Medical Services Staff

Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA

Associate Vice Provost for Student Health
Chief Health Officer, Student Health
Faculty Physician

  • Certification: Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
  • Education: Carleton College, BA; Mayo Medical School, MD; Carnegie Mellon University, MMM.
  • Residency Training: combined Internal Medical and Pediatrics, University of Chicago Hospital and Clinics.

Dr. Van Orman oversees both USC student health centers including the Engemann Student Health Center and Eric Cohen Student Health Center. She also holds academic appointments through Keck School of Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine and Department of Psychiatry.

Kimberly Tilley, MD

Medical Director, Faculty Physician, Internal Medicine

  • Certification: Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Education: Emory School of Medicine – MD, University of Kansas – BA in Biochemistry.
  • Residency and Internship: Primary Track, Emory School of Medicine.
  • Societies: American College of Health Association, American College of Physicians.

Mildred Wenger, MD

Medical Director, Faculty Physician, Primary Care, Internal Medicine

  • Certification: Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Education: University of California, San Diego: BA, UAG-Guadalajara Mexico: MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Elmhurst Hospital Center: Post Graduate Training.
  • Societies: American College of Physicians, American Board of Internal Medicine

Sharon Adachi, PAC

Physician Assistant, Women’s Health and Primary Care

  • Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. California State Licensed.
  • Education: University of Southern California: B.A.; USC Physician Assistant Program

Liliana Avelar, PAC

Physician Assistant – Certified

  • Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Education: Western University of Health Sciences. California State Licensed.
  • Societies: CAPA, AAPA, AGA.

Vladimir Ayvazyan, MD

Faculty Physician

  • Certification: Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
  • Education: Ross University School of Medicine
  • Licensure: State of California
  • Societies: American College of Physicians

Jorge Bernardez, MD

Faculty Physician, Acute Care and Primary Care

  • Certification: Board Certified in Family Medicine.
  • Education: Antioch University: B.S. Biology and Chemistry; University of California Los Angeles / Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science MD Internship: University Hospital, Jacksonville Florida – Family Medicine; King/Drew Medical Center – Family Practice.
  • Residency: King/Drew Medical Center – Family Medicine.
  • Societies: Member – American Academy of Family Physicians, Member – American Medical Association.

Jane L. Davis, MD

(available by referral only)
Faculty Physician, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, USC Keck School of Medicine

  • Certification: Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine.
  • Education: M.D. from Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University School of Medicine); Residency in Ob/Gyn at Cedars-Sinai Medicine Center; Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Harbor-UCLA/ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Societies: American College Of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, American Medical Association.

Vicky Dunn, MD

Faculty Physician

  • Certification: State of California – 2113, Board Certified in Family Medicine – UK
  • Education: Medical School: Newcastle – upon Tyne, UK

Neda Galanoi, MD

Staff Physician

  • Certification: Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Education: Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
  • Licensure: State of California

Erin Jones, MD

Faculty Physician

  • Certification: Board Certified in Family Medicine, Board Eligible in Adolescent
    Medicine
  • Education: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Licensure: State of California
  • Societies: Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine

Shana Jordan, MD

Faculty Physician

  • Certification: Board Certified Family Medicine
  • Education: Medical School, USC; Residency, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Family Medicine
  • Societies: Diplomate American Academy of Family Physicians

George T. Kalaw, PAC

Staff Physician Assistant

  • Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. California State Licensed.
  • Education: Charles R. Drew University, Physician Assistant Program (cum laude), University of Phoenix, BS Nursing, LA County Medical Center School of Nursing, RN Program, Medical Service Specialist, Community College of the Air Force (USAF).

Karel Kooper, MD

Faculty Physician

  • Certification: Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Education: Medical School: University of Southern California; Residency: Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Woodland Hills; Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of California at San Diego.

Emily Kumai, PAC

Physician Assistant, Women’s Health and Primary Care

      • Certification: National Commission Certification of Physician Assistants. California State Licensed.
      • Education: Pitzer College: BA; Claremont Graduate School: M.A.; University of Southern California Physician Assistant Program.
      • Societies: Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants.

