The Saint Louis University School of Medicine's Family and Community Medicine program has residents from a variety of medical schools and specialties.
Class of 2024
Kemdi Egekeze, M.D.
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University, B.S. in Investigative Medical Sciences
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Kemdi grew up in Houston, TX, and Lake in the Hills, IL. He earned a Bachelor of Medical Sciences in Investigative Medical Sciences at Saint Louis University, and a Master of Health Science in Medicine at Meharry Medical College. Kemdi received his Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College. His hobbies include playing basketball, writing poetry, playing the guitar, studying/discussing the Bible, going to parks and bodies of water to experience nature, performing sketch comedy skits on social media, avid moviegoer, video games, and family time.
Chyleigh Harmon, M.D.
Undergraduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S. in Chemistry
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Chyleigh is from Syracuse, NY. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and received her Doctorate of Medicine from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She participated in the SLU Summer Reasearch Fellowship for Medical Students in 2017. Outside of medicine, Chyleigh enjoys spending time with her nieces, cats and dogs, being a doula and birth worker, hula hooping, knitting and cross stitching, digital photography, alpine skiing, and musical theater.
Meghan Hernandez, D.O.
Undergraduate: MacMurray College, B.S. in biology and chemistry
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Meghan grew up in St. Louis, MO. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry at MacMurray College, and received her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Outside of medicine, Meghan's interests include basketball, football, reading books by various authors, traveling, dogs, family, baking, running, and hiking.
Sravya Motheramgari, D.O.
Undergraduate: University of Michigan, B.S. in biopsychology, cognition and neuroscience
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sravya is from Canton, MI. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology, Cognition and Neuroscience at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and a Master of Science in Basic Medical Sciences at Wayne State University School of Medicine. She received her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Sravya enjoys watching true crime media, boxing, cooking new vegetarian meals, and bothering her cat.
Victoria Phillips, M.D.
Undergraduate: Xavier University of Louisiana, B.S. in chemistry (with Honors)
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Victoria grew up in Memphis, TN. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (with honors) at Xavier University, and received her Doctorate of Medicine from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Victoria received several scholarships/awards, including the AAFP Family Leads Scholarship, the Mound City Physicians Foundation Scholarship, and she was a Study Abroad scholar at Xavier University of Louisiana's Confucius Institute. Outside of medicine, Victoria enjoys graphic design work for her T-shirt company, traveling with her cat, Milo, watching Spike Lee films, and eating local cuisines.
Kerri Raleigh, M.D.
Undergraduate: Drury University, B.A. in biology and chemistry
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Kerri is from Springfield, MO. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Chemistry at Drury University, and received her Doctorate of Medicine from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She speaks a fair amount of Spanish and Formosan, and native Chinese. Kerri is a pianist with classical training, with a preference for Romantic era composers. She is also a violist and participated in a community orchestra throughout college. She enjoys swimming for exercise, reading biographies, and has traveled to 20 countries and loves experiencing new places and cultures.
Class of 2022
Jacquelyn Bailey, M.D., M.P.H.
Undergraduate: Xavier University, B.S. in Biology, B.A. in Spanish
Graduate: University of Arkansas, M.P.H.
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Jackie is originally from Little Rock, AR (Woo-Pig-Sooie!) but grew up in St. Louis (Go Cards!). She attended college at Xavier University in Louisiana where she earned a B.A. in Spanish, B.S. in Biology, and a minor in Chemistry. Prior to medical school she worked as a Special Procedure Technician in a Gross Pathology lab and as a Forensic DNA Analyst. She earned her M.P.H. and M.D. at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Jackie is passionate about women’s health, mitigating health disparities that disproportionately impact the African American community, and working in underserved areas of medicine. Outside of work, Jackie enjoys biking, yoga, attending concerts and plays, and traveling. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. OO-OOP!
Marco Garcia, D.O.
Undergraduate: Texas A&M University, B.A. in English
Medical School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Marco hails from far west Texas near the US-Mexico border, and has family from both sides. He read English at Texas A&M University, then completed a post-baccalaureate pre-medical certificate at Montana State University before attending William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he received his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine. He was drawn to SLU Family Medicine by the opportunity to work in a FQHC with a diverse and underserved, urban patient population. An avid baseball fan he is excited to be in an MLB city, and learning to cheer the Cards, having grown up a Braves and Cubs supporter. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, hiking, the zoo, the theatre, and partaking in the burgeoning STL food scene. He is a doting father to a toddling son.
Jacob Lanter, M.D.
Undergraduate: Southeast Missouri State University, B.S. in biomedical science
Medical School:Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Jacob grew up in Freeburg, IL, a small rural town just 25 minutes across the river. He attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau for undergraduate studies, and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine for his medical degree. Basically, he's been circling St. Louis for most of his life, and always loved the city. This was a big factor in choosing SLU Family Medicine for residency, along with a desire to work at an FQHC. During medical school, Jacob served as a Student Delegate for the Illinois State Medicine Society and American Medical Association, and he hopes to remain involved in organized medicine during his residency and career. Outside of medicine, Jacob’s interests are listening to and playing music (any instrument he can get his hands on), outdoor activities (biking, hiking, and running), grilling/barbecuing, hanging out with friends and spending time with his girlfriend, Lyn.
