Family Medicine Residency: Faculty

Experienced Faculty Focused on Teaching

About Our Faculty

Seventeen core faculty lead the Family Medicine residency, each focused on a specialty area, including geriatrics, integrative medicine, sports medicine, and international health. Many are nationally recognized leaders in their fields with extensive clinical and academic healthcare experience. More than 70% of our teaching faculty completed Faculty Development Fellowships at the University of Minnesota, and all hold university appointments.

Program Leadership

Family Medicine Faculty Group Photo

Areas of Expertise

Every day our faculty share their dedication and expertise in a variety of key disciplines.


Area of Responsibility


Behavioral Health Nancy Newman, MD
Marchion Hinton, PhD
Center for Health Equity Leadership Veronica Svetaz, MD
Geriatrics Tsewang Ngodup, MD
Chandra Cherukuri, MD
Sandra McTavish, CNP
Hospital Medicine Kimberly Petersen, MD
Informatics Jerome Potts, MD
Praveen Tupakula, MD
Integrative Medicine Susan Haddow, MD, ABIHM
Kara Parker, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology Michelle Karsten, MD
Lourdes Pira, MD
Procedure Curriculum Ayham Moty, MD
Research and Scholarly Activity Charles Anderson, MD, MBA
Sports Medicine Charles Anderson, MD, MBA