The MFM Fellowship TEAM:
Read about our faculty and fellows, as well as our other support staff including physician assistants and genetic counselors.
Dr. Guillermo Valenzuela
MD: Universidad Católica de Chile,
Rockefeller Postdoctoral Fellow In Reproductive Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center
Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center
Research Interests: Basic sciences, prevention of preterm labor, melatonin and circadian rhythms and the fetal clock.
Other roles: Poet.
MFM Program Director
Dr. Kristina Roloff
Education, DO: Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.
Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Research interests: labor and delivery, outpatient induction, obstetric hemorrhage, obesity and labor
Other roles: mother, dog trainer, runner.
Designated Institutional Officer
Dr. Dotun Ogunyemi
MD: College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Residency, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship, Maternal-Fetal Subspecialty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, CA
Medical Education, safety & quality, population studies, translational medicine with focus on maternal and child health.
Anticipated Graduation 2022
Dr. Camille Okekpe
Dr. Okekpe received both her B.S. and her M.S. in Biological Sciences from Auburn University. Dr. Okekpe went on to receive her medical degree from University of Pikeville in Pikeville, KY and completed her OB/GYN residency at St. John's Episcopal Hospital in NY. Her interests include mending health disparities and helping patient's improve their health literacy skills. Dr. Okekpe works directly with her patients to provide treatment plans that suit their particular medical and social needs.
Anticipated Graduation 2023
Dr. Inessa Dombrovsky
Dr. Dombrovsky graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science in molecular, cellular and
developmental biology, and went on to obtain her medical degree from Western University of
She has been at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center since her residency, where she served as chief resident.
Her research interests include prevention of cesarean section and labor induction.
Dr. Dombrovksy is from Los Angeles where she currently lives with her husband and new
Anticipated Graduation 2024
Dr. Mallory Novack
Dr Novack received her B.S in Biochemistry from Gonzaga University. She then went on to receive her medical degree from Touro University of Osteopathic Medicine, Nevada in Henderson, NV and completed her OB/GYN residency at UCSF-Fresno in Fresno, CA. After residency, she was in private practice for almost 4 years in Montana where she worked on research in collaboration with UCSF-Fresno and UCSF. Her interests include induction of labor and abnormal placentation spectrum.
Other Team members
Alumni of the program
MFM Fellowship Alumni
Dr. Suzanne Cao
Suzanna Cao, DO joined Kaiser Permanente Southern California following graduation from MFM Fellowship where she is thriving.
Education, DO: Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Research Interests: The effects of multiple co-morbidities on adverse pregnancy outcomes.
Other roles: Mother.
MFM Fellowship Alumni
Dr. Swathi Challa
Swathi Challa, DO, is a faculty physician practicing in Austin Texas.