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Internal Medicine Residency Program at UPMC Lititz: Current Residents

Post-Graduation Year Three

Niloufar Gharib, DO
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine-Seton Hill-'18

Dr. Gharib completed her B.S. in Premedical Sciences at Penn State University, after which she attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Seton Hill to obtain her medical degree. Her favorite hobbies include baking and cooking treats for her fellow residents and hospital staff, spending time with her dogs Tiny and Tucker, and working on several research and quality improvement projects. She hopes to obtain a fellowship position after residency.

Taylor Hudson, DO
Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine-’18

Dr. Hudson is from Wilmington, Delaware where he went to Shippensburg University for Biology and played division II men’s soccer. He completed medical school at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine during which his final two years were spent in Pennsylvania rotating at the Heart of Lancaster hospital, now UPMC Lititz. After choosing to train in Internal Medicine, he was lucky enough to stay on at UPMC Lititz for residency. When he gets free time he still loves playing soccer, gaming, and just hanging out with friends.

Anya-Faye Pacleb, DO – Chief
Medical School: Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine-’18

Dr. Pacleb grew up in a Navy family, traveling between the U.S. and Japan throughout her childhood, settling in Virginia to complete a B.S. in Biology from Virginia Tech, then obtaining her medical degree at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine where she was part of the first graduating class. She chose to train at UPMC Lititz because of the program’s clear dedication to its community, the camaraderie between its residents, faculty, and hospital staff, and its track record in training well-rounded internists. This program also provides great work-life balance, which allows her to enjoy traveling with her husband and their husky-mix pup, playing video games, and working on fashion and interior design projects.


Post-Graduate Year Two

Jason-Paul Maragh, DO
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine-’19

Dr. Maragh was born in Jamaica and lived there for 13 years, later moving to the U.S. and obtaining his BS in Biology at Baylor University in Texas, then completing medical school at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. He loves to travel and has been to 21 countries to date. He loves binge watching TV shows, dogs, video games, hiking, basketball, comic books, and scuba diving. He is interested in hospitalist medicine after residency.

Maryam Salimi-Tari, DO
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine-’19

Dr. Tari is originally from the sunshine state, Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Florida (Go Gators!) in Microbiology and Cell Science, and then completed her medical degree at Nova Southeastern University where she was the VP of Sigma Sigma Phi and volunteer coordinator of Camp Kudzu, a summer camp for children with Type 1 Diabetes. In her free time, she enjoys creating new cuisines, visiting local coffee shops, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Sonia Im Yoo, DO
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, GA-’19

Dr. Yoo and her husband are from Atlanta. She completed her undergraduate studies at Georgia Tech, and then attended the Georgia Campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. She loves to watch movies, explore the Susquehanna River, and hike all around central PA. Her goal is to attend as many local festivals and check out as many local restaurants as possible to try new foods. She plans to be a hospitalist after graduation, but is also considering a Palliative Medicine fellowship.


Post-Graduate Year One

Adam Devine, DO
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine-’20

Dr. Devine has bounced around quite a bit. He was born in Detroit, attended Michigan State University for undergrad, and went to medical school in Florida. His passion is international medicine. During medical school, he worked in various hospitals around the world including India, Austria, and Slovakia. He spends most of his free time with his girlfriend and little puppy. On the weekends you can find him exploring Pennsylvania for all of its hidden wonders.

Saisaketh Javvaji, DO
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine-’20

Dr. Javvaji grew up in NJ. He went to St Louis for undergrad before moving back to NJ to complete his medical school training at Rowan. He spends his free time biking, playing tennis, doing autocross, and working on his car. He's an avid Super Smash Bros. Melee player who mains Marth and is looking for competition.

Angela Montalvo, DO
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-’20

Dr. Montalvo has traveled up and down the east coast, born in NY then moving to PA with her family. She attended undergrad in VA and medical school in South Carolina but has since returned to the North for residency. She spends most of her free time with her fiancé and their two French bulldogs. On the weekends, you can find her wandering through downtown Lancaster farmer's market or trying to craft the perfect recipe for Southern biscuits.


Recent Graduates

Molly McCoy, DO – 2020 Graduate
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-’17
Practicing as hospitalist in York and Lititz

Victoria Slaven, DO – 2020 Graduate
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-‘17
Practicing as a hospitalist in New Hampshire

Michael Greco, DO – 2019 Graduate
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-'16
Practicing as a Hospitalist in Ephrata, PA

Matthew Kerper, DO – 2019 Graduate
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine-Erie-’16
Practicing as a Hospitalist in Lititz, PA


Resident and Fellow Salary and Benefits Information

Contact Us

Dawn Steffy
GME Academic Manager, UPMC Lititz
Phone: 717-625-5668
steffydm@upmc.edu

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