The MFM Fellowship TEAM:

Read about our faculty and fellows, as well as our other support staff including physician assistants and genetic counselors.

Fellowship Faculty

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Department Chairman

Dr. Guillermo Valenzuela

Education, 
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

Fellowship Alumni

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
MPH, UCLA

Research interests: labor and delivery, outpatient induction, obstetric hemorrhage, obesity and labor

Other roles: mother, dog trainer, runner.

Core Faculty

Designated Institutional Officer

Dr. Dotun Ogunyemi

Education:
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


Research Interests:
Medical Education, safety & quality, population studies, translational medicine with focus on maternal and child health.

Fellows

MFM Fellow

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.

MFM Fellow

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
Health Sciences.
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
puppy Wally.

MFM Fellow

Anticipated Graduation 2024

Dr. Mallory Novack

Dr. Novack's bio is pending.

Other Team members

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MFM Physician Assistant

PA Fellowship Program Director

PA Fellowship Alumni

Kayla Witcik, PA-C

MFM Physician Assistant

PA Fellowship Alumni

Daniella Casas, PA-C

Alumni of the program

Suzanne Cao

MFM Fellowship Alumni

Graduation 2020

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.

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MFM Fellowship Alumni

Graduation 2018

Dr. Swathi Challa

Swathi Challa, DO, is a faculty physician with Dignity Health  Medical Group, working out of  
DHMG Maternal Fetal Medicine  – St. Joseph’s in Phoenix, AZ. She is board certified by the ABOOG in Maternal Fetal Medicine.  She also is an Assistant Professor in the Department in the Department of OB/Gyn for Creighton School of Medicine as well as Volunteer Faculty for Mayo School of Medicine.

https://www.dignityhealth.org/ourdoctors/1285038059-swathi-challa

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