Q&A with Dr. Abeyna Jones, Occupational Medicine

Dr. Abeyna Jones is an occupational medicine registrar at King’s College Hospital and the Medical Director of Medic Footprints, a social enterprise for doctors and medical students promoting alternative careers and wellbeing. She is also a Fellow with the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellowship, devised to support UK doctors develop their enterprises whilst in clinical training and practice.

Dr. Jones received her medical degree from the University of Nottingham (2006) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Edinburgh (2011).

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20 Questions: Jennifer H. Yang, MD, Urology

Dr. Jennifer H. Yang is a pediatric urologist and assistant professor of clinical urology at UC Davis Children’s Hospital in Sacramento, Calif. Her practice involves the diagnosis and treatment of prenatal and congenital hydronephrosis, undescended testicles, hydroceles, hernias, neurogenic bladder, urinary infections and vesico-ureteral reflux. Her expertise also includes complex genitourinary reconstructions including hypospadias repair and management of disorders of sex development.
Yang received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (1998), and her MD from University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio (2002). She completed an internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical College of Cornell in New York (2004), and went on to complete a residency at the same facility (2008), followed by a fellowship at UC San Francisco (2010). Dr. Yang is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Urology, American Urological Association, and Society of Women in Urology. Dr. Yang received the John Coleman Resident Teaching Award in 2007, and she has been published in UrologyBiological Reproduction, the Journal of Urology, Current Urology Reports, and the American Journal of Neuroradiology.

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20 Questions: Alan William Shindel, MD, Urology

Dr. Alan William Shindel is currently assistant professor in residence in the Department of Urology at University of California, Davis. His areas of interest include erectile dysfunction, hypogonadism, Peyronie’s disease, priapism, health promotion, premature ejaculation, alternative medicine, infertility, sexual dysfunction, and female sexual dysfunction. Shindel earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Illinois Weselyan University in Bloomington (1998), followed by his MD from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis (2002). He completed a surgery internship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis (2002-2003), followed by a urology residency at the same facility (2003-2007). Dr. Shindel completed a fellowship in andrology at University of California, San Francisco (2007-2010), and he is currently earning a master’s degree in clinical research at University of California, Davis. His previous work experience includes clinical instructor in urology at University of California, San Francisco (2007-2010), and urology staff physician at San Francisco VA Medical Center (2007-2010).

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