St. Elizabeth Internal Medicine Residency

 Faculty & Staff

Thomas P. Marnejon, DO, FACP
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, NEOMED, LECOM, OUHCOM
           
Dr. Marnejon received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a rotating internship at Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, PA and an internal medicine residency at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a Fellow and Master Teacher of the American College of Physicians. He is a member of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine and the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Marnejon is the Medical Director of the Ambulatory Care Center, serves on numerous hospital committees and has served as a journal reviewer for various peer reviewed journals. Dr. Marnejon has authored and co-authored many peer reviewed publications over the past 20 years
 

Patrick Brine, MD, FACP

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

Adjunct Professor, NEOMED

Clinical Adjunct Professor Internal Medicine, LECOM & OUHCOM

           

Dr. Brine is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.  He completed a Fellowship in Academic Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University and serves on the Governor's Council for the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians.  He currently serves as Section Chief for General Internal Medicine at NEOMED. He has previously received grant funding from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine to foster quality improvement in residency education. He has previously presented research at the annual ACGME meeting, as well as the midyear ASHP meeting.  His area of interests include Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, as well as Interdisciplinary Diabetes management.

Timothy J. Barreiro, DO, FCCP, FACOI
Professor of Internal Medicine, NEOMED, LECOM
Clinical Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Core Faculty

Dr. Barreiro completed a Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY and an Academic Medicine Fellowship at NEOMED. He is a Harvard Macy Scholar, Harvard Macy Institute for Leaders in Medical Education, Harvard Medical School & Harvard Graduate School of Education and also a Health Disparities Scholar, National Center on Minority Health & Health Disparities, Department of Health & Human Services Public Health Service, National Institute of Health. Dr. Barreiro has authored and co-authored numerous peer reviewed publications over the last decade.

 
Jung Min Kim, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, NEOMED
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, LECOM

Dr. Kim is a graduate of Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. He completed Internal Medicine residency training at St. Elizabeth and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Ohio State Medical Association. Dr. Kim is the medical director of Occupational Medicine/Corporate Care at St. Elizabeth. Dr. Kim also serves as the director of the ambulatory didactic curriculum.

Cynthia A. Kravec, MD, FACP

Co-Medical Director, Mercy Health Select
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, NEOMED

Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, OUCOM
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine, LECOM

Dr. Cynthia Kravec received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed an internal medicine residency at Summa Health System Akron City Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Kravec is actively involved in the electronic medical record system (Epic) and IT applications in medicine. She is currently the co-medical director of Mercy Health Select, which is the Mercy Health accountable care organization (ACO) and chairs the ACO quality committee. Dr. Kravec has been a Mercy Health Physician since 2004 and has been involved with graduate and undergraduate medical education in various roles for her entire career.

James F. Kravec, MD, FACP
Chief Clinical Officer and Executive Vice-President, Mercy Health - Youngstown
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, NEOMED 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, OUCOM
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine, LECOM
                      

As Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. James Kravec is responsible for providing physician executive leadership for the Youngstown region’s clinical enterprises (hospital medical staff involved with acute care delivery, Mercy Health Physicians, Mercy Health Select, Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education, Physician and advanced practice recruitment and quality). In collaboration with the regional chief operating officer, he oversees overall mission, strategic leadership and the assurance of quality care delivery for those clinical enterprises as well as their integration. He chairs the Amazing Patient Care council for Mercy Health Youngstown and is a member of the system wide Mercy Health Amazing Patient Care council. He also is a Mercy Health representative as a member of the Summa Health Board in Akron. Dr. Kravec has been a Mercy Health Physician since 2005 and has served roles as the NEOMED clerkship director, transitional year program director and chairman of the department of internal medicine. He has been involved with resident training for his entire career.

 

David Regule, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, NEOMED
Associate Professor, OUHCOM
Adjunct Clinical Professor, LECOM

Core Faculty

Dr. Regule received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Elizabeth and a Rheumatology Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Rheumatology. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and Alpha Omega Alpha. In addition to his training in medicine, Dr. Regule holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Physical Therapy.

Charles E. Wilkins, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, NEOMED
Clinical Associate Professor, OUHCOM, LECOM
Director of Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Wilkins received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He completed his internal medicine residency training at St. Elizabeth and a geriatric fellowship at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with added certification in geriatrics. Dr. Wilkins served as program director of the Internal Medicine residency program from 1992-1996 and serves as Geriatric Clerkship Director for OUCOM. Dr. Wilkins is a member of the American Geriatric Society, the British Geriatric Society and the Wilderness Medical Society. Dr. Wilkins has been honored by the Mahoning Valley Legacy Society as an outstanding Advocate for Seniors and by The Greater East Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association for his work with the cognitively impaired. 
 

Sarah Park, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, NEOMED, LECOM

Core Faculty

 

Dr. Park received her undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University and her medical degree from NEOMED. She completed an internal medicine residency at Case Western Metro Health, Cleveland, OH. She is board certified by the ABIM. Prior to coming to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, Dr. Park practiced as a hospitalist in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Mike Van Winkle, DO

Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, NEOMED, LECOM

Core Faculty

 

Dr. Van Winkle received a B.S. in chemistry from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2007 and went on to obtain a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. He then completed a traditional rotating internship at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, OH and an internal medicine residency at Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He is board certified by the ABIM and enjoys teaching both residents and medical students.

Gwendolyn Brown
Program Coordinator
Contact Gwen with questions regarding the program.
E-mail: gwendolyn_brown@mercy.com
Phone: 1-800-837-4783