Elizabeth Laughlin-Hobbs, PA

Staff Physician Assistant

      • Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, California State Licensed
      • Education: Pennsylvania State University, Health and Physical Education, Physician Assistant Program

Coree Levy, DC, CCSP

Musculoskeletal Specialist

      • Certification: National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
      • Education: University of California San Diego, B.S. Neuroscience and Behavior Psychology, University of Southern California, Chiropractic Internship, Southern California University of Health Sciences, D.C.
      • Societies: American Chiropractic Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association

Deidre Logan, MD, MMM, FACOG

Faculty Physician, Gynecologist

    • Certification: Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Education: Keck USC School of Medicine
    • Licensure: State of California
    • Societies: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Violeta Lopez, PAC

Physician Assistant – Certified

    • Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
    • Education: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
    • Licensure: State of California

Tania Medina, MD

Staff Physician, Family Medicine

      • Certification: Board Certified in Family Medicine. California State Licensed.
      • Education: USC Keck School of Medicine

Etan Chaim Milgrom, MD, MS

Faculty Physician, Allergy & Immunology, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

      • Certification: Board Certified in Family Medicine, 1988, 1995
      • Education: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine: MD, Residency in Family Medicine and fellowship in Allergy/Immunology.

Heather Needham, MD

Faculty Physician

          • Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
          • Education: Medical School: Keck, University of Southern California.
          • Licensure: State of California
          • Societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine.

Ronald P. Olson, MD

Faculty Physician, Associate Professor

          • Certification: American Board of Family Medicine; Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine Diploma
          • Education: Medical School: University of Calgary
          • Societies: American Medical Society for Sports Medicine; American Medical Society; Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine.

Peck Y. Ong, MD

Attending Physician and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, USC Keck School of Medicine.

          • Certification: American Board of Allergy and Immunology and American Board of Pediatrics
          • Education: Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine; Residency: White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles; Allergy/Immunology Fellowship: National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver.
          • Societies: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; American Academy of Pediatrics.

Patty Pinanong, MD

Faculty Physician

          • Certification: Board Certified in Family Medicine.
          • Education: Chicago Medical School, Residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center.

Andre Rafael

Licensed Acupuncturist and Doctor of Oriental Medicine

          • Certification: Certified medical Qi-Gong practitioner, Certified in Acupuncture Orthopedics by American Acupuncture Academy.
          • Education: University of California, Irvine: BS, Samra University of Oriental Medicine: MS (cum laude), Scarsdale University: Ph.D. Oriental Medicine.
          • Societies: American Acupuncture Council, California Society of Oriental Medicine

Lisa Richardson, MD

Faculty Physician, Primary Care

          • Certification: American Board of Medical Specialties; General Pediatrics
          • Education: Spelman College: BA, Psychology; University of California at Irvine: Postgraduate Training; Howard University College of Medicine: MD.
          • Societies: Member: Society of Adolescent Medicine, Member: American Academy of Pediatrics, Member: Association of Black Women Physicians, Secretary/President: St. George Society (American Cancer Society), Member: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Co-Chair of the Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles.

Vejas Skripkus, MD, MHA

Faculty Physician

          • Certification: American Board Certified in Family Medicine.
          • Education: Residency in Family Medicine, University of Southern California; MD – American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine; MHA – University of Southern California; BS in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience – University of California, San Diego.
          • Societies: American Academy of Family Practice, California Academy of Family Practice, American College Health Association, American Medical Association.

Rosemary Strube, PAC

Physician Assistant – Primary Care

          • Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. California State Licensed.
          • Education: Bachelor of Science in Health Education from San Diego State University Physician Assistant Bachelor of Science degree from Hahnemann University. Masters of Science in Health Care Administration from University of La Verne.
          • Societies: Member: American Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants; California Academy of Physician Assistants; American College Health Association.

Lori Walker, MD

Faculty Physician, General Internal Medicine

        • Certification: Board Certified in Internal Medicine
        • Education: Charles R. Drew/University of California, Los Angeles – MD
        • Residency: Martin Luther King Hospital – Internal Medicine
        • Societies: American College of Physicians member

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