2022-2023 Executive Board

Medical Director

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Asylum Clinic Operations

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Victoria Lazarov, Class of 2023

Director of Operations

Specialty Interests: OB-GYN

Hobbies: yoga, making her own clothes, reading journalistic nonfiction

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Alyssa Dzik, Class of 2024

Assistant Director of Operations

Specialty Interests:

Hobbies: Hiking, running, being a member of Bills Mafia

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Katherine Foote, Class of 2025

Forensic Coordinator

Specialty Interests: Pediatrics, Pediatric ENT, Pediatric Surgery

Hobbies: Reading comic books, watching anime, visiting museums and gardens

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Erika Zheng, Class of 2023

Director of Operations

Specialty Interests: Ophthalmology

Hobbies: Water polo, houseplants, trying new recipes

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Alyssa Reese, Class of 2024

Assistant Director of Operations

Specialty Interests: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery

Hobbies: Singing, creating music arrangements, hiking with my dog, and playing instruments

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Kathryn Hobika, Class of 2025

Forensic Coordinator

Specialty Interests: OB-GYN, pediatrics, psychiatry

Hobbies: Skiing, basketball, creative writing

Research Operations

Community Engagement

Public Relations

HRI Alumni

Class of 2022

Samuel Moore, MD

Resident Physician of Family Medicine at University at Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y.

Sarah Soniwala, MD

Resident Physician of Internal Medicine/Women's Health at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Yasmeen Mohammed, MD

Resident Physician of Internal Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University, Providence, R.I.

Kirsten Schlosser, MD

Medicine-Preliminary Resident Physician at Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, PA; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Class of 2020

Gregory Morgan, MD

Resident Physician of Psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, N.Y.

Anisha Chava, MD

Resident Physician of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Class of 2018

Laura Easton, MD

Resident Physician of Medicine/Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y.

Sarah-Grace Carbrey, MD

Resident Physician of Psychiatry at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale, IL

Rachel Engelberg, MD 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

Class of 2016

Lauren Jepson*, MD

Fellow in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Global Health at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Sarah Riley*, MD 

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

*Co-founder of HRI at UB

Class of 2021

Natalia Alexandridi, MD

Resident Physician of Obstetrics-Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Richie DeStefano, MD

Resident Physician of Pediatrics at Hofstra Northwell-LIJ School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, N.Y.

Claudia Aghaie, MD

Resident Physician of Internal Medicine at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Maria Coluccio, MD

Resident Physician of  Vascular Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y.

Classs of 2019

Caroline Gorka, MD

Resident Physician of Emergency Medicine at Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Brittany Cesar, MD

Resident Physician of Emergency Medicine at Cooper University Health Care, Camden, N.J.

Class of 2017

Brian Quaranto, MD

Resident Physician of General Surgery at University at Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y.

Chris Manschreck, MD

Fellow in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N.Y.

Kathleen Soltis, MD

Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Unity Health Care, Washington, D.C.