Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Pediatrics Residency

Third Year Residents

StaffordLindsay Stafford, D.O., PGY-3
OSU Resident

Medical school: Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.

 


TerweyAmanda Terwey, D.O., PGY-3
OSU Resident
Academics Committee Chair Person

Hometown: Lakewood, CO
Undergraduate Education: Colorado State University, Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences & Ethnic Studies.
Medical school: Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Research:  Assessing Physician Knowledge and Ability to Manage Food Security in an Urban Pediatric Clinic
Fun facts: I couldn't live without my dogs - Nash, Zoey & Laken (2 Westies & a Lab). I love spending time on the water - from boating and water skiing to scuba diving!


ThompsonMegan Thompson, D.O., PGY-3
OSU Resident

Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergraduate Education: University of Kentucky, BS in Biology.
Medical school: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Plans after residency: Primary care, Outpatient Pediatrics
Research: My research focuses on developmental screening using the Ages and Stages questionnaire
Fun facts: I like to scrapbook, watch movies, and jog


BondsKatie Bonds, D.O., PGY-3
OMECO Resident

Hometown: Greeley, CO
Undergraduate Education: Abilene Christian University, Biology and Chemistry.
Medical school: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Plans after residency: I want to be a pediatric neurologist when I grow up.
Research: I just finished working on phase II of a research project. Through a quality improvement project started by a previous resident, our clinic initiated fluoride varnish application for patients 12 months - 3 years, when dental caries are a leading cause of disease. I then researched how well the project was implemented.
Fun facts: I love cooking, baking, reading and drawing. Outside of residency I love spending time with my husband and spending time at church and with church friends.

 
ChaudariAnjali Chaudhari, D.O., PGY-3
OMECO Resident

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Undergraduate Education: University of Georgia, Cellular biology.
Medical school: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine- Georgia Campus.
Plans after residency: I will be returning home to Atlanta, Georgia back where my family lives. I will be joining my mother's outpatient pediatric practice.
Research: I am currently carrying out a quality improvement research project at Saint Francis Children's Hospital regarding safe sleep and nurse education regarding current AAP recommendations.
Fun facts: I absolutely love to play and watch soccer. I also love working out, cooking, UGA and Atlanta Falcons football, traveling and hanging out with friends and family.


DixonChristel Dixon, D.O., PGY-3
OMECO Resident

Hometown: Madison, KS
Undergraduate Education: Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, Mathematics.
Medical school: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Plans after residency: I plan to work as a general pediatrician in a clinic setting and hope to practice in the Claremore area.
Fun facts: Almost all of my spare time is spent following my kids' activities, mostly basketball and soccer.

 
KuceraNIki Kucera, D.O., PGY-3
OMECO Resident

Hometown: Springfield, MO
Undergraduate Education: University of Tulsa, B.S. in Biology.
Medical school: Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Plans after residency: I plan on working in a primary care setting in an urban or suburban area, although I am not set on a specific location at this time.
Research: My research is on adolescent vaccine rates in our clinic. I am evaluating our rates compared to national rates as well as looking for areas in need of quality improvement such as decreasing missed opportunities to vaccinate and improving return rates for the 2nd and 3rd HPV vaccinations.
Fun facts: I am married with a 2-year-old son and a schnauzer. I enjoy crafting, quilting, baking, and singing.

 

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