Current Residents

Preventive Medicine Year 2

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Alison Yarp, MD, MPH

Medical School: UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine

Previous Experience:

  • Completed MPH in 2019 as part of MD/MPH dual degree program with UT Health School of Public Health
  • Finished Psychiatry internship in 2020 at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Worked as a medical education consultant for supplemental resources prior to entering preventive medicine
  • Working on growing a nonprofit community for US medical trainees to support and encourage one another online

Professional Interests:

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Behavioral and Mental Health
  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Medical Education
  • Community Health Education
  • Health Technology and Social Media 


Preventive Medicine Year 1

Shashank Nayak, MD

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Medical School: UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine

Previous Experience:

  • Completed intern year in Internal Medicine at University of Illinois – Chicago in 2018
  • Internal Medicine Residency 2nd year at Texas Tech Permian Basin (2018-2019)
  • Clinical experience at Signature MD concierge practice in Midland
  • Started MPH at University of Texas Houston School of Public Health – Austin Campus (2022-2024)

Professional Interests:

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Clinical Decision-Making
  • Quality Improvement



Brad Unroe, MD

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Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine

Previous Experience:

  • Completed Psychiatry residency at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Worked with the Community Behavioral Health Medical Director for Behavioral Health Services as a Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Contractor by providing frontline clinical expertise to public health stakeholders
  • Completed Psychiatry Research Track with focused expertise in health services, health disparities, and social determinants of health for marginalized populations
  • Served as Chief Resident of Psychiatry residency program

Professional Interests:

  • Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health
  • Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
  • Behavioral and Mental Health
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Global Health