Alumni Connection

Fun at the Alumni Meet and Greet Reception

We had a great time at our alumni meet and greet reception on May 15, 2014.

Check out the photos on our Facebook alumni page at

More events like this will be scheduled in the future.


Each year, the UAMS Family Medicine Residency Program graduates another outstanding group of family physicians.  Names from recent years are below, and more will be added.

Check out our alumni Facebook page.

All alumni are urged to complete the Alumni Spotlight survey to keep us up to date with where you are and what you’re doing.

In each issue, one alum will be chosen to be featured in The Link alumni newsletter.  If you would like to be featured, all you have to do is complete a short survey.  Click here to access the survey.

The Link (alumni newsletter)

In 2009, we began publishing a yearly newsletter for alumni of the residency program.  Click on the links for access.

Spring 2014 The Link newsletter
Spring 2013 The Link newsletter
Fall 2011 The Link newsletter
Fall 2010 The Link Newsletter
Fall 2009 The Link Newsletter

If you have questions or would like to make a submission to the newsletter, contact Dr. Jarrett at .

The following information was current at the time of posting, but it’s not unusual for people to move around.  If you see incorrect information below, please contact Dr. Jarrett at

Our residency program began in the 1970s.  The listings below are definitely not comprehensive!


Jessica “Jesi” Borromeo – Family Medicine, Philippines
Anastasia Dobrinski – Arkansas, UAMS geriatrics fellowship
Rekha Kalidindi – Minnesota, Family Medicine
Nudrat Khatri – Arkansas, UAMS geriatrics fellowship
Shiva Tadakal – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Mary Ukor – Texas, Family Medicine faculty


Appathurai “Bala” Balamurugan – Arkansas Department of Health, DFPM Preceptor
Jasmine Brathwaite – Arkansas, UAMS geriatrics fellowship
Virgincita “Jing” Fuentes-Rodriguez – Arkansas, Family Medicine
James “Jimmy” Fulmer – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Amit Sapra – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Ramon Vista – Arkansas, Family Medicine


Rajalakshmi Cheerla – Arkansas, DFPM faculty
Syeda “Sarah” Kareem – Florida
Shashank Kraleti – Arkansas, DFPM faculty
Clark Smith – Arkansas, palliative care fellowship
Lydia Steelman – Oklahoma
Rishi Vasireddy – Washington (state)


Arun Bansal – Ohio, hospitalist
Naranath “Naren” Chintala – Texas, dialysis center
Nataraj “Raj” Desai – Texas, hospitalist
Manoj Mazumder – Arkansas, geriatrics fellow
Sung-Hee “Ken” Suh – Canada, Family Medicine
Deipti Trehun – Arkansas, DFPM faculty


Sridhar Madgula – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Rajnish Manchanda – Florida, Family Medicine
Martha Rueda – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Zuma Soultanova – Arkansas, DFPM faculty
Sowmya Thadisina – Maine, geriatrics


Stephen Humbard – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Annie Khurana – Arizona, geriatrics/palliative care
Sujay Kumar – Arkansas, hospitalist
Subhod Rao – Georgia, emergency medicine
Jeremy Saul – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Seema Siraj – Colorado, geriatrics


Amy Cottrell – Tennessee, Family Medicine
Effat Jehan – Texas, Family Medicine
Shiva Nallur – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Ravi Singh – Tennessee, Family Medicine
Lalitha Swaminathan – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Edmundo Yibirin – Tennessee, Family Medicine


Sherri Carter-Wyatt – Arkansas, emergency medicine
Senthil Raghavan – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Matthew Self – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Darakshan Shams
Shakti Srivastava – California, hospitalist
Victor Vargas – Arkansas, sports medicine


Shweta Agarwal – California, Family Medicine
Zareena Bozeman – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Shubhamvada Mathur – New York, geriatrics
Allan McKenzie – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Nagavijaya Oruganti – Tennessee, Family Medicine
Srinivasan Ramaswamy – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Anandaraj Subramanium – Arkansas, Family Medicine


Shazia Amina – Texas, faculty at UT Houston
Uzma Aslam
Sikander Murad – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Kristy Roberts – Arkansas, Family Medicine
Lori Sale – North Carolina, Family Medicine