Current Residents

2018-2019 UNMC Neurology Residency Program

PGY-IV
Krishna Galla, MD  2018
Krishna Galla
Chief Resident/Academic
Medical School: Osmania Medical College
Fun Fact: I don't like fun things and that's a fact. There you have a fun-fact about me.
Erin Smith
Erin Smith
Chief Resident/Operations
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Fun Fact: My twin sister and I sing duets all the time. I’m the soprano!
Faud-al Ali
Fuad-al Ali
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Fun Fact: I enjoy doing comedy skits and making a fool out of myself for laughs.
Hae Young Baang
Hae Young Baang
Medical School: Konkuk University School of Medicine
Fun Fact: I enjoy studying the brain.
PGY-III
Jamison Hofer
Jamison Hofer
Medical School:
Des Moines University
Fun Fact: I have 3 awesome kids. I like golf and husker football.
Danmeng Wei
Danmeng Wei
Medical School:
Peking University
Fun Fact: My one eye is myopic and the other is hyperopic. 
Brian Westerhuis
Brian (Steve) Westerhuis
Medical School:
University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine 
Fun Fact: I love my kids, hard rock, and I enjoy kickin’ back. 

Kiel Woodward
Kiel Woodward
Asst. Chief Resident
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Fun Fact: I enjoy at beekeeping.
PGY-II
Praveen Hariharan
Praveen Hariharan
Medical School:
Stanley Medical College
Fun Fact: I enjoy photography, and also learning to play the ukulele.
Navya Joseph
Navya Joseph
Medical School: Bangalore Medical college, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Fun Fact: I enjoy driving and watching movies.
Kalyan Malgireddy
Kalyan Malgireddy
Medical School: 
SDM College of Medical Sciences, Karnatak 
Fun Fact: I am from Hyderabad, also the city of pearls in south India. Being a south Indian I like food and travelling.
Mohamed Taha
Mohamed Taha
Medical School: 
University of Khartoum, and University of Manchester 
Fun Fact: I was the valedictorian of my class at University of Khartoum in 2014.
PGY-I
Daniel Crespo
Daniel Crespo
Medical School: Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Dominican Republic
Fun Fact: I never get tired of the same food. I can speak four languages!
Navnika Gupta
Navnika Gupta
Medical School:
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, India
Fun Fact: I like to meet and interact with people from different places and cultures and learn more about them.
Matthew Purbaugh
Matthew Purbaugh
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Fun Fact: I fenced while in high school and college. Married with 1 kid!
Brian Villafuerte-Trisolini
Brian Villafuerte-Trisolini
Medical School:
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Fun Fact: I studied in a Peruvian-Chinese middle school and high school and love Peruvian, Chinese and Japanese food. I like to play soccer.