Antonio Rosales, D.O.
Undergraduate: Western Illinois University, B.S. in biology
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Antonio was born in Mexico and grew up in rural Illinois. He earned his B.S. in Biology from Western Illinois University. After college, Antonio moved to Iowa and attended Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he earned his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine. While in medical school, Antonio was the present of the Latino Medical Student Association through which he started a partnership with Proteus, a migrant worker clinic, and Al Exito Youth program. Antonio is passionate about serving all underserved individuals, but he holds a special place in his heart for those in the Latino community. Antonio also enjoys rock climbing, cooking, hiking, and playing soccer.
Alexandra Sawicki, D.O.
Undergraduate: Tulane University, B.S. in cell and molecular biology, B.S. in anthropology
Medical School: University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alex grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. She moved to New Orleans, LA, to attend Tulane University for her undergraduate education (BA - Anthropology and BS- Cell and Molecular Biology. Following graduation, she took a gap year to join Americorps and moved to New York, NY. While there she rebuilt homes that had been destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. While part of Americorps she was accepted to the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and at the conclusion of her Americorps term, she relocated to Pikeville, KY. While in Pikeville, Alex was privileged enough to be able to start serving a medically underserved community. It was in this service that providing medical care to at-risk populations became one of Alex’s driving factors in selecting a residency program. She selected SLU Family Medicine Residency to use her medical education to help people within an urban underserved area. She is passionate about providing quality medical care to persons that the medical system often leaves behind. Additionally, in selecting SLU Family Medicine Residency is hoping to further her medical knowledge regarding caring for the LGBTQA+ community and persons suffering from substance abuse.
Hannah Webber, M.D.
Undergraduate: Wellesley College, B.A. in Sociology
Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Hannah was born and raised in the south side of Chicago, and moved to St Louis during high school. She studied Sociology at Wellesley College, where she learned about the effects of sociopolitical forces on personal choices and developed an interest in how social factors shape health choices. She had the opportunity to study public health systems abroad in India, Vietnam, and South Africa, where she experienced different approaches to the problems of health disparities. After college, she returned to Missouri to attend the University of Missouri, Columbia for medical school. An interest in working with socioeconomically, racially, and culturally diverse patients drew her to Family Medicine at SLU. Hannah loves working with patients and staff at an FQHC, while learning hospital medicine at an urban community hospital. In her free time Hannah enjoys spending time outdoors with her partner Lauren and dog Bruiser, and exploring new restaurants.
Class of 2023
Ryan Allen, M.D.
Ryan grew up in Las Vegas, NV. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Nevada and a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. In addition to medicine, Ryan has a passion for teaching and wellness and was a Board Member on the Nevada Physician Wellness Coalition. Outside of medicine, Ryan enjoys most outdoor activities, such as hiking, snowboarding, and fishing. He also enjoys working with his hands while cooking, building Legos, and being a terrible pottery maker/painter.
Jessica T. Auld, M.D.
Jessica is originally from Los Angeles, CA. She earned an Honors Bachelor of Science in Investigative and Medical Sciences from Saint Louis University and subsequently received her Doctorate in Medicine from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI. She has a passion for quality improvement within healthcare and has earned the Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety through the IHI. She also enjoys teaching in both medical and community settings. Outside of medicine, Jessica enjoys discovering new local restaurants and hiking trails, planning road trips, and getting together with friends and family for game nights.
Anthony Hang, D.O.
Anthony grew up in Chicago, IL to a family of refugees who were forced to escape the Vietnam War by boat. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois – Chicago. Anthony received his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Lincoln Memorial University – Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. Outside of medicine, Anthony enjoys basketball, playing piano, arranging orchestral pieces, as well as cooking for others.
Kenneth "Alston" Lee, D.O.
Alston is from Caruthersville, MO. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology-Biomedical Sciences at Southeast Missouri State University and received his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he was a Regional Representative for the Student Government. In his leisure time, Alston enjoys barbecuing, cooking with his wife, sports, and spending time with his family.
Dymon Morgan, M.D.
Dymon is from Smyrna, GA. She earned a Bachelor of Art degree in Psychology from Spelman College and her Doctorate of Medicine from Morehouse School of Medicine in Georgia. She is passionate about service and being involved in the community. Prior to starting medical school, Dymon joined the Teach for America program where she taught 11th graders in Houston. After that experience, she moved to Korea and taught English. In her leisure time, Dymon enjoys CrossFit, traveling, hiking and trying new restaurants.
Carmen Purvis, M.D.
Carmen grew up in Texas in a multigenerational household. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Prairie View A&M University. Carmen received her Doctorate of Medicine with a Scholarly Concentration in Medical Humanities from the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas in Houston. Outside of medicine, Carmen’s interests include reading, crocheting, baking, attending theater performances, and going to the symphony. She developed an appreciation of orchestral music while learning to play the French Horn.