2018-2019 cpcc fellows
Rebekah moore, MPAS, PA-C
Rebekah Moore currently serves as the Academic Director, Admission Chair, and Principal Faculty for the Physician Assistant Studies Program and Adjunct Instructor for the Athletic Training and the Nursing Departments at Mt. St. Joseph University. She earned her MPAS degree from the University of Nebraska. Prior to coming to Mt. St. Joseph University, Rebekah worked as a Physician Assistant for 15 years in Urgent Care/Occupational Medicine at Ohio Health in Columbus, Ohio. Rebekah spends her free time with her husband and 11 year old daughter and their dog, Ruby. Rebekah enjoys running, skiing, and traveling.
hilja ruegg, md
Hilja Ruegg is combined trained in Family Medicine and Psychiatry, having completed her residency at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to medical school she attended Mount Holyoke College, where she studied Russian and Eurasian Studies. After undergrad she made her way slowly towards medicine, first through infectious disease research in Peru, then in Afghanistan promoting women’s health and education with a non-government organization, through program management work at a Federally Qualified Community Health Center in Holyoke, Massachusetts and then finally medical school at Marshall University School of Medicine.
Her primary interests are in health care in underserved settings, integration of primary care and mental health, innovation in models of care delivery and medical education. She is currently a dual appointed faculty member in the departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati. Her clinical work is with Cincinnati Health Network’s Health Care for the Homeless Clinic where she sees primary care patients and is the lead physician tasked with running their integrated Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program. In addition she is the Medical Director for Collaborative Care in the Department of Psychiatry and Assistant Program Director for the Family Medicine/Psychiatry Residency Program.
anisa shomo, MD
Anisa Shomo is currently a family physician at two Cincinnati Health Department Health Center locations: the Braxton Cann Medical Center in Madisonville and the Elm Street Health Center in downtown Cincinnati.
She is using the fellowship opportunity to learn more about educating other learners and how to optimize the personnel and resources in her practices through quality improvement measures. With a continued interest in community engagement and public health, she would also like to learn more about advocacy on local, regional, and national levels.
Dr. Shomo plans to continue educating learners, practicing in clinical sites, and being a advocate for all community members.