Base Director, President MIM-CA

Cherie Hargis, MD
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Undergraduate School: UCLA
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, University Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida; EMS Fellowship, Stanford
Professional Interests: Administration, scheduling
Interests / Hobbies: Woodworking, sailing

Steve Miller, MD
Hometown: Huntington, NY
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: International Health
Interests / Hobbies: Family Time, Live Music, Guitar Playing, Hiking, Travel

Arun Nagdev, MD
Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA
Undergraduate School: UC Davis
Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, King's County/SUNY Downstate; Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, Medical Education, EM Research
Interests / Hobbies: Running, Horticulture, Romance Novels, Connect Four
Title: Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Ultrasound Fellowship Director

Berenice Perez, MD
Hometown: Nogalez, AZ
Undergraduate School: UCI
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Diversity in EM, ED flow
Interests / Hobbies: Gardening, my kids, a good book
Title: Medical Director

Deep Singh, MD
Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Undergraduate School: UC Davis
Medical School: Albany Medical School
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Metropolitan Hospital, NYC
Professional Interests: ACS, Sepsis, ICH, Critical Care
Interests / Hobbies: Break-dancing (doing the "robot"), hiking, whitewater rafting
Title: Director of Facial Hair

Douglas White, MD
Hometown: Mill Valley, CA
Undergraduate School: UCSD
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Public Health Research, Implementation Science, HIV and Hepatitis C Screening
Interests / Hobbies: Surfing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Gardening
Title: Director of Resident Education, Director of the Emergency Department HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Screening Program

Kent Olson, MD
Hometown: Ames, IA
Undergraduate School: Boston University
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Internal Medicine, Mt Zion Hospital, San Francisco; Emergency Medicine at the School of Hard Knocks; Medical Toxicology Fellowship, UC San Francisco/SF General Hospital
Professional Interests: Medical Toxicology and Medical Education
Interests / Hobbies: Hiking, biking, singing, yoga, kabaddi, sudoku, Scrabble
Title: Medical Director, SF Division, California Poison Control System

Andrew Herring, MD
Hometown: Redwood City, CA
Undergraduate School: Bowdoin College
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, AHS - Highland; Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, AHS - Highland
Title: Associate Research Director

Caitlin Bailey, MD
Hometown: Marblehead, MA
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: Harvard University
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, AHS - Highland; Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, AHS - Highland
Title: Medical Student Clerkship Director

Daniel Mantuani, MD
Hometown: Leverett, MA
Undergraduate School: University of Oregon
Medical School: Tulane University
Graduate Education: Emregency Medicine at Highland; Ultrasound Fellowship at Highland
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, International
Interests / Hobbies: Urban farming, birding

David Duong, MD
Hometown: Spencerport, NY
Undergraduate School: John Hopkins Univ
Medical School: UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Substance Abuse Interventions in the ED
Interests / Hobbies: Wine, Travel, Science Fiction, Gay stuff
Title: Associate Residency Director

Mike Lynn, MD
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
Undergraduate School: Carleton College
Medical School: UCLA
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Public health and access to health care, advances in medical technology
Interests / Hobbies: Family, fitness, medicine under austere conditions

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RECENT NEWS
Welcome to the Highland Emergency Medicine Class of 2020!
We are thrilled to welcome the newest group of Highlanders to the family, the Class of 2020! This amazing group comes from the largest applicant pool in our program's history, and is incredibly accomplished. Thanks to everyone who makes this process possible! Full Article >>
Kelly Quinley, MD Wins the AWAEM/SAEM Travel Scholarship!
Congratulations to third year resident Kelly Quinley, MD who is this year's recipient of the Association for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine's SAEM Travel Scholarship. Kelly was selected from a large field of highly qualified applicants to receive funding to attend SAEM 2016 in New Orleans. Full Article >>
Andrew Herring, MD Wins CORD 560 Session Best Presention!
Congratulations to Andrew Herring, MD for winning the CORD 560 Best Presentation: The Science of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms to Prevent Burnout. Full Article >>
Graham Brant-Zawadzki, MD Wins Semi-Finals at the National CPC Competition!
Delivering an outstanding presentation on Nutcarcker Syndrome, third year Graham Brant-Zawadzki, MD won his division for Best Resident Presenter. Graham now advances to the national finals held at ACEP in Las Vegas this October. Charlotte Wills, MD was runner-up for Best Faculty Discussant solving a case of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Full Article >>

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