Meet the Residents – 2015-2016

The New England Eye Center, Tufts University School of Medicine Residency in Ophthalmology offers a three-year program that blends clinical training, academic activities, and research opportunities. There are four residents in each of the three years of the program.


First-Year Residents

Zachary Williamson

Zachary Williamson, MD

College: The University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Florida State University

Astrid Werner

Astrid Werner, MD

College: Princeton University
Medical School: Tufts University

Aubrey Tirpack

Aubrey Tirpack, MD

College: Miami University
Medical School: University of Cincinnati

Melina Morkin, MD

Melina Morkin, MD

College: National College of Buenos Aires
Medical School: Favaloro University


Second-Year Residents

Lewen, Michael

Michael Lewen, MD

College:  Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Med School:  Drexel University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Athletics, music, art, my Labrador retriever, Sally
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Liu, Erica

Erica Liu, MD

College:  University of California
Med School: University of California, Irvine
Hobbies: Putting together furniture and ending up with extra pieces and most things that involve a ball, board, and/or swimsuit
Hometown: San Jose, California

Moon, Jessica

Jessica Moon, MD

College: Boston University
Med School:  Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Cooking, gym classes, travel
Home town: Norwood, NJ

Wright, Emily

Emily Wright, MD

College: Muhlenberg College
Med School: Virginia Commonweath University
Hobbies: Traveling, basketball, my dog, running, eating good food
Home town: Moorestown, NJ


Third-Year Residents

Hansen, Bradley

Bradley Hansen, MD

College: Brigham Young University - Idaho
Medical School: University of Washington
Internship: Providence-Sacred Heart, WA
Hobbies: Violin, skiing/snowboarding, rock climbing, playing with my kids 
Hometown: Rexburg, Idaho

Dunbar, Kirsten

Kristen Dunbar, MD

College: University of Virginia
Medical School: Emory School of Medicine
Internship: Erlanger Hospital/UT Chattanooga
Hobbies: Tennis, hiking
Home town: Atlanta, GA

Branchini, Lauren

Lauren Branchini, MD

College: Boston University
Medical School: Boston University
Internship: Carney Hospital
Hobbies: hiking, gardening, crafting
Home town: Albany, NY

Klein, Kendra

Kendra Klein, MD

College: Hobart & William Smith
Medical School: University of Rochester
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering
Hobbies: traveling, cooking
Home town: Utica, NY