Faculty

Meet the faculty who provide education and support for our Family Medicine Residents:

Scott Levin MD

Scott Levin, MD

Residency Program Director
• Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
• Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Family Medicine Clerkship Director, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
• Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
• BA, Chemistry and Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton

Melanie Jessen, DO, FACOFP

Director of Osteopathic Medical Education
• Director of Osteopathic Medical Education, Family Medicine Residency Program
• Conference Curriculum Coordinator, Family Medicine Residency
• Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
• Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, Midwestern University
Medical Training & Education
• Family Practice Residency, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
• DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
• BA, Music, University of Illinois, Urbana

Carolyn Fitzpatrick, MD

Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
• Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
• Medical Director, Dr. A.L. Burdick Family Medicine Center
Medical Training & Education
• Chief Resident, Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
• BS, Biology, Bradley University

Paul Luning MD

Paul Luning, MD, MPH

Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
• Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, West Suburban Medical Center
• Chief Medical Officer, PCC Community Wellness Center
• Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
• American Academy of Family Physicians Distinguished Service Award, 2013
• American Academy of Family Physicians Distinguished Service Award, 2012
Medical Training & Education
• Community Medicine Fellowship, PCC Community Wellness Center
• Master’s in Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
• BA, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University

Rebecca Maddrell, MD

Rebecca Maddrell, MD

2019-2020 Chief Resident, Family Medicine Residency

Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
• BA, Biochemistry and Spanish, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana

Amber Alencar, MD

Amber Alencar, MD, MPH, MA

Gynecology Curriculum Coordinator, Faculty Family Physician
• Gynecology Curriculum Coordinator, Family Medicine Residency
• Faculty Family Physician, Dr. A.L. Burdick Family Medicine Center
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD/MPH Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
• MA, Secondary Education, Loyola Marymount University
• BA, Latin American Studies; BS, Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thomas Bielanski MD

Thomas Bielanski, MD

• Past Medical Staff President, West Suburban Medical Center
• Faculty Family Physician, Dr. A.L. Burdick family Medicine Center
• Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
• BS, Biology, Benedictine University

 Kevin Cullinane MD

Kevin Cullinane, MD

Faculty Family Physician
• Past Medical Staff President, West Suburban Medical Center
• Faculty Family Physician, Dr. A.L. Burdick Family Medicine Center
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, Rush Medical College
• BA, Mathematics, Cornell University

Kyle Geissler, MD

Kyle Geissler, MD, MPH

Faculty Family Physician
• Sports Medicine Curriculum Faculty, Family Medicine Residency
• Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
• MPH, University of Illinois Chicago
• BS Biology, Psychology, Washington College, Chestertown, MD

Daniel Hawthorne, MD

Daniel Hawthorne, MD

Medical Director of Medical Education
• Medical Director of Medical Education, PCC Community Wellness Center at West Suburban
• Faculty Family Physician, PCC Community Wellness Center at West Suburban
Medical Training & Education
• Chief Resident, Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
• BA Anthropology, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

Georgeann Iacono-Russell, PhD

Georgeann Iacono-Russell, PhD

Behavioral Medicine, Curriculum Coordinator
• Behavioral Medicine Curriculum Coordinator, Family Medicine Residency
• Fellow of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Medical Training & Education
• PhD, Clinical Psychology, DePaul University
• MA, Clinical Psychology, DePaul University
• BA, Psychology, Scripps College, Claremont, California

Thomas Kim, MD, MPH

Thomas Kim, MD, MPH

Medical Director, PCC Salud Family Health Center
• Medical Director and Faculty Family Physician, PCC Salud Family Health Center
Medical Training & Education
• Chief Resident, Lawrence Family Medicine Residency
• Family Medicine Residency, Lawrence Family Medicine Residency
• MPH Healthcare Management and Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
• BA Chemistry with Biochemistry Emphasis, Mathematics, Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; MD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (combined baccalaureate-medical degree program)

Karole Lakota-Treese, MD

Karole Lakota-Treese, MD

Medical Director, PCC Lake Street Family Health Center
• Medical Director of Performance Improvement, PCC Community Wellness Center
• Faculty Family Physician, PCC Lake
Medical Training & Education
• Maternal Child Health Fellowship, PCC Community Wellness Center/West Suburban Medical Center
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
• BS, Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana

Morgan Madison, MD

Morgan Madison, MD

Faculty Family Physician
• Faculty Family Physician, PCC Lake Street Family Health Center
• Co-Director of PCC Maternal Child Health Fellowship
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, University of Illinois Chicago
• MD, George Washington University
• BA, Cell and Molecular Biology, Afro-American and American Studies, University of Michigan

 Kathleen McDonough, MD

Kathleen McDonough, MD

Faculty Family Physician
• Community Medicine Occupational Health Curriculum Faculty, Family Medicine Residency
• Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
• BA Arts and Letters Pre-Professional/Anthropology, University of Notre Dame

Natalie Parker-Renfroe, MD

Natalie Parker-Renfroe, MD

Faculty Pediatrician
• Faculty Pediatrician, PCC Lake Street Family Health Center
Medical Training & Education
• Rush University Residency Program
• MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine

Lizbeth Rodriguez, MD

Lizbeth Rodriguez, MD

Faculty Family Physician
• Faculty Family Physician, PCC Salud Family Health Center
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
• BS Biological Sciences, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Steven Smrha, DO

Steven Smrha, DO

Faculty Family Physician
• Family Medicine Service Co-Course Director, Family Medicine Residency
• Osteopathic Site Director, PCC Community Wellness Center
• Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
• BA Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana

Christine Swartz, MD

Christine Swartz, MD

Faculty Family Physician
• Family Medicine Service Co-Course Director, Family Medicine Residency
• Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center
Medical Training & Education
• Family Medicine Residency, Central Maine Medical Center
• MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine
• BA Chemistry, Women’s Studies, Pre-Medicine, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

Brooke Turnock MD

Brooke Turnock, MD

Pediatric Curriculum Coordinator
• Pediatric Curriculum Coordinator
Medical Training & Education
• Pediatric Residency, Rush University Medical Center
• MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
• BS, Human Physiology; BA, Psychology, Boston University

Alisha Thomas, MD

Alisha Thomas, MD

Faculty Family Physician
• Site Coordinator and Faculty Family Physician, PCC Austin Family Health Center
Medical Training & Education
• Chief Resident, Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• Family Medicine Residency, West Suburban Medical Center
• BS Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University; MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (combined baccalaureate-medical degree program)

Alexander Wu MD

Alexander Wu, MD

Maternal Child Health Course Director
• Maternal Child Health Course Director, Family Medicine Residency
• Maternal Child Health Fellowship Director, PCC Community Wellness Center
Medical Training & Education
• Maternal Child Health Fellowship, PCC Community Wellness Center/West Suburban Medical Center
• Family Medicine Residency, Memorial Family Medicine, Long Beach, California
• MD, UCLA School of Medicine
• BA, Liberal Studies (Dramatic Arts, Chemistry, and History), University of Dallas, Irving, Texas