Select the link below to see a map view of where our residents call home, where our residents have matched into fellowships, and where our alumni are practicing:




PGY 4's (names are above pictures)

Natalie Hunsinger, MD




Undergrad: University of Alabama

Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Educational Interest: Adult Psychiatry

Hobbies: Gardening, running


Nina Jaffarzad, MD




Undergrad: University of Texas at Austin

Med school: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Educational interest: General Adult Psychiatry

Hobbies: Travel, movies, foodie, reading


Geoffrey Vester, MD




Undergrad:  Mercer University

Medical school:  Meharry Medical College

Educational Interest:  Adult Psychiatry

Hobbies:  Golf, taking naps


Kathy Ward, MD




Undergrad: Drew University

Medical school: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Educational Interests: Social, Adult, and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, exercise, playing with my dog!


Daniel Wu, MD




Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley

Medical school: Tulane University School of Medicine

Educational Interest: Integrative Psychiatry

Hobbies: Music, walking, enjoying nature, Studio Ghibli



PGY 3's (names are above pictures)

Billy Ahmad, MD




Undergrad: Austin College

Medical school: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Educational Interests: CAP, Emergency Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry

Hobbies: Working out, traveling, fantasy football


Rumneet (Romy) Kullar, DO




Undergraduate: University of California, Davis

Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest

Educational Interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Gut-Brain Axis and Mood Disorders 

Hobbies: Baking, hiking, sports (watching and playing), spending time with family and loved ones, reading, listening to audiobooks, exploring new places 


Deanna Lomax, DO




Undergrad: Davidson College

Medical school: LECOM-Bradenton

Educational interest: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Hobbies: Yoga, running, kayaking, hiking, biking, travel, playing piano, playing with my dog


Lauren Luce, MD




Undergrad: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Medical school: LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Educational interests: Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Women's Health

Hobbies: Cooking, reading, spending time with family and friends


Lauren Mulligan, MD




Undergrad: University of California, Santa Barbara

Medical school: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine 

Educational interests: Social and Adult Psychiatry

Hobbies: Spending time with family, traveling, hiking, reading


Jennifer Reinovsky, MD




Undergrad: Furman University, Clemson University

Medical school: University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville

Educational interests: Forensic and Adult Psychiatry

Hobbies: Photography, houseplant gardening, cooking, writing, travel, tea


Scott Tlanda, MD




Undergrad: University of North Texas

Medical school: University of Texas Medical Branch

Educational interests: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and C-L Psychiarty

Hobbies: Weight lifting, dog park,video games, food


PGY 2's (names are above pictures)

Stephen Deweese, MD




Undergrad: West Virginia Unviersity

Medical school: West Virgina University School of Medicine - Charleston

Educational interests: Forensic psychiatry

Hobbies: Movies, pub trivia, mountain biking, traveling


Eric Jay Gonzales, MD




Undergrad: Emory University

Medical school: University of Texas School of Medicine - San Antonio

Educational interests: Community outreach and addressing healthcare disparities

Hobbies: Visual arts, graphic design, reading, writing, digital electronics


Jean Claude Jubert, DO




Undergrad:Louisiana State Unviersity

Medical school: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Educational interests: Mental health advocacy

Hobbies: Boxing, playing and composing music, foreign travel, reading, kayaking, fishing, films, cooking, hiking, wine tasting


Diem Pham, MD




Undergrad: Louisiana State University

Medical school: Louisiana State University School of Medicine - New Orleans

Educational interests: Child and adolscent psychiatry

Hobbies: Being active and spending time outdoors with her family; sewing/crocheting, fashion/sttyle


Jeremy Ragsdell, MD




Undergrad: Arkansas State University

Medical school: University of Arkansas College of Medicine

Educational interests: Neurobehavioral science

Hobbies: Weightlifting, snowboarding, playing the bass guitar


Natalie Smith, MD




Undergrad: Williams College

Medical school: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Educational interests: Psychopathology/pharmacology

Hobbies: Art history, writing, fashion/modeling, yoga, singing, spending quality time with friends and family



Amber Boutwelll, MD - Ross University

Alex Cashman, MD - LSUHSC

Caroline Fu, DO - Touro Middleton

Marlyn Mathew, MD - Texas A&M

Tom Ritcher, DO - Arizona COM

Hazel Severino, MD - Baylor

Sydney Smith, MD - LSUHSC



ALUMNI  "Where, oh where, did they go?"

*Served as Chief Resident during training

2019 CAP Fellowship Matches

Billy Ahmad, MD: UT Southwestern, Dallas TX

Romy Kullar, DO:  OHSU, Portland OR

Deanna Lomax, DO: MUSC, Columbia SC

Scott Tlanda, MD: UT Dell, Austin TX

Class of 2018

Shanique Ampiah, MD:  Child and Adolescent fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA

Jessica Berthelot, MD: Psychosomatics fellowship at LSUHSC, New Orleans, LA

*Deonna Dodd, MD: Forensics fellowship at Tulane Univesrity, New Orleans, LA

*Lochlann McGee, MD: Psychosomatics fellowship at LSUHSC, New Orleans, LA

*Carine Nzodom, MD: Public Psychiatry fellowship at Columbia University

Neha Patel, MD:  Child and Adolescent fellowship at Kern Medical Center in California

Class of 2017

*Elizabeth Ault, MD:  Private practice in Baton Rouge, LA

William Greene, MD:  Inpatient psychiatry on the West Coast

Tim Jeider, MD:  Child and Adolescent fellowship at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas

Chance McInnis, DO:  NHS Assertive Community Treatment Team in Southeast Louisiana

Kelechi Ohayagha, MD:  Child and Adolescent fellowship at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN

Suesan Pederson, MD:  Child and Adolescent fellowship at the University of Houston in Houston, TX

Class of 2016

*Maloa Affuembey, MD:  Telepsychiatry practice in Georgia

*Jason Boudreaux, MD:  LSU-OLOL Psychiatry Residency faculty; Emergency Psychiatric Department at OLOL in Baton Rouge, LA

Cullen Burke, MD:  LSU-OLOL Psychiatry Residency faculty Emergency Psychiatric Department at OLOL in Baton Rouge, LA

*Myra Fernando, DO:  Completed her CAP fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA

Chenen Hsieh, MD:  Completed Addiction fellowhisp in NY and was then hired in NY

Duy Tran, MD:  Inpatient and outpatient psychiatry in Baton Rouge, LA



LSU-OLOL Psychiatry Residency Program
5246 Brittany Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Ph: 225-757-4212