Past Contributors

We are incredibly grateful to these prior CPSolvers team members for their outstanding contributions to the Clinical Problem Solvers

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Greg Garneu

Greg is a retired consultant for numerous nonprofit and for profit organizations. He also served as the executive director for two national organizations and as a board member for a variety of nonprofit organizations. Greg Garneau earned his MBA at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Will Garneu 

Will Garneau is from Durham, NC and attended Yale University. After college he served for two years in the Peace Corps as a teacher in Namibia. After his experience in Peace Corps he decided to pursue medicine and enrolled at UNC School of of Medicine where he also earned a masters of public health. He recently completed the internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins and joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins as an academic hospitalist. Outside of the hospital he enjoys yoga, sharing delicious food with friends and listening to podcasts.

Twitter: @gaarno

Ryoko Hamaguchi 

Ryoko Hamaguchi is a self-taught artist and medical student at Harvard Medical School with a passion for the intersection of visual art and medicine. Throughout her medical school career, she has expanded her repertoire to include surgical and scientific illustrations, portraits of patients aimed to humanize the illness experience, and innovative applications of the visual arts in medical education. She has published illustrations in a variety of journals including the AMA Journal of Ethics, Circulation, and the Journal of Laparoendocopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques, and has spoken about her work at the 2017 Hippocrates Symposium on Poetry and Medicine.


Salmaan Kamal 

Sal is from Tuscaloosa, AL and attended Princeton University with focuses in biology and public health. After college, he briefly worked in health policy in Washington, DC before returning to his home state to attend UAB School of Medicine. He’s currently an internal medicine resident at UAB and plans to pursue a career in academic GIM, caring for the underserved, and health policy reform. When not in the hospital, Sal enjoys lifting weights, biking, watching NBA basketball, and re-watching Marvel superhero movies!

Twitter: @SZKamal

Stephenie Le

Stephenie Le grew up in a small town in Ohio and attended college at the University of California, Berkeley and medical school at Albany Medical College. There she fell in love with the Adirondack and Catskill ranges and loves hiking and camping trips.  She completed her internal medicine resident at the University of California, San Francisco and is serving as a chief resident at Kaiser SF for the 2020-2021 year. She is interested in clinician education, physician mentorship, and clinical reasoning. In the future she plans to pursue additional specialty training in infectious diseases.

Twitter: @StephenieLe11

Ellen Yu 

Ellen grew up in sunny Southern California, solely subsisting on a diet of boba milk tea and In-N-Out burgers. An early interest in science led Ellen to pursue a degree in Chemistry at Caltech, where her passion for science and human engagement led her to consider a career in medicine. She is currently pursuing an MD-PhD at Harvard Medical School and conducts research on the dysregulation of cell death in cancer. Ellen hopes to one day serve as a pediatric oncologist, guiding children and teenagers through one of the most grueling journeys that a person can face. In her spare time, Ellen rocks out on keytar in a four-piece girl band called Sister Citrus and dreams about a side-career in medical illustration.

Twitter: @ey_poptosis

Alex Horne 

Alex is an academic hospitalist with a passion for medical education and clinical reasoning. She graduated from the Duke University School of Medicine and subsequently moved to Baltimore for Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins. Alex completed her pulmonary and critical care fellowship clinical year at Hopkins before pursuing her role as an Assistant Chief of Service for the Osler Medical Residency. Outside of the hospital, she loves to travel the world every second she gets with her husband, Mike.

Twitter: @AlexHorneMD

Klemens Pinter

Klemens was born in Austria and graduated from the Medical University of Graz. He is a doctor in training in Austria and planning to apply for an Internal Medicine residency. His medical interests include nephrology, diagnostic reasoning and global health. Outside of medicine he enjoys reading, going out to eat, watching movies, running and drinking too much coffee.

Zari Zahra

Zari Zahra 

Zari was born in Lahore, Pakistan and moved to the US for college. After her Harvard MBA, she worked as a Product Manager and builder of web and mobile apps for Pandora, SquareTrade, RealtyShares and Rakuten, before co-founding Spekit – a just-in-time knowledge management solution. In her spare time, she enjoys reading a good murder mystery and spicy sub-continental food.

Twitter: @zarizahra

Nicolas Bouey

Nicolas Bouey grew up in Sacramento, CA and studied neuroscience at UCLA. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is currently a resident at UCSD. Outside of medicine, he enjoys his dogs, snack foods, and jogs.

Sumeet Brar

Sumeet Brar is a medical student at Case Western Reserve University who is interested in general internal medicine, public health, and health policy. He is from Madera, California and went to UC Berkeley for college. He also received a MPH from Boston University. His favorite ways to procrastinate are by doing the crossword, collecting record.

Jacqueline Wang

Jacqueline Wang is a current fourth-year medical student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine who is applying into internal medicine. She grew up in Houston, Texas and attended college at the University of Chicago. Jacqueline is interested in cancer research, clinical reasoning, and medical education. Outside of medicine, she loves running, listening to podcasts, napping with her dogs, and drinking tea from the vast collection she has acquired from her parents.


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