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

Areas of Expertise

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


Area of Responsibility


Behavioral HealthNancy Newman, MD
Marchion Hinton, PhD
Center for Health Equity LeadershipVeronica Svetaz, MD
Clinical Competency CommitteeDavid Councilman, MD
Curriculum and ConferencesAllyson Brotherson, MD, FAAFP
Kimberly Petersen, MD
GeriatricsTsewang Ngodup, MD
Chandra Cherukuri, MD
Sandra McTavish, CNP
Hospital MedicineKimberly Petersen, MD
Information TechnologyJerome Potts, MD
Praveen Tupakula, MD
Integrative MedicineSusan Haddow, MD, ABIHM
Kara Parker, MD
Obstetrics and GynecologyMichelle Karsten, MD
Lourdes Pira, MD
Procedure CurriculumAyham Moty, MD
RecruitmentSusan Hasti, MD
Research and Scholarly ActivityCharles Anderson, MD, MBA
Sports MedicineCharles Anderson, MD, MBA