Current Triple Board Residents
NDIDI ONYEJIAKA, M.D.
University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Missouri, Kansas City – Liberal Arts
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Interests: Oil painting, writing poetry, playing guitar, travelling, dance – jazz, tap & modern
Little known talent: I’m not telling
Favorite Jazz Fest food: Crawfish bread
Most pleasant surprise about New Orleans: The guy who keeps breakdancing on my street corner!
Favorite outdoor activity in New Orleans: Rollerblading
SHALEAH DARDAR, M.D.
Tulane University School of Medicine
Graduate: Tulane School of Social Work
Undergrad:Xavier University of Louisiana - Biology
Birth Place: Morgan City, LA
Favorite thing about New Orleans: The food!
Favorite Jazz Fest food: Shrimp and grits
Favorite festival: Jazz Fest
BRANDON DUFT, M.D.
University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine
Undergrad: University of California, San Diego - Molecular Biology
Birth Place: Washington D.C.
Interests: Guitar, ukulele, sitar, piano, tennis, skiing, hiking, camping
Most interesting place visited: New Zealand
Favorite thing about New Orleans: Jazz on the streets, in the stores, everywhere!
Favorite Jazz Fest food: Gator Po-Boy
DANIELLE IBELEMA, M.D.
Morehouse School of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Georgia - Biology
Birth Place: Xenia, OH
Interests: Running, volunteering, watching football
Post-Residency Plans: Practicing both pediatrics and child psychiatry
Favorite New Orleans Neighborhood: Uptown – it has a very fun and eclectic feel. I love the variety of restaurants, boutiques, and coffee shops.
Favorite outdoor activity: Running in Audubon Park
Favorite thing about NOLA: The food is amazing
LAUREN KACZKA, M.D.
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergrad: Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA – Biochemistry
Birth Place: New Brunswick, NJ
Languages: Studying Spanish
Interests: Swimming, Amateur Chef, Cooking & Baking
Favorite thing about NOLA: Drive through daiquiris
Favorite thing about Tulane Ochsner Peds: My co-interns
Best coffee in NOLA: Believe it or not – Starbucks!
LAUREN TEVERBAUGH, M.D.
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Michigan – Psychology and Afro-American and African Studies
Post Baccalaureate: Columbia University
Birth Place: Southfield, MI
Interests: Historical multicultural fiction, running, fitness, nutrition, live music, dance, independent films, history of social movements, theatre, photography.
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