Third Years, Class of 2021
Nora Dagher, DO Chief Resident 2020-2021
Nora was born and raised in the Metro Detroit area. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor where she majored in History. Nora then attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She hopes to pursue a fellowship in preventive medicine and earn her MPH. Her professional interests within family medicine include preventive medicine, exploring population and social determinants of health, health policy, behavioral health, and women’s health. Nora enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, exploring different restaurants, music, concerts, and a good conversation.
Chad Fuller, MD Chief Resident 2020-2021
Chad was born and raised in St. Clair, Michigan, and attended the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He is interested in urgent care, sports medicine, and procedural medicine. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog. Some of his favorite hobbies are running, camping, snowmobiling, and biking. Upon graduating, he plans to remain in Michigan working in a mix of inpatient and outpatient medicine.
Arpon Shahed, DO Chief Resident 2020-2021
Arpon was born in Bangladesh and immigrated to Kingston, Ontario. He completed his undergraduate degree at Western University in London, Ontario and a Masters in Biomedical Technology at the University of Calgary, Alberta. He went on to earn his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Arpon is interested in global health, prevention, and community medicine. He is also interested in the arts, specifically dance and music. Arpon enjoys training and competing in dance competitions with his Detroit Dance Crew.
Amal Alqurneh, DO
Amal was born in Detroit and raised in Southeast Michigan. She studied at the University of Michigan-Dearborn for her undergraduate education and attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Amal is of Palestinian and Polish heritage. Her interests include spending time with family and friends, music, food, arts and traveling. She hopes to become involved in international medicine in the future.
Tasnim Azim, DO
Tasnim grew up in Troy Michigan. She attended Wayne State University for her undergraduate degree and Michigan State University College of Medicine for her medical degree. Her interests in Family Medicine include urgent care, preventive medicine, global medicine, and procedural medicine. In her free time, she likes to spend time with friends and family, watch movies and tv shows, and explore Michigan’s great outdoors.
Donya Hosseinian, MD
Donya was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and lived there for eight years before moving to San Jose, CA with her family. She attended UCLA, majoring in Neuroscience for her undergraduate degree. She continued at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Donya loves learning and reading about cooking and baking techniques. Frequently she and her husband have baking competitions with each other! She also hopes to convince her family to move to the Midwest soon, where she hopes to practice after residency.
Marvin Kasmikha, DO
Marvin grew up in Farmington Hills, MI and graduated from Oakland University with his undergraduate degree. He continued his education at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Macomb Campus, earning his medical degree. Marvin is planning on pursuing a Sports Medicine Fellowship after residency. In his spare time, Marvin enjoys creative writing, playing sports (soccer and volleyball), and spending time with family and friends.
Anthony Khashola, MD
Anthony was born and raised in the Metro Detroit area (primarily Sterling Heights). He completed his undergraduate studies at Wayne State University. Anthony went on to earn his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. During that time, he completed a clinical rotation at Providence and Providence-Park. His interests in the medical field in an outpatient setting which led him to Family Medicine. Anthony enjoys anime, video games, running, traveling, and watching sports (Go Lions!)
Stephen Manuszak, MD
Born and raised in Southeast Michigan, Stephens exudes a Pure Michigan persona – a goofy accent, a passion for Detroit Sports, and always refers to his left hand when he needs a map. Stephen’s a graduate of De LaSalle High School, University of Michigan and Michigan State College of Human Medicine. Although a little older than most residents due to his non-traditional path, Stephen feels he ages better than a fine Traverse City Cherry bounce – ready to bring a youthful enthusiasm to the Family Medicine Program here at Providence.