Welcome Our New Residents

Please join us in welcoming our 2020-2021 pathology residents!

Juanita Ferreira graduated from China Medical University in 2012 with her MBBS. She graduated again in 2016 with her M.Med from China Medical University. Juanita’s hobbies include travelling, learning about new cultures, spending time in the library with her son, cooking, and writing poetry. Juanita speaks 2 languages in addition to English: Chinese and French Creole.

Donna Hill graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2003 with her B.S. in Biology and Spanish. She graduated again in 2010 with her M.S. in Biology/Neuroscience from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She will also be graduating in May 2020 from the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. Donna’s hobbies included photography, writing, and acting. Donna is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Emmy Mbagwu graduated from Semmelweis University in 2014 with his MMS. Emmy has been in our department since June 2019 when he started as an observer with Dr. Shadi Qasem. He currently fulfills the role of a research assistant with Dr. Shadi Qasem in surgical pathology. Emmy’s hobbies include playing the drums and guitar, surfing, snowboarding, rugby, football, and science fiction novels. In addition to English, Emmy has a basic understanding of the Hungarian and Spanish languages.

Leonard Yenwongfai graduated from the University of Buea in 2007 with his BS in Biochemistry. From there, he graduated with his M.S. in Biology from East Tenneessee State University in 2011. Additionally, he graduated with his M.S. in Toxicology from the University of Kentucky in 2015. He is planning to graduate in May 2020 from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Leonard’s hobbies include working out, spending time with his wife and daughters, attending bible study meetings, watching Barclay’s premier league games, and playing FIFA soccer.  In addition to English, Leonard is also able to speak and understand French.