Teaching Faculty

Emad Abu Sitta MD

Internal Medicine Hospitalist
Medical School: Hurley Medical Center/ Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Flint, Mich.


Samer al Hadidi MD

Internal Medicine Hospitalist
Medical School: University of Jordan Medical School, Amman, Jordan, and Hurley Medical Center/ Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Flint, Mich.


Ghassan Bachuwa MD MHSA MS FACP AGSF

Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine; Program Director of Internal Medicine, Program Director of Transitional Year, Associate Program Director of Geriatric Fellowship
Medical School: University of Baghdad College of Medicine - Baghdad, Iraq


Thair Dawood MD

Internal Medicine Hospitalist
Medical School: University of Baghdad College of Medicine - Baghdad, Iraq, and Hurley Medical Center/ Michigan State University College of Human Medicine - Flint, Mich.


Elizabeth Hale MD

Associate Director of Infectious Diseases; Chairman, Taskforce Community Acquired Pneumonia; Chairman, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
Medical School: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Mich.


Saqib Hasan MD FACP

Director, Infectious Diseases; Director, Infection Control
Medical School: Dow Medical College - Affiliate of University of Karachi


Brenda Lovegrove Lepisto PsyD

Adjunct professor, Michigan State University Psychology Department and College of Human Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program at Hurley Medical Center - Flint, Mich.


Rasha Nakhleh MD

Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program, Hurley Medicine Center/Michigan State University and Director, Hurley Senior Services, Hurley Medical Center - Flint, Mich.
Medical School: University of Demascus School of Medicine - Syria


Danielle A Osterholzer MD

Infectious Disease Specialist
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine - Detroit, Mich., and Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, Ind.


Tabrez Shaik Mohammed MD

Core Faculty, Hurley Internal Medicine Residency Program
Medical School: Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, India


Hemant Thawani MD FACE FACP CDE

Section Chief, Endocrinology and Consultant Endocrinologist; Director, Hurley Diabetes Center; faculty, Hurley Internal Medicine Residency Program
Medical School: Government Medical College - Surat, India


M Varkey Thomas MD

Director of Pulmonary Diseases
Medical School: St. John’s Medical College - Bangalore University - Bangalore, India


Basim Towfiq MD

Director of Ambulatory Medicine, Director of Primary Care Education
Medical School: Mosul Medical College - University of Mosul - Mosul, Iraq